Articles written by Mary Billington (Page 4)

Mirror's Edge Needs to Go Back to Its Roots

Mirror's Edge Needs to Go Back to Its Roots

Keep Faith alive

September 16, 2016 - Now that Mirror's Edge is a series, I replayed the original and cataloged all of the differences in the two games. Here, I outline what I think the original Mirror's Edge got right and how Catalyst took a few too many steps backwards.
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Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Review

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Review (PlayStation 4)

Steering the ship off course

August 13, 2016 - This latest Star Ocean game has been highly anticipated given its seven year gap since the previous installment. Seeing as it's the series' first release on the PlayStation 4, how well does the established franchise hold up against other recent JRPGs?
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Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE Review

Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE Review (Wii U)

Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem is finally here and it's awesome!

July 30, 2016 - Shin Megami Tensei returns in this spin-off JRPG complete with a new world and cast of characters unlike any in the series. But how engaged will it keep loyal fans and does it do enough to set itself apart from the main franchise?
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Asemblance Review

Asemblance Review (PlayStation 4)

A semblance of a game

June 26, 2016 - Konami's PT popularized a new game genre; one filled with puzzles that gaming communities work together to collectively figure out. Asemblance is in the same vein, but does it manage to deliver a satisfying experience once all's said and done?
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Mirror's Edge Catalyst Review

Mirror's Edge Catalyst Review (PlayStation 4)

Losing my Faith

June 19, 2016 - Faith is back to run another day after an eight year hiatus. The original Mirror's Edge was an instant classic with its unique art style and parkour gameplay, but times change quickly so has Dice been able to keep up with Faith?
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Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review (PlayStation 4)

Same Nathan, new adventure

May 23, 2016 - I've been a huge fan of Uncharted ever since its debut. Therefore, like millions of other fans, I couldn't wait to play through this final chapter. Now that I've finished it, I must say that I'm quite impressed even if it doesn't stray far from the familiar formula.
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Bravely Second: End Layer Review

Bravely Second: End Layer Review (3DS)

Bigger and braver

May 14, 2016 - As a huge fan of traditional JRPGs, I loved Bravely Default and I couldn't wait to get my hands on this sequel. The question is; does it live up to the original? It certainly has some big shoes to fill.
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Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale Review

Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale Review (3DS)

A tale of swords and shovels

April 23, 2016 - PopoloCrois has been around for a long time in Japan. Here we have a new take on its universe that puts the famous Prince Pietro in a Harvest Moon setting. The question is; does he have what it takes to grow bountiful crops?
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Lego Dimensions: Series 1 Level Pack Review Roundup

Lego Dimensions: Series 1 Level Pack Review Roundup

A six-pack of blocky fun

April 2, 2016 - Now that all six series 1 Level Packs for Lego Dimensions have been released, I revisited our Lego friends in this comprehensive guide for every single set. To learn even more about each pack, be sure to visit the links to my reviews that are located within every section.
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Lego Dimensions: Midway Arcade Level Pack Review

Lego Dimensions: Midway Arcade Level Pack Review (PlayStation 4)

Get your plastic quarters ready

March 20, 2016 - Fans of retro gaming rejoiced when they discovered that TT Games was planning a Level Pack based on Midway's classic arcade games. After waiting almost six months since the launch of Lego Dimensions, they can finally get their hands on it.
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