Cloudberry Kingdom Review (PS3/360/Wii U): “The Most Sadistically Awesome Platformer”

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Over the course of gaming history, 2D platformers have really become a staple genre that gamers of all kinds can enjoy. Ever since the days of Super Mario Bros. gracing the NES and Sonic the Hedgehog on the Sega Genesis, we’ve seen a plethora of platformers impact the industry. Within the last half-decade, we’ve seen [...]

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Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage 2 Review (PS3/Wii U/360): “Strictly For Fans Only”

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In 1983, a Japanese manga called “Fist of the North Star” (also known as “Hokuto no Ken”) was created. The series took off and became a huge hit in Japan, which then received an English localization a few years later. Since then, the series has received a TV series, film and video games to reach [...]

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Warlords Review (PSN / XBLA)

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Warlords is the remake of Atari’s 1980 Breakout / Quadrapong arcade classic, available for download from the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade. Reboots of older, more dated franchises is becoming quite the trend these days, and in the wake of the Warlords 3D re-make for Xbox Live Arcade released in 2008, one may wonder [...]

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Double Dragon: Neon Review (PSN/XBLA): “An Old-School Revival Done Right”

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The 80s, one of the greatest decades that comes to mind. Great music, awesome cartoons and the start of certain game franchises that, to this day, still stand tall. Double Dragon was one of those franchises born in 1987 via Arcade and then made its way to the NES. For years, the series had continued [...]

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD Review (PSN/XBLA): A Return to Former Glory?

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Back in 1999, the gaming community was pleasantly surprised by a certain title that set a standard for the extreme sports genre, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. With the success of the first installment, we’ve seen numerous sequels released over time but the series’ started to lose its appeal. While they went as far as trying [...]

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Jeremy McGrath’s Offroad Review (PSN/XBLA)

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Arcade-style racers are a dime a dozen nowadays, with many companies trying to provide a “realistic” experience. However, there’s still hope for arcade racing games. Jeremy McGrath may have had an unfortunate collaboration with his first outed title, Jeremy McGrath’s Supercross World (GameCube/PS2), but thankfully, his latest title isn’t a train wreck. Developed by 2XL [...]

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Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown Review (PSN/XBLA)

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A lot of us have fond memories of playing Virtua Fighter in the arcades; the visuals, environments, and cutting-edge, tight controls made it one of the most enjoyable arcade titles of its time. Nowadays, with arcade sticks and the widespread release of arcade titles on home consoles, developers are bringing the arcade experience to your [...]

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Sonic the Hedgehog 4: Episode II Review (PSN/XBLA)

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Fans of Sonic the Hedgehog have waited patiently for Sonic 4: Episode II, and the wait is finally over! This game does a nice job of connecting past Sonic games in both story and style, as many familiar faces and locales return. The story revolves around Metal Sonic being reborn by Dr. Eggman after his [...]

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