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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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July 1st, 2015

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Review: Project Root

Project Root pretends to be something it’s not really capable of living up to. Its flashy, impressive look is enough to draw you in but when you notice that the developers have made no attempts to make the game last …

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June 25th, 2015

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Review: Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-a-Fide Edition

I had heard of Skulls of the Shogun at various shows before. Like Orcs Must Die and a handful of other indies, it’s a game that gains a lot of accolades but was never on my appointments list due to …

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June 13th, 2015

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Review: Nom Nom Galaxy

The first time I played Nom Nom Galaxy, it was actually titled PixelJunk Inc.. Chris and I saw it at PAX a few years back and, being fervent Q Games fans, sat for an hour to see what it was …

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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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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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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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December 9th, 2014

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Review: Teslagrad

Teslagrad opens sometime before the game takes place with your unnamed character being delivered as a baby to the doorstep of what I assume to be a stranger. This act leaves you as the last remaining Teslamancer. Years later your …

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August 22nd, 2014

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Review: Gravity Crash Ultra

When Gravity Crash first released on the PlayStation Network for PS3, I played a bit of it before moving on to something else. The PSP iteration, Gravity Crash Portable, brought the anti-grav space-shooter on the go. Finally, Just Add Water …

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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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July 1st, 2015

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Review: Project Root

Project Root pretends to be something it’s not really capable of living up to. Its flashy, impressive look is enough to draw you in but when you notice that the developers have made no attempts to make the game last …

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June 25th, 2015

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Review: Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-a-Fide Edition

I had heard of Skulls of the Shogun at various shows before. Like Orcs Must Die and a handful of other indies, it’s a game that gains a lot of accolades but was never on my appointments list due to …

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Read More

- 0 Comments

June 13th, 2015

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Review: Nom Nom Galaxy

The first time I played Nom Nom Galaxy, it was actually titled PixelJunk Inc.. Chris and I saw it at PAX a few years back and, being fervent Q Games fans, sat for an hour to see what it was …

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Read More

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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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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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Read More

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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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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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Read More

- 0 Comments

December 9th, 2014

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Review: Teslagrad

Teslagrad opens sometime before the game takes place with your unnamed character being delivered as a baby to the doorstep of what I assume to be a stranger. This act leaves you as the last remaining Teslamancer. Years later your …

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Read More

- 0 Comments

August 22nd, 2014

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Review: Gravity Crash Ultra

When Gravity Crash first released on the PlayStation Network for PS3, I played a bit of it before moving on to something else. The PSP iteration, Gravity Crash Portable, brought the anti-grav space-shooter on the go. Finally, Just Add Water …

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Read More