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Bravely Default review: a whole new fantasy

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 10, 2014 3:15pm PST

Bravely Default pays homage to classic turn-based JRPG's, but its innovative approach to combat and wonderfully expansive Job system put it in a whole new class of its own.

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"what is the bravely second thing is that such as phoenix down"

- Deathlove see all 23 comments

Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z review: sleepy fighting

By Robert Workman, Feb 10, 2014 12:00pm PST

Battle of Z offers Dragon Ball Z fans more of the same: another chance at seeing their favorite characters pummel each other. However, without a real fighting engine to support the game, hardcore fans haven't just played this before, they've probably already played something...

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"Sigh, I wish they would just go back to Budokai 3, and literally update the the systems and ..."

- Jonkai21 see all 3 comments

Broken Age impressions: the dual narrative of Act 1

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 27, 2014 12:15pm PST

With Broken Age, Double Fine has put together an amazing story of dual destinies that its Kickstarter backers should be more than satisfied with.

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"I loved it. I've been an avid follower of the doc and enjoyed every second of Act 1. I ..."

- wedgeski see all 3 comments

Nidhogg review: En Garde!

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 14, 2014 3:00pm PST

Nidhogg is a fun and simple fencing game that's sure to get your competitive juices flowing, despite an unstable netcode leading to a slew of online issues.

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"That QL only needed to be two minutes long to sell anyone on it; the other thirty was just gravy."

- drhazard see all 28 comments

The Walking Dead: Season Two's first episode walks through familiar territory

By Andrew Yoon, Dec 17, 2013 11:00am PST

"All That Remains" is the first episode in a five-part series. We plan on doing a formal review of the entire second season of The Walking Dead...

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"I've never seen these problems or I'd be in your shoes. Dunno why they're slacking on technical ..."

- thebigbeefsandwich see all 27 comments

Mario Party: Island Tour review: party of one

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2013 11:30am PST

Mario Party: Island Tour brings the raucous virtual board game to the 3DS, with inconsistent results. Our review.

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Assassin's Creed Pirates (iOS) review: shallow waters

By Steve Watts, Dec 12, 2013 11:00am PST

Assassin's Creed Pirates is Ubisoft's companion piece to Assassin's Creed 4, but does it do justice to the refined pirating mechanics of its older brother? Our review.

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Gran Turismo 6 review: showing off

By Garnett Lee, Dec 12, 2013 10:30am PST

Sixteen years after the release of the original Gran Turismo, creator Kazunori Yamauchi and his team at Polyphony Digital are still trying to...

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"Nice review Garnett, so weird with the mammoth budget they have had that the sound and damage ..."

- apocreg see all 12 comments

Forza Motorsport 5 review: auto-topia

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 27, 2013 11:30am PST

Forza Motorsport 5 simultaneously captures the simulation racing experience and the arcade atmosphere, thanks to its Drivatar system that successfully brings a multiplayer experience to nearly every aspect of the game.

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"No way in Hades I'm buying it now. Goodbye Forza! You were fun prior to your programers ..."

- tobalaz see all 57 comments

Contrast review: light on gameplay

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 25, 2013 3:00pm PST

Like the shadows that inspire the game, Contrast just doesn't have much substance.

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"The first level had enough style to carry the average gameplay, but once they got to the 2nd act ..."

- Rauol Duke see all 2 comments

Ryse: Son of Rome review: one long fall

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 21, 2013 3:00am PST

Ryse: Son of Rome can't rise above repetitive combat and sluggish pacing, resulting in a mediocre launch title.

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"oh my godddd it has one of my worst pet peeves -BREATHING INTO THE MICROPHONE. that shit is ..."

- dopeman see all 54 comments

Xbox One review: all-in

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 19, 2013 9:00pm PST

Xbox One is meant to be your "all-in-one entertainment machine," not only revolutionizing the way you play games, but TV and movies as well. Does it succeed?

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"I read online that the apple Tv could work through the hdmi as your tv cable box. I set mine up ..."

- Andre Mitchell see all 255 comments

LocoCycle review: crazy bad

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 19, 2013 8:00pm PST

Ever watch a movie that's so bad... it's good? Twisted Pixel attempts the same with LocoCycle, but ends up with a game so bad... it's bad.

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"Fuck man! I love Twisted Pixel. They should have released this on the 360 as planned instead of ..."

- rtricoche see all 5 comments

Super Mario 3D World review: the cat's pajamas

By Steve Watts, Nov 19, 2013 10:00am PST

Super Mario 3D World is launching alongside Zelda as Nintendo's volley in the midst of new console launches. Our review.

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"Oh, it's brilliant, you say? And the new Zelda, too? Well imagine that. Never count Nintendo ..."

- Grape Flavor see all 8 comments

Killzone: Shadow Fall review: half-bred

By Andrew Yoon, Nov 18, 2013 10:00am PST

Ultimately, Killzone: Shadow Fall once again falls short of the lofty expectations placed upon it.

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"I find the story telling and voice acting is really good this time around. Tell me you don't ..."

- JeanLucAwesome see all 24 comments