Category: Game Reviews

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Cosmic Star Heroine Review

By Janine Hawkins Cosmic Star Heroine makes a great first impression. Its introductory hours are all synths and saxes, flashy sci-fi espionage, and daring escapades lit by suffusions of neon and moonlight. There’s no...

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Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Review

By Richard Wakeling Previous entries in the Sniper Ghost Warrior series have been justifiably criticized for their stifling linearity. Missions would regularly guide you by the hand through one cramped corridor after another, with...

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Dragon Quest Heroes II Review

By Miguel Concepcion Dragon Quest Heroes II is a JRPG on fast forward. The gradual addition of new party members, the rollout of plot twists, and other typical genre roadmarkers come at you at...

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Puyo Puyo Tetris Review

By Jason D’Aprile Video game mashups are nothing new, but Puyo Puyo Tetris is the most interesting one to come along in a while, bridging two puzzle series with distinct mechanics and rules. What...

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What Remains of Edith Finch Review

By Justin Clark The minute What Remains of Edith Finch puts its titular protagonist face to face with its slapdash Frankenstein’s monster of a house, it seems the game is gearing up for a...

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Outlast 2 Review

By Scott Butterworth To make matters worse, the game’s most harrowing moments–those sequences where you’re spotted by an enemy and must flee to safety–frequently devolve into trial-and-error tedium. Almost invariably, these chases are scripted,...

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The Disney Afternoon Collection Review

By Jason D’Aprile Capcom is big on cashing in on its extensive gaming history, so yet another blast-from-the-past package of 8-bit games from the company is no surprise. In this case, the theme is...

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Day of Infamy Review – WWII Lives On Once Again

By Michael Sagoe By Michael Sagoe (Mikedot) If there’s one thing that the gaming world will never seem to stop talking about, it’s World-War-Freaking-Two. It’s probably one of the most overdone history retellings of...

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Warhammer 40,000: Dawn Of War III Review

By Daniel Starkey Dawn of War III is a game at odds with itself. Matches start with a lot of momentum and expand quickly before settling into a soft balance for long stretches. Careful...