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May 6th, 2014

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Review: Sportsfriends

If playing with friends is coming back in style, Sportsfriends is the standard bearer, waving its banner and ushering in a new wave of local multiplayer madness. Not one of the four games features online multiplayer or other connected features …

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May 4th, 2014

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Review: Child of Light

In the opening moments of Child of Light the protagonist, Aurora, falls sick and dies. She then awakens without any explanation in the land of Lemuria. A fantastical world far different from her own and completely told in rhyme. Aurora …

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April 22nd, 2014

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Review: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

There are games that try to be serious in their mechanics and there are those that are just about having fun. Octodad: Dadliest Catch is one where, for the most part, it is just about goofing around and attempting to …

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April 7th, 2014

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Review: Fez

The further down the rabbit hole you go the weirder things tend to get. Such is the case with Fez where, if you just simply finish the game once, you’ll find that it’s a pretty clever puzzle platformer. You might …

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March 10th, 2014

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Review: Master Reboot

One thing I love most about marathoning horror movies throughout all of October is seeing the various approaches to horror that different directors take. Personally I’m a fan of things that are far more subtle in their approach of terrifying …

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February 24th, 2014

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Review: Strider

If you were to look at Double Helix’s track record around the time their reboot of Strider was announced I wouldn’t blame you for being worried. How could the same developer behind Battleship or G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra …

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February 13th, 2014

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Review: Don’t Starve (Console Edition)

Pre-reading – The Run-Arounder A genre of video games composed of three crucial attributes: Running around (this can be done in first-person, third-person, or an isometric view); gathering resources; and, perhaps most importantly, a lack of a definitive objective or …

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December 18th, 2013

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Review: How to Survive

No food. No water. No shelter. Survive. This is the basic goal of EKO Software’s zombie survival game How to Survive. H2S changes many things from other games, like giving you three health bars and an open world setting, but …

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November 28th, 2013

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Review: RESOGUN

At a first glance, Resogun looks like an absolute mess. Little cubes known as voxels are flying everywhere, colors flashing all over the place, and little green humans running in the thick of it all. But what comes out of …

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November 24th, 2013

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Review: Super Motherload (PS4)

I don’t think I totally understood why I liked Super Motherload until my third or so playthrough. It isn’t the best looking game, you know something you will show your friends when they want to see what the PlayStation 4 …

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May 6th, 2014

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Review: Sportsfriends

If playing with friends is coming back in style, Sportsfriends is the standard bearer, waving its banner and ushering in a new wave of local multiplayer madness. Not one of the four games features online multiplayer or other connected features …

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May 4th, 2014

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Review: Child of Light

In the opening moments of Child of Light the protagonist, Aurora, falls sick and dies. She then awakens without any explanation in the land of Lemuria. A fantastical world far different from her own and completely told in rhyme. Aurora …

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April 22nd, 2014

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Review: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

There are games that try to be serious in their mechanics and there are those that are just about having fun. Octodad: Dadliest Catch is one where, for the most part, it is just about goofing around and attempting to …

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April 7th, 2014

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Review: Fez

The further down the rabbit hole you go the weirder things tend to get. Such is the case with Fez where, if you just simply finish the game once, you’ll find that it’s a pretty clever puzzle platformer. You might …

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March 10th, 2014

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Review: Master Reboot

One thing I love most about marathoning horror movies throughout all of October is seeing the various approaches to horror that different directors take. Personally I’m a fan of things that are far more subtle in their approach of terrifying …

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February 24th, 2014

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Review: Strider

If you were to look at Double Helix’s track record around the time their reboot of Strider was announced I wouldn’t blame you for being worried. How could the same developer behind Battleship or G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra …

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February 13th, 2014

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Review: Don’t Starve (Console Edition)

Pre-reading – The Run-Arounder A genre of video games composed of three crucial attributes: Running around (this can be done in first-person, third-person, or an isometric view); gathering resources; and, perhaps most importantly, a lack of a definitive objective or …

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December 18th, 2013

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Review: How to Survive

No food. No water. No shelter. Survive. This is the basic goal of EKO Software’s zombie survival game How to Survive. H2S changes many things from other games, like giving you three health bars and an open world setting, but …

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November 28th, 2013

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Review: RESOGUN

At a first glance, Resogun looks like an absolute mess. Little cubes known as voxels are flying everywhere, colors flashing all over the place, and little green humans running in the thick of it all. But what comes out of …

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- 3 Comments

November 24th, 2013

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Review: Super Motherload (PS4)

I don’t think I totally understood why I liked Super Motherload until my third or so playthrough. It isn’t the best looking game, you know something you will show your friends when they want to see what the PlayStation 4 …

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