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Etrian Mystery Dungeon Playtest: ‘Twas the Player That Blundered

By Laura . April 19, 2015 . 5:01pm

Despite me having the rockiest start I possibly could have had, Etrian Mystery Dungeon amazes me with how little tolerance it has for mistakes, and I enjoy it all the more for it.

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Boxboy: Sometimes, You Just Need Something Simple

By Jack . April 18, 2015 . 5:00pm

Boxboy! may look simple, but it has lots of tricks up its sleeve.

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Triad Wars Has The Fun Of Sleeping Dogs, But It’s Not The Sequel I Wanted

By Ethan . April 16, 2015 . 5:32pm

The driving, shooting, and martial arts combat that were fun in Sleeping Dogs are still fun here. The free-to-play design never got in the way of me jumping online to enjoy some Hong Kong criminal mayhem.

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Watch Mario Kart 8 Running At 200cc On The Mute City Track

By Ishaan . April 14, 2015 . 3:00pm

Mute City demonstrates the increased speed of the upcoming 200cc mode.

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Toukiden Kiwami: Some Kind Of Monster Hunter Thing

By Jack . April 14, 2015 . 2:03pm

While Toukiden Kiwami indeed feels simpler, it lacks a lot of the nuance of Monster Hunter games as a result.

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Atelier Shallie: A Gust Game Through and Through

By Thomas . April 11, 2015 . 4:59pm

Atelier Shallie follows all the same beats that all their past games have, and that includes both the positives and negatives.

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Brings Monolith Soft’s Massive World On To A Tiny Screen

By Spencer . April 8, 2015 . 3:45am

The vast landscapes crawling with beasts to the Heart-to-Heart scenes scattered throughout the story are intact in Xenoblade Chronicles 3D.

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Etrian Mystery Dungeon Playtest: D.O.E.s Bring It All Together

By Laura . April 6, 2015 . 12:33pm

Encountering and fighting off D.O.E.s is high-risk business, and I love how the risks and rewards work so seamlessly with the existing Mystery Dungeon mechanics.

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Life is Strange: Episode 2 – Give It Some Thought

By Douglas . April 5, 2015 . 5:00pm

Do we tell them what they want to hear or should we be more honest with them?

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Story of Seasons: Harvest Moon In Everything But Name

By Anthony . March 31, 2015 . 12:33pm

It might not be called Harvest Moon, but Story of Seasons is going to be familiar to anyone that’s played the previous games.

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Axiom Verge: Glitching To The End

By Douglas . March 30, 2015 . 12:32pm

Axiom Verge impresses all the way through to the end. It has that touch of personal craftsmanship to it, where you can feel that everything is deliberate.

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Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae – Some Ups And Some Downs

By Jack . March 29, 2015 . 4:31pm

At first glance, I thought the open field that Episode Duscae takes place in was awesome. In some ways, I still think it is. That said, it has two major flaws that I really hope are addressed in the full game.

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Bloodborne: Different, But Largely The Same

By Jack . March 23, 2015 . 7:00pm

Bloodborne may have a different name, but it is unmistakably a Souls game.

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Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Tipping Stars: A Comfortable Rut

By Jenni . March 21, 2015 . 10:44pm

Getting trapped in a groove isn’t always such a bad thing.

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The Awakened Fate Ultimatum – Something Completely Different

By Anthony . March 17, 2015 . 1:00pm

If you’re interested in this game because you liked the previous one and want more, this isn’t the game for you.