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AR-K Episode 1: When A Protagonist Has Too Strong Of A Personality

By Ethan . August 14, 2014 . 11:31am

The protagonist of a videogame is uniquely important. The player not only follows the protagonist of a game through whatever story is being told, but embodies him/her for the majority of the experience.

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Being A Freemium Game Makes Crazy Taxi: City Rush Rather Frustrating

By Mark . August 4, 2014 . 1:59pm

Crazy Taxi: City Rush is a freemium game, meaning that it is free-to-play, but buying things with real money, like in-game currency, is sometimes almost necessary to move on in the game.

Post 421184

Summer Vacation In The World Of One Piece: Unlimited World Red

By Laura . July 31, 2014 . 1:58pm

Because of the writing and several other factors, I feel like extra attention was paid to not only making the world of Unlimited World Red look like Eiichirou Oda’s world, but also to make it feel like it.

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Battle Princess of Arcadias: Change Isn’t Always Good

By Thomas . July 13, 2014 . 5:00pm

Instead of being a a straightforward tactical RPG, Battle Princess of Arcadias is a tactical-RPG-side-scrolling beat-em-up hybrid.

Post 412043

XBlaze Code: Embryo – Fanservice For The BlazBlue Fanatic

By Jenni . July 8, 2014 . 2:30pm

I wish XBlaze had been an anime and not a game. It’s got a great story to tell, but feels better suited to another form of media.

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Tomodachi Life Day Six: FILSAMECH Gets Hitched

By Jenni . July 7, 2014 . 3:28pm

People are getting married and Ishaan is a super hero.

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Monster Hunter Freedom Unite For iOS Works Surprisingly Well On An iPad

By Mark . July 4, 2014 . 10:30am

Monster Hunter Freedom Unite on iOS uses a considerably different control scheme, but it’s easy to get the hang of, and a good fit for the iPad.

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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.