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Birthdays The Beginning Review.

Birthdays the Beginning, at first glance, looks like an interesting oddity. "God games" where you oversee the progression of an entire world and everything within aren't terribly common these days--much less one with cute, stylized visuals and a funny tit ...

Hyperkin Retron HD Review.

The number of people jumping into vintage gaming grows in number by the day, but not everyone taking the plunge accurately remembers what playing games in the '80s or '90s was actually like. It goes without saying that video technology has changed a lot s ...

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap Review.

Remakes are a tricky business, especially for a game like Wonder Boy III: The Dragon's Trap. Originally released on the Sega Master System in the console's waning days, the game didn't get a lot of attention in North America in the 80s, but it won over th ...

Drawn To Death Review.

The best thing Drawn to Death has going for it is the aesthetic, which thoroughly lives up to its promise of vast, wild worlds crafted from the classroom notebook scribblings of a teenage delinquent. It's a world of kittens controlling giant robots, unico ...

Wild Guns Reloaded Review.

There’s a particular genre of arcade action game that has truly fallen off the radar in recent times--games where you control a character from a third-person view on a 2D plane, shooting objects and enemies in the background with a reticle while dodging ...

Football Manager 2017 Review.

Sports Interactive’s long-running Football Manager series is at its best when you’ve been with a team for a handful of seasons--once you’ve managed to stamp your mark on a club, imbued it with your own philosophies, and adopted an anomalous way of p ...

Dragon Quest Builders Review.

Dragon Quest Builders serves as the jumping-off point for a new tale in a new period using an old setting--the storied land of Alefgard from the first Dragon Quest. It's an alternate reality that begins where the original game ends, but with a twist: the ...

Eagle Flight Review.

Share. Spread your wings and fly. By Brian Albert Almost everything about Eagle Flight is surprising. Somehow, flying high above a deserted Paris in VR doesn’t induce nausea. Somehow, quickly navigating tight environments using your head and neck feels ...