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How “Portable Ops” changed “Metal Gear”

author image by Jon Yelenic | Features | 0 Comments | 20 May 2020

The year was 2006. By this point, Sony’s first handheld console — the PlayStation Portable — had featured two non-canon spinoffs in the critically acclaimed Metal Gear series: Metal Gear Acid and its sequel. But the system was due for…

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“Resident Evil: Resistance” Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 28 Apr 2020

The remakes of Resident Evil 2 and 3 are titles partially built on nostalgia; they’re reimaginings of some of the most influential survival-horror titles in gaming history, rebuilt from the ground up on new hardware. Newcomers can jump into them,…

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“Resident Evil 3” Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 07 Apr 2020

Capcom has been on a bit of a hot streak lately when it comes to the Resident Evil franchise. It started with 2016’s Resident Evil VII, and then they followed it up with a remake of Resident Evil 2 three…

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“Bloodroots” Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 17 Mar 2020

If you took the gameplay loop of Hotline Miami, mixed it with a visual style reminiscent of the works of Genndy Tartakovsky (Samurai Jack, Star Wars: The Clone Wars) and wrapped it all up in a blood-soaked revenge plot, you…

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"Reknum" Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | Nintendo Switch PlayStation 4 Reviews | 0 Comments | 01 Feb 2020

Similar to other notable independent titles, Nape Games’ Reknum tries to evoke nostalgia from when the video game industry was just in its infancy. Its graphics are pixelated, its story cuts right to the chase, and it’s a ball-bustingly hard…

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"Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot" Review

author image by Jon Yelenic | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam Xbox One | 0 Comments | 26 Jan 2020

On the surface, Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot has everything that a successful Dragon Ball game should have: fast-paced combat, the ability to train characters and customize their movesets, and an open world with a variety of activities and sidequests —…

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Jon’s Top 10 Games of 2019

author image by Jon Yelenic | Best of 2019 Features | 0 Comments | 23 Dec 2019

An interesting year for games. We’ve had it good for the past few years when it comes to video games. 2017 boasted games such as Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, and Horizon: Zero Dawn, while 2018 followed that…

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