Reviews (Page 51)

Super Stardust Ultra Review

Super Stardust Ultra Review (PlayStation 4)

Good thing this spacecraft is equipped with two sticks

February 11, 2015 - As the fourth iteration on a PlayStation console, Super Stardust still holds up in its most Ultra form to date. However, is it worth adding yet another twin stick shooter to your collection or are you better off leaving it in the dust?
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Game & Watch Gallery 3 Review

Game & Watch Gallery 3 Review (Game Boy Color)

Nintendo unearths and revitalizes some ancient treasures

February 9, 2015 - Kids today with their Wii U and 3DS don't understand what constituted as fun back in the early '80s. Ironically enough, they can now find out on their 3DS by downloading this collection of eleven Game & Watch classics.
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Apotheon Review

Apotheon Review (PlayStation 4)

201: A Greek Odyssey

February 7, 2015 - It must be a difficult feat to create a metroidvania adventure that even closely lives up to the games that the genre is named after. Apotheon is definitely a notable contender, but is it worth the journey back to ancient Greece or should you save your drachma?
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Kick & Fennick Review

Kick & Fennick Review (PlayStation Vita)

A boy and his bot

February 5, 2015 - It seems like buddy-platformers are still in style after all these years. Although Kick & Fennick continues this tradition by teaming up a kid with a robot pal, it won't fail to impress with its unique and challenging gameplay mechanics.
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Sumico Review

Sumico Review (3DS)

Grade three math homework: the video game

February 3, 2015 - If you've ever wanted to take simple math equations to the next level then here's a game for you. Sumico combines math with path-drawing puzzle mechanics to make one intriguing game. But, does it add up to warrant your undivided attention?
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Riptide GP2 Review

Riptide GP2 Review (Xbox One)

It's time to make some waves!

January 30, 2015 - Water-based racing games are becoming an increasingly underrepresented genre so thank Poseidon that Riptide GP2 is here. As you speed through each race on your rocket-powered hydro jet, you'll find it difficult not to enjoy every moment.
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Nihilumbra Review

Nihilumbra Review (PlayStation Vita)

Surrender to the Void

January 28, 2015 - If there's one genre that indie developers keep trying to innovate; it's 2D puzzle-platformers. Nihilumbra may not reinvent the wheel but its unique gameplay mechanics and eerie atmosphere definitely make it stand out of the crowd.
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S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team Review

S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team Review (NES)

Hasta la vista, alien scum!

January 27, 2015 - It's hard to believe how well some games still hold up after decades have passed since their initial release. Almost 25 years ago, this 2D scrolling shooter came out for the NES and it remains a must-play for fans of the genre.
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Undead Storm Nightmare Review

Undead Storm Nightmare Review (3DS)

Twin stick shooting with only one stick

January 23, 2015 - Zombies and twin stick shooters go together like peanut butter and brain jelly. Undead Storm Nightmare is yet another zombie-slaying shooter that boasts an interesting mix of gameplay mechanics but is that enough to compel you to survive another apocalypse?
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Splice Review

Splice Review (PlayStation 4)

Has the genetic structure of puzzle games devolved or mutated?

January 21, 2015 - When it comes to puzzle games, you would think that it's all been said and done, yet here comes Splice. With a very clever premise and deceptively simplistic gameplay, you'll want to stare into this microscope until you unravel every single cellular mystery.
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