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Review: Overkill’s The Walking Dead

by Mazen Abdallahon November 12, 2018
Licensed games are a mixed bag. Usually, gamers regard them with scorn and derision. That’s because most licensed games are just generic titles that are put out using a particular show, movie, or book as a backdrop to sell more copies. However, there is a second, albeit smaller category. The licensed games that create a […]
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Review: Party Hard 2

by Mazen Abdallahon November 7, 2018
Often, the objective of a game is to have as much fun as possible. GTA, Skyrim, Fallout, these games are all about letting you do all manner of crazy sandbox stuff. However, Party Hard was a game that was about the total opposite, namely stopping someone’s fun. The premise was fairly simple: it’s 3 AM […]
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Review: Diablo III: Eternal Collection

by Mazen Abdallahon October 31, 2018
Diablo is an absolute classic and one of the biggest names in gaming, and I think one of the reasons it’s so well-regarded is the fact that it’s always been a trailblazer in gaming. The first two games were landmark titles in the dungeon crawler genre, and they laid down many of the foundations in […]

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Review: At Sundown

by Mazen Abdallahon October 28, 2018
Lately, it feels like I’ve been playing a lot of online multiplayer, so when I saw ‘At Sundown’ I got pretty excited. I’ve got a soft spot for local multiplayer games because I believe there really is a different energy to them that brings out everyone’s most competitive side. Local multiplayer games are also expected […]
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Review: Timespinner

by Mazen Abdallahon October 18, 2018
Ah, time travel. The easiest way to make a simple story much more complicated than it needs to be. All wibbly wobbly and timey and wimey, to quote Doctor Who. Of course, time travel isn’t just great for storytelling; time travel is a classic game mechanic, and lots of games have had fun by messing […]
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Review: Frozen Synapse 2

by Mazen Abdallahon October 5, 2018
Frozen Synapse was a title that was pretty successful in its right, but I feel flew under the radar for a lot of people. That’s a damn shame, too, because it was a great title. The idea was that you’d guide squads of soldiers though tactical situations and give them sets of instructions. After giving […]

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Review: The Escapists: Complete Edition

by Mazen Abdallahon October 5, 2018
You know, you’d think criminals would have the good sense to stay locked up after they’re thrown in prison, but the pesky buggers are always trying to break out. No matter how hard we try and make it for them, they keep trying. I think it’s because they’re so persistent. That’s what you need to […]
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Review: Forza Horizon 4

by Mazen Abdallahon September 29, 2018
Ah, racing games. I’ve always enjoyed racing games, but I often lose interest after a few hours. Once you’ve taken part in a few dozen races, it kind of starts to feel repetitive. Racing games have tackled this in several ways over the years, and I think the result is a racing market which is […]
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Review: Transference

by Mazen Abdallahon September 18, 2018
A lot of scientists and philosophers and very smart people have been discussing the idea of a ‘singularity’ for quite some time now. As these eggheads claim, at some point we will be able to transfer our minds into a computer, projecting our consciousness into machines. The possibilities are endless (I for one would enjoy […]

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Review: Dragon Quest XI: Echoes Of An Elusive Age

by Mazen Abdallahon September 16, 2018
The JRPG is a genre which has probably had the hardest time in the era of modern gaming. As tastes evolve and kids flock to the new big thing, classic genres have been forced to adapt and evolve. Gameplay systems like turn-based combat seem antiquated now, and the storylines of JRPGs feel a bit restrictive […]