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Coverage Club: Tracking the Tanks

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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Classic Arcade Game Monkey King: Master of the Clouds Coming To PC & Consoles

Monkey King: Master of the Clouds, the Western version of the classic Japanese arcade game Chuka Taisen, will be heading to PC and consoles this summer according to a press release…

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Coverage Club: Stars and Skies

This is your pilot speaking. Please secure all your valuables and keep your tray tables to an upright position. As we close in on the stratosphere, please look outside your…

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Frantic Shooter Psyvariar Delta Coming This Summer For Switch, PS4

Classic vertically-scrolling shooter Psyvariar has been given a release window in Western territories for Nintendo Switch and PS4. Retitled Psyvariar Delta and boasting new modes and features, the game will be coming to…

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Steredenn’s Binary Stars Expansion is Free on Steam

The headbangin’ procedural space shooter Steredenn is a heck of a good time. Readers of Coverage Club already know this, but it’s worth repeating. Especial since developer Pixelnest Studio has released a massive…

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Coverage Club: Insane in the Fast Lane

Welcome to Coverage Club, our regular series where we shift our critical eye towards smaller games that deserve some attention. Each week, our review editors select two titles and provide…

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X-Morph: Defense Review – There Goes the Neighborhood

I remember being entranced at a young age by building destruction animations in early RTS titles. Red Alert 2 included buildings exploding and falling apart in realistic detail, from your…

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Raiden V: Director’s Cut Review – Thunder and Lightning

The Raiden series have been one of the shmup genre’s most well-known franchises since the series started over 25 years ago. Admittedly, I’ve never really been that in to that…

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Let Them Come Review – Spray and Prey

Your average video game player is accustomed to the one man army protagonist. A stoic super soldier space marine taking on an entire race of alien scum with just the…

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Nex Machina Review – Power Hour

Housemarque has made a bit of a name for themselves. While their biggest game is probably PlayStation 4 launch title Resogun, they were also well known for their twin stick…