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Rock out with your sword out
September 26, 2016 - Indie developers rarely capture the true spirit of old-school games. Thankfully, Slain: Back from Hell feels like a long-lost SNES game complete with enough frustrating elements that would make even the Dalai Lama throw his controller.
Read more: Slain: Back from Hell Review
Classic shmup gameplay with a twist
September 26, 2016 - Once in a while, a game releases without many people noticing. Bullet Soul recently arrived on Xbox 360 and it's a pretty interesting shoot 'em up so let's take to the skies and see if it has enough soul to be a worthwhile shooter.
Read more: Bullet Soul Review
A curious game indeed
September 24, 2016 - As an already popular franchise in Japan, Touhou games are slowly coming to western shores. This second title is an action RPG set in a charming world so let's see if Gensokyo is a land worth visiting.
Read more: Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity Review
Darn great 2D action
September 23, 2016 - It's great when long-lost treasures get reintroduced to gaming audiences. As a previous PC-exclusive, the Noitu Love series is finally available on consoles so get your stylus ready to kick some Darn butt!
Read more: Noitu Love: Devolution Review
Test your memory and your patience
September 21, 2016 - Some games are made just to tempt gamers to throw their controllers. Rive offers intense twin-stick shooting gameplay but does it provide a fair enough challenge?
Read more: Rive Review
A trip to Tokyo that'll make you smirk
September 21, 2016 - Flynn and friends are back with a second title set in the world of Shin Megami Tensei IV's post-apocalyptic Tokyo. The war continues between Merkabah and Lucifer and it's up to you to play through the new protagonist's story and find out who will reign supreme over the desolate world.
Read more: Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Review
A comedy of errors
September 20, 2016 - I was quite looking forward to playing Zenith; at first glance, it looked like it might be something along the lines of a Baldur's Gate or Dungeon Siege. Boy, was I in for a disappointment.
Read more: Zenith Review
Bringing full motion video back from the dead
September 20, 2016 - Live action point and click games are a rare breed these days, especially on consoles. Can The Bunker revitalize a long-forgotten genre?
Read more: The Bunker Review
The original walking sim returns
September 20, 2016 - Originally released on PC in 2012, Dear Esther was the first game to earn the rather unflattering moniker of walking simulator. Love them or hate them, walking sims are now a burgeoning genre. But how does the original hold up today?
Read more: Dear Esther: Landmark Edition Review
Explosive cooperative shooting
September 18, 2016 - There sure are a lot of shoot 'em ups coming out lately. Stardust Galaxy Warriors emphasizes cooperative gameplay in its wacky world but does it do enough to stand out in such a crowded genre?
Read more: Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax Review