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SORCERY 2 – REVIEW

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Earlier this year the development studio Inkle adapted the classic old gamebook Sorcery! for mobile devices. We quiteliked the results, but were sad to learn that we’d have to wait five months before they released their adaptation of Part 2 … Continue reading

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The Picture of Dorian Gray – Review

The United Solo Festival is an annual event that produces over a hundred one-person shows each year. These sometimes address nerdy themes, especially gothic horror like Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. Playwright/Director Darya Gauthier returns to the festival year with her one-man … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Pie Show: Boogedy Boo – Review

The Pumpkin Pie Show is an annual evening of spooky fun performed in a terrifyingly tiny theater space located in the dark netherrealm of Under Saint Marks, a theater located deep within the unholy bowels of the Lower East Side. When … Continue reading

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THE WOLF AMONG US EPISODE ONE: FAITH – REVIEW

Telltale games has always been known for smart, story-driven adventure games, but they still surprised the industry with their powerfully dramatic adaptation of The Walking Dead last year. The goofy fun of Sam & Max or Back to the Future … Continue reading

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Two Point Oh – Review

Science fiction writers in the 21st century have an easy job. In the old days if a writer wanted to make a story about a sentient Artificial Intelligence they would have to set their stories in some distant future, or demand … Continue reading

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HANDS-ON WITH DARKOUT

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If Minecraft-style sandbox games have taught gamers anything, it’s “Build a shelter quickly!” In Darkout, players control an unfortunate astronaut who crashes on a hostile planet full of shadowy creatures, forcing players to build a primitive shelter fast, then begin scrounging … Continue reading

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From Up On Poppy Hill – DVD Review

Fans of Studio Ghibli will be a little surprised by their latest feature From Up On Poppy Hill. This one doesn’t feature any flights of fancy or fairy-tale creatures like their previous movies. There are no wood spirits, giant magical cats … Continue reading

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Betrayer Hands-On Preview

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While the visual design makes Betrayer stand out from the crowd of games aiming for photorealism, it also deviates from typical FPS mechanics by tossing the Player into a non-linear story. Players wash up on a beach near a colonial village. The … Continue reading

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Saints Row IV – Review

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These kids today with their video games! You know what gamers need to do? Lighten the hell up! Gamers whine about how a new game has day one DLC, or it doesn’t have multiplayer, or “My favorite voice actor isn’t … Continue reading

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Odd.A.See – Review

The War on Terror has led to thousands of dead soldiers, trillions of wasted dollars, and an entire generation of Americans who cannot remember a time when the nation was at peace.  There is also an emerging generation of artists … Continue reading

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