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  • Rating:8
    The Town of Light shines brightest when it's confronting it's own personal darkness.

    The Town of Light

    The Town of Light shines brightest when it's confronting it's own personal darkness.

    …they were the whispers in the dark… ..it’s cold in here.. …I was afraid of everything… Imagine the rusted remnants of a playground, the merry go round with the paint peeling from all s... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    Alibis, Blood, and Corpses, Set Against the Rich Backdrop of 1930s London

    Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

    Alibis, Blood, and Corpses, Set Against the Rich Backdrop of 1930s London

    From the pages of Agatha Christie’s works comes arguably one of the greatest minds in criminal investigation, Hercule Poirot. Having starred in over thirty novels and over fifty short stories, it is little won... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Dragon Quest Meets Dynasty Warriors in a Square & Koei Team Up That Works Surprisingly Well

    Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree's Woe and the Blight Below

    Dragon Quest Meets Dynasty Warriors in a Square & Koei Team Up That Works Surprisingly Well

    It started in perhaps the most simple way possible, a few colored pixels, than a few more, and then a few more. Eventually a world was created. It wasn’t the largest world ever created, nor was it terribly rich in... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    Empires rise and fall to the beat of a financial drum.

    Grand Ages: Medieval

    Empires rise and fall to the beat of a financial drum.

    Following in the footsteps of such games as Port Royale and Patrician, Grand Ages: Medieval, developed by Gaming Mind Studio is a game about global conquest, however, the focus is on conquest through economic expansion... Read Full Review

    3 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Despite a few paper cuts, Unfolded soars like a paper airplane caught in an updraft.

    Tearaway Unfolded

    Despite a few paper cuts, Unfolded soars like a paper airplane caught in an updraft.

    Media Molecule, best known for their innovatively unique Little Big Planet games is up to their old tricks again, with the second outing of their Tearaway series, which premiered on the Vita in 2013. Perhaps one of the ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    More evolution than revolution, Madden NFL 16 promotes accessibility over nostalgia, and sports a clean shaven feel.

    Madden NFL 16

    More evolution than revolution, Madden NFL 16 promotes accessibility over nostalgia, and sports a clean shaven feel.

    John Madden ’96 was one of the premier sports games to grace the 16-bit era of gaming history. Even with its low-res visuals, and limited depth of field presentation, it’s hard not to notice the subtleties t... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    Like it's protagonist, Styx is at it's best when it's lurking in dark corners, but in the light, its flaws shine through

    Styx: Master of Shadows

    Like it's protagonist, Styx is at it's best when it's lurking in dark corners, but in the light, its flaws shine through

    Imagine a game built on the premise of stealthily slipping into holes and crawling under tables. A game where shadows are your friend and light is your enemy. It takes place in a world where shiny objects like coins are... Read Full Review

    5 of 5 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    Built on the Frostbite3 Engine, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour Really Gives You a Cold Shoulder.

    Rory McIlroy PGA Tour

    Built on the Frostbite3 Engine, Rory McIlroy PGA Tour Really Gives You a Cold Shoulder.

    The sunlight was just peering over the horizon, kissing the green with warm, golden light, causing shadows to dance at the edge of the giant pond, where small ducks floated about nonchalantly. My 3 iron caught the light... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5
    One Does Not Simply Walk Into Mordor.

    Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

    One Does Not Simply Walk Into Mordor.

    The works of J.R.R Tolkien have continued to enthrall, inspire, enchant, and beguile a number of readers, since the first book of his best-known series, Lord of the Rings, was published back in 1954. Since then, his wor... Read Full Review

    4 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6
    A world of castles forged of sand and fog.

    The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited

    A world of castles forged of sand and fog.

    Bethesda’s flagship series, The Elder Scrolls kicked off in 1994 with Arena, one of the largest games of its time. It was hardly Bethesda’s first attempt however, having created 11 other games before this en... Read Full Review

    7 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    A World Worth Exploring

    LEGO Jurassic World

    A World Worth Exploring

    I can remember distinctly my first experience with the world of Jurassic Park. It’s etched into my memory because it was the junior high 8th grade book fair and the school library was crowded with brightly decorat... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Curtain Call strikes the perfect chord between accessibility and challenge.

    Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call

    Curtain Call strikes the perfect chord between accessibility and challenge.

    With a wide array of memorable music, adorable characters, and easy to pick up and play gameplay, Curtain Call strikes the perfect chord between accessibility and challenge in a genre where complexity and uneven difficu... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Diablo 3 combines psychologically addictive gameplay with non stop visceral action.

    Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition

    Diablo 3 combines psychologically addictive gameplay with non stop visceral action.

    “Because I could not stop for death, he kindly stopped for me.”The first line from a lyrical poem written by Emily Dickinson may sum up the final battle from the recently released Reaper of Souls expansion, ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    An enchanting musical journey carried on the sepia toned wings of nostalgia.

