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“Flinthook” Review

“Flinthook” Review

For years, I’ve looked for a game to challenge the greatness of Rogue Legacy. While Flinthook nails the gameplay and most of the roguelike mechanics, it lacks a few little touches that might have elevated it to that level. Even so, Flinthook is a fantastic take on the genre.

“Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Episode 1: Tangled Up in Blue” Review

“Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Episode 1: Tangled Up in Blue” Review

Telltale’s narrative driven adventure games have been making a name for themselves by allowing players to step into their favorite worlds and get more than a cursory glimpse into its inhabitants. Be it Game of Thrones, Batman, or The Walking Dead, character development and decisions that carry over from one episode to another are what have made them popular. Now Telltale has taken a crack at Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy. I’m happy to say that they’ve done another excellent […]

“Cosmic Star Heroine” Review

“Cosmic Star Heroine” Review

Cosmic Star Heroine doesn’t quite hang with the company it was inspired by, but it comes close in some ways and manages to carve a little corner for itself in the combat department.

SmashPad Talkies – Cosmic Star Heroine  

SmashPad Talkies – Cosmic Star Heroine

We check out the latest RPG from Zeboyd Games in Cosmic Star Heroine, which is out now for PS4 and PC and Vita in the near future. Note: This copy of the game was provided via backing the game’s Kickstarter.

“Mass Effect: Andromeda” Review

“Mass Effect: Andromeda” Review

When it comes to writing, character development, and world building, there are few developers in the west that can compete with BioWare. Originally a company founded by two M.D.s for the purpose of developing medical software for hospitals, they would eventually become famous first for their lauded Baldur’s Gate series, and then for the groundbreaking Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. The latter made great strides in storytelling, player choice, and even in LGBTQ recognition. BioWare would then follow […]

“Has-Been Heroes” Review

“Has-Been Heroes” Review

In the good old days, deciding whether or not to buy a game was largely based on one’s ability to judge it by its cover. If you were to do that with Has-Been Heroes, you’d likely slap yourself.

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