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Arcade Archives: City Connection Review

Get ready for some mad hydraulics

May 6, 2015 - Sometimes an unknown game is ported for some puzzling reason. I remember playing City Connection for NES back in the day and I haven't seen much of it since. It's now available for PlayStation 4 in all of its arcade glory, but after playing it... you'll wonder why.
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Shovel Knight Review

The shovel is mightier than the sword

April 24, 2015 - In an age where countless indie developers strive to create the ultimate retro experience, Shovel Knight clearly stands out of the crowd. With everything fine-tuned and era-appropriate, you'll feel like you're playing a long-lost NES game, but is that really what you want to spend your time doing? Of course it is, so grab a shovel and let's dig in to this modern-day retro masterpiece.
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Bloxiq Review

A puzzler for those who solve Rubik's Cubes in their sleep

April 17, 2015 - The 3D puzzle genre needs to be revived and Bloxiq may have what it takes to resuscitate it. Although recent puzzlers are targeted towards casual gamers, the incredible challenge to be found here means that only brainiacs need apply. Are you smart enough to take on this game of multi-dimensional strategy or are you satisfied to just crush candy for the rest of your life?
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Axiom Verge Review

Life after death sure feels a lot like an old-school Metroid game

April 11, 2015 - Step aside Samus; it's Trace's turn to explore an alien world. Axiom Verge is an exploration-based platform shooter that has captured the attention of retro gamers everywhere. However, is it worth leaving Zebes and exploring yet another unfamiliar planet?
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Rack N Ruin Review

Destroying the planet sure isn't going to be easy

April 3, 2015 - Gamers tend to ignore games that require patience before they start to shine. The same could be said about modern classics such as Demon's Souls which took a great deal of time before it become popular. As far as I can tell, this tendency is due to the inability to give unfamiliar experiences a chance. Such is the case with Rack N Ruin. On the surface, it appears as if it's yet another throwaway indie title, but at its core, it's one of the most rewarding and challenging old-school adventures that I have ever had the privilege to go on.
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Xeodrifter Review

In space, no one can hear you drift

March 28, 2015 - Space can be a lonely place, especially when your ship gets damaged by an asteroid. Xeodrifter tries to emulate Metroid mechanics in almost every way, but does it live up to the classics or is it simply not enough to satisfy your retro cravings?
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Jamestown+ Review

Colonising Mars isn't going to be easy

March 18, 2015 - After decades of shoot 'em ups, it's difficult to create one that stands out in the modern age. Although Jamestown+ is a worthy contender, does it top the true classics from the '80s and '90s or are you better off living in the past?
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Nihilumbra Review

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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Family Tennis SP Review

This family settles their feuds on the tennis court

January 16, 2015 - You would expect a game entitled Family Tennis SP to be shovelware, but it's a surprisingly good time. You'll enjoy every minute you spend as one of eight highly competitive family members while you slice, lob, and smash your way to become head of the household.
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Trine Enchanted Edition Review

Prepare for a soul-binding experience

January 5, 2015 - As a 2D platformer that went above and beyond gamers' expectations, Trine gets a much deserved remake after five years since its initial release. This version is just as magical as the original and it'll be difficult not to let it captivate you from start to finish.
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