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The New Fire Emblem Avatar Might Be a Sword-Wielding Badass

Lately, I've been completely obsessed with Fire Emblem, which means I've watched the Nintendo Direct footage over and over again. I've gone through the trailer frame-by-frame, looking for any intriguing tidbits I might have missed. I've translated character names, attempted to translate dialogue, and have tried my hardest to identify the game's … [Read More...]

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Josh Plays Far Cry 4 – Blowing Up Animals Again

Animals and I don't seem to get along very well in Far Cry 4. In fact, just the other day I blew up a tiger. … [Read More...]

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The Resident Evil Remaster Feels like Home Sweet Home

The new control scheme in the remastered version of Resident Evil took some time for me to get used to. I spent my first few minutes wrestling against the controls as I attempted to get Chris Redfield to walk in a straight line between camera angle shifts. Eventually, though, things started to click, and I was off to the races. And what a race … [Read More...]

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Far Cry 4 Suffers for the Sins of Its Father

I played Far Cry 3 shortly after it came out, so when Far Cry 4 arrived almost two years later, I was itching to enjoy the things I loved about its predecessor all over again. … [Read More...]

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Tim’s Top Twosday: Biggest Gaming Letdowns

It's Tuesday, which means it's time for another edition of Tim's Top Twosday! Last week, I discussed two of the most powerful scenes I've encountered in a video game. This week, I'm taking things in a different direction and counting down my top two biggest letdowns in gaming. … [Read More...]

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Dying Light: Free Running Can Be Frustrating

From the moment I entered the lengthy tutorial sequence, it became clear that free running would be major part of Dying Light's gameplay. At first, I didn't see that as a problem. After all, I enjoy games like Mirror's Edge and Assassin's Creed. Unfortunately, Dying Light over-reliance on this mechanic can make free running feel like a … [Read More...]

Citizens of Earth

Citizens of Earth: The GeekParty Review

Citizens of Earth is a competent RPG that feels a little bit like classic games like EarthBound, but its story doesn't live up to the high expectations set by the genre's standout titles. … [Read More...]