Reviews Archive

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    Review: Not a Hero: Global MegaLord Edition

    It’s funny how art imitates life so closely sometimes, even if unintentionally. In the case of Not a Hero, developer Roll7 must’ve had some kind of crystal ball to the future of what the U.S. political landscape (not to mention Europe with the whole Brexit […]

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    Review: Virginia

    The year is 1992. The place is Burgess County in Kingdom, Virginia. A boy has gone missing under mysterious circumstances that no one seems to be able to shed any light on. Newly graduated FBI agent Anne Tarver, the player character, and her veteran partner, […]

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    Review: Pankapu Episode 1

    I like the idea behind episodic gaming. Having an ongoing storyline to follow over an extended period of time, like a favorite TV series, is an intriguing concept in theory. The main problem the format struggles with, unlike episodic television dramas and sitcoms, is that […]

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    Review: Pac-Man Championship Edition 2

    Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 is the sequel to 2007’s original Pac-Man Championship Edition and 2010’s Pac-Man Championship Edition DX, both of which took the premise of the dot-chomping yellow circle munching through a static maze, avoiding ghosts when possible, and mixed things up by switching […]

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    Review: Conga Master

    A variation on the Snake formula, Conga Master is a simple arcade party action game about club hopping, forming lengthy conga lines, being mean to pigs, and evading alien abduction. Yes, it really is as silly as it sounds. Your dance with extraterrestrials, cats, pigs, […]

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    Review: Rive

    Today is a bittersweet date in independent game development history. After 15 years in the biz, a time spent bringing to the world wonderful indie gems like the Toki Tori series, Two Tribes is closing up shop with the launch of its latest–and last–game. It’s […]

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    Review: Spell Casting: Meowgically Enhanced Edition

    Welcome to your first day enrolled at the Magical Education Of Wizards School, a Hogwarts-like institution of higher learning for gifted feline sorcerers-in-training. Through the magic of digital download, you can now learn to cast spells from the comfort of your home gaming PC through […]

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    Review: Valley

    Valley begins with players crawling from a wrecked canoe that had been used to navigate a river somewhere remote in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. A brief cutscene prior to the wreck tells players that they are on a journey for an ancient artifact known as […]

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    Accessory Review: KontrolFreek Call of Duty Spaceland Zombies Edition Thumbsticks

    KontrolFreek’s partnership with Activision and the Call of Duty franchise continues with the latest edition of CQC thumbstick grips themed after Zombies in Spaceland, the new Zombies mode launching with Infinite Warfare this fall. For as many different models as KontrolFreek has released over recent […]

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    Review: The Magic Circle: Gold Edition

    Game development is never easy. Creating a whole world from just ones and zeroes, animating polygons, inserting voice work, and making a compelling, believable story is a daunting task. Some may even say that making games is an act of miracles. Dealing with the egos […]

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