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Christian Mincks

Staff Writer

Speedrunner and fiction writer. Also that one guy who loves Star Fox Adventures and will defend it to the death. You'd better watch out. I know about timed hits.

Articles by Christian Mincks

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White Day: A Labyrinth Named School Review - Korpse Party


A few years ago, when I fancied myself becoming "The Thinking Man's Horror Game YouTuber," I assembled a list of the most interesting and experimental horror games to play and dissect.

Published: Wed, 08/30/2017 - 10:00

Walkerman Act 1 Review - One Pouch Man


Visual novels seem to work better when they give players (or readers, as the case may be) more to do beyond clicking to advance through text boxes.

Published: Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:00
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Killers and Thieves Review - Sinful Sims


When I'm looking for new games to play, I don't usually start with sims.

Published: Tue, 05/23/2017 - 13:00

The Return of the 3D Platformer


The release of Yooka-Laylee last month seems to have gotten a ball rolling.

Published: Mon, 05/15/2017 - 09:00
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Games That Should Be on the SNES Classic


Nintendo may have tolled the death knell for the NES Classic Edition, but that doesn't mean we can't sit

Published: Fri, 05/05/2017 - 09:00
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Syberia 3 Review - Hate Walker


I've always had mixed feelings about the Syberia series.

Published: Mon, 05/01/2017 - 09:00

Summer Games Done Quick 2017 Schedule Announced


The official schedule for the upcoming speedrunning event Summer Games Done Quick has been released on their official website.

Published: Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:22
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The Butterfly Sign Review - Still Just a Caterpillar


The Butterfly Sign is a game that took me three days to beat. Rather, it is a game that took three days to get running, and then about ninety minutes to beat. So we'll start with that.

Published: Sat, 04/15/2017 - 09:00
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Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight Review - Harmony of Dissonance


The Momodora series is simultaneously delicious and frustrating. The three original games feature some of the richest sprite art in indie games alongside smooth, lightning-quick gameplay.

Published: Thu, 03/30/2017 - 09:00

Snipperclips Review - Paper View


Look, I won't mince words. The Switch launch has been kind of rough.

Published: Sun, 03/19/2017 - 11:00
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Bot Colony Preview - Asimov, Eat Your Heart Out


I tried, I really did.

Published: Tue, 03/07/2017 - 09:00

NieR: Everything You Need to Know Before Automata


With the release of NieR: Automata, many players are about to enter the bizarro world of NieR, a 2010 action-RPG from the crazy minds of Yoko Taro and Yosuke Saito, for the first

Published: Mon, 03/06/2017 - 13:00