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  • Rating:8
    Mutant Mudds delivers a safe but great platforming experience wrapped in a delightful, nostalgic presentation

    Mutant Mudds

    Mutant Mudds delivers a safe but great platforming experience wrapped in a delightful, nostalgic presentation

    Mutant Mudds Review Note: this iOS game was played on my ipad mini Eight and sixteen bit games have made a comeback in recent years, and Renegade Kid's Mutant Mudds serves as a reminder as to why simple old-school ... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8.5
    Rhythm Heaven Fever proves that polish and personality can make an extremely simplistic game a fantastic one

    Minna no Rhythm Tengoku

    Rhythm Heaven Fever proves that polish and personality can make an extremely simplistic game a fantastic one

    Monkeys in a watch Monkeys on the green See the monkeys dance And shake the tambourine The cat serves the birdie…to the dog At the board meeting is a group of hogs A wrestling man is posing for the fans Pack th... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8
    Combining excellent stealth with idiosyncratic abilities, Dishonored is highly recommended

    Dishonored

    Combining excellent stealth with idiosyncratic abilities, Dishonored is highly recommended

    A terrible infestation of abnormally large, vicious, disease-spreading rats and an oppressive regime are only a couple of issues plaguing the city of Dunwall. Experiencing a great deal of his own misfortune is the game'... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8.5
    An immersive, frightening survival-horror and action hybrid, Revelations is the series' best entry since Resident Evil 4

    Resident Evil: Revelations

    An immersive, frightening survival-horror and action hybrid, Revelations is the series' best entry since Resident Evil 4

    The Resident Evil series began back in 1996 on the Playstation, popularizing and establishing survival-horror as a legitimate genre in gaming. It gained popularity, and, like many of Capcom's best-selling franchises, it ... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8.5
    A mixture of the franchise's best old and new aspects, 3D Land is the plumber's most captivating handheld installment

    Super Mario 3D Land

    A mixture of the franchise's best old and new aspects, 3D Land is the plumber's most captivating handheld installment

    The release of Super Mario 3D Land rejuvenated the 3DS as expected, and it provided a much needed stellar, original Nintendo first party title for the system. Super Mario 3D Land is as solid an entry in the series as any... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:9
    Arkham City takes the elements that made its predecessor a refined success and stretches them into a grand scope

    Batman: Arkham City

    Arkham City takes the elements that made its predecessor a refined success and stretches them into a grand scope

    Rocksteady's 2008 breakthrough release Batman: Arkham Asylum was one of the most well executed stealth-action games from that year, cementing the Dark Knight into stardom in the industry. Released three years later, Asyl... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.6
    Super Mario Bros. is a great old school platformer to have on the go.

    Famicom Mini: Super Mario Bros.

    Super Mario Bros. is a great old school platformer to have on the go.

    The original Super Mario Bros. brought the gaming industry back from the dead. It was also a very compelling, original, and innovative platformer at the time of its released and set the standards for all 2D platformers. ... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8.8
    Warioware Twisted's gyrosensor makes this installment yet another unique and entertaining experience.

    WarioWare: Twisted!

    Warioware Twisted's gyrosensor makes this installment yet another unique and entertaining experience.

    The third installment in the Warioware series has the series back on the GBA where it all began with Warioware Microgame$. Since then, there have been a few copycats, but no series makes better use of the minigame frezy ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    It's often misunderstood, but anyone willing to give Mario Bros. 2 a chance could fall in love with it.

    Super Mario Advance

    It's often misunderstood, but anyone willing to give Mario Bros. 2 a chance could fall in love with it.

    Super Mario Bros. 2 was the oddball of the original trilogy. The game wasn't even Mario Bros. in Japan. It was "Doki Doki Panic". Mario Bros. 2 is the only game that allows you to choose Princess Peach and Toad... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:2.7
    What you'll find here is a bland, repetitive, boring racer.

    2 Games In 1 Double Value!: Monster Trucks / Quad Desert Fury

    What you'll find here is a bland, repetitive, boring racer.

    No I didn't buy or rent this game. I had never heard of it until I found it in my town's laundry mat. Someone must have abandoned it. So, willing to give anything a good chance I decideed to take it home and play it. Aft... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Smooth Moves isn't the best entry in the series, but the game makes great use of the Wii hardware.

    WarioWare: Smooth Moves

    Smooth Moves isn't the best entry in the series, but the game makes great use of the Wii hardware.

    The 4th installment in the Warioware series (5 if you include the Gamecube Version of MicroGame$) is here on the Wii, and the wacky fast paced mini-game action is still a lot of fun. Wario stumbles upon the Wii-Mote, ... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:9.2
    All in all the sequel to one of the best games ever is thankfully not a disapointment, and any Metroid fan or Gamecube o

    Metroid Prime 2: Echoes

    All in all the sequel to one of the best games ever is thankfully not a disapointment, and any Metroid fan or Gamecube o

    Unknown developer Retro Studios brought the Metroid series to the 3D world back in 2001, and the final result was a near flawless first person adventure experience. At the time Metroid Prime was probably the best looking... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:7.5
    Star Fox 64 is a very good game, even to this day, but it has few redemptive replay values to make for its shortness.

    Star Fox 64

    Star Fox 64 is a very good game, even to this day, but it has few redemptive replay values to make for its shortness.

    When thinking about the N64 and its great classics many people probably remember their best times with games such as Super Mario 64 and Ocarina of Time. Personally, I remember my time with Star Fox 64 just as well. A 3D ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    Dreamland 3 is one of the most charming games you'll find, but it suffers from extremely easy difficulty and simplicity.

