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Legrand Legacy Wants To Show You How Much It Loves Classic JRPGs

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…

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

Embrace Your Post-Human Inner Beast in Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

What if a boar-man and a duck-man partnered up in a bleak post-human landscape? This isn’t some bizarro version of Looney Tunes, but the actual premise of Mutant Year Zero:…

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Release Date Announced

Swedish studio The Bearded Ladies and Norwegian publisher Funcom have announced the release date for their tactical RPG adventure Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden, available on December 4. The game was…

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Phantom Doctrine Review – Deep State of the Art

All tactical games have their roots in chess, the paragon of turn-based gameplay. The rules and the pieces change, the scope grows, but the turn-based mechanic persists for centuries. Making…

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Review – Let’s Do the Space-Warp Again

Have you ever wanted a little adventure in your life? Do you wish you could be part of something bigger than yourself? Do you want to help save the world?…

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Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux Preview – Scratching the Schwarzwelt’s Surface

For a long time, I swore to myself I would get into Shin Megami Tensei. When I started my summer after 10th grade, I compiled a list of games I would…

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux is a 3DS-enhanced port of the original Shin Megami: Strange Journey. In this entry of the storied RPG franchise, the Earth is polluted, overpopulated and rife with…

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The Year of Pokémon – Generation III

Three months in already? Man, how time flies. It seems like only yesterday that Pokémon was just starting up—Oh, crap, sorry. I was getting some serious nostalgia there for a…

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Valkyria Chronicles 4 Season Pass Announced, Includes Four Missions

Sega has announced the Valkyria Chronicles 4 Season Pass, which will bring four additional scenarios to the game in the weeks following its release. Each piece of content will come roughly…

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The Year of Pokémon – Generation II

When someone makes a sequel to a game, people usually assume the developers will use the knowledge from their previous work to improve the second entry. Game Freak knew that…