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Review: Bad North

Bad North is an RTS, with a touch of permadeath, that strips the typical genre conventions down to its most basic concepts. There aren’t any confusing menus or detailed stats to pour over. On paper, this is the perfect gateway drug fo...

 
 
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Review: Donut County

Holes get a bad rap. Their existence signifies an absence; the appearance of a hole means something can never be whole. Losing a loved one leaves a hole in our heart. Perceived gaps in storytelling are called "plot holes". Places that peopl...

 
 
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Review: Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age

I've always been more of a Final Fantasy man, but my relationship with Dragon Quest is arguably more special. Dragon Quest, more specifically Dragon Warrior as it was known in the west, was my first ever JRPG. With what would be a fairly in...

 
 
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Review: Call of Duty: WWII - Shadow War

I've always said that the best Call of Duty DLC involves the silliest concepts. Don't give me maps that should have just been in the base game: give me water parks and locales where everyone is shrunken down to the size of ants. Call of Dut...

 
 
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Review: Fire Pro Wrestling World

There's a very simple reason why so many modern pro-wrestling games are bad. Pro-wrestling is not a legitimate competitive fight, it's two or more people working together to put on an incredible, breath-taking performance. Wrestlers work wi...

 
 
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Review: Death's Gambit

It's been a hell of a year for fans of indie games inspired by the all-time great Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and its ilk. I feel like I've been on a prolonged 2D action game bender. While some of these titles are much more directly ...

 
 
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Review: The Messenger

Sabotage Studio's The Messenger is a visually striking game that at a quick glance you might shrug off as yet another quick grab at our nostalgia. While my nostalgia heartstrings were tugged at significantly during my playthrough, it's...

 
 
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Review: Preacher (Season 3)

Preacher has always been a show where the quality varies wildly from season to season. Season 1 was overall very good but felt like it was trying too hard to distinguish itself from its source material, which caused the characters to suffer...

 
 
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Review: Shenmue I & II

For nearly two decades now, Shenmue has been regarded as one of the defining moments in the Dreamcast’s history. Combining elements that we now take for granted, it was a truly groundbreaking title… in 1999. Still, I can defini...

 
 
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Review: Tyler: Model 005

Most of Tyler: Model 005 is spent in the dark -- proverbially and literally. The darkness saps this little robot's battery and the light recharges it. That's the central mechanic. But it's also an amnesic tale of sorts where Tyler, the...

 
 
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Review: Little Dragons Cafe

Very recently, a co-worker of mine passed away. His death was sudden. Though he struggled with his health in the past, he recovered and was looking forward to his retirement at the end of the year. I’ve only been at my current job for...

 
 
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Review: Hearthstone: The Boomsday Project

Blizzard's Hearthstone is one of the company's more unusual creations. A digital representation of a physical card game, based on a venerable MMORPG, itself based on a real-time-strategy game (based on the Warhammer universe, but ...

 
 
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Review: Guacamelee 2

When Guacamelee first dropped in 2013 we weren't exactly hurting for metroidvanias, but we weren't in the completely resplendent period we are now either. Here's the thing about Guacamelee 2 -- it's one of those lateral sequels, the ki...

 
 
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Review: Yakuza Kiwami 2

When it comes to remakes of classic games, the ideal goal should be to improve aspects of the source material that were lacking due to technological limitations. While taking some liberties with plot and structure, I still feel that Yakuza ...

 
 
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Review: Orange is the New Black - Season Six

For the past few years, I’ve grown tired of how Netflix has been conducting its shows. While it is nice to have an entire season available at once, the writing that goes into Netflix’s original series tends to be so sloppy that ...

 
 
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Review: World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth

World of Warcraft is enjoying another wind right now. I hesitate to label it as "second," because you could argue several eras have been examples of resplendent comebacks (Wrath of the Lich King is the most popular choice of our commun...

 
 
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Review: Arcane Golf

Ah, golf. The sport of stuffy old people who want to stay active but don't want to deal with anything that might make them break a sweat. How can a game take golf and make it into something that will appeal to a wider audience? For starters...

 
 
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Review: The Happytime Murders

The term gimmick has a negative connotation, but it doesn't have to. Gimmicks can work. When a gimmick is implemented appropriately it turns into creativity and fresh ideas. The key to making a gimmick work, I would argue, is it can't ...

 
 
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Review: The Walking Dead - The Final Season: Done Running

We've reached the beginning of the end for Telltale's critically and commercially successful adventure series, based on Robert Kirkman's classic comic book and the award-winning television show: The Walking Dead. Ever since Telltale's video...

 
 
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Review: Wailing Heights

Growing up, I didn't really play a whole lot of adventure or point and click games. For starters, I didn't have a PC and there wasn't a ton really available for consoles. And compared to stuff like Sonic the Hedgehog or NBA Jam, adventure g...

 
 
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Review: La-Mulana 2

While watching one of the Indiana Jones films, have you ever stopped to think how unlikely it is that Indy succeeds all the time? What are the chances he knows exactly which items to use in remote locations around the world at the exact rig...

 
 
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Review: Mary Skelter: Nightmares

The first-person dungeon crawler transformed for me once I was introduced to Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey on the Nintendo DS. Before SMT, my experience was with ruthlessly difficult titles such as Might and Magic and Wizardry, which ...

 
 
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Review: Crazy Rich Asians

Much of the talk surrounding the film adaptation of Crazy Rich Asians is the need for Asian representation in Hollywood—while I'm with it all the way, it isn't what attracted me to the movie. See, people seem to forget that being Asia...

 
 
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Review: Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich

The Puppet Master series has been consistently running for almost 30 years. With The Littlest Reich, there are now 12 films to the slasher franchise. And with that many sequels comes a precipitous drop in quality and budget down to one fi...

 
 
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Review: Slender Man

Slender Man hasn't been relevant in internet culture for years. Remember how back in 2012 Slender Man was all of the rage? Youtubers were going nuts over Slender: The Eight Pages, there were a bunch of fan games, and then the whole thi...

 
 




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Scythe: Digital Edition"I like to keep it next to where my heart used to be"

 

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