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Tomb Raider (2013) Review
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Tomb Raider (2013) Review

By  •  PS3, Xbox 360, PC

Crystal Dynamic’s reboot to the popular Tomb Raider series has been long in the making, but the wait is finally over and Lara Croft is back. Was it …
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Pinball FX2 / Zen Pinball 2: Star Wars Pinball Review

Publisher: Zen Studios / Developer: Zen Studios / Platform: PSN, XBLA

Pinball FX2 surprises us once again with another IP nobody ever thought they’d see as a pinball table: Star Wars! (Well, yes, there are real Star Wars pinball tables, but I’d never imagine it in a video game.) Zen Studios gives us another reason to boot up the fantastic Xbox Live pinball game and try out three new tables: Clone Wars, Boba Fett, and Episode V. Read More

Pinball FX2: Marvel Pinball – Civil War

Publisher: Zen Studios / Developer: Zen Studios / Platform: PS3, Xbox360

As more tables for Pinball FX2 get released, the line between pinball table and video game continues to …
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Retro City Rampage

By  •  Handheld, PS3, PC

Ever since I was little and I used to secretly play the Grand Theft Auto demo hidden on a PC Gamer demo disc when my parents weren’t looking, I always …
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Sonic Adventure 2 HD

Some games were meant to have an HD remake. Street Fighter 2 got a pretty faithful remake with new hand-drawn sprites. X-Men Arcade – according to Kate’s review – is …
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Double Dragon Neon

Publisher: Majesco Entertainment / Developer: WayForward / Platform: PSN, XBLA

Back in the NES days, Double Dragon was possibly the most rented game in my household. When the Fighting Force games tried to revive the beat-em-up genre, I thought, “someone needs to make a new Double Dragon.” When Rockstar released the ode to beat-em-ups The Warriors, I thought, “someone needs to make a new Double Dragon.” WayForward’s Double Dragon Neon isn’t quite the game I’d been waiting for, but that doesn’t mean it’s not enjoyable in its own way. Read More

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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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