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Good Old Reviews – BattleTanx: Global Assault

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Editor’s Note: This was originally published at The Escapist. I didn’t like BattleTanx: Global Assault as much as I did…

Road Not Taken Review: Puzzling Down Diverging Roads

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It’s easy to get lost in Road Not Taken’s simple but challenging puzzles, and in the intriguing world within which they’re found.

Divinity: Original Sin Review – Classic Challenges Return

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Divinity: Original Sin conjures a classic role-playing game feel without being bound by all the constraints of its predecessors. Baldur’s…

Good Old Reviews – Sacrifice

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Editor’s Note: This review was originally published at The Escapist. Sacrifice is an interesting game. And I don’t mean that…

Gods Will Be Watching Review: Forever Fighting Failure

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You could lump several games of the last few years together into a new genre that might be called “Worst-Case…

The Walking Dead Season 2 Ep. 4 Review: Hero’s Fall

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Telltale’s bleak post-apocalypse gets a little bleaker, but continues to march toward fascinating challenges for its characters and players.

Good Old Reviews – Postal 2

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Editors Note: This was originally published at The Escapist. (Note: This review doesn’t cover the Apocalypse Weekend expansion.) I’d be…

MouseCraft Review: Classic Puzzle Elements, Smartly Combined

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Puzzler MouseCraft combines Lemmings and Tetris with smartly built puzzles that will make you feel dumb, until you figure them out.

Murdered: Soul Suspect Review: Collectibles — The Game

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Games work at creating fantasy worlds in which players can do things they otherwise can’t in the real world. Some…

Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review: Wars Not Make One Great

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War is at its best when it’s providing an emotional, deep take on World War I, and at its worst when it shoehorns in video game conventions like boss fights — but overall, it’s a beautiful, resonant experience.

Sniper Elite 3 Review: Not Quite on Target

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Sniper Elite 3 gets its sniping pretty right, but all the things it gets wrong keep it from reaching its…

Company of Heroes 2: Western Front Armies Review: Old Meets New

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The Company of Heroes 2: Western Front Armies DLC expands the offerings of Company of Heroes 2 without losing the…

Good Old Reviews – Wing Commander: Privateer

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Editor’s Note: This article also appears on The Escapist. I don’t like Wing Commander: Privateer as much as I did…

Shovel Knight Review – An Ace of Spades

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Mega Man meets Ducktales, meets Super Mario Brothers 3, meets Castlevania, meets Kirby’s Adventure, meets Zelda 2, meets Ninja Gaiden? I can dig that.

Among The Sleep Review: Childhood Nightmares

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Among The Sleep’s premise, presentation and art style create a memorable world and deliver a story in an intriguing way, although the game fails to fully explore its scary possibilities.

Monochroma Review – What’s Black, White and Red All Over?

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Monochroma is a puzzle platformer that struggles with the two most important aspects of a puzzle platformer: The puzzles and the platforming

Watch Dogs Review: Press Q to Hack Planet

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Watch Dogs shows flashes of brilliance, but underneath them, it’s mostly a decently functional open world game with gimmicks thrown in.

Tropico 5 Review: El Presidente’s Triumphant Return

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Tropico 5 is the best installment in the Caribbean strategy-sim series so far, but its rush to simplify things may…

The Last Door Review: Point, Click, Scare

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Lovecraft and Poe inform an eerie point-and-click in The Last Door, and it does a great job of bringing scares as well as dread to players.

Transistor Review: Delayed Gratification

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Transistor’s minimal story and early gameplay make it hard to want to continue, but if you’re willing to put in the time, there’s some deep customization and story to be had.

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Gaming Today Reviews Call of Duty 4


There have been more high quality shooting games in the space of roughly three months than you’d normally see in…

Fable 3 Traitor’s Keep DLC Review


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Take a trip to Albion’s own Guantanamo Bay.

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Review


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A phenomenal experience in freedom, exploration and storytelling, DXHR is absolutely awesome.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Review (Xbox 360)


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Is it everything you had hoped for? It just might be.

Soul Calibur 5 Review


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Ivy’s boobs aren’t the only noteworthy thing about this game.

Mass Effect 3 Review


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Great moments and characters make overlooking flaws easy in the final entry in Cmdr. Shepard’s story.

Gaming Today Reviews ‘America’s Army: True Soldiers’


As a United States Army combat veteran, I thought that I might find ‘America’s Army: True Soldiers’ for the Xbox…

A Very Different Bioshock Review


I love sarcasm. It is such a guilty pleasure. Which is why I tend to enjoy most British humor (or…

Fallout: New Vegas Review


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Fallout: New Vegas, Obsidian’s take on the Fallout franchise, is now available. Is it a worthy successor, or just a pretender?

Dark Souls Review: Death by Design


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From Software’s sequel to Demon’s Souls is a frustrating, rewarding triumph of game design.

Mass Effect 3 PC Review: Prettier, But Pretty Much the Same


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Choosing between the PC and console versions comes down to whether you prefer a gamepad or a keyboard.

Max Payne 3 Review


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Rockstar’s efforts keep Max Payne true to the series in many ways, but it resists being remarkable or innovative.

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Dawnguard DLC Review


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The feeling of familiarity outweighs most of the new additions in Skyrim’s first piece of DLC, but Dawnguard’s lengthy main quest is worth the price of admission for those looking for a new reason to get back into Skyrim.

Guild Wars 2 Review — Part 1


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Just another fantasy MMO?

Lucius Review: Murders That Make You Want to Kill Yourself


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This game ruined my day.

Supremacy MMA Review


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We wish this game lived up to its subject matter.

FIFA 12 Review: This Game is a Game


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Electronic Arts finds the back of the net again.

Saints Row: The Third Review


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It’s amazingly stupid, incredibly offensive and crazy for the sake of being crazy. And it’s the best thing I’ve played all year.

Alan Wake PC Review: A Port That Gets It Right


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Two years on from the console release of Alan Wake, Remedy brings a lot of love to its PC port.

Sleeping Dogs Review


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Was this game worth bringing back from the grave?

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