Castlestorm Review

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Castlestorm has some problems with its controls, but this two-dimensional tower defense brawler is challenging and entertaining nonetheless. In Castlestorm, you find yourself in the middle of a medieval battle between two armies and you must do whatever it takes to protect your castle from the enemy kingdom. To do…

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Transformers: Devastation Review

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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 trend started with Bayonetta and continued with modern classic such as Vanquish, Anarchy Reigns and…

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Lego: Marvel Super Heroes Review

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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 games have followed pretty much the same formula and this approach allowed developer Traveller’s Tales…

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Darksiders Review

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Darksiders’ formula might be derivative, but that doesn’t make it less fun to play. To the observant eye, Darksiders seems like a simple formula that combines elements from popular games such as The Legend of Zelda, Devil May Cry, Portal and God of War. Darksiders influences are always apparent, but…

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Borderlands 2 Review

Shooting and looting has seldom been this fun. Borderlands‘ attempt at trying to combine some of the best parts from different genres was really effective. The result was an unconventional title that had open-world, first-person shooting, role-playing and cooperative elements that kept players hooked for hours. There was definitely room…

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L.A. Noire Review

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L.A. Noire is one of the best graphic adventure games in recent memory and one that sets a new standard for the genre. L.A. Noire is one of those rare and special titles that comes along once every generation and even though it might be a while until we see…

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Game of Thrones Review

Telltale’s Game of Thrones isn’t for everyone, but if you’re an avid fan of the fantasy books or the TV series, this episodic graphic adventure will not disappoint. Not only does Game of Thrones represent a massive success for HBO, but the fantasy-themed political intrigue quickly became a cultural milestone…

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Dishonored Review

If you’re looking for a modern take on Deus Ex, this stealth-based action-adventure won’t disappoint. Over the years, there have been numerous stealth games that revitalized the genre, including Metal Gear Solid 4, Hitman Absolution, Mark of the Ninja and of course, Deus Ex, among many others, but none like…

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Tales from the Borderlands Review

Tales from the Borderlands is a terrific title that will satisfy both fans of Telltale-style games and Borderlands. When developer Telltale Games announced that they were working on a graphic adventure based on Borderlands, I was skeptical at first. At the time, I couldn’t understand how Borderlands (which is all…

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Review

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance is a violent, ridiculously over-the-top and fast-paced hack and slash action game that delivers everything it intends to with pizzazz and style. Spin-offs are usually about exploring side-characters and doing something completely bonkers with them. That’s definitely the case with Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, an action…

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Borderlands Review

Regardless of how much time you decide to spend on Pandora, that’s time well spent. Time and time again, we’ve seen games that try to combine dissimilar genres, but that can go one of two ways: the result can be a terrific game (Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords) or…

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Green Day: Rock Band Review

Although Green Day: Rock Band won’t make you an instant fan of the Oakland-based punk trio, those who already enjoy their music will have a blast with this rhythm game. The Beatles are a hard act to follow, but that didn’t prevent developer Harmonix from taking a controversial decision. After…

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Dark Souls Review

From Software’s Dark Souls is a modern masterpiece that breathes new life into the action RPG genre. The coast seems clear, there’s not an enemy in sight and deep down, I know I can pull this off. But as I cross the bridge that gets me closer to the nearby…

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