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Mini-Review: Sonic & the Secret Rings

I have never wanted to snap a Wiimote in half so badly. Sonic & the Secret Rings is the most frustrating piece of interactive entertainment I’ve ever played. Sega has taken a gameplay concept and setting that could have made a decent game and decided to layer on tons of…

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Review: Sega Genesis Classics on Steam

Rereleases of Sega Genesis games are fairly common these days. With the Wii’s Virtual Console service and various collections on many modern consoles, chances are that most console owners have access to some classic 16-bit gaming. PC gamers, on the other hand, haven’t had quite as much exposure. Sure, there’s…

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Review: Earthworm Jim HD (XBLA)

It’s been awhile since a good Earthworm Jim game was released. The first two games are two of the most loved 16-bit shooters ever created and it’s unfortunate that neither of the sequels, Earthworm Jim 3D and Earthworm Jim: Menace 2 the Galaxy, were able to recapture the original gameplay…

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Review: Alpha Protocol (PS3)

There’s no denying that Alpha Protocol has undergone a strange development cycle. Originally slated to be released in October of 2009, Sega suddenly announced that the game would be delayed until the following May with no specific reason given. The strongest argument for the delay was that it was to…

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Review: Aliens vs. Predator

About a month ago, I played Rebellion’s original Alien vs. Predator game for the first time and was shocked at how poorly the game had aged. I found myself spending way too much time in each level just trying to figure out where to go and I eventually gave up…