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This tempest refuses to die down
January 1, 2016 - Last year, I had the privilege to review the intensely challenging yet undeniably addictive Hyper Void. Therefore, it brings me great joy to share some news of how this space shooting gem just keeps getting better.
Read more: Hyper Void's Universe Keeps Expanding
Rediscover an incredible year full of timeless classics
December 31, 2015 - Between SNES, Genesis, PlayStation, and Saturn; the mid-90s was a great time to be a gamer. It's New Year's Eve and everyone's already counted down their top games of 2015 but I do things differently, so why not turn back the clock a couple of decades?
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Practical puzzler meets slave labour
December 30, 2015 - Games rarely provide players with unlimited freedom to solve puzzles however they wish. In comes Infinifactory which allows you to let your imagination run wild and build complex factories, but enough talk; let's get to work!
Read more: Infinifactory Review
A return to old-school RPG greatness
December 27, 2015 - The Legend of Heroes has been around for a long time and this fresh new tale is a triumphant revitalization for the series. Iron your uniform because you're about to be schooled on this underrated RPG gem.
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Zizou's back and more stylish than ever
December 26, 2015 - I always get excited when an unexpected sequel to an underrated game comes out. The Legend of Dark Witch 2 expands on the original formula but does it offer enough of a new experience to be a worthy follow-up?
Read more: The Legend of Dark Witch 2 Review
A new approach to a magical world
December 24, 2015 - Trine has won over audiences with its beautiful visuals and tight puzzle platforming gameplay. However, this step into the third dimension is a huge departure for the series. Does it still deliver the magic or were our heroes better off in a two dimensional world?
Read more: Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power Review
A strange tale of an odd fellow
December 23, 2015 - It always takes moxie to craft a unique gaming experience. Von Sottendorff's adventure combines sliding tile puzzles and 3D platforming gameplay in an interesting and trippy world but is it worth taking enough substances to enjoy the ride?
Read more: The Delusions of Von Sottendorff and His Square Mind Review
Super Sprint meets Death Race 2000
December 21, 2015 - Top-down racers are a forgotten genre but thankfully BlazeRush is here to bring it new life. Although it debuted last year, this polished iteration is better than ever so slip on your driving gloves and let's take it to the track.
Read more: BlazeRush Review
A captivating yet flawed world
December 20, 2015 - Wii U finally has a system-selling RPG. After spending the past two weeks almost exclusively playing it, I've now completed Xenoblade Chronicles X. I'm a huge fan of all things Xeno but does this installment live up to its predecessors?
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles X Review
Why did it have to end like this?
December 20, 2015 - Playing through this enormous RPG has been quite the experience. Now that I'm completely done with the story, this marks my final article in the series. It goes without saying that huge spoilers await so only read ahead if you've already completed the game.
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles X Ending Plot Summary: Chapters 10, 11, 12
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