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May 9th, 2015

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Review: LOST ORBIT

The opening sequence in LOST ORBIT hints that the game is going to host deep musings on purpose and existence. An early quote casts the protagonist as “a worker bee who didn’t see the big picture.” Later on, we’re informed …

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May 8th, 2015

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Review: Bastion (PS4)

Bastion originally released a whopping four years ago. I remember playing it at PAX or PAX East and thinking, “holy crap this is cool.” The issue then was that the game was releasing for Xbox Live and I would be …

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April 11th, 2015

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Review: Jamestown+

I have been excited to play Jamestown+ since it was first announced for PS4 about a year ago. Here’s proof. When it finally landed on my review queue, I was giddy at the prospect of playing through it with a …

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March 28th, 2015

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Review: Pillar

Pillar begins with a seemingly simple question: Who are you? After entering your name, it then asks a slightly more open-ended question: What are you? There are six descriptors to choose from with terms like ‘Focused’ and ‘Renewing.’ Practically speaking, …

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February 19th, 2015

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Review: Minutes

About 240. That’s the number of minutes I’ve put into this scorechasing arcade game. In that time, I beat the game twice, surmounted some of the extra tasks, and took part in a couple of daily challenges. For a practically …

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February 13th, 2015

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Review: Apotheon

One of February’s free PS4 PS+ Titles, Apotheon, has arrived after many months of radio silence.  After seeing it teased some 9 months ago I had all but forgotten about this game until we got the news a few days …

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February 1st, 2015

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Review: Rollers of the Realm

So a pinball machine and an action RPG walk into a bar. The action RPG asks, “Would you like a character progression system, a decent story, and seamless combat?” “I’d flippin’ love ’em” replies the pinball machine. “Why don’t you …

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January 20th, 2015

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Review: Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth begins with a synthesized version of “Hail to the Chief” playing as citizens recite the title every few seconds. It’s a fitting introduction to a game filled with parody and exemplary character design. For the well-versed RPG …

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January 19th, 2015

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Review: BlazeRush

BlazeRush is a fast-paced combat racer with a simple control set. The left analogue stick moves your vehicle, the X button triggers your boost, and the square button launches your currently equipped weapon. The game dons an isometric perspective, making …

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November 26th, 2014

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Review: Chariot

When I saw gameplay and read descriptions of Chariot, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. The last physics-focused platformer I remember playing on a Sony console is probably TerRover, which left a bad taste in my mouth to say …

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May 9th, 2015

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Review: LOST ORBIT

The opening sequence in LOST ORBIT hints that the game is going to host deep musings on purpose and existence. An early quote casts the protagonist as “a worker bee who didn’t see the big picture.” Later on, we’re informed …

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Read More

- 0 Comments

May 8th, 2015

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Review: Bastion (PS4)

Bastion originally released a whopping four years ago. I remember playing it at PAX or PAX East and thinking, “holy crap this is cool.” The issue then was that the game was releasing for Xbox Live and I would be …

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Read More

- 2 Comments

April 11th, 2015

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Review: Jamestown+

I have been excited to play Jamestown+ since it was first announced for PS4 about a year ago. Here’s proof. When it finally landed on my review queue, I was giddy at the prospect of playing through it with a …

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- 0 Comments

March 28th, 2015

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Review: Pillar

Pillar begins with a seemingly simple question: Who are you? After entering your name, it then asks a slightly more open-ended question: What are you? There are six descriptors to choose from with terms like ‘Focused’ and ‘Renewing.’ Practically speaking, …

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Read More

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February 19th, 2015

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Review: Minutes

About 240. That’s the number of minutes I’ve put into this scorechasing arcade game. In that time, I beat the game twice, surmounted some of the extra tasks, and took part in a couple of daily challenges. For a practically …

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Read More

- 0 Comments

February 13th, 2015

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Review: Apotheon

One of February’s free PS4 PS+ Titles, Apotheon, has arrived after many months of radio silence.  After seeing it teased some 9 months ago I had all but forgotten about this game until we got the news a few days …

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Read More

- 5 Comments

February 1st, 2015

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Review: Rollers of the Realm

So a pinball machine and an action RPG walk into a bar. The action RPG asks, “Would you like a character progression system, a decent story, and seamless combat?” “I’d flippin’ love ’em” replies the pinball machine. “Why don’t you …

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Read More

- 5 Comments

January 20th, 2015

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Review: Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth begins with a synthesized version of “Hail to the Chief” playing as citizens recite the title every few seconds. It’s a fitting introduction to a game filled with parody and exemplary character design. For the well-versed RPG …

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Read More

- 0 Comments

January 19th, 2015

Posted in - Reviews

Review: BlazeRush

BlazeRush is a fast-paced combat racer with a simple control set. The left analogue stick moves your vehicle, the X button triggers your boost, and the square button launches your currently equipped weapon. The game dons an isometric perspective, making …

+

Read More

- 0 Comments

November 26th, 2014

Posted in - Reviews

Review: Chariot

When I saw gameplay and read descriptions of Chariot, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. The last physics-focused platformer I remember playing on a Sony console is probably TerRover, which left a bad taste in my mouth to say …

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Read More