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8.0 Alienation

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8.5 Steel Series Siberia 200 Headset

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8.0 Alienation

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4.0 The Deer God

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8.5 Asdivine Hearts

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8.0 Epic Dumpster Bear

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3.0 Super Robo Mouse

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8.0 Shantae: Risky’s Revenge Director’s Cut

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9.5 Pokken Tournament

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4.0 Z-Run

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8.5 Danganronpa Trigger Happy Havoc

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8.0 Surge Deluxe

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The match 3 puzzle genre has been lacking innovation as of late. Thankfully, Futurlab has an extraordinary habit of changing up the ‘norm’ and Surge Deluxe is certainly no exception!!

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9.0 Tearaway

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8.0 Street Fighter X Tekken

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9.5 Persona 4 Golden

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Atlus has always been known to deliver niche JRPG experiences; games that don’t sell well but are critical darlings. They have plenty of exceptional titles under their belt such as Catherine and Shin Megami Tensei ...

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6.0 Justice Chronicles

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The Nintendo 3DS has a lot of role playing games coming out this year. Among the big rpg titles coming out, there are also some rpgs coming from Indie developers. One of the Indie rpgs recently released is called ...

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8.0 Return to PoPoLoCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale 3D

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8.5 Hyrule Warriors Legends

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Outside of a few consistent releases - I'm thinking primarily of the Mario and Sonic titles - many Nintendo games don't find a home on both Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo 3DS. However, the Hyrule Warriors title - a ...

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5.0 Blast ‘Em Bunnies

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How do you feel about bunny on bunny violence? If you’re ok with one bunny shooting at other bunnies, than you may want to check out this review of Blast ‘Em Bunnies for the 3DS.

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8.0 Word Puzzles by POWGI

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Lightwood Games loves Word puzzle games. The developer has already created several, with my favorite so far being Word Search by POWGI. Now, Lightwood has gone back to POWGI to deliver another word finding ...

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6.0 Lionel City Builder 3D: Rise of the Rails

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In a desolate future, a man and his dog need your help. No, this isn’t Fallout 4. I’m talking about Lionel City Builder 3D: Rise of the Rails, a train simulation game released recently for the 3DS. In the game, you ...

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8.0 Dirt Rally

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Authentic racing games with a tinge of arcadeness are definitely hard to find, but in reality, they are the most fun to play. Depending on how you set the difficulty, it is a game that can appeal to realistic racers ...

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7.0 Adam’s Venture Origins

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Puzzle adventure games have become increasingly popular every since the launch of the Xbox 360 and the Playstation 3, but only a few have risen to the top and have, in effect, dominated the genre. The Uncharted ...

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9.0 Quantum Break

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Reviewing Quantum Break is an exceptionally difficult task. Reviewing any game that stands on its narrative and story direction is incredibly hard to do. Quantum Break is that type of game, one that is driven by ...

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9.5 The Flame in the Flood

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Indie games are great, and Evolve PR is one of the best at getting relevant games into the hands of the right people. Without the PR company, I may not have known The Flame in the Flood existed. That's not the ...

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8.5 Hitman

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I cannot say I have ever been a huge fan of the Hitman franchise; I was not a fan of previous installments of the series on console, and I absolutely despised the big screen approach. However, something intrigued me ...

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9.5 Rocket League

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Games that do not require a great amount of knowledge to execute are really, REALLY fantastic. They open up video games to a much wider audience, hauling down the barriers that would otherwise prohibit someone from ...

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