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Syed Mahir Hussain

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Favorite Games:
  • Kingdom Hearts 2
  • The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion
  • The Wolf Among Us

11 games reviewed
67.0 average score
70 median score
30.0% of games recommended

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Syed Mahir Hussain's Reviews

Syed Mahir Hussain writes for Gameplanet, New Zealand's largest video gaming website. He has been covering video games since 2012. Riku and Sora are romantically interested in each other and you will not convince me otherwise.
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9 / 10.0 - Devil May Cry 5
Mar 12, 2019

Devil May Cry 5 keeps what made the franchise so popular while refining its systems to near-perfection. With some of the most impressive animation and combat out there right now and the addition of Bloody Palace arriving in a free update this April, Devil May Cry 5 is the definitive DMC experience and should be played by everyone looking for incredibly satisfying & stylish combat!

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8 / 10.0 - SoulCalibur VI
Oct 23, 2018

To quote the announcer from SC3, Soul Calibur VI is “seriously wounded, but the soul still burns”.

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Mar 16, 2018

While it can certainly be considered the definitive Attack on Titan game at present, some peculiar design choices and the repetitive nature of the missions hinder it from achieving its full potential.

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Hacker's Memory mostly builds upon its capable predecessor, but despite an interesting cast, some tedious content holds it back from true greatness.

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7 / 10.0 - Tekken 7
Jun 13, 2017

Tekken 7 is a typically strong entry in the franchise, but it doesn't unseat reigning champion Tekken Tag Tournament 2.

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Mar 6, 2017

While we cannot speak for those who played the original Malicious, this remaster will most likely alienate newcomers.

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4 / 10.0 - Dungeon Punks
Sep 6, 2016

What few good points Dungeon Punks has are ultimately overshadowed by some atrocious design choices. Golden Axe was a bit before my time, but if this is what that game was like, then it does not seem like something we need to resurrect.

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6.5 / 10.0 - Heavy Rain
Mar 10, 2016

Heavy Rain Remastered doesn't go far enough in reworking its source material. It's still the definitive version of Quantic's murder mystery, but it still carries the flaws of its forefather.

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Aug 31, 2015

The switch to three dimensions hobbles rather than helps Trine 3. In the wake of the first two excellent entries in the series, it can only be considered a disappointment.

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Jul 7, 2015

Devil May Cry 4: Special Edition, despite its flaws, is definitely worth getting for both old fans and new. The new characters, the updated combat, and Legendary Dark Knight Mode definitely add a new dimension for veteran players, while the game as a whole serves as a decent entry point for new fans, especially at its lowered price.

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Syed Mahir Hussain
Mar 13, 2015

Xenoverse blurs the line between video game and anime. Despite a few issues, there's tons of replay value here, and fans can finally fulfill their dream of putting themselves in Dragon Ball.

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