Has-Been Heroes

Monday, April 10, 2017

Frozenbtye has spent years building up a stellar reputation as a studio known for taking chances and delivering high quality games at the same time. Their skills have…

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Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Banjo-Kazooie franchise has been a beloved series for most of its 20-year existence. The unique chemistry between the main characters and partner-based gameplay offered up something different…

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 Remix

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

After many years of lying dormant, the Kingdom Hearts series was revived with the announcement of Kingdom Hearts 3. This led to the creation and release of Kingdom…

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Thimbleweed Park

Monday, April 3, 2017

Thimbleweed Park is an old-school point-and-click adventure. It was developed by Terrible Toybox, which is the current home of a few former LucasArts stalwarts, including Ron Gilbert, Gary…

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Mass Effect: Andromeda

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Good: Sprawling space opera. Massive opportunities to customize character. The Bad: Human faces and actions look really disturbing. Early conversations are inane. New cover system only kind…

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Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Listen up Ghosts. The Santa Blanca, a previously minor Mexican drug cartel, has overtaken Bolivia to the point where the country has become a narco-state. Powerless against the…

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NieR: Automata

Monday, March 20, 2017

Nier: Automata reminds me of an earlier period in game design, around the end of the ’90s and the beginning of the ’00s, which was a sort of…

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Super Bomberman R

Monday, March 13, 2017

The past 20+ years have largely been good to the Bomberman series. Well-received games on the Saturn, N64, SNES, Xbox 360, and a PS3 re-release have given the…

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Fast RMX

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Fast Racing series began as a true sleeper hit on the original Wii. The futuristic racer allowed fans of that sub-genre to enjoy the genre without having…

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Torment: Tides of Numenera

Friday, March 3, 2017

Two things I should probably get out up front. One, I spent an inordinate amount of my teenage years and even up into graduate school playing D&D and…

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