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Pinball FX2: Plants Vs. Zombies DLC

Xbox Live Arcade’s Pinball FX2 continues to amaze me in ways far beyond the simple fact that it is one of the greatest pinball video games ever created.  The Marvel-themed …
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2P REVIEW | Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

One of us used to play Counter-Strike at LAN parties, the other had never played it before. What did we think of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (aka CS:GO)?

Kate: You have …
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Rock Band Blitz

Rock Band Blitz is basically Rock Band, but instead of using a plastic instrument you’re using the triggers (or bumpers, or sticks, depending on your control scheme) and controlling all …
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New Super Mario Bros. 2

The oddly named New Super Mario Bros. 2 is actually the third installment in the series. What’s more, the game makes no reference to either the Japanese or American versions …
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Papo & Yo

Publisher: Sony Computer Entertainment / Developer: Minority / Platform: PS3

“To my mother, brothers, and sister, with whom I survived the monster in my father.” –Vander Caballero

So begins Papo & Yo (roughly “Papa & Me”), immediately followed by a scene where a young boy hides in a closet from his abusive alcoholic father before escaping into a fantasy land. At this point I braced myself for a game that was either going to be an important statement or an uncomfortable mess. Read More

Deponia

By  •  Reviews, PC

Even though I’ve never really been good at them I’ve always loved point-and-click adventure games, ever since my dad’s friend handed me a CD-ROM of Day of the Tentacle back …
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Dust: An Elysian Tail

Wrapping up Xbox Live’s current Summer of Arcade event is a game that I’ll admit was low on my radar.  After my initial excitement for the Tony Hawk remake and …
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3D Solitaire

Publisher: Zen Studios / Developer: Game-Ever / Platform: Nintendo 3DS eShop

I know what you’re thinking. If there’s one game that didn’t need a 3D makeover, it’s Solitaire, right?. But if you want to play Solitaire on the go via your Nintendo 3DS, why not drop $2.99 on the fanciest version available? Read More

Deadlight

As a kid, I was a big fan of games like Flashback, Oddworld, and Out of This World.  Well, maybe not so much OoTW, due to the game’s insane difficulty …
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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD

While I’ve never actually played the original Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, I did play the crap out of THPS 2-4 as a kid.  They weren’t the most realistic skating games …
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