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Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late – A Breath Of Fresh Air

By Jack . February 25, 2015 . 12:29pm

Under Night In-Birth is the latest series from French Bread, and I’m happy to say that it takes the genre to some interesting places.

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htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary – A Good Example Of Artificial Difficulty

By Anthony . February 23, 2015 . 11:26am

Thanks to the controls and player-hostile behaviour on the part of the game, you’ll have trouble acting on the solution even after you know what it is.

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Dying Light: An Unsettling (But Great) Blend Of Horror And Action

By Thomas . February 21, 2015 . 5:00pm

What holds Dying Light together and makes it more than the sum of its parts is the sandbox nature of the game.

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D – Not A Great Zelda Game, But A Great Game Nonetheless

By Ethan . February 10, 2015 . 5:31pm

I don’t think that Majora’s Mask is a particularly good “Zelda game,” but that isn’t to say it isn’t a fantastic game overall.

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All The Cool Things We’ve Noticed About Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

By Jack and Ishaan . February 10, 2015 . 12:31pm

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate introduces a lot of big changes to the series, but there’s a ton to discover beyond those fundamental differences.

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate: Heightening The Hunt

By Jack . February 8, 2015 . 5:00pm

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate feels like the strongest, most complete game in the series so far.

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Life is Strange: A Beautiful World, We Just Need To See More Of It

By Douglas . February 7, 2015 . 5:00pm

Not many games will place you firmly in the shoes of an 18-year-old girl that loves photography, but in Life is Strange, you get to hear every thought and feeling of Max Caulfield.

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Expeditions Are One Of Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate’s Best New Features

By Ishaan . February 6, 2015 . 12:32pm

Free Hunts in Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate are performed through something called Expeditions, which are separate from the quests given to you by the Guildmarm.

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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate’s New Weapons Cover Both Beginners And Veterans

By Jack . February 4, 2015 . 1:00pm

As anyone who’s familiar with Monster Hunter might already know, the weapon you pick can dramatically affect your hunting experience.

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Atelier Ayesha Plus: Hopefully A Fresh Start For Atelier

By Douglas . January 31, 2015 . 5:00pm

Ayesha stood out to me immediately from the Arland series and reminded me of the more RPG like Atelier Iris games on the PS2.

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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 […]

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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.