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August 25th, 2015

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Review: Back to Bed

When it was announced a little while ago, I was excited to learn that Back to Bed was coming to PlayStation platforms. The surrealist inspired puzzler looked like just my sort of game. I’m a closet surrealism enthusiast, with a …

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August 13th, 2015

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Review: Submerged

Submerged opens (after a lengthy loading screen) with a montage detailing a boat’s arrival into a sunken, plant-claimed city. The boat’s pilot is a young woman and the only other passenger is a younger boy. The silent introduction depicts a …

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August 7th, 2015

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Review: N++

Reviewing N++ has been interesting for me. Typically, I’ll play through a game with an analytic lens, taking notes of its various attributes and how they contribute to the work as a whole. There’s a balance beam in my brain …

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June 5th, 2015

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Review: Paperbound

My favorite strategy for consuming media of any form is to go in completely blind. I avoided all trailers and discussions about Intergalactic, for instance, and was pleasantly surprised by a Matt Damon cameo (among other things) halfway through the …

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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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September 2nd, 2014

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Review: Velocity 2X

Futurlab created a smash hit when they released Velocity on an unsuspecting, starving PlayStation Minis market. In relatively short time, they waxed it and rereleased it as Vita title Velocity Ultra. With Velocity 2X, the Brighton-based developers have warped their …

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May 3rd, 2014

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Review: Cel Damage HD

Cel Damage HD is a car-combat game, a genre that has fallen by the wayside in recent generations. In contrast to the gritty, ultra-violent atmosphere set by the Twisted Metal franchise, Cel Damage takes place in a cartoony, wacky world. …

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August 18th, 2013

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Review: Mononoke Slashdown

Mononoke Slashdown is a hack and slash game from PSN newcomers F K Digital. You play as Kagemaru, a “traveling ascetic ninja” on a quest to save some villages from the clutches of evil monsters’ evil doings. The entire story …

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January 12th, 2013

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Review: Jetpack Joyride

I just returned from my car, where I had left my Vita charger, because for the second time in as many weeks I have played Jetpack Joyride until my battery ran out. I knew that the Vita was low, but …

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August 25th, 2015

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Review: Back to Bed

When it was announced a little while ago, I was excited to learn that Back to Bed was coming to PlayStation platforms. The surrealist inspired puzzler looked like just my sort of game. I’m a closet surrealism enthusiast, with a …

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August 13th, 2015

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Review: Submerged

Submerged opens (after a lengthy loading screen) with a montage detailing a boat’s arrival into a sunken, plant-claimed city. The boat’s pilot is a young woman and the only other passenger is a younger boy. The silent introduction depicts a …

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August 7th, 2015

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Review: N++

Reviewing N++ has been interesting for me. Typically, I’ll play through a game with an analytic lens, taking notes of its various attributes and how they contribute to the work as a whole. There’s a balance beam in my brain …

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June 5th, 2015

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Review: Paperbound

My favorite strategy for consuming media of any form is to go in completely blind. I avoided all trailers and discussions about Intergalactic, for instance, and was pleasantly surprised by a Matt Damon cameo (among other things) halfway through the …

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- 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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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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- 4 Comments

September 2nd, 2014

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Review: Velocity 2X

Futurlab created a smash hit when they released Velocity on an unsuspecting, starving PlayStation Minis market. In relatively short time, they waxed it and rereleased it as Vita title Velocity Ultra. With Velocity 2X, the Brighton-based developers have warped their …

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May 3rd, 2014

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Review: Cel Damage HD

Cel Damage HD is a car-combat game, a genre that has fallen by the wayside in recent generations. In contrast to the gritty, ultra-violent atmosphere set by the Twisted Metal franchise, Cel Damage takes place in a cartoony, wacky world. …

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- 2 Comments

August 18th, 2013

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Review: Mononoke Slashdown

Mononoke Slashdown is a hack and slash game from PSN newcomers F K Digital. You play as Kagemaru, a “traveling ascetic ninja” on a quest to save some villages from the clutches of evil monsters’ evil doings. The entire story …

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Read More

- 5 Comments

January 12th, 2013

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Review: Jetpack Joyride

I just returned from my car, where I had left my Vita charger, because for the second time in as many weeks I have played Jetpack Joyride until my battery ran out. I knew that the Vita was low, but …

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