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“Street Fighter V” Review

author image by Patrick Mifflin | PC PlayStation 4 Reviews Steam | 0 Comments | 09 Aug 2016

2008’s Street Fighter IV was less a new fighting game than it was a transformative event for the genre’s entire landscape. Seemingly overnight, the fighting game community exploded to near early 90s proportions, and the game itself heralded in a…

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Patrick Sounds Off #1.0: What SNK Just Did.

author image by Patrick Mifflin | Articles Features Videos | 0 Comments | 29 Apr 2016

To some, SNK’s return to its original identity earlier this week was barely news, maybe a status quo move under new management. To others, it felt like a spiritual rebirth, like being given back a long-lost piece of your childhood….

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“Thrustmaster T150 Force Feedback Racing Wheel” Hardware Review

author image by Patrick Mifflin | Hardware PC PlayStation 3 PlayStation 4 Reviews | 0 Comments | 20 Mar 2016

If there’s one genre that sees an even higher degree of justified peripheral elitism than fighting games, it is the racing sim. Find the right Gran Turismo or Forza Motorsport enthusiast, and you’ll inevitably find an equipment setup that makes…

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Patrick’s Top 10 Games of 2015

author image by Patrick Mifflin | Best of 2015 Features | 0 Comments | 29 Dec 2015

So, another year’s gone by already… kind of disturbing how fast that happened.

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“The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC” Review

author image by Patrick Mifflin | Articles PC PlayStation Portable Reviews Steam | 0 Comments | 19 Dec 2015

[WARNING: This review is of a direct sequel to a previous game. I tried to keep it as spoiler-free as possible while still adequately covering the game. In order to do that, I had to work from the perspective of having played the…

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“Lost Dimension” Review

author image by Patrick Mifflin | PlayStation 3 Reviews | 0 Comments | 30 Jul 2015

It’s become something of a tradition over the years that, as a PlayStation console’s lifespan winds down, it gets treated to a litany of solid JRPGs. If you’ve so much as recently glanced at the PS3 section at your gaming…

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“Final Fantasy Type-0 HD” Review

author image by Patrick Mifflin | PlayStation 4 Reviews Xbox One | 0 Comments | 04 Apr 2015

The mixed bowl of franchise soup that is Fabula Nova Crystallis started out convoluted and only got more so as time passed. The initial game, Final Fantasy XIII, went on to become a trilogy in its own right, while Final…

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15 Minutes of [GAME] – Virtua Fighter 2

author image by Patrick Mifflin | 15 Minutes of [GAME] Videos | 0 Comments | 16 Mar 2015

There are a lot of great 3D fighting games out there, but only the first three Virtua Fighter games have claimed their place in the Smithsonian. Here’s 15 Minutes of arguably the best of the three, Virtua Fighter 2.

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Voice of Dissent #7 – MORE DAKKA

author image by Patrick Mifflin | Videos Voice of Dissent | 0 Comments | 16 Mar 2015

For what it’s worth, Square couldn’t have picked a better slice of the game to serve up as the demo to bundle in with Brave Fencer Musashi a year before Final Fantasy VIII’s proper release.

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Voice of Dissent #6 – The Grinding You Won’t Be Spared

author image by Patrick Mifflin | Videos Voice of Dissent | 0 Comments | 05 Mar 2015

In which I show what a pain OCD truly is when dealing with a game of FFVIII’s unusual progression methods. Coming up on the five-hour mark, and not a foot has been set on Dollet.

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15 Minutes of [GAME] #9 – Sega Rally Online Arcade

author image by Patrick Mifflin | 15 Minutes of [GAME] Videos | 0 Comments | 05 Mar 2015

When Sega formed a new racing team to bring their catalog of arcade racing legends out of mothballs, Sega Rally 3 made a great first impression. Sega Rally Revo, not so much. The latter was so poorly-received that the new…

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15 Minutes of [GAME] #8 – Mega Man 9

author image by Patrick Mifflin | 15 Minutes of [GAME] Videos | 0 Comments | 05 Mar 2015

Before Keiji Inafune and Capcom went their seperate ways with about the same degree of turbulence as the Dave Mustaine/Metallica split, they brought forth a renaissance in the Mega Man franchise. We reminisce on better times with 15 Minutes of…

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