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Review: Mr. Shifty

by Mazen Abdallahon April 28, 2017
Okay so let’s get one thing out of the way. Mr. Shifty is similar to Hotline Miami. It’s not ‘Hotline Miami meets x’ or a new take on the formula, it’s a top-down action game that shares various similarities with everyone’s favorite neon-soaked murder-and-drugs simulator. However, Mr. Shifty very much does its own thing in […]
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Review: Little Nightmares

by Nazih Fareson April 27, 2017
If you’ve played numerous Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios’ games like Little Big Planet, then Tarsier Studios is a name you probably heard. Now after numerous games and DLCs for SIE, this small Swedish independent studio finally release their own in-house project thanks to Bandai Namco: Little Nightmares. A cute puzzle platformer that its mysterious mood […]
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Review: Hollow Knight

by Mazen Abdallahon April 27, 2017
The metroidvania is a time-honored tradition in both mainstream and indie gaming, and there are already quite a few really good ones out there. From the get-go, Hollow Knight seems like it ticks most of the usual boxes. Strange, desolate world? Check. Tiny creature exploring it? Check. Elaborate, hand-drawn graphics? You betcha. So, Hollow Knight […]

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Review: Puyo Puyo Tetris

by Nazih Fareson April 26, 2017
https://youtube.https.co/watch?v=7zes476D3lA When SEGA announced Puyo Puyo Tetris, a cross-over of two iconic puzzle game licenses, I didn’t really think much of it. Did the Japanese publisher do well to associate its in-house puzzle game with the iconic creation of Aleksei Pajitnov? Or does it clash too much to a point it doesn’t make any sense? […]

Review: LucidSound LS30 Universal Wireless Gaming Headset

by Nazih Fareson April 26, 2017
Nowadays, gaming headsets are like everywhere, and even the big boys of audiophile equipment like Sennheiser are making their own kit enhanced for players. While most of them fit all the needs that you would expect, it’s up to brands to focus on something new and different, their selling points, and in the case of […]
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Review: Yooka-Laylee

by Nazih Fareson April 21, 2017
Since the launch of their kickstarter campaign back in 2015, Playtonic bet hard on resurrecting the golden days of 3D platformer on the Nintendo 64 with Yooka-Laylee. Led by a team of former Rare studio developers, Playtonic’s current team worked on titles like Donkey Kong Country and of course Banjo-Kazooie, which Yooka-Laylee is considered its spiritual successor […]

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Review: Holobunnies: Pause Café

by Mazen Abdallahon April 21, 2017
Holobunnies: Pause Café is kind of a strange concept. It’s more or less a preview of a full game coming out in early 2018, and it’s basically a collection of 3 minigames. I guess Holobunnies: Pause Café has been in development for so long that the studio wants to give fans something to tide them […]
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Review: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX

by Nazih Fareson April 21, 2017
Here it is finally: the fourth and final compilation of the Kingdom Hearts franchise between the third opus of its name releases! Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (reviewed by Luciano Rahal in February) that shone more by its exclusive content than by the remaster of its 3DS game, Dream Drop Distance, Square Enix launches the […]
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Review: Switch – Or Die Trying

by Mazen Abdallahon April 19, 2017
While we’ll never go back to the NES days where literally every game was a platformer, we’re in a period in gaming where platformers are pretty widespread, thanks to the indie studios. As such, new platformers need to figure out ways to stand out from the crowd. Some do it with level design, some do […]

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Review: Persona 5

by Nazih Fareson March 29, 2017
When you think of Atlus, the first thing that pops most gamers is the Megami Tensei, Power Instinct or Persona. The latter is one of those Japanese niche sagas adored by its fans and completely unknown to the rest of the world until Persona 4 and soon enough its portable version on PS Vita Persona […]