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Chime Sharp review: Now I get it, I think
5 months ago

Chime Sharp review: Now I get it, I think

First things first… Sometimes it can be nice to throw yourself into a game with no instructions to just kind of figure it out for yourself. In Chime Sharp, however, …
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Slain: Back From Hell Review: Death metal and glory
12 months ago

Slain: Back From Hell Review: Death metal and glory

As a child of the 80s and 90s, I grew up in love with all kinds of entertainment – but there were two kinds in particular that held a special …
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Anode Review: Multiple Connections
1 year ago

Anode Review: Multiple Connections

The falling blocks sub-genre of the arcade puzzle game sub-genre of the puzzle game genre has a long history including some of my all time favorite video games. While Tetris and …
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Mighty No. 9 review: Mighty unrealistic expectations
1 year ago

Mighty No. 9 review: Mighty unrealistic expectations

It was July of 2015, just weeks after E3 when I got the email. I had been selected to review Mighty No. 9, Keiji Inafune's spiritual successor to one of everyone's …
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Organic Panic review: Going healthy is rarely fun
2 years ago

Organic Panic review: Going healthy is rarely fun

Organic Panic has a lot going for it. Some funny, original character designs, good platforming, destructible environments (always fun in my book) and a solid variety of gameplay. Unfortunately, much …
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Action Henk review: Don't look back
2 years ago

Action Henk review: Don't look back

Action Henk is the most fun I've had with a video game in a long time. The pace never slows down, the action doesn't get stale and the gameplay gets more …
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D/Generation HD review: Maybe it's just me?
2 years ago

D/Generation HD review: Maybe it's just me?

D/Generation HD is a remake of a PC classic. After being completely stuck within the first five minutes, I had to go read up on the game and watch YouTube …
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Q*bert REBOOTED: The XBOX One @!#?@! Edition review: @!#?@! indeed
2 years ago

Q*bert REBOOTED: The XBOX One @!#?@! Edition review: @!#?@! indeed

Q*bert REBOOTED: The XBOX One @!#?@! Edition is Q*bert. They say it’s “rebooted," and the description includes such hype-quotes as “reimagined” and “state of the art 3D gameplay,” but really, it’s just Q*bert.

That doesn’t mean it’s bad. If you like Q*bert and don’t feel like booting up your Atari 2600, it will certainly give you your fix. If you don’t know about Q*bert — or you’re like me and played it as a kid but had no clue what you were doing — you basically just have to jump on 3D cubes to change their color, all while avoiding myriad obstacles. It doesn’t really get more complicated than that, although the difficulty does get pretty hard, pretty quick.

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Guns, Gore & Cannoli review: Zombies, zingers & zeppolis
2 years ago

Guns, Gore & Cannoli review: Zombies, zingers & zeppolis

“Stop trying to eat me, you crazy bastards!” “Doesn’t anyone stay dead anymore?” “Mmmm…that’s some good cannoli!” If any of these lines of dialogue so much as make you crack …
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Penarium review: The greatest show on earth
2 years ago

Penarium review: The greatest show on earth

Penarium may very well be the most fun I’ve had so far on the Xbox One. That probably sounds like a pretty strong statement, but it’s the truth. This is …
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