Reviews Archive

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    Review: Legend of Kay Anniversary

    Even in this day and age of frequent definitive, enhanced, and HD re-releases–many for titles that really aren’t even old or technologically dated enough to warrant such treatment–it’s rare to see past games of middling success at best get a second shot. If publishers are […]

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    Review: Batman: Arkham Knight

    Rocksteady cemented its reputation as a developer of refined action, combat, stealth, and story with Batman: Arkham Asylum.┬áBatman, a character that up until 2009 had never had a critically acclaimed (nor fan loved) title.┬áComic book characters, right alongside licensed movie tie-ins, always have been the […]

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    Review: LEGO Jurassic World

    As much as I want to be done with the annual barrage of licensed LEGO games, TT Games’ fun-loving formula continues to suck me back in every time. Given my general lack of enthusiasm toward the movie release of Jurassic World, I thought maybe the […]

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    Review: Guild of Dungeoneering

    Drawn in an understated yet arresting pencil sketch style, Guild of Dungeoneering is now officially recruiting chumps brave adventurers for a devilishly charming fantasy adventure that’s equal parts roguelike dungeon crawl, turn-based card-battler, and digital single-player board game. Topping everything off, is a fun sense […]

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    Accessory Review: KontrolFreek Grips, Shields, and CleanFreek Asset Protection

    I have sung the praises of KontrolFreek’s analog stick extenders many times before, but lately the accessory manufacturer has been branching out into new forms of video game controller accessorization. Today, I would like to tell you about three different products that will complement your […]

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    Jigsaw Combo Review: Super Mario Bros. 3 and The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker Collector’s Puzzles

    Listen up, fellow jigsaw geeks–there are new puzzles to assemble! USAopoly has followed up on its fantastic Legend of Zelda Hyrule world map puzzle from last year with a fresh pair of licensed Nintendo jigsaws based on two of the most highly regarded titles from […]

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  • Sketchcross

    Review: Sketchcross

    It has taken far too long, but the PlayStation Vita finally has its answer to Picross. Like Nintendo’s series of puzzle games, Sketchcross from Spiky Fish Games is a Nonogram logic puzzler. So what’s a Nonogram? It’s a type of picture puzzle that’s basically a […]

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    Review: Portal Pinball

    Chell, GLaDOS, Wheatley and the gang are back together again. No, this isn’t Portal 3–this is Portal Pinball! Working closely with Valve, Zen Studios has adapted the world of the Portal first-person puzzler series into its own pinball table for Pinball FX2 and Zen Pinball […]

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    Accessory Review: FPS Freek Call of Duty: Black Ops III Reveal Edition Thumbstick Grips

    Call of Duty: Black Ops III isn’t out until November 6th, but that’s not stopping KontrolFreek from jumping aboard the hype train well ahead of schedule with the release of a new set of analog stick thumb grips based on the latest Treyarch-developed installment in […]

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    Review: Heckabomb

    Located somewhere in the same video game galaxy as Super Stardust and classic Asteroids, Heckabomb is a twin-stick shooter in which you blast through asteroid fields, fend off alien invaders and other enemy spacecraft, and ultimately annihilate entire planets by dropping the heck out of […]

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