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Review: Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days

Way back in '93 or '94, I saw a pirated version of Reservoir Dogs and fell in love. My mum, not knowing what it was about, bought me a legit copy for my birthday and I screened it for my friends at the party. Needless to say, they were unim...

 
 
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Review: Endless Space 2

It's 5AM, and my empire is crumbling. The clock ceased to be a concern quite a while ago. My heavy investment in scientific pursuits over militarism means that although we have better tech than the competition, we're not nearly as good at g...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Expeditions: Viking

Your father is dead, pretty much everyone wants your territory, and your only allies are in the mysterious lands across the seas. You're forced to kill your cousins at your father's remembrance for their impudence, and forgiving their uncle...

 
 
 
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Review in Progress: Disgaea 2 (PC)

Here we are, about a year after the launch of Disgaea 5, and I’m reviewing the second game in the series. What a world! Now that the series is gracing the PC platform, I finally have the chance to play it. As a huge Final Fantasy Tact...

 
 
 
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Atlus' two new games have a name I can't pronounce

I've recently done the math and figured out that I'll be commuting to and from work for three hours a day. Including work and my lunch, that's approximately 12 hours a day that will be spent going to work, working, and coming home from work...

 
 
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Disgaea 5 is heading to the Switch

There were several announcements for JRPGs at tonight's Switch event, but one in particular didn't seem to get a lot of hype. Disgaea 5 will be coming out on Nintendo's new platform in a "Complete Edition" that adds several new features to ...

 
 
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Long War 2 mod is coming to XCOM 2

Long War Studios, the fellers wot brought you the Long War mod for 2012's XCOM reboot, are replicating those actions for the sequel. A rebranding has led to the team calling itself Pavonis Interactive, and its official site mentions both Lo...

 
 
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Review: Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire

Two of my favorite games of all time are strategy games: Final Fantasy Tactics and Shining Force II. I have such fond memories of these titles, and others like them, from when I was growing up. I'm always chomping at the bit to sink my...

 
 
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Pit People beta invites going out, check your inbox

I don't really know what to make of Pit People. Like most Behemoth games it's kind of just on my radar, but once I've actually gotten my hands on it I'll probably fall in love. A few of us will get that chance soon, as the developer ha...

 
 
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Disgaea 2 is coming to Steam, but not until January

Typically, when I hear that an older game is being ported over to PC, I expect to see it pop up on Steam in the near future. A few weeks. Maybe a month. Hell, sometimes they're even stealth-released! The newly-announced port of Disgaea 2, t...

 
 
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Review: Okhlos

If there's a game concept I'd like to see become prevalent, it's the one where you amass an army of little dudes to wail on much-bigger monsters. Pikmin. Overlord. Little King's Story. Only those three readily come to mind, and while my mem...

 
 
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New Tokyo Twlight Ghost Hunters creeping west

Aksys Games plans to publish an new and improved extended cut of Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters, the localization group announced Sunday during a panel at Anime Expo in Los Angeles. This iteration, subtitled Daybreak Special Gigs World T...

 
 
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NISA's Grand Kingdom launch is a mess

Grand Kingdom, a new tactical role-playing game from Grand Knights History director Tomohiko Deguchi and Monochrome Corp., is launching later this month, but that launch is going anything but smoothly. Nippon Ichi Software's western branch ...

 
 
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Pathway is a pulp adventure tactics game

Pathway had me on board with this image and developer Robotality's description of a "tactical RPG set in a 1930s pulp adventure scenario." That isn't a combination I've ever come across before, but it immediately clicked in my mind as somet...

 
 
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Review: TASTEE: Lethal Tactics

Tactical shooters are, by and large, no-nonsense simulators. Where lives matter with a side order of Freedom Fries. There’s the odd colourful exception in the form of XCOM, but most tend to revel in the jingoistic paranoia of Tom Clan...

 
 
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Loot Rascals makes a wonderful first impression

I came into playing Loot Rascals at a recent indie-game-night event not knowing what it was, or who was making it, or anything at all about it, really, other than the name and what it implies. Loot? It's everywhere in gaming these days, bu...

 
 
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XCOM 2's Alien Hunter DLC is out now, has hella snakes

XCOM 2 is still very much relevant, and it just dropped its new Alien Hunter DLC this week. The gimmick of the add-on is that it features tons of gigantic alien bosses, allowing you to steal their technology from them after you're victoriou...

 
 




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