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Smoke And Sacrifice Review – Smoke Without Fire

June 7, 2018 by Joe Allen

The urge to protect children is a powerful one. Whether you’re related or not, we’re hardwired to keep children safe in dangerous situations. In recent (and not-so-recent) times, many major…

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Beat Saber Review – A Rhythmic Challenge

June 5, 2018 by John Quilty

Outside of Japan, the rhythm game genre is one that heavily waxes and wanes. When it launched, Dance Dance Revolution was a hit in the west. Guitar Hero and Rock…

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Onrush Review – Road Rage Evolved

June 5, 2018 by Alex Santa Maria

Just a few months ago, EA gave us all a chance to have a second look at Burnout Paradise. Alas, a lot has changed in the decade since Criterion reached the…

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Vampyr Review – A Penny Dreadful

June 4, 2018 by Robert Grosso

Morality in games is something of an old trick by now. Especially in RPGs, the days of a binary choice system are long gone. Many players look for something more…

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Agony Review – Burnt Out On Hell

June 4, 2018 by Max Moeller

When you think of Hell, you probably think of terms like “sinner” or “demon” or even “eternal-place-of-damnation-I-am-forever-cursed-to-be-trapped-in.” You’re forgiven for not including “sex-crazed demons” or “vagina-headed-succubi” on that list. Agony…

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Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection Review – The Legend of Dick Jumpsey

June 1, 2018 by Alex Santa Maria

Since its inception, Street Fighter has been the benchmark that other fighting games live up to. The gold standard that helped crystallize the genre and inspired everything that came after it.…

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Cultist Simulator Review – Watch Your Countdown to Madness

May 31, 2018 by Adam Potts

Your research is almost complete. A literal timer ticks down showing the progress of it. When it’s done, you will have the last piece required for the ritual you’ve been…

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Unworthy Review – Black And White And Red All Over

May 29, 2018 by Joe Allen

Imitation, they say, is the sincerest form of flattery. We’ve seen that borne out quite a few times in the gaming sphere; one game’s success inspires others to emulate it,…

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Moonlighter Review – Buy It At A High Price

May 28, 2018 by Alex Santa Maria

When someone sees roguelike combat in a game, they prepare themselves for the long haul. Hundreds of hours combining different items to discover the most effective combination for combat. This…

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Wizard of Legend Review – Meet The Spellslinger

May 25, 2018 by Luigi Savinelli

The common envisioning of a wizard in video games is a frail fighter who tends to stay behind the front lines and throw spells from relative safety. The thick of…

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