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Old-school gaming at its best
Old-school gaming at its best

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I’ve always been an advocate of the digital future, but one of the worst things about the format is that box art becomes secondary. Who doesn’t remember going to a local retailer and purchasing a game just because the cover looked fantastic? Well, I…
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[yasr_overall_rating size=”large”] Transformers: Devastation does an amazing job of bringing the first generation of toy robots to life. Developer Platinum Games has a reputation for crafting some of the best character action games in recent memory. This…
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[yasr_overall_rating size=”large”] Blood Vengeance succeeds where its live-action counterpart failed and while this stunning CGI movie isn’t without some problems, you’ll be hard pressed to find a better film based on Namco’s flagship franchise. A Tekken…
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Prepare your thumbs because your controller will suffer: here are some of the best beat ’em up games of recent years. Note that these are more traditional side-scrolling beat ’em ups, so games like Zeno Clash, Bayonetta, Devil May Cry or Transformers:…
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[yasr_overall_rating size=”large”] Lego: Marvel Super Heroes is a competent open-world action game that Marvel fans will certainly appreciate, but the rest will soon be bored with its tiresome level design and monotonous structure. For years, the Lego…
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[yasr_overall_rating size=”large”] Tekken might be a bad movie, but at least it tries to stay true to the look and the spirit of the games which is at least admirable. I’m well aware of the poor quality of video game movies, but I have to say that I was…
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[yasr_overall_rating size=”large”] The 2D fighting games of the 90s might have had their problems, but they deserve better. I often complain about the slew of fighting game franchises that have been adapted to live-action films, but I must admit there’s…
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When I started purchasing video games with my own money, I used to think that compilations were simply the best way to get the most bang for my buck. They represented this endless source of entertainment that was going to keep me glued to the screen for…
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[yasr_overall_rating size=”large”] Despite its simplistic visuals and controls, Race the Sun is one of the most entertaining endless runners in recent memory. There’s something undeniably poetic about controlling a solar-powered ship that’s flying towards…
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Despite being around for decades, fighting games have always been criticized for not having a compelling single-player component. Over the years, every single aspect of fighting games has been improved: the netcode became faster, character rosters became…
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