Alex Santa Maria

Reviews Editor

TechRaptor's Reviews Editor. Resident fan of pinball, Needlers, roguelikes, and anything with neon lighting. Owns an office chair once used by Billy Mays.


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Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus

Warhammer 40,000: Mechanicus is a turn-based strategy game set in the vast futuristic branch of the Warhammer universe. Developed by Bulwark Studios and published by Kasedo Games, fans of the deep lore…

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CBS Hosts The Gamer’s Choice Awards Days After Geoff Keighley’s Game Awards

Today, CBS aired a preshow for “The Gamer’s Choice Awards”, a really-for-real awards show that seemingly sprung up out of nowhere overnight. The Gamer’s Choice Awards is brought to you…

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THQ Nordic Absorb Bugbear and Coffee Stain in Early Black Friday Purchase

It’s been a few months since the good ship THQ Nordic took on more passengers. Announcing their financial results this morning, THQ Nordic took the opportunity to bring two more companies…

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Tetris Effect Review – Full of Stars

There are few games as eternal as Tetris. From being the foundation of the Game Boy’s success to the savior of anyone in math class with a graphic calculator, the Russian falling…

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Learning The Rope Spell – A Return to Underworld Ascendant

At the very beginning of 2018, I discovered Underworld Ascendant at PAX South. At the time, the team just had a small demo that threw me into the thick of things.…

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Starlink: Battle for Atlas Review – Dinosaur Planets

Starlink: Battle for Atlas is trying to please a lot of people. Its primary audience is children seeking an epic space adventure, their own No Man’s Sky. There is the legion of Starfox fans…

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Introducing A Month of Coverage Club

As the Reviews Editor of TechRaptor, I know more than anyone just how many games are released.  Along with my team, we do our best to cover everything that you…

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Bubsy: Paws on Fire

Bubsy the Bobcat returns yet again, even if no one wants him to! Bubsy: Paws on Fire is an auto-runner starring everyone’s least favorite bobcat and three of his friends. Arriving on…

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Bubsy: Paws on Fire Proves That Bobcats Have 9 Lives in 2019

Bubsy the Bobcat is back! Again! In case you were blissfully ignorant of the return of the pariah of the mascot set’s latest adventure, I’ll quote Sam from our 2/10…

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Coverage Club: World Traveler

Coverage Club is our weekly series of smaller impressions in the style of full reviews. Games can range from brand new titles hitting Early Access to older hidden gems that never got…

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