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Shovel Knight: Not Just For The Nostalgic

By Ethan . July 1, 2014 . 2:01pm

What makes writing about Shovel Knight tricky is that it’s a game unabashedly designed to inspire nostalgia.

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Murdered: Soul Suspect Would Be So Much Better If It Weren’t A Game

By Ethan . June 29, 2014 . 5:01pm

I really wanted to like Murdered: Soul Suspect. On paper, it’s a game that appeals to me on a couple of levels.

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Atelier Rorona Plus: A Good Mix Of Alchemy, Story And Combat

By Jack . June 28, 2014 . 5:00pm

Do I have what it takes to be an alchemist? To find out, I tried Atelier Rorona Plus, a re-release of the original game from 2010.

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Tomodachi Life Day 5: It Hasn’t Gotten Old Yet

By Jenni . June 19, 2014 . 11:02am

With all this talk about Tomodachi Life, I’m sure there’s a question on everyone’s minds: Just how long will someone be able to keep playing?

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Pushmo World Is More Of The Same And I’m Okay With That

By Ethan . June 19, 2014 . 8:30am

Pushmo World is very good, and Pushmo World is very familiar.

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Ultra Street Fighter IV: A Love Letter To The Community

By Jack . June 16, 2014 . 2:31pm

Booting up Ultra Street Fighter IV is like witnessing the culmination of everything Street Fighter IV was initially, and how far it has come since.

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Tomodachi Life Day 4: Where Life Is One Big Soap Opera

By Jenni . June 6, 2014 . 3:31pm

All my other friends’ Miis have found sweethearts and I think I’m a monster who ruined my Mii’s chance to have love and a family.

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Tomodachi Life Day 3: The WarioWare Of Life-Sims

By Jenni . June 5, 2014 . 2:00pm

Tomodachi Life (kinda, sorta, almost, maybe) makes up for Game & Wario.

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Tomodachi Life Day Two: Ah, To Be A Puppetmaster

By Jenni . June 4, 2014 . 3:14pm

The Miis of Crawford Island are subject to the whims of a trickster goddess. Pray they find her favor, lest they be cursed with green hair and atrocious outfits.

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Mugen Souls Z: Too Much Excess Fat

By Jack . June 1, 2014 . 5:01pm

Despite its hiccups, I think Mugen Souls Z has an odd charm to it, but its charm wears thinner and thinner the more you play.

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Tomodachi Life Day One: It’s All Happening So Fast!

By Jenni . May 30, 2014 . 5:30pm

Tomodachi Life begins on Crawford Island, but somehow everything seems to be moving forward so quickly, with the swiftness of 100 foosball players!

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Transistor: Elegantly Engaging

By Jenni . May 27, 2014 . 12:31pm

As amazing as the combat was, though, what really made Transistor special for me were the characterizations.

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Mario Kart 8′s Music Is More Integral To The Game Than Ever

By Robert . May 26, 2014 . 3:30pm

My favorite thing about Mario Kart 8’s soundtrack isn’t the music itself, but how the music is built into each of the game’s 32 race tracks.

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Record of Agarest War Zero – More Waifus, Less Strategy

By Ethan . May 25, 2014 . 5:00pm

I’m not sure who Record of Agarest War Zero is for.

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Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle – Looks Aren’t Everything

By Jack . May 24, 2014 . 5:00pm

Despite my apprehensions towards its fighting mechanics, I enjoyed All Star Battle for the first few hours I played it. Unfortunately, it failed to keep my interest beyond that.