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Cosmonautica Preview: An average space sim

With a fancy name like Cosmonautica, I was expecting something pretty spectacular when I dove into this space trading simulation. The trailer promised a new kind of sim, set in a goofy universe, with some funky accompanying music. Goofy and funky I checked off the list pretty quickly, but it doesn’t seem to be a more »

Chaos Rings III Review: Wild cards

Chaos Rings 3 Price: $19.99 System(s): Mobile Release Date: May 27, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Square Enix (Media Vision) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence and Suggestive Themes People like to gripe about mobile games, Square Enix and JRPGs, and a combination of the three. However, I would argue the developer/publisher has been knocking it out of more »

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Portal Pinball Review: Cheesecake

Portal Pinball Price: $2.99 System(s): PS4, Vita, PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Mobile, PC Release Date: May 26, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Zen Studios ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence and Mild Language Last week, I played Star Wars Pinball: Star Wars Rebels from Zen Studios. This week, I’m playing Portal Pinball, also from Zen Studios, more »

I fell in love with Evoland in time for the sequel

Ever have those moments where you play a game a few years after it comes out, and wonder why the hell you didn’t know about it sooner? Evoland is definitely one of those games for me. I bought it as part of a bundle, and there it sat in my Steam library for a month more »

Google Maps lets you Chase Ghosts as Pac-Man

Google Maps has a special, retro feature in place for April Fools’ Day 2015, and it’s already live. Right now, the mapping service offers Pac-Man mode, populating a small section of the map you’re viewing with the classic ghosts, pellets, and bonus fruits. The option, which can be enabled by clicking the Pac-Man icon in more »

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Best Buy sale gives bonuses with 2DS, PS4, and Xbox One purchases

This is a good week to buy a console or handheld. With Easter creeping up and spring starting, stores have begun discounting things to keep people busy. A Best Buy sale from March 29-April 4, 2015, is one of the most enticing. It doesn’t drop the price on new systems, instead offering various freebies to more »

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Doctor Who: Legacy gets an 8-bit addition

Doctor Who: Legacy, one of many mobile, orb swapping game phenomenons, is heading towards two million downloads. While this is already exciting news, if you can believe it, there’s more. Anyone who is anyone probably already knows, but the reboot of Doctor Who on television is reaching it’s tenth birthday. You heard that right folks, more »

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One Piece Treasure Cruise Review: Puzzle and Dragons, Minus Puzzles, Plus Punching

One Piece Treasure Cruise Price: Free (microtransactions) System(s): Mobile Release Date: February 4, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Namco Bandai ESRB Rating: N/A As a One Piece fan, from back at the tail end of the 4Kids days (shout-out to the folks from even before that), it’s still hard for me to process Bandai Namco’s recent streak of game localizations. For a more »

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Alphadia Genesis Review: It’s Better on the Go

Alphadia Genesis Price: $14.99 System(s): PC (Mobile) Release Date: January 12, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Marvelous (Kemco) ESRB Rating: N/A Something interesting has been happening, a little under the radar. Kemco, a dev/pub you probably don’t remember (unless you’re really into the Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle or Top Gear games), has been pumping out a ludicrous more »

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Japan’s not buying consoles, so Nintendo’s selling mobile (update)

Author’s Note: Some readers have pointed out that this article at time implies that Puzzles & Dragons: Super Mario Bros. Edition will release for iOS/Android. I realize this is not the case, and I regret any confusion in wording. The point I’d like to make is that Nintendo is latching onto the bustling mobile demographic more »

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WWE is a better fit than DC Comics for NetherRealm

Chances are, you’re probably reading this and wondering what the hell I’m even talking about. WWE recently announced a partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and more specifically NetherRealm Studios, to develop a 2015 mobile game called WWE Immortals. If you’ve been living under a rock for the past few years, I’m here to remind more »

Hulkamania runs wild on… Crazy Taxi?

LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING ABOUT CRAZY TAXI, BROTHERS. AT WRESTLEMANIA 30 WE HAD THE ANDRE THE GIANT BATTLE ROYAL, AND IT GOT ME SO PUMPED BROTHER, I GOT SO EXCITED TO REMEMBER THE LEGACY OF THE ALL TIME GREAT, ANDRE THE GIANT. I CAN STILL REMEMBER WRESTLEMANIA THREE LIKE IT WAS YESTERDAY, WHEN I more »