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MLB 14: The Show PS3 review: going to the fence

By Robert Workman, Apr 07, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Without 2K Sports' MLB 2K series to stand in the way, Sony could have simply plastered the number "14" on the box and called it a day. Instead, Sony San Diego has improved upon the series in all the right ways, adding upon the significant changes introduced in last year's ga...


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Infamous: Second Son review: over-powered

By Steve Watts, Mar 20, 2014 7:00am PDT

Infamous: Second Son takes the series to the new console generation, but the ambitious power-stealing concept hews too close to previous games. Our review.


"It's not the Shack's fault (or any websites that you say go against traditional scoring) that ..."

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Metal Gear Solid: Ground Zeroes review: mission briefing

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes shows a lot of promise for MGS stepping into the open-world arena, but has so little content that it may not satisfy. Our review.


Yoshi's New Island review: rotten egg

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 13, 2014 9:00am PDT

Yoshi's New Island contains many of the familiar elements the series is known for, but given how many elements have been removed from previous installments and how little it attempts to innovate, it's sadly the stalest entry in the storied franchise to date.


"I thought Yoshi's Island DS was alright. Not as good as the original obviously but still a ..."

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Titanfall review: drop zone

By Robert Workman, Mar 11, 2014 11:00am PDT

From finishing off a rival Titan by ripping out its pilot, to detonating a Titan to destroy a squad of enemy soldiers, Titanfall is filled with numerous moments of sheer fun.


"Yeah, the beta got boring after a few days. Battlefield is just way more up my alley I guess."

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Impressions: Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster restores a Square Enix classic

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2014 6:00am PDT

Final Fantasy X/X-2 Remaster shows how well both of the games hold up, but also serves as a very clear turning point for the series.


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South Park: The Stick of Truth review: Oh, hamburgers!

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 04, 2014 12:01am PST

South Park: The Stick of Truth suffers from overly simplistic RPG mechanics, some iffy design choices, and some major bugs. In spite of all of that, the story nails everything that make Trey Parker and Matt Stone's television series such a joy, making this an ideal choice fo...


"Seems like they actually had time to properly develop it. Obsidian seems to suck a making ..."

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare review: seeds well planted

By Robert Workman, Feb 25, 2014 1:30pm PST

Remarkably, PopCap has managed to create an experience that delivers all the strategic twitch combat of a shooter, presented with PvZ's unique charm.


"I don't know who said it, but no. You earn in-game currency which may have had the idea to have ..."

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Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy review: last piece of the puzzle

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2014 10:00am PST

Professor Layton and the Azran Legacy closes the second trilogy, and might end up a swan song for the puzzle-loving English gentleman. Is the final conclusion a neat fit?


Thief review: sneaky business

By Robert Workman, Feb 24, 2014 2:30pm PST

Thief is back. Is Eidos Montreal able to revive what made Garrett so beloved?


"You know what I just did? I skipped all that well worded and carefully written text, and simply ..."

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Earth Defense Force 2025 review: cheese whiz

By Robert Workman, Feb 19, 2014 12:00pm PST

The Earth Defense Force is back. Once again, The Ravagers, a race of enormous insects and robots, have begun invading the Earth, and it's up to the brave EDF soldiers to eradicate them once and for all.


"YOUR FACE be better!! That's a terrible score even given the "explanation"."

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Strider review: still sharp

By Robert Workman, Feb 18, 2014 12:01am PST

It's been nearly 15 years Capcom's Strider series last slashed the original PlayStation.


"Any reports on differences in visual quality/performance across platforms?"

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze review: losing a-peel

By Steve Watts, Feb 17, 2014 5:00am PST

Donkey Kong Country makes its first trek to HD with Tropical Freeze. How does the great ape hold up on the new platform?


"I had a hard time with this in the last game. You're just so far away from everything."

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Fable Anniversary: taking a trip back into Albion

By Robert Workman, Feb 13, 2014 9:00am PST

As it did with Halo, Microsoft has chosen to revisit Fable for an anniversary release on Xbox 360 with spruced-up visuals and new SmartGlass support.


Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII review: striking distance

By Steve Watts, Feb 11, 2014 6:00am PST

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII finally closes out the trilogy that began four years ago--and in doing so finally realizes its potential.


"Glad there are some positive reviews for this. I only got to play about 45 minutes yesterday but ..."

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