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Kyle Lawrence

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I like games with unique styles so long as they have the gameplay to back it up. Some of my favorite games are Rayman Origins, Katamari Damacy and Super Metroid


Fuego! Review – A Puzzling, Lonely Shootout

In the the brutal world of banditos and gunmen, bullets do the talking and money is life’s only reward. Luckily Fuego! uses animals in sombreros, turning wild west shootouts and…

Thea: The Awakening Released on Steam

Finally leaving Early Access, Thea: The Awakening from MuHa Games has fully released on all major digital gaming distributors. Thea: The Awakening is a survival game in a fantasy setting inspired by…

The Stranger That Killed Oddworld

Oddworld Inhabitants released Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath on January 25th, 2005. Despite critical acclaim, the game fell flat in sales. The failure of Stranger’s Wrath led to the once acclaimed Oddworld…

Pixeltique Wants to Lower Prices and Fix Pre-Ordering

Pre-ordering has become a dirty word in gaming. What once was a tactic used by stores to guarantee customers a copy of their game with maybe a physical gift attached…

Horror Gaming Obscura: Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth

Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth is not quite a horror game. It rarely tries to shock you with startling noises and imagery like Five Nights at Freddy’s…

Armikrog Review – A Fun but Broken Clay Adventure

After about two years of Kickstarter, development time and delays, Pencil Test Studios has finally released Armikrog, spiritual successor to the 1996 claymation point-and-click adventure The Neverhood. Armikrog puts players…

Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma Volume One – BEARly Mediocre

Afro Samurai 2: Revenge of Kuma Volume One is an episodic hack and slash brawler based off the Afro Samurai anime and a sequel to the 2009 Afro Samurai game.…

SOMA Review – Brain Problems Under the Sea

SOMA is the latest from Frictional Games who are best known for their other horror title Amnesia: The Dark Descent. Players are put in the role of Simon Jarrett, a man…

The Mario Bros’ History of Character Design

Last Sunday marked the 30th anniversary of the world renowned Super Mario Bros.’s release on the NES. Despite being the defining game of the now famous brotherly duo, Mario and Luigi…

Nintendo’s New President, Tatsumi Kimishima

Today, Nintendo has announced their new President and CEO to follow in the wake of Satoru Iwata’s death, Tatsumi Kimishima. A former banker for Sanwa Bank of Japan, Kimishima began…