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Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising Review

Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising is the first step into the anticipated spiritual successor to Suikoden. Does it live up to the name? Our Review:

May 10, 2022 | 03:58 EDT

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Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 2 Review

Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 2 is a collection of two classic NIS strategy titles shined up for a modern audience.

May 9, 2022 | 10:30 EDT

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The Wheel of Time Review

The Wheel of Time is a classic late-90s FPS title set in the world of the book series that goes by the same name, but with more FMV.

May 9, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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Dinosaur Fossil Hunter Review

Dinosaur Fossil Hunter has a solid foundation, but no amount of dinosaur enthusiasm can save this title from its repetitive gameplay loop.

May 5, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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Dragon Caffi Review

We take a look at Dragon Caffi, the delightful puzzle and baking game from Ddraig House Game Studio.

May 5, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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EXIT The Game: The Cursed Labyrinth Review

EXIT The Game The Cursed Labyrinth is another of the popular escape rooms in a box from Thames & Kosmos pushing players to solve puzzles to escape the titular maze.

May 5, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Trek To Yomi Review

A striking visual style and stylish presentation help Trek To Yomi stand out, even when the story and gameplay feel familiar and predictable.

May 5, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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Loot River Review

When you're dealing with just trying to stay alive and avoid being overwhelmed by enemies, puzzles are the last thing on your mind. However, they stay at the front of your thoughts in Loot River as you fight enemies on sliding block ruins.

May 4, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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Trigon: Space Story Review

Though flying through space is many a fantasy, there are many difficulties that come with maintaining a ship to make the journey. That's what you'll be doing in Trigon: Space Story while making your own way with a ragtag alien crew.

May 2, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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Nintendo Switch Sports Review

Check out our Nintendo Switch Sports review! See which games are included with Nintendo Switch Sports and the possibility of Switch Sports DLC additions.

May 2, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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We'll Always Have Paris Review

We'll Always Have Paris is a point-and-click visual novel from Cowleyfornia Studios that deals with what it's like when a loved one has dementia. It's a short but sweet exploration of true love across generations, and is a definite must-play when you need to shed a cathartic tear or two.

April 28, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Kaiju Wars Review

With Advance Wars delayed, Kaiju Wars might just be the perfect grid-based strategy title to fill the void while we wait for it.

April 28, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Teardown Review

Teardown is a game about chaos, but is it good enough to bring back a dying genre?

April 25, 2022 | 10:30 EDT

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The Serpent Rogue Review

In our The Serpent Rogue review, we'll break down this unique indie game with a world that's ripe for exploration and a great use of potion crafting.

April 25, 2022 | 08:00 EDT

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The Serpent Rogue Review

In our The Serpent Rogue review, we'll break down this unique indie game with a world that's ripe for exploration and a great use of potion crafting.

April 25, 2022 | 08:00 EDT

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Trolley Problem, Inc. Review

Trolley Problem Inc. is a draining but deeply fulfilling hour and a half experience packed with ethical questions both timeless and frighteningly relevant.

April 21, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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Lila's Sky Ark Review

There are many games that explore living in the sky in various ways. Lila's Sky Ark has equal parts wonder and danger as you explore the floating isles. Pick up whatever you can for yourself and as your main means of defense.

April 21, 2022 | 12:05 EDT

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Cat Cafe Manager Review

A game with a pretty straight-forward title, is Cat Cafe Manager worth getting your paws on?

April 19, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Babylon's Fall Review

Babylon's Fall represents the next AAA example of a live-service game that seems doomed to fail. An otherwise serviceable ARPG is twisted into a different beast entirely by poisonous MMO-focused design decisions. From story to gameplay to presentation, you can immediately tell Platinum Games is grappling with finding a solid identity.

April 19, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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Revita Review

Revita is another pixel art roguelite but it has a pretty interesting central gimmick. Does that make it stand out? Our Review:

April 19, 2022 | 06:17 EDT

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LucidSound LS35X Review

The LucidSound LS35X is a premium wireless headset with an equally premium look. Does it make up for its price tag? Our Review:

April 16, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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NORCO Review

NORCO is a point and click of old featuring some of the best writing seen in a game, crafting a world full of engaging characters and locales.

April 15, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Solasta: Crown of the Magister - Lost Valley Review

Solasta Lost Valley DLC is now out. With it comes a new campaign, subclass options, and enhancements to the Dungeon Maker system.

April 14, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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In Nightmare Review

In Nightmare is a new horror project from a little known team that promises enough scares to keep you going. Unfortunately, with poor controls, tonnes of glitches and downright confusing AI, this nightmare feels more like sleep paralysis.

April 12, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Forgive Me Father Review

Forgive Me Father is a retro-style, Lovecraftian FPS that'll make you go crazy, and probably not in the way you're thinking.

April 6, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

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LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga Review

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is the magnum opus of LEGO games. It contains a meticulously detailed semi-open world that represents the exhilaration of Star Wars films. It also injects the zany, hallmark LEGO humor with a dash of innovation in combat, puzzling, and more.

April 4, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness Review

Black Geyser is by all accounts a solid game, but it is a game born in another age, one that ultimately comes with the baggage of its forefathers.

April 4, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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35MM Review

To make an unsubtle comparison, 35MM is like a picture out of focus. Sergey Noskov tries to pack an ambitious amount of stuff within the frame, but forgets what elements might be ill-fitting. When specifically focused on its funereal atmosphere, it's an interesting break from the norm; when weighing its multiple gameplay pitfalls, those strengths begin to fade.

April 2, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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Abermore Review

Abermore is a first-person stealth game in the same line as Dishonored and Thief, but does it live up to those titles?

