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Streets of Rage 4 Review: Bare Knuckle Blast
4 weeks ago

Streets of Rage 4 Review: Bare Knuckle Blast

Most all of the best-known console brawlers from the 1980s and 1990s started in the arcades, notably led by Technos’ Double Dragon and Capcom’s Final Fight. However, in the 8-bit and early 16-bit era, fidelity was sometimes elusive. Final Fight, for …
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Music Racer Review: Drive-Time Radio
2 months ago

Music Racer Review: Drive-Time Radio

If you’ve followed my reviews here in the past, you know I love a good driving game. Part of the appeal is the music that goes along with it. Just …
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ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove Review: Boogie Wonderland
8 months ago

ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove Review: Boogie Wonderland

My first experience with the roguelike genre was in 1991, with Sega’s Dragon Crystal, a Game Gear launch title. Of course, at the time I didn’t know that’s what it …
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Pandemic: The Board Game Review: Take Two Aspirin
10 months ago

Pandemic: The Board Game Review: Take Two Aspirin

I’ve lived throughout the Southeastern United States, but the one city that I’ve called home for most of my life is Atlanta. It’s known for many things – its airport, …
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Dragon’s Lair Trilogy Review: Laser Fantasy
1 year ago

Dragon’s Lair Trilogy Review: Laser Fantasy

In the early ’80s, arcade gamers were happy to have moved past the era where games were black and white, or used tinted coverings on the cabinet to simulate color. …
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Dangerous Driving Review: Popped the Clutch
1 year ago

Dangerous Driving Review: Popped the Clutch

Three Fields Entertainment got its start when its two founders left Criterion Games after parent company Electronic Arts shifted Criterion’s franchise focus from Burnout to Need for Speed – away …
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Horizon Chase Turbo Review: Out Running Around
1 year ago

Horizon Chase Turbo Review: Out Running Around

The first examples of arcade racing games date back to the early 1970s. Like the gaming industry in general, racers have evolved as technology has, going from monochrome top-down racers …
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Void Vikings Review: Ballistics and Academics
1 year ago

Void Vikings Review: Ballistics and Academics

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Two words strike fear into even the most jaded twenty-something: student loans. All that education and all that partying came with a price that makes its presence truly known just …
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Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom Review: Zootopia Re-Ducks
1 year ago

Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom Review: Zootopia Re-Ducks

Common sense moment – it’s generally regarded as bad form to consume alcohol prior to doing anything that requires good cognitive skills. Driving obviously comes to mind. Making important decisions, …
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Time Carnage Review: Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Fun
2 years ago

Time Carnage Review: Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey Fun

When a science-fiction plot delves in time travel, the characters generally emphasize their efforts to not do anything that might alter the course of history. One such work is “A …
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