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“GRIP: Combat Racing” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | Articles Console Nintendo Switch PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 11 Nov 2018

Gamers of a certain vintage will remember a futuristic racing game released by Psygnosis in the late 90’s. No, not that one. I’m referring to Rollcage, the game that came after Wipeout, but just didn’t gain the same level of…

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“Castlevania: Requiem” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | PlayStation 4 Reviews | 0 Comments | 06 Nov 2018

The Castlevania series is well loved by gamers. The last iteration of the series, Lords of Shadow 2, though, was not very well received and has left a bad taste in many gamers’ mouths. There is one sure fix for…

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“SEGA Genesis Classics” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | PC PlayStation 4 PlayStation VR Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 21 Aug 2018

The console version of the Sega Genesis Classics Collection released back in late May. Had I reviewed the game back then, it likely would have scored a 1.5 or 2. It had so many issues that genuinely affected the enjoyment…

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“Shaq Fu: A Legend Reborn” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | Articles PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 22 Jun 2018

During the early 90’s, Delphine Software and Electronic Arts released a little fighting game onto the Sega Genesis and SNES that would gain a most infamous reputation. Shaq Fu, as the name would imply, features Shaquille O’Neal battling his way…

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“BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | Nintendo Switch PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam | 0 Comments | 05 Jun 2018

This year may be the year of the anime fighter. With Dragon Ball FighterZ being wildly successful, it has opened the door for other series to get a bit more exposure. BlazBlue: Cross Tag Battle (referred to henceforth as BBTAG)…

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“Horizon Chase Turbo” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam | 0 Comments | 31 May 2018

More and more we see games trying to include as much content as possible in the hopes of appealing to a wider market. The problem with this sort of approach is you end up with a game that while it…

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“Titan Quest” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 04 May 2018

Titan Quest has long been loved on the PC for its blending of mythologies into one whimsical and unique Action-RPG setting. After more than a decade, Titan Quest finally makes its way to consoles. The transition hasn’t been flawless, but…

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Filippo’s Top 5 Games of 2017

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | Best of 2017 Features | 0 Comments | 29 Dec 2017

2017 has been great for games–a little less so for me playing them. Still, I’ve managed to play a few I rather enjoyed.

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“Forza Motorsport 7” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | PC Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 31 Oct 2017

This review is not going to be what you expect. We have a format on SmashPad that we usually follow. For this game though, we decided to run with an idea I had. Many reviews and pundits talk about the…

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“NASCAR Heat 2” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | Articles PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 05 Oct 2017

While the NASCAR license has had a long and hard road behind it in the video games industry with its highs and lows, it’s still a racing franchise that people want to play. Monster Games is the latest developer to…

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

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | Articles Console PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 25 Apr 2017

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…

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“Double Dragon IV” Review

author image by Filippo Dinolfo | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam | 0 Comments | 12 Feb 2017

As I sit here playing Double Dragon IV, I can’t help but look over at the calendar to make sure it is in fact the year 2017. I may be playing this game on the PlayStation 4, but it certainly…

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