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Review: Hatsune Miku Project Diva F 2nd
9Amazing
Review: Hatsune Miku Project Diva F 2nd

An absolutely addictive game with a number of catchy tracks. Even if you're not into anime-style graphics, it's definitely worth a shot if you're a fan of rhythm games.

An absolutely addictive game with a number of catchy tracks. Even if you're not into anime-style graphics, it's definitely worth a shot if you're a fan of rhythm games.

Review: Rollers of the Realm
6Fair
Review: Rollers of the Realm

An intriguing concept that is pulled off relatively well: combining RPGs with pinball. A lackluster story and too many elements of luck take away from enjoyment of the game, but it's still worth a shot.

An intriguing concept that is pulled off relatively well: combining RPGs with pinball. A lackluster story and too many elements of luck take away from enjoyment of the game, but it's still worth a shot.

Review: Tales of Xillia 2
8Great
Review: Tales of Xillia 2

Fixes many issues from the first Xillia, but introduces some of its own. Despite this, a legitimately amazing story and excellent gameplay makes this Tales worth a play.

Fixes many issues from the first Xillia, but introduces some of its own. Despite this, a legitimately amazing story and excellent gameplay makes this Tales worth a play.

Review: Endless Legend
7Good
Review: Endless Legend

A solid 4X game with enough unique mechanics to break away from what it will most likely be compared to, the ever-popular Civilization series. Despite some stumbles in gameplay, it comes highly recommended to fans of the genre.

The 4X Experience When I mention the cost of a game, the first (and obvious) thing that pops into your...
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Review: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call
10Perfect
Review: Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call

Square Enix takes an already great game and makes it even better.

It’s been over two years since the launch of the first Theatrhythm in North America. Now, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call...
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Review: Shadowgate (2014)
5Mediocre
Review: Shadowgate (2014)

A full overhaul of the classic 1987 adventure game, Shadowgate can be difficult to the point of ridiculousness. Irritatingly tough gameplay and a forgettable soundtrack are partly saved by the game's art style and atmosphere.

Rebirthing the Beast I’ve mentioned in a past article that the adventure game genre is beginning to make a comeback. I...
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Review: Akiba’s Trip: Undead and Undressed
5Mediocre
Review: Akiba’s Trip: Undead and Undressed

Destroy vampires by stripping them! The gameplay and story are hilarious at first, but become tiring rather quickly. The game is also plagued by frequent loading screens and slowdown. Akiba's Trip is really only for one market: fans of otaku culture.

Weird Little Things Much like its predecessor, the Vita has become something of a haven for relatively unknown and unusual...
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Surgeon Simulator Anniversary Edition
8Great
Surgeon Simulator Anniversary Edition

Who wants to transplant some organs!?

Over a million copies of Bossa Studio’s Surgeon Simulator 2013 have been sold. If that’s not impressive enough, there are...
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Review: The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky
9Amazing
Review: The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky

A sweeping epic of a story with great gameplay to boot. Despite a troubled PC release, it is one of the best JRPGs of recent memory.

Reluctant Work In past reviews, I have touched on a bit of the history of Nihon Falcom’s games. The big...
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Review: Abyss Odyssey
8Great
Review: Abyss Odyssey

The latest in indie Roguelikes, Abyss Odyssey offers a change from the norm with a fighting game battle system. A slight lack of variety is made up for with the game's atmosphere and the just plain fun battle mechanics.

Trying Something Different Among indie game developers recently, a fad has developed for the Roguelike genre. Procedurally-generated levels, difficult enemies,...
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