Reviews Archive

  • HandofFate_1

    Review: Hand of Fate

    “Come play.” The Dealer’s hands move and the cards swirl in patterns in the air before your eyes, and before you know it, you’re swept into a world of adventure in Defiant Development’s Hand of Fate, an absolutely mesmerizing deck-building/action RPG. You could call it […]

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    Review: Gas Guzzlers Extreme: Full Metal Zombie

    Because apparently every genre needs to have zombies in it, car combat racer Gas Guzzlers Extreme has, more than a year after its original release and many months since the last DLC, returned from the Gamepires body shop sporting a new DLC upgrade. Yeah, yeah, […]

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    Book Review: The Art of Total War

    With Total War: Attila out this week, there couldn’t be a better time to look inside the pages of The Art of Total War, published late last month by Titan Books for $34.95. So let’s dive in! The Art of Total War encompasses The Creative […]

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    Review: The Blue Flamingo

    Blue Flamingo!? What the hell is a Blue Flamingo? Good question, and the answer is actually very simple. (And no, it is not some weird genetically engineered breed of the actual bird.) The Blue Flamingo that the game gets its title from is the name […]

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    Review: Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions

    It’s hard to believe the last Geometry Wars came out almost seven years ago, but I guess it shouldn’t be that surprising since Activision shut down the studio behind its development, Bizarre Creations. So, in many respects, Geometry Wars 3 is a rebirth, for the […]

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    Review: Funk of Titans

    Gaming platforms carry expectations. There’s a big difference between what you expect to see (or are willing to tolerate) on your iPad and what excites on a powerful PC or console. Like a dude in ripped jeans and a tie-dye T-shirt who shows up at […]

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  • CitizensofEarth

    Review: Citizens of Earth

    John Nance Garner, the fiery Texas Democrat who served under FDR, is the guy famously credited for referring to the office of the vice president as “not worth a bucket of warm spit.” In Citizens of Earth, Eden Industries’ turn-based, RPG/spitball homage to the classic […]

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    Review: Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth

    Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth is all about the perspective. For starters, it’s about physical perspective: The run-the-hallways, dodge the shadows third-person view we knew and loved from the insta-classic Persona 4: Golden has been swapped for an Etrian Odyssey-style first-person exploration view. It’s […]

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    Review: LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

    At least once a year a new LEGO title comes out either exploring a new licensed franchise or expanding upon a previous title. The latest release, LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham, falls into the sequel category, and once again I have found myself tumbling down […]

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    Review: Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris

    In August of 2010, Crystal Dynamics broke the status quo with the release of Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, purposefully not branding it as an official Tomb Raider game. Tomb Raider had up until then been a third-person platforming adventure with puzzles and […]

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