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Review in Progress: Trials of Mana

I couldn't tell you right now if Trials of Mana, the modernized 3D remake of the now-legendary 1995 SNES classic Seiken Densetsu 3, does justice to its 25-year-old forebear. I don't say that because I have mixed feelings about thi...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Predator: Hunting Grounds

A few early hours with Predator: Hunting Grounds confirms that yeah, this 4v1 format is fun. The new PlayStation 4 and PC multiplayer title from Friday the 13th: The Game creator IllFonic pits four soldier players against AI-powered guerril...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Dragon Quest of the Stars

Dragon Quest is, without a doubt, one of my favorite properties in all of entertainment. It's also one that tends to leave me yearning far more often than it quenches my thirst for it. While we in the west need not fear a lack of local...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Warcraft III: Reforged

Warcraft III has aged like a fine wine. It wasn't just the progenitor of the MOBA genre (which still exists in a thriving state), it also rules as a standalone strategy game. Its marriage of RTS army macro-management and hero micro-manageme...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Silver Falls: 3 Down Stars

[Read our full review here] The road to release for Silver Falls: 3 Down Stars has been anything but smooth. Since I profiled the developer more than a year ago, it's gone to hell and back again trying to get this game onto t...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

I can't think of a better theoretical quality roller coaster than an anime-based game. These sorts of projects are an inevitability, but it really matters who works on them. Sometimes Spike Chunsoft will churn out a polarizing brawler. Othe...

 
 
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Review: Terminator: Resistance

In the wake of the poor box office for Terminator: Dark Fate – a film that is struggling to draw audiences despite the return of stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Linda Hamilton, as well as producer James Cameron – it appears that...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Shenmue III

It's so hard to hold water for Shenmue in 2019. Far from a fine wine, it's an acquired taste. It's like an aged exotic cheese for an audience that's primarily sensitive to dairy. The polarizing reaction to the latest Shenmue re-re...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Terminator: Resistance

Ever since Bethesda's MS-DOS effort way back in 1990, Terminator is a franchise that has been revisited time and again by various developers across almost every gaming generation. With its exciting, time-jumping storyline, futuristic weapon...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Have we reached peak Star Wars? According to Disney, it hasn't even begun to peak (from a monetary standpoint). After a light "hiatus" comment was thrown out following the fatigue the much-maligned Solo created, audiences assumed that ...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Pokemon Sword

As we told you a few days ago, our reviews of Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are going to be a little bit late. We didn't get our code until about 07:30 PST and it wasn't until I got home from work that I was actua...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Breakpoint

After making our way to a checkpoint and completing a mission objective, my co-op partner and I map out an escape route from the enemy base. We see a helicopter and gauge the distance, wondering if we'll both be able to make it in time. As ...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Destiny 2: Shadowkeep

The ride from Destiny's original alpha period through the lifetime of the sequel has been both bumpy and scenic. Bungie went from creating an amazing playground and refining it throughout the course of the first game to regressing with the ...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Code Vein

If it wasn't obvious enough yet, it's worth saying right now: Code Vein is like Dark Souls. It's cliché to try to compare From Software's landmark series to anything these days, but the shoe fits in this case. It fits so we...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Greedfall

You know, I've never played a Spiders game. I've been interested in a couple, like Technomancer, but never got around to actually buying or playing them. They've mostly received lukewarm reviews with plenty of uses of the word "jank." Greed...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Gears 5

Gears 5 takes risks, more than just dropping the "of War" from the title. There are structural changes so that developer The Coalition can sincerely call this the biggest Gears game ever. In service of that goal, it works. Gears 5...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers

Final Fantasy XIV has been through hell and back: and its producer, Naoki "Yoshi-P" Yoshida, rescued it from the ninth layer. I'll never forget my excitement when I walked up to test out the original version of Final Fantasy XIV at E3 ...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

If there is an element of mobile gaming that can still get me excited, it's seeing how developers utilize smartphone cameras to create dynamic AR experiences. Pokémon Go was an absolute blockbuster title even if it didn't w...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

Kart racers are pretty much the only type of racer you'll catch me playing. I can't spin that wheel for nothin'. Put me in front of Forza, Gran Turismo, perhaps even Need for Speed and I'm lost, pally. Hold down the accelerator and take eve...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Total War: Three Kingdoms

When you think of what a teenager might like, the first thing that pops into your mind probably isn't history. But for one reason or another, the History Channel was my jam in high school. I loved watching old documentaries about World War ...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Anno 1800

A confession: In my entire life, I have never played a single Anno game.  Oh sure, I am, at least, aware of the Anno series. The long-running strategy franchise is terrifically influential to many PC gamers, and it's hard not ...

 
 
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Review in Progress: The Division 2

The Division came out a little too half-baked for my taste. It seems like a lot of people felt that way actually, and while Ubisoft could have let it rot, much like several other recent franchises under their wing, they slowly chipped ...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Anthem

We're entering a brave new era of MMO-inspired shooters. After myriad contenders like Destiny and The Division, folks who weren't otherwise accustomed to terms like "endgame" and expansive amounts of loot grinding have found their foot...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Apex Legends

After Titanfall 2 was unceremoniously fed to the grinder and released between Battlefield 1 and Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare in 2016, I was curious as to what we'd see next from Respawn Entertainment. But, with the popularity of battle ro...

 
 
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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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Signs of the Sojourner"Finding the Truth"

 

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Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So, it finally happened - my part-time job called me back in, more or Deets

 
Cloudman Sam

So anyone feeling that Summer Heat yet?

 
triggerpigking

First donation drawing and a second in the

 
dmanatunga

Really cool article on Pokemon Draft May be something to scratch my sports

 
Roager

I grew up on Sonic Adventure 2 but never played the first, until now because I bought it on Super Super

 
dephoenix

I bought so many socks and underwear

 
TheBlondeBass

To people interested in the flaming hot jam, have you all started experimenting with game engines? Im almost certainly going with Pico-8, its really Just have to mind my sprite sizes!

 
Pixie The Fairy

Just because we dont have E3 this year doesnt mean we cant have E3 202X predictions by tarot card and a special Its been a while, but Im ready to give it another Leave your questions in this Ill bump this though (Bump #1)

 
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Picked up Slay the Spire after Monster Train hype got me, but I dont really play on my PC so I figured that would do well I won! For the first time! Ive never even come close Did they tune the difficulty down?

 
 

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