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WildStar review

WildStar is a decidedly old-school MMORPG with one major twist: an action-packed combat system that’ll leave your knuckles white and your forehead beading with sweat. The strategic and exciting fighting invigorates the whole game. PvP becomes rambunctious, chaotic fun; boss

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Shovel Knight review

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, and the team at Yacht Club Games has crafted a loving tribute to the classic NES Mega Man titles with Shovel Knight. It’s a journey through totally unique stages topped off by one-of-a-kind

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War review

In a perfect world, war would only be experienced through artful forms of entertainment. Valiant Hearts: The Great War tells the story of four fictional lives brought together by the hardships and horrors of World War I. The puzzles in

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GRID Autosport review

No modern-day racer captures the romantic ideal of driving a racing car like GRID Autosport. I’m talking about the roar of the crowd and the squeal of big, fat, slick tyres over smooth asphalt. Lock-ups into hairpins as you dive

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Enemy Front review

A war-torn Warsaw apartment courtyard is littered with Nazi soldiers on patrol; they’ve gunned me down a half-dozen times. I try picking them off from afar–I’m dead in minutes. I rush them head-on, submachine guns ablaze like 1940s Rambo, but

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1001 Spikes review

Jump, land safely, step on a spike. Jump, land safely, step on a spike. Jump, miss the landing, die. This is how I spent most of my time with 1001 Spikes, one of the most brutally difficult platformers in recent

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Stick it to The Man review

Ray Doewood never asked for the power to read minds, he was fine with his mundane life as a hardhat tester. But when he’s ironically hit on the head on his way home one night, an alien fugitive decides Ray’s

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