Review: Shantae and the Seven Sirens (Sony PlayStation 4)

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Review by Matt S. Shantae’s fifth outing also represents the first time that the series has lost a little of its lustre and magic, which is ironic given that the HD art has been polished to the point that it’s positively shining. WayForward’s team of talented artists and designers have,…

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Review: Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection (Sony PlayStation 4)

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Review by Pierre-Yves L. Set one-hundred years after the events of Mega Man X6, Zero is awakened by a scientist named Ciel in order to help save a group of reploids from being “retired” by the current tyrant… none other than the once hero, Mega Man X. Running away from…

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Review: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III (Sony PlayStation 4)

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Review by Matt C. I know I keep saying this to anyone who’ll listen, but the Trails of Cold Steel games from Nihon Falcom are brilliant. Even among JRPGs, few games manage the intricate characterisation or deep world-building that Cold Steel delivers effortlessly, let alone both at the same time.…

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Review: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (Sony PlayStation 4)

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Review by Matt C. As soon as you describe a Kickstarter project as a spiritual successor to something beloved, you set the expectations through the roof—not least of all when the original creator comes out of the shadows to take the helm. Even if the end result is something that’s…

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Review: The Sinking City (Sony PlayStation 4)

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Review by Lindsay M. There seems to have been an influx in Lovecraft-themed games released in the past few years, and some really have been exceptional — The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker comes to mind, as it takes familiar themes and puts them into a contemporary context. Others, such…

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