I Am Setsuna

Wednesday, August 3, 2016
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Square rose to fame thanks to its JRPGs, while the last decade has seen that genre go by the wayside. Action RPGs and Western-developed RPGs dominate the industry,…

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Inside

Sunday, July 3, 2016
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Playdead changed indie gaming with Limbo. This black and white noir tale told a story with no words and was one of the best examples of minimalistic game…

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The Technomancer

Sunday, July 3, 2016
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The Good: Hmm. I’m really stumped here. Better menuing structure than Mars: War Logs? The Bad: Minimally interactive scenery. Uninspiring plotlines. Sloppy combat engine. Lackluster party members. Poor…

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Umbrella Corps

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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A lot of fans of the Resident Evil series aren’t aware of this, but Operation Raccoon City, the infamous 2012 team-based shooter, actually sold quite well. Its reviews…

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Mighty No. 9

Wednesday, June 29, 2016
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From the heights of its Kickstarter launch, to its lowest point before launch with an ill-advised trailer – Mighty No. 9 has seen an incredible amount of pre-release…

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Mirror’s Edge Catalyst

Wednesday, June 8, 2016
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Platforming in first-person games isn’t much fun. I’m convinced a lot of developers have thrown it into their games over the years simply because Half-Life did it, and…

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Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator-

Sunday, June 5, 2016
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After a long absence, the Guilty Gear franchise came back with Xrd in late 2014 and showed that Arc Systems hadn’t lost a step with that series. Realistically,…

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Fallout 4: Far Harbor

Sunday, June 5, 2016
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The Good: Some of the most fascinating characters to survive the apocalypse. The Bad: Main plot line not terribly interesting. Everyone is so needy. The Ugly: Bland, annoying…

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Homefront: The Revolution

Wednesday, May 25, 2016
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I had a little fun reviewing Homefront five years ago, as its premise–a lengthy series of increasingly ludicrous events that culminate in North Korea being able to successfully…

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DOOM

Wednesday, May 18, 2016
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To summarize Doom, which I will be calling Doom 4 for simplicity’s sake, briefly: the single-player campaign is one of the best action experiences this year, and is…

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