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Alaloth Key Art Review

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Alaloth: Champions of the Four Kingdoms is a solid, mechanical RPG where players looking to reward their character sheet will thrive, but for other RPG fans it suffers from divisive design decisions

Cyberpunk 2077 1.5 Update Featured Image

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Cyberpunk 2077's next-gen upgrade is finally here, but is it enough to make amends for the rocky launch?

The Pokemon Violet Protagonist throwing a Pokeball during a Tera Raid

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet are the most ambitious Pokemon giving players a completely open world filled with Pokemon and plagued with performance issues.

Aegis stands in front of the Hôpital Saint Louis in the Steelrising Cagliostro's Secrets DLC

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In our Steelrising: Cagliostro's Secrets review, we descend into a creepy hospital to take apart yet more alternate-history French automata.

Potion Permit Review - cover

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In our Potion Permit review, we explore MassHive Media's cozy mash-up of a puzzle game, life sim, and hack-and-slash adventure.

Aegis holding a flag aloft amongst burning ruins while French Revolution figures look on in Steelrising

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In our Steelrising review, we take a look at developer Spiders' first foray into the Soulslike genre. Will it live up to the weirdness of its setup?

Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Main Title in front of an open field

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is Monolith Soft's best work to date, featuring well-written characters and deep combat. This is our review.

Corvus looking moody in the Thymesia banner art

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In our Thymesia review, we take a look at a Soulslike that takes more influence from the gothic horror of Bloodborne than from the swords-and-sorcery genre.

Digimon Survive Review Preview Image

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Digimon Survive is a Visual Novel/SRPG hybrid where players follow a group of chosen children into a strange world filled with monsters.

The Outriders Worldslayer title in front of a barren icy tundra

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Outriders Worldslayer provides more gear and gunplay for fans of the base experience, as well as continuing several annoyances.

One of Dwerve's many glorious pixel environments

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Dwerve satisfies with a refined, fast-paced tower defense system that is both accessible and challenging.

Citizen Sleeper Main Logo

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Our Citizen Sleeper Review takes a look at Jump Over the Age's new RPG, and wonders if it has enough strengths to overcome occasional blemishes.

vampire the masquerade swansong review

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At its best, Vampire: The Masquerade – Swansong is a complex take on a dialogue-based RPG. At its worst, it's like a terrible adventure game.

Prinny Presents NIS Classics Volume 2 - Key Art

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

The river calls...

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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

Serpent Rogue Review Header

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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.

Black Geyser Review Heading

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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.

A bounty hunter, a native, and a werewolf, standing next to the Weird West logo

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

Break through the game!

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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

Rune Factory 5 - Key Art

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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.

The game's title shown over a dystopian cyberpunk city

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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.

Young Souls

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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-

Key art of The Cruel King and the Great Hero

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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.

The title of Horizon Forbidden West, with Aloy traveling through a snowy mountain range

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Horizon Forbidden West is a far more confident sequel that builds on its predecessor's foundations, even if it iterates more than innovates.

Lost Ark - Key Art

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Lost Ark is the latest MMO craze to be important to the west from South Korea, and is shaping up to be a phenomenon in its own right.

Pokemon Legends Arceus Review Preview Image

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Pokemon Legends: Arceus is a massive leap forward for the franchise in terms of substance and gameplay. Improvements have been made across the board to battle mechanics, world exploration, Pokemon

The world's your golf course.

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Golf is a sport that requires a lot of intense focus and precision which can easily be interrupted by the smallest distraction. In a world filled with monsters, trying to play golf can seem

A Chaos Hinnox about to be impaled by a warrior with glowing energy

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Despite a new creative team and some cut corners, Fatesworn manages feel like an epilogue for Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning. Here is our review.

Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX - Key Art

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Monster Rancher 1 & 2 DX is a re-release of the cult-classic monster-raising RPGs from the late 90s and early 2000s from Tecmo.

wolfstride review mech COWBOY

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Wolfstride is a stylish RPG from OTA IMON Studios and Raw Fury that features turn-based mech battles, quirky humor, and gorgeous art. Characters have a penchant for dragging, melancholic, over-the-

Rune Factory 4: Special - Key Art

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Rune Factory 4: Special is a content-packed re-release of the original Rune Factory 4 fantasy farming sim on the 3DS that came out way back in 2012.

Shin Megami Tensei V Preview Image

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Shin Megami Tensei V is the latest in the long-running franchise of post-apocalyptic RPG from Atlus. In the new installment explore the Netherworld as you work to quell the demon threat and keep

Blue Reflection: Second Light - Key Art

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Blue Reflection: Second Light is a JRPG about Magical Girls fighting demons with some pretty soothable visuals and music to chill out to.

closeup of young high school girl with brown hair and teary brown eyes. to the left is the logo "corpse party"

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Corpse Party (2021) is an updated port of a grisly 16-bit RPG Maker game packed to the brim with lore, well-developed characters, and a setting that's still terrifying to this day.

Official art of Moonglow Bay

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Moonglow Bay is a cozy fishing game taking place on the Canadian coastline, and it's reeled me in.

Echo Generation Review Preview Image

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Echo Generation invests players in a sci-fi neighborhood adventure with a unique twist on interactive turn-based combat set in a beautiful voxel world.

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The Good Life is a celebration of all things SWERY for better and for worse. There are some persistent annoyances for sure, but any grievances are quickly overshadowed by the rural charm that the

Vagrus Review Titlecard

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Vagrus - The Riven Realms carves itself a comfortable middle ground that showcases a well thought out, if difficult, experience.

Billy Vs. The Leviathan

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Everyone needs someone to vent and talk to from time to time. Rainbow Billy: The Curse Of The Leviathan is full of such folks just waiting for you to befriend them and brighten the world.

Key art of Astria Ascending

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Backed by the former developers on Final Fantasy, Astria Ascending is a hand drawn turn-based JRPG from Artisan Studios. While it hits some high notes with the combat, it disappoints in other areas.

kraken academy techraptor review

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We dive in to Kraken Academy!! the freshman offering from Happy Broccoli games about being stuck in a timeloop by a mysterious kraken at a high school. Is it good? Bad? Who likes broccoli this much?

Gamedec

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Gamedec - Cyberpunk 2077 meets Disco Elysium - is far more unique than that mashup makes it sound. If you want to know why, here is our review:

Wrath of the Righteous Key Art

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Wrath of the Righteous is as ambitious as you get it’s an epic tale with a cinematic flair we rarely see in the world of isometric RPGs, adds more mechanics and options to its systems, and it is,

The radiation descends!

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It's not everyday that someone would try to contain a post-apocalyptic world, but that's what Dark Crystal Games has done. They've trapped a dangerous and anomalous world Encased and it's up to you

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Beneath its slightly janky exterior, Kitaria Fables is a decent farming life sim which is unfortunately held back by its lacklustre RPG trappings.

Crime spree incoming...

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Sometimes it's fun to just pick up a controller and jump in to a chaotic adventure. This can also include jumping into the past as with Rustler, a ye olde open-world crime game with lots of horses to

Black Book

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Black Book is a huge card battler RPG based on Slavic lore. Taking a little from Slay The Spire, The Witcher and something else - you get something special.

Three indents staring at the tower of The Ascent Group

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While Neon Giant's cyberpunk action RPG The Ascent has a few undercooked issues, it's an imaginative take on cyberpunk sci-fi that sticks in the mind.