April 2, 2022 | 10:30 EDT

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Weird West Review

Wolfeye's debut game is imaginative, densely packed with emergent fun, and has some sloppy chaotic gunplay. Here is our Weird West review.

April 2, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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Expedition Zero Review

Expedition Zero is a first-person survival game that tasks you with collecting samples to escape a quarantine zone in the woods.

March 31, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

Break through the game!

tERRORbane Review

Sometimes glitches are hidden well and other times you can't miss them. In tERRORbane, many types of bugs are shoved right in your face and it's your job to take note of each one. That, and try to save the world while you're at it.

March 31, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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Ikai Review

As an exercise in solid sound design and atmosphere, Ikai's take on Japanese folklore stumbles due to shoddy English localization and a few obtuse puzzles.

March 28, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

A Memoir Blue

A Memoir Blue Review

A Memoir Blue is an emotional journey through a champion swimmer's relationships, career and life so far. Does it deserve the screen time? Our review:

March 25, 2022 | 01:40 EDT

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Martha Is Dead Review

In the end, Martha Is Dead conjures up an air of missed opportunity. The WWII backdrop is incredibly realized and the horror atmosphere initially hits the right notes, but as the template becomes more routine and the surprises less interesting it grows more aimless. The few quality ideas get subsumed by the growing tedium of exploring until the stale ending gives its solemn adieu.

March 25, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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Phantom Breaker: Omnia Review

Phantom Breaker: Omnia is a 2D anime fighting game from Rocket Panda Games that aims to bring back a well-loved franchise. It caters to hardcore fans of the IP as well as newcomers with its simplified controls, and offers an entertaining experience when you're looking to do some mindless bashing for a session or two.

March 25, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Tiny Tina's Wonderlands Review

The next installment in the Borderlands series is here, but is Tiny Tina's Wonderlands enough to keep people interested or is it a critical failure?

March 23, 2022 | 03:50 EDT

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Rune Factory 5 Review

Rune Factory 5 is a farming/life sim that shakes up some of the formulae of the long-running series, without losing sight of why fans love it.

March 23, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

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Anno: Mutationem Review

Anno: Mutationem sports a unique 2D meets 3D artstyle and has the potential to be a fun action game if you can get through the disjointed story and uneven fights.

March 18, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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WWE 2K22 Review

WWE 2K22 is a solid entry in the long-running series thanks to improved gameplay and a solid suite of modes. Just don't expect a brand new WWE Universe when you load it up.

March 17, 2022 | 10:00 EDT

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Tunic Review

Developed by one-man bad Andrew Shouldice and published by Finji, Tunic pay homage to the classic Legend of Zelda games and the era of instruction manuals.

March 16, 2022 | 01:00 EDT

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Time Loader Review

Time Loader travels back in time for a movie-length excursion into puzzle-solving, platforming, and questionable nostalgia that will be old hat to many.

March 10, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Aztech Forgotten Gods Review

If there's one overarching takeaway with Lienzo's third effort is that it could've been more. Aside from the soundtrack and some nostalgia-driven creative decisions, I can see this tapestry being improved – marginally or otherwise – in every other respect. That doesn’t outright disregard its accomplishments, but it does dampen my enthusiasm to recommend it, aside from genre fans. Taken as a whole, Aztech Forgotten Gods manages to stay airborne but never truly soars.

March 10, 2022 | 11:00 EST

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Young Souls Review

Young Souls is a game with plenty of good ideas but it never really comes together to take advantage of it. While its art and tone may grip you, its tedious gameplay and lack of experimentation late-game leave me wishing for more

March 10, 2022 | 09:00 EST

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Grand Mountain Adventure: Wonderlands Review

We check out Grand Mountain Adventure: Wonderlands, to see if this ski and snowboard extravaganza can really stick the landing or if we're revoking its ski pass.

March 9, 2022 | 08:00 EST

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The Cruel King and the Great Hero Review

Spiritual successor to The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince, The Cruel King and the Great Hero is a JRPG with hand drawn visuals and a heartfelt story.

March 8, 2022 | 10:30 EST

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Life Is Strange Remastered Collection Review

Back when they were hitting fever pitch (early/mid 2010s), I was getting reeled into a number of episodic games. DONTNOD's Life is Strange was among them. So, when it was announced that co-developers Deck Nine and Black Tower Studios were helming a remaster duo pack of this beloved first season and prequel, Before the Storm, I had a keen interest in revisiting it. The pertinent concerns become two-fold: how these entries hold up and if enough TLC was given by current remaster standards.

March 3, 2022 | 01:05 EST

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Primordia Review

With a not so great Switch port, Primordia's excellent world building, gorgeous art and compelling main duo still shine through, for those willing to put up with illogical puzzles and forgettable side characters.

March 3, 2022 | 11:30 EST

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What Lies In The Multiverse Review

We can only wonder if there are other universes out there and how many there are... What Lies In The Multiverse is a cartoon adventure with a heart that crosses various dimensions in a story about order and chaos. Jump and puzzle your way through to your reality.

March 3, 2022 | 10:00 EST

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Ghostrunner: Project_Hel Review

Project_Hel is an expansion to the original Ghostrunner. If you're looking for more hacking and slashing, Hel is at your command.

March 2, 2022 | 10:00 EST

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Little Orpheus Review

Despite branching out to a traditional genre, the chief concern with The Chinese Room's latest is gameplay yet again. Instead of getting into an argument about "walking sims" or what a game truly is this time, Little Orpheus is a case of solid audio/visual chops and a fun Cold War-era yarn weighed down by the continuous tedium of an unadventurous platformer.

March 1, 2022 | 05:46 EST