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Review: Tannenberg

Verdun was a game unlike any other wartime first-person shooter. The focus on World War I in a pre-Battlefield 1 world stood out, and trench warfare inspired a focus on more tactical, patient gameplay. It was an absolute blast for...

 
 
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Review: Anthem

This is the Anthem throw all your hands up. Okay, maybe just one and a half.

 
 
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Review: Yakuza Kiwami

Remakes in the gaming space have kind of gone the way of the dodo. With HD remasters being a lot easier to produce, most publishers don’t feel the need to commission full-on restorations of their back catalogs anymore. The last time w...

 
 
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Review: ChromaGun (VR)

I knew someone had used the "chroma chameleon" tagline as soon as I typed it. But it was only in that split-second directly after letting the ink hit the digital page did I think to Google it: sure enough, our own Josh Tolent...

 
 
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Review: God Eater 3

Sometimes it's good to be in second place. That's been the case with God Eater, Bandai Namco's would-be challenger to Capcom’s juggernaut Monster Hunter series. Though it never quite left Monster Hunter’s long shadow, God Eate...

 
 
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Review: Smash Hit Plunder

You hear stories all the time of people getting motion sickness from playing VR games. It sucks. Hell, in reviewing this game I let all of my roommates try out virtual reality for the first time and, out of the four of us, one actually got ...

 
 
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Review: Crackdown 3

Crackdown is a franchise that's built on a hollow structure. It's unapologetically open-ended, encouraging the player to get distracted by whatever flashes across the screen. Crackdown doesn't funnel anyone toward anything. This approach pr...

 
 
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Review: Jump Force

There's so much raw potential for games based around anime. Most of it is squandered in favor of style over substance, but every so often a developer will surprise us. Jump Force isn't one of those projects that elevates itself above t...

 
 
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Review: Far Cry New Dawn

There's no getting around it: Far Cry 5 had a feel-bad ending. I respected Ubisoft's decision to shake things up with a head-turning closer, but in the moment, after dismantling a doomsday cult from the bottom up (and putting an irreversibl...

 
 
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Review: Apex Legends

Since the battle royale sub-genre broke into the mainstream with PUBG, many studios have attempted their own take on it, from borrowing elements such as crafting and building mechanics straight out of survival games to just simply copying P...

 
 
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Review: Reverie: Sweet As Edition

As a child, back in my religious days, I had the opportunity to go on a mission trip to a foreign country. I was so excited at the prospect of traveling overseas at just 13. Both my brother and I raised money for our trips, went to a three-...

 
 
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Review: Metro Exodus

[Update: Since this review was published, I’ve encountered instances of game breaking save bugs that can spawn the player back into locations where they are “locked” in place. This effectively kills your autosave file. Thi...

 
 
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Review: Fitness Boxing

During Nintendo's "Blue Ocean" period two console cycles ago, a variety of once niche and unique genres were suddenly thrust into the spotlight as gaming's reach expanded further than ever before. On the Wii and DS, anything could be sold a...

 
 
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Review: Yo-Kai Watch 3

Yo-Kai Watch isn't quite as prevalent as it once was. I mean just this week the flagship store for the series announced its closure in Japan. Despite its slow decline in public interest, the series is just as lively six years in. I'll take ...

 
 
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Review: Etrian Odyssey Nexus

Even though it's one of the more niche franchises on the market, it's difficult for me to name a series more synonymous with dual-screen gaming than Etrian Odyssey. Starting as an easy-to-overlook, classic RPG on the Nintendo DS, the series...

 
 
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Review: The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince

Several days ago, a question came across my Twitter feed asking me to name an average game I absolutely adore. It was difficult for me to answer because I don't very much consider any game I adore to be average. Breath of the Wild's not ave...

 
 
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Review: Steins;Gate Elite

Steins;Gate Elite is a remake of the original visual novel featuring artwork from the anime as well as a few other streamlined features. There's some give and take with what this new version offers, but it's largely the same classic ex...

 
 
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Review in Progress: God Eater 3

Given that I'm not even a couple days worth of play into a hunting game others dump hundreds of hours into mastering, I feel it's a little bit early for me to be saying if God Eater 3 is worth picking up. That said, from these limited ...

 
 
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Review: Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition

A couple of weeks ago I speculated in my early impressions that Tales of Vesperia - now available once again in English after nearly a decade mired in a past of Xbox 360 exclusivity and held by a publisher seemingly cold on the idea of...

 
 
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Review: The Hong Kong Massacre

In 2001, the dream of recreating a Hong Kong action movie in video game format was realized. Remedy released the instant classic Max Payne and changed action gaming forever. This was a dark, mature, self-aware game about a cop going on a pe...

 
 
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Review: Wargroove

Wargroove is made explicitly for fans of the old Advance Wars games: the developers at Chucklefish have made no bones about it. Personally, I'm just a big fan of any turn-based strategy game, so I knew Wargroove would also be...

 
 
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Review: Senran Kagura Burst Re:Newal

I've always been morbidly curious about the Senran Kagura series. Particularly whether or not these games were nothing but overly sexual fan service, or if they had more going on. I first began my journey down the Senran hole with Senran Ka...

 
 
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Review: Kingdom Hearts III

Kingdom Hearts is a monolith of a series: its ripples can be felt even if you've never touched it. The marriage of JRPG and Disney is too strong of a pull to just ignore, which is precisely why the franchise has endured for 17 years. In tha...

 
 
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Review: Resident Evil 2 (2019)

After the bombastic Resident Evil 6 nearly killed the franchise, we're starting to see a resurgence of the series. While going back to the tried-and-true original with an HD remake is an almost guaranteed home run, Capcom also managed ...

 
 
 




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Tannenberg"These folks don't seem that tan"

 

Anthem"Cyber mages"

 

Yakuza Kiwami"A Legend Reborn"

 

ChromaGun (VR)"Chroma chameleon"

 

God Eater 3"Juvenile Devour Fantasy"

 

Smash Hit Plunder"Smash. Hit. Plunder. Rinse. Repeat."

 

Crackdown 3"What's old is old again"

 

Jump Force"Rock the dragon, and the Gum-Gum Fruit, and..."

 

Far Cry New Dawn"Busy earnin'"

 

Apex Legends"Those who drop together, become champions together"

 
 
 

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I missed out on several Nintendo Switch contests and Im salty about

 
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The soup was so bad it was gruel and unusual a Blue Moon kinda

 
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This got a good chuckle out of me

 
Parismio

Like you boxcar i jsut got my return as Time to be By buying gb and gba games!

 
Uncle Arena Fighter

Just beat Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow for the first time (and its randomizer)! Even without Castlevania experience, I can see why this is some folks Only things Id change are making Black Panther, Skula, and Undine ability

 
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Quebec fun fact: The Magdalen Islands and Isle-aux-Grues (Island of Cranes) leverage their unique landscape and climate for The more time I spend at the Montreal Cheese Festival, the more convinced I am that Quebec is 🇨🇦’s

 
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Catgirl Friday

 
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Feeling nostalgic Wish it was summer so I could cruise down the lakeside on my longboard blasting this Been doing it every year for the past Any tradition you guys associate a song to?

 
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