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OVIVO Review –…

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Honestly, I’ve never gotten the point of a Rorschach test.   There’s something about a random ink blot spilled by Mr. Rorschach himself that determines you mental stability, that just feels like nonsense. Maybe I’m looking too much into it, like the man who thinks that a ink blot…
Gameplay clip from Katana Zero, Subject Zero sneaks through a club

Katana Zero Review…

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Time is of the Essence in Katana Zero   A wholly successful murder spree in Katana Zero appears to unfold in one fell swoop, replayed in a high-speed single take with faux-VHS recording embellishments, your character Zero zipping across the screen like a lethal projectile; but it’s not that…

ASCENDANCE: First Horizon…

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Now… I’m a fan of walking simulators, moreso than the average human being.   I give Dear Esther some of the credit it deserves. My favorite game of all time can begrudgingly be called a walking simulator. However, there’s a flip-side to that notion, with walking simulators recently being nothing but…
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Devolver Bootleg Review…

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Yeah, I know, it seems like a cheap shot but I put down my $4.94 for Devolver’s postmodernist charade and dammit I’m gonna get my two cents (retained via the 1% off deal) in. Beneath the unending veils of irony and tongues in cheeks, I’m generally a fan of…

Eagle Island Review:…

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More times than not, it is very difficult to make a game that stands out in the action-platformer genre. Eagle Island tries really hard to separate itself from the pack and actually does an admirable job in their attempts.   Eagle Island: The Land of Lost Friends This journey…
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GRIS Review –…

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I wanted to start out this review with a meaningful quote from a video game but I decided that GRIS doesn’t need that. This game speaks for itself in more ways than anything else ever could. Before I get into my GRIS review, I want to say that the…
BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition Review

BlazBlue: Central Fiction…

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If you missed out on BlazBlue: Central Fiction on other platforms, this is your chance to finally jump in on Nintendo Switch.  BlazBlue: Central Fiction Special Edition is the fourth entry in the series, which originally launched two years ago — along with all released DLC. You don’t need…
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Stranger Things Season…

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This review is written in two parts: the first part is a no spoiler review and the second a spoiler-filled rant fest. Make sure you don’t read the second part unless you’ve already watched the whole season. It’s been almost two entire years since we were graced with Stranger…
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Spider-Man: Far From…

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Over the past decade, the Marvel Cinematic Universe has stolen the spotlight in Hollywood, generating literally billions of dollars in the box office in addition to an incredible amount of fans of all kinds. Most recently, the MCU reached its theatrical peak with Avengers: Endgame, which delivered the most…
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Sea of Solitude…

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In an imperfect world where we all struggle with the isolation that comes with our mistakes, inadequacies, and insecurities, how can we press on? Understanding this question gives life to Sea of Solitude, a game by Jo-Mei Games centered on the raw emotions that come in consequence to a…

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Plants Vs. Zombies Battle for Neighborville Trailer Leak + Switch Version Rumored

Man, what is it with Plants vs Zombies and leaks? Last week, screenshots of a new PvZ game were leaked, then a few days later the official title of the…

August 13, 2019, 293
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Shenmue III Trial Version Coming in September

Shenmue III is soon to get a trial version, as announced by the official website. This trial is coming to PC via the Epic Games Store in the second half of…

August 13, 2019, 146
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Blaming Violence on Video Games Promotes Ignorance

El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio in the U.S. have been the subjects of a lot of conversation after the August 3 and August 4 shootings, respectively. These shootings left a…

August 12, 2019, 172
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Microsoft Allows Future Xbox First-Party Games to be Multi-Platform

Microsoft’s recent studio acquisitions have caused quite a stir within the gaming community. With Obsidian Entertainment and Double Fine Productions among the ever-expanding list of first-party game development studios, gamers…

August 12, 2019, 544

Truck Driver to Receive Steering Wheel Support

Plenty of exciting games have released or will release this year: Kingdom Hearts 3, Crash Team Racing, Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Anodyne 2, Metro Exodus, Catherine, Borderlands 3, Pokemon Sword and Shield, Death Stranding, and of course, Truck Driver.…

August 12, 2019, 179

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Review- Passing the Torch

Wolfenstein 3D and DOOM are often considered the granddaddies of the first person shooter genre, and they both spawned consistently successful franchises, both of which are being produced to this day.…

August 12, 2019, 153

RICO Review – Real Raw

Slow motion in video games is no longer the raging force it used to be.   This saddens advocates of the mechanic like myself. It seems like only yesterday that…

August 11, 2019, 212
Kill la Kill review

Kill la Kill: The Game IF Review – A Tad Underdressed

Kill la Kill fans have been drooling for a game ever since Studio TRIGGER’s anime blew everyone’s clothes off in 2013. For some reason, it’s taken developers until now to…

August 10, 2019, 309

Where The Bees Make Honey Review – Reality Bytes

Hey look, a Kickstarter game! Let me flip the coin where there’s butter on “bad”.   Truth be told, I understand why a lot of these projects backed on Kickstarter…

August 10, 2019, 242
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Fantasy Strike Review

Fighting games have been a part of the gaming community for the last 30 years, although the community is niche and some would say small compared to other genres. Different…

August 9, 2019, 211