Articles by Brett Hatfield

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Review – Sonic Forces

It’s hard to believe that Sonic Generations was six years ago. All was right with the Sonic world back then. Classic Sonic had come back, and been done as close to perfect as we could’ve hoped at that time. Bad, overly grimdark stories had seemed to be a thing of…

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Review – Drive Girls (Vita)

Every once in awhile, there comes a concept that’s so outlandish and weird, it just might be crazy enough to work. Fighting games with characters based off of 80’s hair metal bands, RPGs where all the characters are humanoid off-brand video game consoles, what would happen if Japanese history were…

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Marathon Hype: Block #3

We’re now officially less than two days from kicking off the Dreamless Dreamcast Marathon. It’s hard to believe that after all this waiting and plotting, the day I depart for Pittsburgh is finally here. In about 9 hours from now, I’ll be meeting up with Scotty, Tom, and AJ to…

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Marathon Hype: All About Block #2

It’s Wednesday, Hump Day, as the kids on the street call it, and another day closer to the Dreamless Dreamcast Marathon. Several on the staff have already detailed their preparations, or lack thereof, and while I’d like to join them, I don’t have time. After all, I’ve gotta give you…

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Marathon Hype: All About Block #1

Last week, we revealed the schedule for the 2017 Dreamless Dreamcast Marathon. Needless to say, we’re pretty stoked about the lineup, especially the fact that it has the fingerprints of our fantastic community all over it. Since we’re just under a week away from going live, I thought it’d be…

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Review – Sonic Mania

“By the fans, for the fans”. It’s a phrase you hear all the time, but it’s usually followed up by a promising fan project getting C&D’d weeks later. Not in this case. Sonic Mania is the product of a rare event; a company seeing how talented members of a classic…

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Review: Valkyria Revolution (PS4)

You could be easily forgiven for not knowing a new Valkyria game was on its way. Between Sega entering another potential boom period with multiple major titles dropping, and 2017 in general just being stacked with fantastic releases across the board, Valkyria Revolution has somehow managed to sneak under practically…