    Hoshi no Kirby 3

    Dreamland 3 is one of the most charming games you'll find, but it suffers from extremely easy difficulty and simplicity.

    The first two Kirby's Dreamland games were released for the original Gameboy. The third installment made its way onto the SNES home console. As always, you play as the pink little puffball, Kirby. Kirby can suck in enemi... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:6
    Only those with extreme patience and a good ability to control their temper should play this game.

    Makai-Mura

    Only those with extreme patience and a good ability to control their temper should play this game.

    If you think you can buy this game and beat it with relative ease because you consider yourself an elite hardcore gamer, let me tell you like it is... you are naive and foolish. I have been gaming since the tender age of... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    Electroplankton passes for a delightfully entertaining app but a feature impoverished game

    Electroplankton

    Electroplankton passes for a delightfully entertaining app but a feature impoverished game

    Japanese media artist Toshio Iwai's Electroplankton may be called an app in today's electronic universe, or perhaps dubbed an interactive soundtrack. On the back of the box is what appears to be a track listing; it is th... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Crosswords DS isn't a hardcore game nor is it a casual game. It's a great cartridge made for those who love crosswords.

    Nintendo Crossword

    Crosswords DS isn't a hardcore game nor is it a casual game. It's a great cartridge made for those who love crosswords.

    Crosswords DS for the Nintendo DS contains over 1000 crossword puzzles as well as hundreds of word search and anagram puzzles. You can play any of the three types of puzzles in the game starting at the easy and normal di... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    For music game fans and "Beatlemaniacs", Beatles Rock Band is a dream come true.

    The Beatles: Rock Band

    For music game fans and "Beatlemaniacs", Beatles Rock Band is a dream come true.

    Ever since the first Guitar Hero game was made, I started dreaming up songs I wish would appear in some music game. I wanted to play The Beatles' "Helter Skelter", "Back In the USSR", "Come Together", "And Your Bird Can ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.5
    Though short and bare, Space Invaders Extreme is retro done right- a flashy, challenging blitz.

    Space Invaders Extreme

    Though short and bare, Space Invaders Extreme is retro done right- a flashy, challenging blitz.

    [ Note: I wrote a long, detailed review but accidentally deleted it. This is a shorter version.] Space Invaders Extreme, released in celebration of the original arcade game's thirtieth anniversary, looked to make a cl... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8
    Rhythm Heaven is a great music game thanks to simple controls and an awesomely bizarre presentation

    Rhythm Tengoku Gold

    Rhythm Heaven is a great music game thanks to simple controls and an awesomely bizarre presentation

    Helping a ninja dog slice up veggies, assembling robots at a factory, and putting on a family-friendly dolphin show are unlikely premises for a rhythm game. It sounds more akin to the sort of wacky, immature humor found ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    A phenomenal achievement, Insomniac's Ratchet & Clank laid a strong foundation with its staggering variety/action

    Ratchet & Clank (Platinum)

    A phenomenal achievement, Insomniac's Ratchet & Clank laid a strong foundation with its staggering variety/action

    Retro Review Note: A Retro Review is a review of a game from a previous console generation. The game at hand is not judged by modern standards but by the standards of the time in which it was released. Rereleased games (... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:7
    Shake It! is a good Wario Land with a maddening, unbalanced difficulty.

    Wario Land Shake

    Shake It! is a good Wario Land with a maddening, unbalanced difficulty.

    Trouble befalls the Shake Dimension when Queen Merelda is kidnapped and the "Bottomless Coin Sack" stolen by the Shake King. A female pirate ship captain named Syrup heists the globe on which the Shake Dimension exists f... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:7.5
    Jade and Pey'J's enticing adventure soars above the game's disastrous camera.

    Beyond Good & Evil HD

    Jade and Pey'J's enticing adventure soars above the game's disastrous camera.

    Rayman creator Michael Ancel envisioned a successful trilogy for Ubisoft's cult classic Beyond Good and Evil. Created in the vein of Zelda and perhaps even drawing inspiration from Metal Gear Solid and prominent platform... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8.5
    Fez is charming, haunting, and challenges one to dig deep into its world and one's self for answers.

    Fez

    Fez is charming, haunting, and challenges one to dig deep into its world and one's self for answers.

    Today, objectives in many games, even the ones that claim to be open-ended and exploratory, are laid out before the player along with the means to win. With Fez, Polytron has attempted to combine side scrolling two dimen... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:9
    Bungie has crafted a winner by combining the strengths of the first two games along with fantastic, fresh new features.

    Halo 3

    Bungie has crafted a winner by combining the strengths of the first two games along with fantastic, fresh new features.

    When the first Halo launched with the Microsoft's first Xbox console back in 2002, Bungie had given Microsoft a masterpiece first person shooter franchise, a mascot, and a big money maker all in one. The first Halo was a... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Call of Duty 4's campaign is exceptional and worth your while despite being extremely short.

    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

    Call of Duty 4's campaign is exceptional and worth your while despite being extremely short.

    So maybe you don't do Xbox Live? Maybe you're interested in Call of Duty for its single player campaign and split screen multi-player options alone? Is Call of Duty 4 still worth your purchase? My answer would be a resou... Read Full Review

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  • Rating:8
    Maverick Hunter X is a wonderful update of the inaugural installment in Capcom's edgiest Mega Man franchise.

    Irregular Hunter X

    Maverick Hunter X is a wonderful update of the inaugural installment in Capcom's edgiest Mega Man franchise.

    First arriving on the Super Nintendo in 1993, Capcom's Mega Man X series distinguished itself from the original Mega Man series with its edgy graphics, music, and story. Unchanging was the formula, proving that Capcom's ... Read Full Review

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