NHL 14

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

 It’s hard to be a hockey fan in this day and age. Casual fans have been alienated by confusing and contradictory rhetoric coming from both sides of the…

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Monday, September 16, 2013

 Flashback was the right game at the right time. Just when the gaming world had started obsessing over full motion cinematics and attaching gigantic CD drives to their…

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Thursday, September 12, 2013

 The Good: Genuinely scary, immersive experience. Beautifully awful environments. The Bad: Absolutely linear – adventuring on rails. Lack of combat gets a little ridiculous at times. The Ugly:…

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The Bureau: XCOM Declassified

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

 I didn’t grow up playing XCOM. I played the hell out of the original game’s demo as a kid but the series didn’t get embedded into my soul…

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

Monday, September 9, 2013

 Brothers: a Tale of Two Sons impressed me from the moment I first laid eyes upon it at E3. Its use of a single controller to move two…

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Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate

Friday, September 6, 2013

 Last year’s Dead or Alive 5 was the only major 3D fighter released then that actually played like what you would think a current-gen fighter to be. Tekken,…

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Rayman Legends

Wednesday, September 4, 2013

 Two years ago, Rayman Origins hit every platform imaginable and dazzled with a combination of slick gameplay, inventive level design, and stunning visuals that made it the definitive…

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Wednesday, September 4, 2013

 Memoria (also sometimes called The Dark Eye: Memoria) is the latest point-and-click adventure from Daedalic Entertainment, the development team behind the entertaining Deponia trilogy. Memoria is the sequel…

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Saints Row IV

Monday, August 26, 2013

 Like the Third Street Saints themselves, the Saints Row series has graduated from a humble beginning into a monstrous entity that doesn’t so much “take over” the world…

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Charlie Murder

Monday, August 19, 2013

 From the makers of The Dishwasher (the game, not the appliance) comes a post-apocalyptic beat-em-up with a unique concept, aesthetic, and soundtrack. Charlie and his band mates need…

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