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  • Review: Blackguards 2

    Blackguards 2 focuses on the story of the madwoman Cassia. It starts out simply enough with a woman who is thrown in a dungeon for no clear reason. The prison is an odd one as it is underneath the great Arena of Mengbilla and the door […]

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  • Review: Game of Thrones Episode 1: Iron from Ice

    Game of Thrones is a fine TV adaptation of a great series of modern fantasy books. The main series tells a story of the various power hungry families and individuals trying to rule their own corner of Westros largely through the perspective of one family, […]

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  • Review: Lords of the Fallen

    Review: Lords of the Fallen

    In a world where no sin is forgotten, Harkyn is an imprisoned man seeking redemption. He may atone for what he has done, but it will only be an internal peace. True peace, where there is no conflict with the world nor with one’s own demons, […]

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  • Review: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

    Review: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

    You got your puzzles in my trials! You got your trials in my puzzles! It is two great handheld games that play great together. Despite the name, the two protagonists and their sidekicks rarely butt heads in Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. The story begins with […]

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  • Review: Hyrule Warriors

    Review: Hyrule Warriors

    This is not a traditional Zelda game. Hyrule Warriors borrows many of the themes, names, sounds and designs from the Zelda games that have come out over the years, but it is not a typical mainstream Zelda game. It falls outside of the disjointed, confusing Zelda […]

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  • Review: The Walking Dead: Season Two

    Review: The Walking Dead: Season Two

    The second season of The Walking Dead adventure game has come out to build upon the impressive first season of episodic games. Fans of the television show and comic book will enjoy this game as it features the same level of character interaction spurred by a […]

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  • Review: The Wolf Among Us Season One

    Review: The Wolf Among Us Season One

    With all of the episodes of the Fables-inspired The Wolf Among Us Telltale adventure series finally out I thought I would write something about the season as a whole to see how things have progressed since I wrote about the first episode. If you’ve been along […]

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  • Review: Deception IV: Blood Ties

    Review: Deception IV: Blood Ties

    This is a game about traps. Not detecting them or hopping over them or screaming to the rest of the Rebel Alliance about their existence, it is a game about setting them.  The Deception series dates back to the original PlayStation and it has always had […]

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  • Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

    Review: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

    This dark sequel to 2010’s generally underrated Castlevania: Lords of Shadow is everything a sequel should be. It continues the story, looks better, has better camera control, more depth and has far fewer quick time events. If there is a downside it is that the story does […]

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  • Review: Danganronp​a: Trigger Happy Havoc

    Review: Danganronp​a: Trigger Happy Havoc

    A game that to the few people who had heard of it would never thought would see the light of day in North America has hit the PlayStation Vita, and more importantly, hit it in English. The subtitled Trigger Happy Havoc is a series of murder […]

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