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  • Metroid Samus Returns Review

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    I've been thinking about Samus' latest adventure ever since I completed it and I wanted to share my thoughts on why it is such a successful remake. Here is my review of my Metroid Samus Returns.

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  • Japanese game developers understand the value of ignoring their audience

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    With the recent release of Super Mario Odyssey , Nintendo has pulled off a seemingly impossible feat. In one year, the company released one of the best Zelda games ever made and one of the best 3D Marios ever . Considering the time and talent both franchises... More
  • 5 Addictive Online Web Games

    I spend at least 25% of my gaming time playing web games... Games that allow you to play straight from your browser without making you download a large file. Not because they're more convenient nor because they're more fun (although some definitely... More
  • Sonic Mania Review - Running in the 90s

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    Developer: Christian Whitehead, Headcannon, PagodaWest Games Publisher: Sega Played on Playstation 4 If you owned a Sega Genesis in the nineties, chances are very high that you've played at least one Sonic The Hedgehog game. One of the most beloved... More
  • Shadow of War's Nemesis System Made Me Feel Like a Horrible Person

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    (Originally posted Oct. 18, 2017 at Derin Loe Gaming ) Middle-earth: Shadow of War can be a very fun and entertaining game. At the same time it can also be a very depressing game. The fun, excitement, and occasional depression inducing moments, are all... More
  • The Best Games of 2017, #1 - Horizon: Zero Dawn

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    Every year, I compile a list of my favorite games and attempt to rank them in a similar fashion to Game Informer. Things like "Best Xbox Exclusive" or "Best Racing Game", which, incidentally, tend to be the same thing. I've always... More
  • Ranking Every Game on the SNES Classic

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    Like a good many gamers, the SNES ranks among one of my favorite video game consoles ever released. It is also currently tied with the Gamecube as my favorite Nintendo console due to its two pronged approach of excellent first and third party games. The... More
  • How to Make Horror

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    I know I may come across as an FPS fan, loving anything that’s in the first person and shoots a gun, but my favorite genre is horror, and the one thing I know about horror is that it’s a difficult challenge to take as a developer. You have... More
  • Persona 5 Review: So, So Silly, and So, So Good

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    So someone had to know this was coming. I may have gushed a little about Persona 5 before, so yeah, I want to talk about it. It's my game of the year, so I probably should talk about it, actually. ANNNNND go. Persona 5 Before I start, SPOILERS AHEAD... More
  • Game-Making Challenge: Mazes all the Way Down

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    Do you know what’s scary? Mazes. Do you know how many mazes in games I can think of? Not many. Is this post about making mazes into a stand-alone horror game? You bet. Let me preface this by saying that I don’t play very many horror games... More
  • Hell Blade review: A vision quest

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    "Hell blade" is a heroic quest of a Celtic warrior, a gelt named Senua, who travels into hell to fight the northman and norse gods in an attempt to save her love dillion. There to guide her in her journey is druth. Druth is apparently a celtic... More
  • The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

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    Developer: Nintendo Publisher: Nintendo Played on Wii U The Legend of Zelda series began life as a sprawling, open-ended fantasy adventure. Over the years the series would establish a particular formula, a formula it would follow to the letter for many... More