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The Quiet Man Review – Silence is Stupid

During Square Enix’s bizarre 2018 E3 conference we mostly saw nothing of value. However, there was one game that caught my eye. This was The Quiet Man, and I’m not sure…

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Enjoying the Simple Brutality of Aztez

Even in the busiest of seasons, smaller games deserve some attention. In that spirit, welcome to Month of Coverage Club. Come back each day in November for a full-length impressions piece…

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Sand is the Soul

Sand is the Soul is the latest game to hit Early Access from one man Polish development team MGP Studios. Some previous work from the developer include Sinless, the cyberpunk point-and-click…

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LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2 Review – Is There Such Thing As Too Much Of A Good Thing?

Superheroes today are everywhere, from comics and lunchboxes to almost every possible kind of media. With the continued success of Marvel and the MCU, fans have grown more accustomed to…

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Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle Review – Terminate Them!

As I was playing the seven games that comprise the Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle, my mind went back in time. Before Battle Royale, before the Halo-killers, before even Street Fighter, the…

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Kick Zombies In The Face In Nutaku’s Panties of Rage

Nutaku is back with a pretty fun hybrid beat ’em up/RPG called Panties of Rage according to a press release from the adult-oriented digital game distributor. Panties of Rage transports a…

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Steam Version Of Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle Delayed

The Steam version of the newly-announced Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle is going to be delayed as reported first by PC Gamer. Just a few days after it was revealed to…

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Ninjin: Clash of Carrots Review – 24 Carrot Gold

Do you want to hear some interesting facts about rabbits? Of course, you do. Rabbit babies, just like cat babies, are called “kittens”, and it’s possible for the average bunny…

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Fight in the Streets with the Capcom Beat ‘Em Up Bundle on September 18th

Capcom is nothing if not opportunistic. When the ill-fated Mighty No. 9 started making waves, we heard the first rumbling about the Mega Man Legacy Collection. As other fighting games started to…

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Young Souls is a Sidescrolling Beat Em Up RPG With a Strong Narrative Focus

While at PAX West, I had the opportunity to check out developer The Arcade Crew’s Young Souls. It’s a sidescrolling RPG beat em up strongly focused on its narrative about…