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  • AgathaChristie_TheABCMurders

    Review: Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

    Everyone’s favorite eccentric Belgian detective Hercule Poirot is back on the case in The ABC Murders, the latest video game adaptation of Agatha Christie’s long-running series of crime fiction. Based on the novel of the same name, The ABC Murders follows Poirot, accompanied as always […]

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    Review: Star Wars Pinball: The Force Awakens

    I could live without the Star Wars Rebels table, but by and large I would say that Zen Studios has lived up to the immense task of faithfully condensing the characters, events, and themes of the Star Wars universe into its catalog of Zen Pinball […]

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    Gear Review: Cut the Rope x Modify Watches

    As watch technology continues to evolve far beyond anything Peter Henlein could have ever imagined many centuries ago, Modify Watches is kicking it old school. Modify Watches don’t track footsteps or sleep habits. They don’t integrate with smart devices and apps. They don’t play games. […]

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    Review: The Deadly Tower of Monsters

    Inspired by low-budget science fiction flicks of the 70s, The Deadly Tower of Monsters is the latest screwball game from Ace Team and Atlus, a developer-publisher collaboration that has resulted in other weird gems like Rock of Ages, Abyss Odyssey, and the Zeno Clash series. […]

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  • LegendsofSolitaire_1

    Review: Legends of Solitaire: Curse of the Dragons

    Solitaire is a simple card game most known as an addictive time-killer that comes pre-installed on any modern PC and is readily available in many forms across online casual gaming portals and mobile app stores. With Legends of Solitaire, The Revills Games has taken the […]

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  • ThatDragonCancer

    Review: That Dragon, Cancer

    In all my years of gaming, only two games have made me cry. The first was The Last of Us, namely the end of the opening prologue (along with other moments throughout). The second was this game, That Dragon, Cancer. The two couldn’t be any […]

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  • TheArtofStarWarsTheForceAwakens

    Book Review: The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Few movies are kept shrouded in as much secrecy as Star Wars: The Force Awakens was leading up to its theatrical debut over the holiday season. Sure, there were a number of trailers, but they all teased just enough to get fans excited without giving […]

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    Review: Pulse

    Pixel Pi’s Pulse, Kickstarted all the way back in 2013, is an innovative adventure game that tells the story of a girl by the name of Eva. Eva is blind. But even though she lost her sight at a young age, she has mastered the […]

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  • GameArt

    Book Review: Game Art

    Video games are art. Period. End of story. Game Art, curated by Matt Sainsbury and published by No Starch Press, does not try to argue against those cranky naysayers who somehow are still convinced that video games are not art, it just accepts it as […]

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    Review: Rebel Galaxy

    I often look back on my early PC gaming years and think about a little known (these days at least) sci-fi role-playing adventure game that could be described in some ways as a precursor to one of the largest modern space franchises, Mass Effect. My […]

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