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Below, you'll find all of our latest reviews and previews for both tabletop and gaming! We publish a number of gaming reviews and gaming previews a week, and at least one tabletop review or tabletop preview every week!

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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth Preview - Twofold Reunion

We go hands-on with Final Fantasy VII Rebirth - an in-depth demo showcase of the ever-evolving Final Fantasy VII Remake series.

September 20, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

The main character, V, jumps from a great height, with Dogtown’s pyramid building seen in the distance.

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty Review — High-Stakes Espionage

I felt a bit of trepidation prior to writing our Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty review - but in the end it was a great experience alongside the 2.0 update.

September 20, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Synduality: Echo of Ada Preview - A Promising New Anime-Style Mecha IP

In this hands-on preview of Synduality: Echo of Ada, TechRaptor examines an interesting new IP from Bandai Namco, mixing unmistakable anime style with mecha gameplay.

September 20, 2023 | 02:00 EDT

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Warhammer Reign of the Brute Review - Big Lore, Bigger Monsters

We're calling on the Dawnbringer Crusade to protect us against all forms of destructive peril in our Warhammer Reign of the Brute Review.

September 16, 2023 | 05:00 EDT

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet The Teal Mask Review - Best Storytelling, But Worst Performance

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC The Teal Mask is now out taking trainers to the Kitakami region and some of Pokemon's best storytelling.

September 13, 2023 | 09:37 EDT

A person cosplaying as a hunter attacks a CGI Paolumu in a Monster Hunter Now trailer.

Monster Hunter Now Review In Progress

In our Monster Hunter Now review, we found it feels like an excellent extension of the formula, but we have some monetization-related worries.

September 13, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Gunbrella Review – Super Noir-tendo

A pulpy noir action-platformer that is a throwback to the SNES era with a lot of thoughts about modern current events. This is our Gunbrella review.

September 13, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Lies Of P Review - Do Puppets Have Souls?

Our Lies of P review takes a look at Neowiz's Soulslike-with-strings, so how long can we go without mentioning Bloodborne?

September 13, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Assassin's Creed Mirage Preview - So Long Gear Score, Hello Parry!

Basim, a street thief with aspirations to become a Hidden One, shows us classic AC gameplay in our Assassin's Creed Mirage Preview.

September 12, 2023 | 08:00 EDT

A tunnel in I Doesn't Exist that shows that there's more going on with this game than meets the eye

I Doesn't Exist Review - Existential Dread

I Doesn't Exist is a short text adventure that takes risks in both storytelling and implementation of its gameplay.

September 12, 2023 | 08:00 EDT

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Anansi's Tapestry of Lives Review - Three Dimensional NPC Ready To Be Played

Anansi's Tapestry of Lives is a collection of drag-and-drop diverse NPC to fill your fantasy D&D world organized by where you'll find them.

September 11, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Fae Farm Review - A Little Bit of Magic

Fae Farm has some innovative new ideas for Farming RPGs, but it also makes some major mistakes in game design. Read our Fae Farm review to find out more!

September 11, 2023 | 10:17 EDT

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Eternights Review – Dates and Dungeons

What happens when Devil May Cry, Persona, and a dating sim come together? Something odd but strangely compelling. This is our Eternights review.

September 11, 2023 | 09:45 EDT

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Stronghold: Definitive Edition Preview - A Blast From the Past

Stronghold: Definitive Edition looks to stay true to the original 2001 release, while adding a few improvements to visuals and more.

September 10, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

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First Dwarf Preview - Dwarven Delight

First Dwarf, an action RPG and base-builder, has players take control of Tru, accompanied by his trusty companion Ragna.

September 10, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Warhammer Heroes Strike Force Justian Review

Mixing wargaming with the style of trading cards? That's what the new Kill Team does. We explain all in our Warhammer Heroes Strike Force Justian Review.

September 9, 2023 | 05:24 EDT

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Dungeons of Hinterberg Preview - It's Time to Explore

We got some hands-on time with Dungeons of Hinterberg. Take on 25 dungeons in this fuse of action RPG and social sim.

