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Serial Cleaners Review

If the impactful release of PowerWash Simulator proved anything, it’s that the cleaning genre of games has finally been given the spotlight it deserves. It’s not just the zen of the activity taking…

September 21, 2022 | 03:00 EDT

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Eiyuden Chronicle: Rising Review

Rising from the ashes of Suikoden, Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes managed to get backed by over 46,000 people on Kickstarter back in 2020. With this huge support came a clear indication that…

May 10, 2022 | 03:58 EDT

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Rescue Party: Live! Review

Whether it's throwing a panda off a cliff or coming up with ingenious ways to make the most of five seconds, Rescue Party: Live! will push you to the limit. Part live rescue mission and part…

January 18, 2022 | 10:00 EST

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Horace Review

As a Brit, I often encounter stereotypes of my sceptred isle. Images of strong mugs of tea, incessant queueing, and unfailing politeness abound among people's mental images of the British, but…

October 21, 2020 | 01:45 EDT


Control - AWE Review

Exactly one year after the somewhat rocky launch of Remedy's third-person shooter Control, the second and final expansion has found its way to all platforms concurrently. Returning to Control after…

August 28, 2020 | 02:00 EDT

Control: The Foundation Review

Control: The Foundation Review

I am totally unashamed to admit that Control was my favorite game of last year. It's one of those titles I honestly knew I would enjoy from the first time I saw it, but was still blown away by how…

April 2, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Journey to the Savage Planet Review

You’ve heard the premise of Journey to the Savage Planet before: humanity travels to the far reaches of space to discover weird and wonderful things. It’s a tried and tested science fiction formula,…

January 27, 2020 | 09:00 EST

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Indivisible Review

I have never backed a crowdfunding campaign. Not Kickstarter, Fig, Indiegogo or whatever other "service turned verb" exists in my life. When the demo for Indivisible launched in 2015, I played it and…

October 7, 2019 | 09:00 EDT

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Control Review

There are few games I find myself absolutely in love with at first sight. Control is one of those games. I've gone out of my way to experience as much of it as possible leading up to release. I've…

August 26, 2019 | 10:00 EDT

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Review - Iga To Please

As I was playing Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, I found myself humming one of composer Michiru Yamane's songs. Yamane has a gift for music that's both catchy and atmospheric; she's soundtracked…

June 27, 2019 | 12:30 EDT

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Underworld Ascendant Review – Unworthy Descendant

What was it like to play Ultima Underworld: The Stygian Abyss? Beyond its myriad technical achievements, the world of the Abyss was a place that felt alive. Banished for a crime you didn’t commit,…

November 25, 2018 | 12:30 EST


Ember Review- A Dying Spark

The resurgence of isometric RPGs is in full force now, thanks to the likes of Pillars of Eternity, Divinity: Original Sin and Baldur’s Gate: Siege of Dragonspear. Smaller, AA companies are able to…

September 28, 2016 | 09:00 EDT


Virginia Review - Direct to DVD

I'm a sucker for a good paranormal mystery. From Angel Heart to Twin Peaks to Gabriel Knight and beyond, there's always been something about the mundane meeting the mystical that I find irresistible…

September 22, 2016 | 04:01 EDT

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Defense Grid 2 Review - Definitive Tower Defense

One of the many voids in gaming at the moment is in the tower defense genre. Very few games in the genre are ever developed, and those that do are mediocre at best. That may be because while the…

September 23, 2014 | 10:00 EDT