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Review: A Knight’s Quest

by Mazen Abdallahon October 16, 2019
When it comes to games, I think it’s easiest for us to describe a game by comparing it to another game or series. It’s easier to do than explaining the premise or mechanics; it provides a useful shorthand that allows someone to picture what the game is like or get the gist. However, comparing games […]
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Review: Control

by Mazen Abdallahon August 27, 2019
Remedy Entertainment is one of those studios that kind of found its comfort zone. Their games, while wildly varied in themes and aesthetic, do follow a pattern of sorts. They mainly do third-person shooters that are story-driven and character-focused. The main characters usually narrate in grim voice-overs, and they often have dark pasts and demons […]
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Review: Professor Lupo and his Horrible Pets

by Mazen Abdallahon July 24, 2019
I’m a huge fan of puzzle games, but I’ve definitely noticed something about them. Puzzle games are usually very cutesy and have a pleasant theme usually. They’re relaxing and serene, as opposed to most action games, which are violent and unpleasant. The thing is, it doesn’t say anywhere that a puzzle game can’t take the […]

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Review: Team Sonic Racing

by Mazen Abdallahon July 8, 2019
At first glance, Sonic All-Stars Team Racing Transformed may seem like it’s just a response to Mario Kart. But anyone who has played the classic kart racer can attest to the fact that Sega did a great job giving Sonic’s racing game it’s proper due. The title had its own identity and mechanics and was […]
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Review: Metro Exodus

by Mazen Abdallahon March 12, 2019
The Metro series is definitely not one of the biggest names in gaming, although it has a substantial and devoted fanbase. The series takes place in an Eastern European wasteland in which a nuclear holocaust ravaged the world. People in this post-apocalyptic wasteland take shelter in, you guessed it, the metro stations. As such, big […]
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Review: Anthem

by Mazen Abdallahon March 7, 2019
Anthem, Anthem, Anthem… Where do we begin? Alright, let’s break it down. Anthem has been getting some decent buzz for a while now, and it’s finally out. Problem is, a lot of people are wondering if Anthem can actually bring anything new to the table. A lot of people have compared it to loot shooters […]

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Review: Far Cry New Dawn

by Mazen Abdallahon March 3, 2019
The post-apocalyptic world is a pretty frequent destination for videogames, and it’s not hard to see why. Most games these days are shooters, and it’s a lot easier to have a shootout in the bombed out remains of a city than it is to have a shootout on a busy street. Moreover, the apocalypse is […]
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Review: Resident Evil 2

by Mazen Abdallahon February 16, 2019
 Resident Evil is an institution. A landmark in the horror genre, Resident Evil goes down in history as one of the scariest games in the world. Its sequel, Resident Evil 2, took things up a notch and trapped players in the sleepy town of Raccoon City. It was a vast, ambitious game, and it […]
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Review: Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden

by Mazen Abdallahon January 25, 2019
I have a tricky relationship with tactical games. I’m not really a thinking man when it comes to gaming, so I usually prefer ‘shoot the thing’ to ‘position yourself and then shoot at the thing’. But tactical games have made great strides in the last few years and they’ve gone from being obtuse and difficult […]

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Review: Katamari Damacy REROLL

by Mazen Abdallahon December 13, 2018
Lots of games claim to have a cult following, but it doesn’t get more cult than Katamari Damacy. Initially released on the PS2, the colorful arcade title put players in control of a little green fellow who had to push a Katamari – a spherical object – around and roll all sorts of objects into […]