    Theatrhythm Final Fantasy

    An enchanting musical journey carried on the sepia toned wings of nostalgia.

    Do you remember your first Final Fantasy? Perhaps you journeyed alongside the Warriors of Light as they quested to defeat Garland. You could have shared travels with Cecil and Kain. You might have saved Terra and her fr... Read Full Review

    4 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9
    Breaking down the elements of an MMO into a CCG is gaming alchemy at its highest level.

    Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

    Breaking down the elements of an MMO into a CCG is gaming alchemy at its highest level.

    Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft presents a fresh spin on the card collecting genre. Developed by the gaming addiction experts at Blizzard, on the surface it appears to be a simple, yet underwhelming trading card game, a... Read Full Review

    6 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    A massive shock to the system in an otherwise lethargic handheld genre.

    Super Street Fighter IV: 3D Edition

    A massive shock to the system in an otherwise lethargic handheld genre.

    The storied franchise has seen many evolutions through the years, from its humble beginnings in 2D pixelated glory, to its newest 3D incarnation on the Nintendo 3DS. Much about it has remained the same, however, from it... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8
    Despite humans as little green men, Resogun soars higher than its expansive battlefield should allow.

    Resogun

    Despite humans as little green men, Resogun soars higher than its expansive battlefield should allow.

    The phrase, “Save The Last Humans,” echoes from the weighty Dualshock 4 as you start the game and serves as a reminder as you enter each new level. More than simply a quest, a mission, or a mantra, these sim... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    WWE2K14 - Not Quite Ready For a Title Shot.

    WWE 2K14

    WWE2K14 - Not Quite Ready For a Title Shot.

    The yearly spectacle known as Wrestlemania, once called the “Showcase of the Immortals” lives again in the annual series’ “30 Years of Wrestlemania” mode, replacing last year’s “... Read Full Review

    5 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7
    Pokemon X/Y:  An old familiar song with some sour notes.

    Pokemon X

    Pokemon X/Y: An old familiar song with some sour notes.

    From its humble beginnings on the small screen, in true monochromatic style, the journey of the Pokemon series of games could be a mirror image of the journey of a Pokemon Trainer itself. It moved to a bigger stage with... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    A revamped loot mechanic, deeper immersion and a streamlined control scheme elevates the hellish PC version.

    Diablo III

    A revamped loot mechanic, deeper immersion and a streamlined control scheme elevates the hellish PC version.

    "And you nephalem, look what your kind has wrought!" These words, uttered at the penultimate act near the climax of the story may serve as an analogy to Blizzard's own souped up console version of the oft-criticized PC ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5
    Just the right mix of charm and fun, Animal Crossing: New Leaf explores the lighter side of being a town mayor.

    Animal Crossing: New Leaf

    Just the right mix of charm and fun, Animal Crossing: New Leaf explores the lighter side of being a town mayor.

    Animal Crossing: New Leaf is the latest in Nintendo's charming series that features plenty of bug collecting, fishing, diving and shopping in an attempt to build up your small hamlet of a town into a bustling center ... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:6.5
    Beautiful, difficult, and reflective.  Mists of Pandaria is as versatile as its new monk class.

    World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

    Beautiful, difficult, and reflective. Mists of Pandaria is as versatile as its new monk class.

    You've conquered Outland, burned through the frozen wastes of Northrend, survived the world altering brought about in Cataclysm and now get set to explore a whole new world in the latest expansion for Blizzard's massiv... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5
    To boldly go where no one has gone before.  Sadly this game fails to live up to the oft quoted Trek motto.

    Star Trek: The Next Generation--A Final Unity

    To boldly go where no one has gone before. Sadly this game fails to live up to the oft quoted Trek motto.

    Star Trek: The Next Generation's remarkable popularity was in part due to its stellar cast, led by Patrick Stewart and LeVar Burton. The game tries to successfully recreate the feeling of being a part of the Next G... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9

    SoulCalibur IV

  • Rating:9

    Tomb Raider

  • Rating:8

    Hitman: Absolution

  • Rating:9

    The Elder Scrolls: Chapter II - Daggerfall

  • Rating:6.8

    EverQuest: Evolution

  • Rating:7

    EverQuest Online Adventures

  • Rating:6.9

    EverQuest

  • Rating:8.9

    The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (Collector's Edition)

  • Rating:8.1

    The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind (Collector's Edition)

  • Rating:6.9

    ESPN NFL 2K5

  • Rating:8

    ESPN NBA 2K5

  • Rating:9.5

    Disgaea: Hour of Darkness

  • Rating:9.2

    Dead or Alive Ultimate

  • Rating:6

    Dark Age of Camelot Platinum Edition

  • Rating:7.1

    City of Heroes

  • Rating:7.1

    Champions of Norrath