Review Galak-Z: The Dimensional

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Galak-Z: The Dimensional is a throw back to old school space shooters and mech based anime, namely Macross. Does this throw back show the flaw of the genre or highlight its greatness?

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Review Steamworld Dig

Written by Twisted Ideas steamworlddig_rusty_banner_big Originally released on the 3DS eShop and eventually steam in 2013 SteamWorld Dig eventually found a new home on the PS Vita and PS4 and more recently the Wii U. SteamWorld Dig is about a robotic mining robot in the wild west. He’s dig into the mines of Tumbletown to discover its secrets while fighting creatures and avoiding traps that may lurk in the depths. Is SteamWorld Dig a buried treasure? Continue reading

Review Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA F 2nd

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Hatsune Miku and her gang have made a return overseas with a whole new set of music, dancing and costumes. This fast paced, colorful rhythm game brings back the charm rhythm games used to have before Dance Dance Revolution, Gutiar Hero and Rock Band standardized rhythm games in their heyday. Is -Project DIVA F- 2nd worth a second look?

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Bargain Bin Review Limbo

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Halloween is right around the corner so now is as good as time as any to talk about a horror game (not a fun and cheery game that I was initially planning to this week…). Instead of talking about more recent popular horror games like Slender, Five Nights at Freddie’s or Outlast, let’s look at an older game with a little more involved gameplay. Limbo was originally released in 2010 for XBLA and praised for its art direction and gameplay. While it isn’t necessarily a horror game it does have a frightening tone.

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Review Legend of Korra

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The popular Nickelodeon show Legend of Korra, the sequel series to Avatar the Last Air Bender is finally getting a game. As a licensed game it has to face the stigma of being a licensed game plus try to live up to the series. Is Legend of Korra worthy of living up to the show?

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Bargain Bin Review Odin Sphere

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Originally I wanted to write about Muramasa The Demon’s Blade/Rebirth, a beautiful looking Vanillaware game. Then I started to realize how little there was to say about Muramasa. So I’ve shifted my focus to the first Vanillaware game I’ve played and my personal favorite: Odin Sphere for the Playstation 2 and available as a PS2 Classic on PSN.

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Review Velocity Ultra

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I recently bought a PS Vita and have been going through the free games from Playstation Plus. I stumbled on Velocity Ultra, a HD remake released in 2013 of a Playstation Mini’s title. It’s a top down shoot-em up but this game has surprised me like no other. FuturLab is doing new and innovative things with the genre unlike anything I’ve seen in years.

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Review Lightning Returns Final Fantasy XIII

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The Final chapter in the Final Fantasy XIII saga has arrived. After her brief appearances in Final Fantasy XIII-2 Lightning takes center stage again. It’s a race against time to save as many people as she can before the end of the world. With major gameplay changes will Lightning Returns be enough to save Final Fantasy XIII’s image?

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Review One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2

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One Piece hasn’t been getting enough love in video game form, especially compared to fellow Shonen Jump series Naruto and even Bleach to a certain extent. Most One Piece games have been less than stellar. This is the second game in the series to use the Dynasty Warriors’ formula. Will this second outing make up for what the first game lacked?

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Review Bioshock Infinite Burial at Sea Episode 1

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Bioshock Infinite has received it’s first piece of story DLC after the game’s initial release in April. The twisted ending of Bioshock Infinite opened up a lot of doors but also closed just as many. The trailer revealed familiar characters in a familiar setting in a combination that shouldn’t happen.

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