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Review: World of Warcraft: Shadowlands

Since World of Warcraft's launch in 2004, I've seen pretty much every up and down you can imagine. Its highest points (Burning Crusade into Wrath of the Lich King), its lowest point (shades of Cataclysm, Pandaria, and most of Draenor), and ...

 
 
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Review: Tracks: Toybox Edition

A grown man probably shouldn't be so interested in a game where all you do is play with toy trains, but I never had a wooden train set growing up. We skipped over that staple of childhood in favor of Hot Wheels tracks. At the time, I didn't...

 
 
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Review: Until You Fall

It's a shame that VR didn't catch on: it really is. Although I perfectly understand that it doesn't demo well, and the buy-in, especially early on, was ludicrous; we've reached a point where the PSVR and the Oculus Quest have allowed a grea...

 
 
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Review: Overcooked: All You Can Eat

Overcooked: All You Can Eat probably won't be anyone's first, second, third, or even fourth pick-up on PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X/S, but if you get around to it – when you have enough controllers on-hand – you're in for a fu...

 
 
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Review: Godfall

I've played a lot of insane action games in my time. No, not "whoa that backflip into a shotgun blast was wild!" kind of insane. Like, "how was this even made?" insane. Godfall doesn't quite fit under that latter umbrella as there's a ...

 
 
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Review: Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity

I still can't believe that Zelda: Breath of the Wild was released over three years ago. Insanity! It feels like it's always been here, because to many, it's a source of evergreen enjoyment. Recently I've talked about how my wife decide...

 
 
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Review: Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Time and again, media has utilized problematic real-life events and figures to carry its entertainment. Whether for comedic or dramatic purposes, movies, comics, books, and video games have taken recognizable personalities and world event...

 
 
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Review: Demon's Souls (PS5)

It's hard for me to imagine a better introduction to the PS5 than Demon's Souls – or a more unlikely one. As I said in my review-in-progress, Bluepoint's remake of a once-cult classic feels like a gift. Tracing back the history of Dem...

 
 
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Review: Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge

As Disney continues to throw a ton of Star Wars stuff at the wall to see what sticks, some of it is landing. The Mandalorian and the recent season of The Clone Wars are really resonating with people, in part due to the effort...

 
 
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Review: Assassin's Creed Valhalla

About 35 hours into Assassin's Creed Valhalla, I unlocked the "Silent Viking" achievement for killing 10 consecutive enemies without alerting anyone. It really drove home how different this Assassin's Creed is from all the other Assass...

 
 
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Review: Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin has been a long time coming, and even though it's dropping in a super crowded release week, I'm thrilled to see this spunky rice-growing action-RPG platformer finally come out. As a laid-back agricultural sim with m...

 
 
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Review: Bugsnax

Playing Bugsnax while starting a diet is probably not the ideal way to enjoy the game. I'm sitting here doing my best to not think about food and the Grumpuses of this island keep asking me to chase down grinders with googly eyes or ci...

 
 
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Review: Astro A03 In-Ear Monitor

Having a decent set of earphones isn't really something I've ever considered to be important to gaming. When I have played my Switch, 3DS, Vita, or smartphone on the go, I'd just use whatever set I had lying around. Usually, it was the same...

 
 
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Review: Astro A20 Wireless Gen 2

As of this week, I'm officially living in a three-console household. With the arrival of my Xbox Series S, I'm about to expand my gaming horizons and experience those treasures I've missed for the last two decades. Or I'll just download Ape...

 
 
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Review: The Falconeer

Look, I'm a simple man: I see a flight sim with an animal in it, and I'm immediately game. The Falconeer caught my eye a while back with its dazzling Panzer Dragoon style approach, but after playing it, I can say that it doesn't q...

 
 
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Review: The Pathless

When Abzu came out in 2016, I blew through it in a day. While it had its limitations in terms of storytelling, I mean that more as a compliment, as studio Giant Squid clearly had a knack for creating beautiful worlds worth exploring. F...

 
 
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Review: Sackboy: A Big Adventure

Oh hey, didn't notice you there: I was too busy picking up my Sackboy: A Big Adventure co-op partner (read: my wife) and throwing her into the abyss. How did everything go after that was all said and done? Pretty good actually!

 
 
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Review: Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory

Kingdom Hearts! I can just say that phrase, "Kingdom Hearts," and it'll whip a lot of people up into a frenzy. Let's madlibs this: Kingdom Hearts....what? I bet everyone here can come up with 1000 different words to describe this insan...

 
 
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Review: Destiny 2: Beyond Light

Amid some connection issues, I've been blasting my way through Destiny 2's Beyond Light expansion. How are things going? Well, about the same as they have been for a while.

 
 
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Review: Xbox Series X

It’s no secret that Microsoft was fighting an uphill battle with the Xbox One. The initial announcement of the draconian DRM strategy did not go over well, with Sony and the gaming community at large taking every opportunity to dunk o...

 
 
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Review: Bright Memory

In the last 10 years or so we've seen a rise of "solo developer" cottage industries. Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone made a living (and then some) out of Stardew Valley. Mike Bithell became a megaphone for the indie industry off of Thomas Was Al...

 
 
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Review: Watch Dogs: Legion

"This video game is a work of fiction. Any resemblance to actual events or any real persons, living is purely coincidental. No organization or government agency has approved endorsed or authorized the use of their names or logos or product....

 
 
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Review: Dirt 5

At a certain point in my life, religiously chasing racing games kind of passed me by. Don't get me wrong, I'm always up for a digital drive: I just might not be partaking in every single entry of a franchise. Although Codemasters has been a...

 
 
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Review: Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Back in 2018, I talked about how much Spider-Man, as a character, meant to me. It sounds hyperbolic, but fiction can absolutely get people through some tough times, especially if that character is particularly relatable. Okay, maybe not Spi...

 
 
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Review: Yakuza: Like a Dragon

The dream of a global Yakuza launch is just that – a dream – but it feels more tangible than ever. Yakuza has skyrocketed beyond niche status in the West thanks to the best-in-class Yakuza 0, and as word of mouth continues to sp...

 
 




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World of Warcraft: Shadowlands"Down in the underground: a land serene, a crystal moon"

 

Tracks: Toybox Edition"We can't get jobs 'cause our arms show..."

 

Until You Fall"Knight in shining roguelike"

 

Overcooked: All You Can Eat"A convenient and responsive remaster that brings both Overcooked games and their DLC into one fast-loading package"

 

Godfall"One shall stand, one shall fall"

 

Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War"Are you a bad enough dude to violate the Geneva Convention?"

 

Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy's Edge"Tales from the Sith crypt"

 

Assassin's Creed Valhalla"Not great, but not Thorrible"

 
 
 

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