DmC: Devil May Cry Review

This reboot is a loud and electrifying hack-and-slash game that exudes personality and is always fun to play. Over the years, the Devil May Cry series has had its high and lows. What started as a Resident Evil game, mutated into a 3D hack-and-slash Gothic adventure that felt challenging and …

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Sleeping Dogs Review

Sleeping Dogs is a terrific crime open-world with an electrifying combat, a compelling story and fresh ideas that make the genre feel entertaining once again. During the PlayStation 2 era, Activision published a series of Grand Theft Auto clones known as True Crime. There were only two games in the …

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SSX Review

If you missed the “Snowboarding, Surfer and Motocross” mantra from the classic SSX, this reboot will suffice, but some of the new elements obscure the vision established by its predecessors. SSX, the wacky, fast-paced snowboarding franchise from the PlayStation 2 era is back in the form of a gritty reboot …

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Soulcalibur V Review

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Although a competent fighting game, Soulcalibur V misses more than it hits due to its poorly explained story and the removal of fan-favorite characters. Soulcalibur used to be the king of weapon-based fighting games, but ever since the third entry in the series came out, the franchise declined in popularity. …

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Saints Row IV Review

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Saints Row IV is such a fresh open-world game that I don’t think I can go back to the traditional formula established by its predecessors. Over the years, the Saints Row franchise has gotten a reputation of being a wacky Grand Theft Auto clone and while there’s an element of …

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Rock Band 3 Review

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Thanks to the inclusion of new instruments, pro mode and a solid soundtrack, Harmonix crafted one of the best rhythm games ever made, as well as one of the best titles of its generation. How do you improve the Rock Band formula? The numbered games on the series brought plastic …

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Metro: Last Light Review

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Metro: Last Light is a bold and ruthless post-apocalyptic adventure. Metro 2033 delivered a tense, exhilarating and horrifying first-person shooter experience thanks to strong voice acting, an involving story and an obscure vision of the future. It wasn’t without its problems, but the survival horror first-person shooter showed a dark …

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Enslaved: Odyssey to the West Review

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Enslaved is a vividly detailed post-apocalyptic action-adventure with an electrifying setting, expressive characters, mature storytelling and thrilling setpieces. Most people are familiar with the story of Journey to the West in some form or another. This classic mythological novel is set in a fantastical version of China and follows three …

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Syndicate Review

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Syndicate is a creative first-person shooter that uses its futuristic setting and breaching abilities to create some memorable moments. Set in the year 2069 where there’s 15 billion people and most of them have chip implants inside their heads, Syndicate puts you in the shoes of augmented agent Miles Kilo …

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Split/Second Review

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Split/Second is an orchestra of explosions and fire, making it one of the most bombastic racing games in recent memory, but its unfair difficulty makes the experience frustrating. Structured as a popular reality television show divided into seasons, Split/Second is a science fiction racing game. As one of the competitors, …

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Mortal Kombat Review

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Mortal Kombat is an improvement over its predecessor and a return to form for the series thanks to a slew of entertaining modes and a fantastic story that sets a new standard for the genre. The Mortal Kombat franchise has a long and rich history. After all, the violent fighting …

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Sacred Citadel Review

Sacred Citadel replaces the top down view of the RPG series with a side-scrolling perspective and while there’s nothing particularly innovative about this beat ‘em up, it’ll keep you entertained for a while. There’s something undeniably charming about beat ‘em ups. Maybe it’s their simplicity, the fact that you can …

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Defiance Review

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Defiance is a competent third-person shooter with action role-playing elements that, despite having some minor moments of brilliance, is lost in a sea of terrific free-to-play games. Over the course of the seventh generation of consoles, several developers tried to create a massively multiplayer online game that would run on …

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