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Cloudbuilt Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

Cloudbuilt, a game about parkour free-running above the clouds, aims to be the next big speed running game for the PC market. While it has some stand out mechanics, it’s the odd choices that keep it from being the next big thing.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure: All Star Battle Demo Impressions

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Words by Milo Fisher

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure is one of my favourite anime out there. It has whacky characters, bombastic battles, manly posing, and a whole lot of people shouting “JOJO!” and “DIO!” at the top of their lungs. It’s bizarre, and it’s wonderful. So when word came about that the fighting game was coming to the west, I was overjoyed with the thought that more people would experience the sheer joy from the game that I felt watching the anime. After playing a good few hours of the new demo that was just released, all I can say is that I want this game more than ever.

Smite Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

Smite, the new MOBA from Hi-Rez Studios, dares to be different. With a chance of perspective and fast paced gameplay, Smite manages to separate itself from the competition and be one of the best free-to-play games out there.

The Last Tinker: City of Colours Preview

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Words by Milo Fisher

I recently got to play the first 30 minutes of the upcoming indie platformer The Last Tinker. While the game is in need of some serious polish, it has the potential to be the next big indie darling.

Inazuma Eleven 3: Team Ogre Attacks Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

Inazuma Eleven made its name on the original DS back when the system started out, and with the latest game in this sport RPG series being released on the new 3DS, how does it fair?

Here’s Something Awesome: Octodad: Dadliest Catch

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There aren’t enough games out there that are just bonkers. Octodad: Dadliest Catch says goodbye to logic and normality to make a hilarious and wonderfully enjoyable adventure.

The Lego Movie Game Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

After the recent release of the fantastic Lego Movie, expectations for the movie based tie-in game were high. So far all Lego games had been tied to another franchise, so having the game be set in a world that was made to already be Lego was a scary thought. Would the game be able to deliver the same amount of entertainment and comedy as the film while also providing hours of addictive gameplay? Well…

Ys Memories of Celceta Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

The Vita has been stepping up recently with a slew of new games being brought over to the handheld. One of these new games is Ys: Memories of Celceta, a game that so enjoyable and well made that you don’t want to put it down.

Danganronpa Review

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Words by Milo Fisher

The success of the “Zero Escape” series has spawned a wide range visual novels to be translated and brought over to the west, with each one trying to stand out from the crowd with their unique features and whacky characters. Danganronpa is the latest of these puzzle visual novels, a game with a style unlike anything else.

Here’s Something Awesome: Broken Age

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Words By Milo Fisher

Point-and-click games were massive in the past, with such classics as Monkey Island and Grim Fandango being highlights to the genre (for me anyway). Sadly the genre has seemed to have died out in recent years in favor of more action packed titles. Fear not, for now things have changed! Tim Shaffer, the head of Double Fine studios and one of the minds behind both Monkey Island and Grim Fandango, has finally released the Kickstarter funded Point-and-click beauty that is Broken Age.

Dragon Ball Z Battle of Z Review

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Words By Milo Fisher

Dragon Ball Z is one of the most beloved anime franchises in the western world. The expansive amount of content in the universe just begs to be turned into a video game. Battle of Z is the latest Dragon Ball game to grace our eyes, but is it worth charging you Ki for? Or should you teleport away?

Bravely Default Review

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Think back to the days of old, when Final Fantasy was the most ambitious and well crafted RPG of the generation. Those games were incredible.  Well Bravely Default has appeared to take us back to that time and show us just why RPG’s are so magical.

Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers Review

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When a new fighting game is made by Capcom, people lose their minds. But when a new fighting game is made by Dimps, no one seems to notice. It’s a shame, as Saint Seiya: Brave Soldiers is an incredibly enjoyable and well made anime fighting game that should be played by all anime fans alike.

The Raven Legacy of a Master Thief Review

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The Raven is the latest point and click puzzler from Nordic Games. And while it’s great to see a game in such a niche genre get such a high budget title, the fact the game feels like such a love letter to fans of the genre that it ends up leaving everyone else out, makes reviewing such a game difficult.

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 review

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Luffy and his rag tag band of Straw Hat pirates are back once again with their second PS3 outing. And while this is a Dynasty Warriors spin off through and through, anyone who loves One Piece will be very happy with this game.

Sonic: Lost World 3DS review

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Sonic is back on the 3DS with Sonic: Lost World! Can this new game bring Sonic back to his golden age? Or is this another lazy attempt for the blue blur? Sadly, it’s the latter.

The Stanley Parable Review

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The Stanley Parable is one of, if not theb̸̶̲̭̜e̡̫͇̣̘̞s҉͉̲̞̬̣̕t̥̫̫͇͜ ̥̤̻͇̯̮͕͇g̣a̴̮̼̭̬̪͇̞m̧̛̤͔̯̜͖͚̖͡e͉s̶̢͉̺̗̩ ̡͎̯̳̘̪͈̣ṯ̸̠̬o͔̥̣͝ͅ ̛̥͔͎̭͇͖̻̗͠e̶̸͙͍͎̻̝̱v̤̪̲́ȩ̬͕͔̣̩͙͚ͅͅṟ͕͉̤̤̦̠

Dragons Crown Review

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Dragons Crown is the latest magical adventure from Vanillaware. And while the game looks pretty, the lackluster gameplay and overall lack of interesting things to do in the game makes Dragons Crown feel like a low budget beat ‘em up.

