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Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2: This Time With Feeling

By Clark . January 27, 2015 . 5:29pm

I playtested Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth last year, and practically everything I had to say about the first game still applies to the second, except with an extra coat of polish this time.

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Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris: Tomb Raiding With A Friend

By Thomas . January 18, 2015 . 5:02pm

Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris is great when played solo, but is obviously best played cooperatively with a partner.

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Harvest Moon: The Lost Valley – A Great Deal Of Untapped Potential

By Thomas . January 17, 2015 . 5:05pm

As an attempt to build their own Harvest Moon series, Natsume has found a solid foundation, and there’s so much they could do with future instalments, but it’s going to require a few changes.

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Chariot Is The Best Escort Mission I’ve Ever Been Given

By Ethan . January 8, 2015 . 5:31pm

Never until playing Chariot have I been properly grateful that I write for a publication that doesn’t assign numerical scores to games. If one held Chariot up to a rubric meant to distill its value to the average consumer, there would need be all sorts of deductions from its overall score. It’s a game that […]

Post 454024

Fault Milestone One Reads Like the First Act of a Good Yarn

By Ethan . December 26, 2014 . 3:02pm

Fault Milestone One episode 1 contains a full narrative that neatly ties up at the end.

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Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix: Visiting with Old Friends

By Jenni . December 26, 2014 . 1:01pm

If you’re considering picking up Kingdom Hearts 2.5 HD Remix, there’s a 75% chance you’re doing it for Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep. There is absolutely nothing wrong with that.

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Guilty Gear Xrd –Sign-: The Bare Minimum

By Jack . December 21, 2014 . 4:59pm

Compared to its colleagues, Guilty Gear Xrd -Sign- is probably ArcSys’s weakest package in quite a while.

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Ace Attorney Trilogy Repackages A Classic

By Ethan . December 11, 2014 . 5:29pm

Ace Attorney games are crime dramas not entirely unlike popular American network TV shows like CSI or Castle. The real draw is in the drama and the characters.

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Retro City Rampage DX: A Marked Improvement Over The Original

By Douglas . December 7, 2014 . 5:04pm

While the retro aesthetic is nothing new in the world of indie games, there are few that are committed to it as Retro City Rampage DX.

Post 448313

Digimon All-Star Rumble: A Game For No One

By Anthony . December 3, 2014 . 5:00pm

Digimon All-Star Rumble is not the Digimon game you’re looking for.

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LittleBigPlanet 3: Needs To Do More With Its Heroes

By Jenni . November 30, 2014 . 5:01pm

Oddsock, Toggle, and Swoop get their due in LittleBigPlanet 3—or do they?

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Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire’s Delta Episode Is Some Of The Best Pokémon Storytelling Yet

By Laura . November 26, 2014 . 5:00pm

For the first time, I feel like I am playing a Pokémon game that belongs to a universe rather than isolated events that happen and stay in one region or time point.

Post 447354

Persona Q: A Persona Game In Name Only

By Ethan . November 24, 2014 . 1:01pm

Persona Q may have the Persona brand and characters attached to it, but it does absolutely none of the things you probably like about Persona.

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Pokemon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire: What Else There Is To Do

By Laura . November 22, 2014 . 5:00pm

Aside from going on your journey to become Pokémon Champion and saving the world a few times, what is there for you to do in Hoenn?

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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U: Chock Full Of Stuff To Do

By Jack . November 21, 2014 . 5:31pm

If there’s one thing the Smash Bros. games have grown synonymous with, it’s staggering amounts of content.