Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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The Good: More Borderlands! The Bad: More Borderlands. The Ugly: Long, unskippable tutorial. Graphics are starting to look tired.   I played a lot of Borderlands. I mean…

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Driveclub

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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Driveclub was a killer app for the PS4 before its launch, but was delayed 11 months for fine-tuning. As a result, the game went from being in direct…

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Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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When Talion, one of the last Gondorian Rangers keeping watch at the Black Gate, and his family are brutally executed the night of Sauron’s return to Mordor, he…

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Stronghold Crusader 2

Friday, October 10, 2014
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Stronghold Crusader 2 is the latest entry in Firefly Studios’ castle-building RTS franchise, which began way back in 2001 with the original Stronghold. I haven’t played all of…

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Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star

Friday, October 3, 2014
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Ar Nosurge acts as both a prequel to the Ar Tanelico series and a sequel of Ciel Nosurge. The former is a trilogy of JRPGs across the PS2…

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Destiny

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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Destiny’s post-E3 alpha was truly incredible. After many months of hype, Bungie’s successor to Halo was playable. You could explore the tower, interact with folks in it, help…

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Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments

Tuesday, September 30, 2014
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There’s a little Sherlock Holmes in all of us. Think of that moment when someone’s answer to a question didn’t quite satisfy. When the look on the listener’s…

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Forza Horizon 2

Thursday, September 25, 2014
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Two years ago, Forza Horizon marked a radical change for the Forza Motorsport series. This side game went with a different development team and had Turn 10 supervising,…

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Wasteland 2

Thursday, September 25, 2014
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The Good: Dense, fully-realized world. Heaps of black humor. Conversations are vast and varied. The Bad: Bland palette. Difficulty curve is off kilter. The Ugly: Whole mess o’…

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Arcana Heart 3: LOVE MAX!!!!

Thursday, September 25, 2014
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The Arcana Heart series first hit consoles on the PS2, where it stood out at the time of its 2008 release by not only featuring an all-female cast,…

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