The Guided Fate Paradox Review

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Nippon Ichi are back! The team that brought you the beloved Disgaea series have returned once again to fill that dungeon crawling need with their new game The Guided Fate Paradox. While the game has a slow start, it stands as an addictive adventure that’s hard to put down.

Saints Row IV review – Hail to the Chief

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Trying to describe Saints Row 4 is like trying to describe insanity itself, because for all intents and purposes, that’s what it is. Imagine a world where anything you want to do is possible, and anything you don’t want to do is also possible. Now take that world, toss it in a blender, add some bananas (K?), a few slices of chaos, and a dash of nud-oops, all of the nudity-, sit back and hit frappé. Once this glorious concoction of gleeful violence, murder, and mayhem settles, toss in some elements of The Matrix, any superhero comic/movie, Crackdown, and Prototype, and you’ve got yourself the newest Saints Row game.

Madden 25 review – 4th & inches

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Sports games allow us to step outside the realm of fantasy exploration, sci-fi horrors, & urban war zones, and just relax a bit. We can sit back with a nice cold beverage and pretend we’re watching the Superbowl. It’s not exactly stress-free, however. A bad play or a bogus call can send us flying out of our chair as if it actually was the Superbowl. Madden 25 sometimes reflects that a little too much.

Dynasty Warriors 8 review

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The history of ancient China is filled with legends, mythology, and war. Sometimes the people even led normal lives. Dynasty Warriors attempted to use some of these aspects of the ancient world to make an enjoyable experience on your home console. Unfortunately, the key word was “attempted.” Dynasty Warriors 8 plays out as a rather boring experience with a tepid plot, lack of character development, and underwhelmingly simple combat system.

Deadpool Review

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Deadpool has been growing in popularity over the internet in recent years. So much so that High Moon studios, the guys behind the new transformers games, have decided to give Deadpool his own game.

‘DARK’ 2 hours in review. Pro-tip: Don’t buy.

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Can’t do it. I cannot complete this game. If there was a way to remove the 2 hours I spent with this game from my head, I would do it in a heartbeat. The voice acting is unbelievably bad with zero emotion. If you woke up as a vampire, wouldn’t you be freaking out a bit? Not Eric Bane. One of the most flat and shallow characters in this generation of gaming, it’s almost cringe worthy to know there will be some sort on monotone narration from him about everything. And I mean everything. “The throbbing in my head is pounding in my temples.” Wow, look at that thrilling dialogue.

Borderlands 2 ”Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep’ DLC review

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Borderlands is the epitome of insane fun, insane action, and just plain insanity. And nothing shows that more than the latest DLC release of Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep. The craziest character in any video game ever, now has you at the mercy of her twisted, freaky mind. Roll for initiative suckas!

Are you ready for some football? NCAA Football ’14 review

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S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y, NIGHT! “Welcome back sports fan. We’ve got an exciting matchup here for you today. Two long-time rivals going head-to-head to prove who the greatest college team on the gridiron really is.” Hearing announcements like this always puts a little spring in my step during the college football season. Nothing beats grabbing a few slices of pizza, cracking open a coke, and sitting down for a couple hours of my favorite team kicking the crap out of the other guy. Surprisingly, NCAA Football ’14 recreates that feeling pretty damn well.

Remember Me review

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If there is one thing that affects us most as human beings, it is our memories. We reflect on the good ones when we are down, and we rely on the bad ones to teach us how to not make the same mistakes as the past. I’m sure though, that every single person out there has a day in their past where they wish they could remember it differently, or just escape the pain of a memory so traumatic it can shut you down. That is the premise of Remember Me.

Fuse review

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Have you ever sat and watched a movie you couldn’t really get into, but you watched it anyway because you were bored? That’s exactly how Fuse is. The game attempts to use the same old “merc gets a heart” formula, which can be an okay idea at times, but without a very strong story behind it the game usually flops.

Metro: Last Light review

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When the echoes of the past have you in their grip, clawing your way out seems to be the only option. Shadows that are illuminated by lighting bolts don’t just seem to move, they do move. Ghostly images of past lives litter the world and you sense, if not outright feel, their chilled hands clinging to you in search of warmth. These are just a few of the haunting examples you will stumble across in Metro: Last Light. Even though it’s a direct sequel of Metro 2033, Last Light stands as it’s own game.

Dead Island: Riptide review

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Riptide is an action survival game and the second installment of the Dead Island franchise. Can Dead Island right its wrongs and produce a hit with gamers or will it fall flat on its face again?