September 8, 2023 | 10:30 EDT

The player character attacks an enemy in Enotria: The Last Song

Enotria: The Last Song Preview - The Flavors of Italy

Enotria: The Last Song’s use of color & atmosphere felt vibrant in the sea of Soulslikes out there. Read our thoughts in our Enotria: The Last Song preview.

September 8, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

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Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince Preview - A Pokemon-Like With Its Own Personality

Here's TechRaptor's preview of Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince, marking the return of Square Enix's answer to Pokemon with a new but familiar hero.

September 8, 2023 | 09:47 EDT

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Cities: Skylines 2 Preview - Listening to Your Community Works

Here's TechRaptor's preview of Cities: Skylines 2, a game obviously built while paying close attention to community feedback, and it shows.

September 8, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Pacific Drive Is A Wholly Unique Roguelike Experience

Pacific Drive is an oddly immersive roguelike whose habitual, methodical mechanics all about caring for a beat up station wagon make for one gripping experience.

September 7, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Towerborne Preview - Destiny Meets Golden Axe & King of Dragons

Here's TechRaptor's Towerborne preview, highlighting a game that feels like a love child of Destiny and arcade games of yore like King of Dragons.

September 7, 2023 | 11:19 EDT

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Lost Eidolons: Veil of the Witch Preview - Strategy Strikes Again

From PAX West 2023, Ocean Drive Studios' strategy series returns with a spin-off called Lost Eidolons: Veil of the Witch.

September 7, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Lords of the Fallen Preview - A Soulslike Surprise

I had my hesitations about it, but now, it’s bumped up my list of anticipated October releases. Find out why in our Lords of the Fallen preview.

September 7, 2023 | 10:30 EDT

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S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl Preview - Still Rough but Promising

TechRaptor's S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl preview explores the Zone through a build that feels still rough but shows promise.

September 6, 2023 | 04:00 EDT

Party Animals - Nemo, Harry, and Underbite Fly Out of a Portal

Party Animals Preview - I Was Going to Skip This And I'm Happy I Didn't

Here's Techraptor's Party Animals preview, discussing how a game that we were going to skip ended up being one of Gamescom's highlights.

September 6, 2023 | 03:16 EDT

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Arzette: The Jewel of Faramore - More than a CD-i Game

Paying homage to a group of notorious old-school games, Arzette: The Jewel of Faramore is a worthy and actually good spiritual successor.

September 6, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

An image of the title character for Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai.

Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai Preview - Anime Goodness

At PAX West 2023, we checked out Infinity Strash: Dragon Quest The Adventure of Dai at Square Enix's booth.

September 5, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

The player character approaches a dog in Animal Well

Animal Well Preview - It's Feeling Magical

Our Animal Well preview dives into why you shouldn't miss this upcoming platformer from Billy Basso's studio, Shared Memory, and BigMode.

September 5, 2023 | 10:30 EDT

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Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk Review - Not Quite Sure What It Wants To Be

Phandelver and Below: The Shattered Obelisk is an update and expansion of D&D 5th edition's best beginner adventure The Lost Mines of Phandelver.

September 5, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Mario in elephant form running to collect coins.

Super Mario Bros. Wonder Preview - Mario is Getting Weird With It

I had the chance to play Super Mario Bros. Wonder at Nintendo Live, and it is weird in all the right ways. The creativity is off the charts.

September 3, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

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Big Boy Boxing Preview - A True Successor to Punch-Out

Big Boy Boxing, a game heavily inspired by the likes of Punch-Out, makes an impressive showing at PAX West 2023.

September 3, 2023 | 09:30 EDT

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Starfield Review - An Interstellar Adventure

Our Starfield review tackles Bethesda's latest outing as a brave new IP that sits comfortable in its systems and design philosophies, but not without shortcomings.

August 31, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Key art for Trine 5, depicting the heroes Amadeus, Pontius, and Zoya as well as the villains of the game

Trine 5: A Clockwork Conspiracy Review - Machine Tooled

Our Trine 5 review takes a look at the fifth outing for Amadeus, Pontius, and Zoya, and the crow's feet are starting to show.

