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[Game Review] Slam Bolt Scrappers (PS3)

In PS3, Reviews by Jhonny Crespo

Available on: PS3; Publisher: Sony Online Entertainment; Developer: Fire Hose Games; Players: 1 – 4; Released: March 15, 2011; ESRB: Everyone; Official Website In the relatively short history of video games, very few are considered household names. One game that has undoubtedly earned this upper echelon status is Tetris. It has seen every single platform from cell phones to even …

Jhonny Crespo[Game Review] Slam Bolt Scrappers (PS3)
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[Game Review] Crazy Machines 2 Complete (PC)

In PC, Reviews by Daniel Cabanas

The appeal of Crazy Machines is strange. The narrative goes that I am at the service of a vaguely professor-ish  colleague of popularly referenced smart guys (Einstein, Curie, etc.) and that I often have perform menial chores using engineering elements. Personally, I have never had to consider the proper trajectory that a basketball would have to travel to activate a …

Daniel Cabanas[Game Review] Crazy Machines 2 Complete (PC)
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[Game Review] Jane’s Zoo (iPhone)

In Casual, iOS, Reviews by Jhonny Crespo

Taking place on the island of Australia, Jane’s Zoo gives one an opportunity to do all the “dirty work” of operating and maintaining a zoo. This may seem like a completely random premise but who ever thought that throwing birds at green pigs would be any better? But will Jane’s Zoo see similar success or will it be simply be …

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[Game Review] Dragon Age II (PC)

In 360, PC, PS3, Reviews by Justin Chen

Dragon Age II is the sequel of the critically acclaimed Dragon Age: Origins released by Bioware. Once again Bioware releases another gem of a game to sate your thirst for single player action. Luckily, however, the story line itself has no direct connection to its predecessor and the game follows a completely new character named Hawke. Your character begins in …

Justin Chen[Game Review] Dragon Age II (PC)
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[Game Review] Double Dragon (iPhone)

In Casual, iOS, Reviews by Jhonny Crespo

Double Dragon is a classic arcade brawler that has seen life everywhere from the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) to the Xbox Live Arcade, and most recently now on iOS. But how does this classic game fare up in a world of old fans and young blood, and on a platform where action games are crippled and criticized by the hardware …

Jhonny Crespo[Game Review] Double Dragon (iPhone)
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[Game Review] Alien Breed 3: Descent (PS3)

In 360, PC, PS3, Reviews by Davis Fan

Top-down view shooters have been popping up all over, notably with Valve’s Alien Swarm and Housemarque’s Dead Nation. In the midst of these other games, Team 17’s Alien Breed reaches its third iteration and continuation of Conrad’s story with Alien Breed 3: Descent. Descent doesn’t include any groundbreaking new gameplay elements that will blow players’ minds, but most elements have …

Davis Fan[Game Review] Alien Breed 3: Descent (PS3)
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[Game Review] Tiny Planet (iPhone)

In Casual, iOS, Reviews by Jhonny Crespo

Did you ever want to know what it’s like defending your small planet by alien invaders? No? Well, what about defensively shoot a laser gun into the air? How about playing an iOS game that encompasses both these things? If you fall into any of these categories, then Tiny Planet is perfect. If not, then you might want to reconsider …

Jhonny Crespo[Game Review] Tiny Planet (iPhone)
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[Game Review] BIT.TRIP FLUX (PC)

In PC, Reviews by Daniel Cabanas

Before playing BIT. TRIP FLUX, I didn’t know if there was some narrative history behind the dark rectangular shape as the silent level cut scenes suggest, so when I booted up the game to play a simple rhythm game, I was surprised to find a significant effort in creating a multi-sensory experience that challenges the player in unique ways. The …

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[Game Review] Metal Slug Touch (iPhone)

In Casual, iOS, Reviews by Davis Fan

An increasing amount of hardcore games are making the transition to iOS, with some more faithful a port than others. Now that Metal Slug has hit the platform as Metal Slug Touch, we get to see SNK Playmore’s own rendition of the classic series through a touch screen.

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[Game Review] Acceleration of Suguri X Edition (PS3)

In PS3, Reviews by Jhonny Crespo

In 2009 game publisher Rockin’ Android brought over game developer Orange_Juice’s Suguri series for the PC from Japan and captured a strong niche following. Now Acceleration of Suguri X Edition has been adapted for the PS3. It is sure to please previous fans, but how will it hold up with brand new users like myself?

Jhonny Crespo[Game Review] Acceleration of Suguri X Edition (PS3)