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Oblitus Review: An Unending Cycle

By Steven Wong, Feb 27, 2015 2:30pm PST

Oblitus is a challenging 2D platformer where you have a shield, a spear, and one life. Dying means restarting the game from beginning and doing everything all over. Is it possible to break the cycle? Our review.


"Aw. The map itself not being procedural is disappointing. That's the ONLY problem I had with ..."

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The Order 1886 Review: Uncharted Territory

By Daniel Perez, Feb 19, 2015 5:01am PST

Ready at Dawn's first foray into developing a completely new property has paid off as The Order: 1886 is among one of our favorite games to be released this year.


"From the videos i've seen it has an over use of motion blur that happens even in slow movements, ..."

- Longgshot see all 119 comments

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse review: Clay-More

By Steve Watts, Feb 18, 2015 10:00am PST

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse brings back the sharp and intuitive gameplay of Canvas Curse, but how does it translate to a console? Our review.


"I heard that you can use the wand controller and ditch the touch pad is this true? If I can some ..."

- valcan_s see all 3 comments

Grow Home Review: Don't Look Down

By Steven Wong, Feb 18, 2015 9:30am PST

Grow Home lets you reach great heights and explore an exotic, minimalist, alien world by climbing a giant plant. But how exciting can a climbing game be? Our review.


"Exactly ^^^^ I have a feeling they may just do this, and keep on adding to the game which is a ..."

- valcan_s see all 5 comments

The Escapists Review: The Best Laid Plans Gone Awry

By Steven Wong, Feb 16, 2015 1:00pm PST

The Escapists is an 8-bit retro style game with one straightforward goal: bust out of prison. However, getting out means planning, figuring things out, and enduring numerous setbacks. Do we have what it takes for a prison break? Our review.


Second opinion: Dustforce cleans up on consoles

By Robert Workman, Feb 15, 2015 10:15am PST

More than two years ago, we reviewed Hitbox Team's Dustforce for PC, addressing its creative level design and challenging controls. Now, it's jumping onto consoles with a PS3 and Vita release already out, and an Xbox 360 version on its way.


Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Review: Handheld Dragon Slayer

By Daniel Perez, Feb 12, 2015 1:30pm PST

Capcom has brought another Monster Hunter game to the West, but this time, it's being released with the New 3DS XL in mind. Prepare to slay a lot of monsters that will challenge your hunter every chance they get.


"I understand your frustration as that's what I thought at first. Think of Monster Hunter more ..."

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Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds Review: Go on the Attack

By Steven Wong, Feb 11, 2015 10:00am PST

In Phantom Breaker: Battle Grounds, you select from a group of different Japanese anime characters and proceed to fight your way across dimensions. The game features a retro 16-bit arcade style and fast-paced gameplay, but is that enough to win us over? Our review.


Evolve Review: Evolution Does Not Happen Overnight

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 08, 2015 9:00pm PST

The wait is over and the monsters of Evolve are rampaging onto PC and consoles this week. Is this a hunt worth embarking on? Our review.


"Its too much money for what it is, I play SP mostly for I have no time for MP, and it sounds ..."

- valcan_s see all 36 comments

Grey Goo Review: Three Sides to Every Story

By Steven Wong, Feb 06, 2015 12:00pm PST

Grey Goo uses powerful, unique, factions and balanced tactical combat to help revitalize real-time strategy. Although its name might not sound like much, the Goo is a monstrous force to be reckoned with. How is battling against pools of sentient liquid nanotech? Our rev...


"Yeah. I've been enjoying skirmish mode and the story is interesting, but the missions are ..."

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D Review: Time After Time

By Steve Watts, Feb 04, 2015 8:00am PST

The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask is one of the most divisive games in Zelda canon. Can the revisions brought to the 3DS version turn a Zelda fan who never finished it into a cult follower? Our review.


"Looking forward to this release. Never played it before, but I know i'm going to enjoy it. I ..."

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Saints Row: Gat out of Hell review - Hell in a handbasket

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2015 8:00am PST

The Saints Row series is going to Hell, so just how does Johnny Gat's first playable adventure hold up? Our review.


"Agreed. $15-$20 would be the sweet spot. $30 is high. I'm glad I got it for $5. It was good, ..."

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Dying Light Review: Zombie Nation

By Daniel Perez, Feb 03, 2015 7:00am PST

Techland is once again dipping into the first-person zombie-killing genre with Dying Light. Find out if you should sharpen up your virtual machete once again to take on hordes of undead, of if you should just curl up and die in our review.


"yeah I'm playing with my buddy and I've way outleveled him, he's fine joining my game for story ..."

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Life is Strange: Episode 1 impressions - take a picture

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 29, 2015 4:00pm PST

Dontnod Entertainment is shifting away from action to a story-based episodic teen drama... where the teen just happens to have powers. Check out our impressions of Life is Strange's first episode: Chrysalis.


Grim Fandango Remastered Review: Los Muertos Resucitan

By Daniel Perez, Jan 27, 2015 12:00am PST

Double Fine has brought Grim Fandango back from the dead. This time, Manny and the gang have a few tricks up their sleeves for the Grim Fandango Remastered.


"Yeah after playing this thing lat night, Id be hard pressed to see much differences between the ..."

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