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Prepare for war
June 20, 2016 - Turn-based strategy RPGs could always use a little variety. Thankfully, Grand Kingdom is here to provide an immersive and unique experience but is it a war worth fighting? Keep marching forth and let's find out.
Read more: Grand Kingdom Review
It's a great time to be a gamer
June 18, 2016 - E3 has already come and gone for the year so now's the time to recap what went down. There were a lot of games and new technology unveiled but hopefully this list will be enough to whet your appetite for what's to come.
Read more: E3 2016 Highlights: The Aftermath
A Far Cry from Fusion
June 16, 2016 - Game crossovers are nothing new yet this one sure is unexpected. Was combining Trials gameplay with Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon's world a good idea? Warm up your hot tub time machine and get ready to revisit the '80s and see for yourself.
Read more: Trials of the Blood Dragon Review
Same old Kirby, brand new robot suit
June 15, 2016 - Everyone's favourite pink puffball is back for a new adventure. After being rendered in yarn and clay, Kirby's in his original form yet again but this time he's a little more tech-savvy so let's see if he's made of sterner stuff.
Read more: Kirby: Planet Robobot Review
I think we're gonna need a bigger map
June 14, 2016 - When it comes to addictive gameplay formulas, nothing beats a Metroidvania game. I've reviewed quite a lot of them in my career so here's my take on a few stand-out titles.
Read more: Metroidvania Games Review Roundup (Part 1)
2D fighting has never rocked this hard
June 11, 2016 - Arc System Works' 18 year old flagship fighting franchise is back with a new installment. Although it's very similar to the previous game in the series, there's no denying that Revelator elevates Guilty Gear to possibly be the best 2D fighter in years.
Read more: Guilty Gear Xrd: Revelator Review
Steamy turn-based action
June 10, 2016 - You have to hand it to developers who always try something different. The SteamWorld series consists of a tower defense title, a 2D mining action game, and now this strategy adventure set in space, but does it bring the franchise to new heights?
Read more: SteamWorld Heist Review
Witness the Rage of Fenix
June 8, 2016 - Super-difficult 2D platformers have been popping up like crazy over the past few years. Fenix Furia (previously known as Fenix Rage) continues the tradition but does it do enough to forge its own identity with so much competition out there?
Read more: Fenix Furia Review
A puzzle platformer on life support
June 7, 2016 - Story-driven indie games with compelling narratives are always intriguing. In Between combines gravity-based puzzles with the tale of a man on his death bed who's reliving memories but is it worth the hospital bill or are you better off pulling the plug?
Read more: In Between Review
The alchemy of a great RPG
June 7, 2016 - Gust's flagship series is back with the adventures of a brand new alchemist. Does Sophie have what it takes to fill the shoes of legendary atelier owners like Rorona and Ayesha? Let's turn on the cauldron and see how it boils down.
Read more: Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book Review
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