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Review – Zero Time Dilemma (PS4)

Nine people wake up in a bomb shelter with bracelets strapped to their wrists, unable to escape unless they participate in the horrifying Decision Game by the mysterious Zero. These nine people are split into groups of three, and are forced to make a series of life or death choices…

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Review – Collar X Malice (VITA)

A terrorist group named Adonis commits a string of monthly atrocities labeled the “X-Day Incidents” throughout Shinjuku. The theme of each incident is passing justice on the corrupt, and each serve as a countdown to the mysterious X-Day. As a way to combat the rising uncomfort in the citizens following…

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Review – Tokyo Xanadu (VITA)

Since the release of Trails of Cold Steel in the west, I’ve been in love with Falcom’s games. With just a modest budget, they craft masterful experiences full of heart and detail, with a special charm not seen from many other companies. So when I learned that Aksys games was…

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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…

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Review: Puyo Puyo Tetris (PS4)

Growing up with Tetris and Dr. Robotnik’s Mean Bean Machine, I never thought I would see these two completely different puzzle games join forces. Little did I know that someday these puzzlers would not only unite, but do so in an adorable way with intense depth and strategy to boot….

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Review – The Caligula Effect (VITA)

If there’s one thing I never stop shilling, it’s Satoshi Tadashi’s fantastic writing in the Persona 2 and Digital Devil Saga duologies. When The Caligula Effect was announced in early 2016, I was ecstatic to see him back to write a whole new game, especially one published by staff favorite…