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Review: Foamstars

Following its initial announcement in 2023, I was positively jonesing to get my hands on Foamstars. Here was a game that was not only tackling its own interpretation of an established big player in the competitive multiplayer scene, but also doing so with flashy character designs and an aesthetic all its own. Fast-forward nine months
8 months ago
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Review: Remnant II

In 2019, Remnant: From The Ashes showed up on the scene with an interesting fusion of third-person cooperative shooting gameplay and the challenging, more exploratory emphasis of Soulslike games. While a novel blend in its own right, the first game’s rougher edges prevented it from really sinking its claws in me as much as I’d
9 months ago
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Preview: El Paso, Elsewhere

When the Wachowskis unleashed The Matrix onto unsuspecting moviegoers in 1999, there was little inkling of just how much its gun-toting, martial arts-flinging, slow motion-laden antics would persist in popular culture for decades after. Setting aside the flood of parodies and inspired works in film itself, video games were (naturally) quick to take inspiration from
1 year ago
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Review: Gungrave G.O.R.E

About a month ago, I took a brief look at the resurrection of yet another long-dormant franchise. I walked away thinking that the opening hours in that preview meant that the comeback of Beyond the Grave was in good hands. Because of that positive first impression, taking on the review for the final build seemed
1 year ago
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Preview: Gungrave G.O.R.E.

There’s something to be said about the allure of resurrecting long-dormant franchises, especially when you’re the kind of person who latched onto one of them when it was originally released. It’s a chance to breathe new life into your creation, and also a chance to adapt to the times. In recent memory, I’ve seen (and
16 Sep 2019
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Review: Gun Gun Pixies

Sexual fanservice in games is a love-it-or-hate-it kind of thing for many gamers. I'm personally not a huge fan of it, but I can overlook it so long as the game itself is solid.