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About Kate Willaert

Born on the same day as the Famicom, "Critical Kate" has been playing videogames since the NES days. She enjoys a good story, prefers arcade-style to simulators, and doesn't understand the appeal of recreational frustration. You don't want to run into her in the Facility with Remote Mines.
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Joe Danger: Special Edition

The first time I saw a preview for Joe Danger I was instantly transported back to 1988, to memories of discovering Excitebike for the first time. But would this homage …
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Payday: The Heist

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Do you like Left 4 Dead? Do you like heist movies? What if I told you there’s a game that combines the two? No no, not a heist with zombies; …
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A World Of Keflings: It Came From Outer Space DLC

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If you’ve been looking for a good excuse to play some more A World Of Keflings (read our review here), you’re in luck! “It Came From Outer Space” is a …
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Sideway: New York

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Sideway: New York is a throwback to classic 2D platformers, with a 3D twist: the levels take place on a flat plane in the form of graffiti art painted on …
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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet: Shadow Hunters

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Shadow Hunters is a new multiplayer co-op mode for Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet (see our previous review here) that allows for up to four players to play online or locally …
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Rochard

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Forget “Metroidvania,” this is “Metroidvalve.” Rochard takes the familiar formula of a Metroid style game—a series of interconnected rooms, locked doors, vents and tunnels, power-ups and upgrades—and adds physics puzzles.


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X-Men Destiny

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Have you ever played X-Men Legends? How you answer this question will go a long way in determining what you’ll think of X-Men Destiny. If you answered “no,” chances are …
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Dead Block: More Dead To Block Map Pack

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Dead Block: More Dead To Block (or maybe “More Dead On The Block,” if you prefer?) is a map pack for Dead Block, which I’ve previously reviewed here. So what …
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SkyDrift

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Arcade racers have been one of my favorite genres since the days of Mario Kart 64. So when I saw that SkyDrift looked to be Mario Kart (or more accurately, …
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BloodRayne: Betrayal

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If you’re a gamer who longs for the days of classic Nintendo hack-and-slash platformers, a time when gameplay didn’t involve so much hand-holding—when figuring out the right way to defeat …
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