August 29, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Life by You Preview - The Sims May be About to Have Some Serious Competition

Life by You impressed TechRaptor at Gamescom with deep life sim gameplay as well as expansive job systems, crafting, and customization potential.

August 29, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Sea Of Stars Review - A Voyage to the Past

Sea Of Stars is a retro-inspired turn-based RPG that borrows from classics like Chrono Trigger while adding its own flair on things.

August 29, 2023 | 07:41 EDT

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Sonic Superstars Preview - Co-op Chaos

We try out the Sonic Superstars preview with Sega, exploring Bridge Island and testing out the new co-op mode in Pinball Carnival.

August 29, 2023 | 04:00 EDT

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Endless Dungeon Preview - Save the Crystal, Save the Dungeon

We settle down with Sega for an Endless Dungeon preview hands-on, showing off the Saloon and the dungeons themselves, all ready for crystal-defense.

August 28, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Exquisite Exandria Cookbook Review - Fantasy Food So Good You Can Taste It!

Exquisite Exandria is the first official cookbook of the world of Critical Role. Recipes within are fit for all skill sets and offer a variety of flavors.

August 28, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Warhammer Cities of Sigmar Army Set Review - Turn The Wheel

A revamped army enters the Warhammer fray, so don your helms, climb on your ogres, and grab your swords as we dive into our Cities of Sigmar Army Set Review

August 26, 2023 | 05:00 EDT

A spread-shot cover of Jusant, showcasing the games logo, and the main character walking towards a rocky pillar that goes off-screen.

Jusant Preview - Jus(an)t Over The Hills

Revealed during Xbox's very busy 2023 showcase, Jusant sees Don't Nod stepping away from conventional narratives, and experimenting with climbing mechanics. Is it a successful ascent, or does it fall flat?

August 24, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Pepper Grinder Preview - It's Drillin' Time

Check out our Pepper Grinder preview for thoughts on this upcoming platformer by Ahr Ech and Devolver Digital.

August 24, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Review - Claw Grip Forever

Our Armored Core VI: Fires of Rubicon Review has us figuring out if this is the series' grand return or just an Armored Snore.

August 23, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Baldur's Gate 3 Review - A Critical Success

Our Baldur's Gate 3 review takes a look at this year's dark horse and the potential of a Dungeons and Dragons experience realized to its fullest.

August 23, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

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Like a Dragon Gaiden The Man Who Erased His Name Preview - Kicking It, Agent Style

We check out the Like a Dragon Gaiden The Man Who Erased His Name Preview to see the Castle and Kiryu back in action.

August 23, 2023 | 04:37 EDT

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Persona 5 Tactica Preview - Strategically Fun

We dive into the world of Persona 5 for our Persona 5 Tactica Preview for a sneak peek at this upcoming SRPG addition to the wildly popular Persona franchise.

August 23, 2023 | 03:05 EDT

On the surface of Mars, Jack Leary stands next to a rover in Fort Solis

Fort Solis Review - Is the Terrific Narrative Enough?

View the TechRaptor Fort Solis review and read our thoughts on the Fort Solis gameplay, voice cast and more! TechRaptor is your go-to source for reviews.

August 22, 2023 | 02:00 EDT

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Power Rangers Across The Stars Review

What awaits in the expanse of space? What new evil? What new allies? This is our review of the Power Rangers Across The Stars sourcebook.

August 22, 2023 | 11:00 EDT

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Immortals of Aveum Review – Battlemage Simulator

Packed with neat ideas. Rough in spots. These are but a few words to describe Ascendant Studios' debut title. This is our Immortals of Aveum Review.

August 22, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

Kill Team Annual 2023

Kill Team Annual 2023 Review - Season of the Gallowdark

With the close confines of the Gallowdark Season of Kill Team coming to a close, in our Kill Team Annual 2023 Review we see what mysteries it contains.

August 19, 2023 | 05:18 EDT

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JoyToy Infinity Ariadna Review

JoyToy step into the world of Infinity and we check out the determined and robust might of the human colonists in our JoyToy Infinity Ariadna Review.

August 18, 2023 | 10:47 EDT