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Nick Mangiaracina

Dallas, Texas
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Favorite Games:
  • Earthbound
  • Persona 4 Golden
  • Shin Megami Tensei IV

34 games reviewed
72.9 average score
80 median score
52.9% of games recommended
5 / 5.0 - Ikenfell
Oct 22, 2020

If you’re into JRPGs and love a good narrative you won’t want to miss Ikenfell.

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5 / 5.0 - Death's Door
Aug 16, 2021

Very few games get as much right with their formula as Death’s Door does.

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Dec 2, 2019

Arise offers a beautifully crafted narrative in the skin of a 3D puzzle platformer. Though it’s not a game-changer, Arise manages to excel in everything it offers to the player providing a well-refined experience.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Gears Tactics
May 26, 2020

Gears Tactics is a refreshing take on the tactics genre that has something for both Gears of War fans and newcomers to the series.

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4.5 / 5.0 - I Am Dead
Oct 29, 2020

However, if you’re interested in a strong narrative, fun art, and completing simple puzzles, I Am Dead is the most fun you’ll have this year.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Olija
Jan 28, 2021

Olija is a mysterious adventure that won't overstay it's welcome but leave you wanting more immediately after playing it.

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Apr 22, 2021

Turnip Boy Commits Tax Evasion is ripe to be picked and placed in your library.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Essays on Empathy
May 18, 2021

I’ve always said that the best and most interesting games are being made at the experimental level in game jams and Essays on Empathy proves that.

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4.5 / 5.0 - Backbone
Jun 8, 2021

From beginning to end I was hooked on Backbone

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4.5 / 5.0 - Rollerdrome
Aug 16, 2022

Rollerdrome offers an incredibly rewarding experience that keeps you coming back for more.

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Aug 31, 2022

I can’t think of a game in the genre I’d recommend more right now than Fashion Police Squad.

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Atelier Ryza is the best place for new fans of the series to jump in and a relaxing entry for older fans. Not the easiest game to get a handle on but once it clicks, you won’t want to put it down.

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4 / 5.0 - Röki
Aug 19, 2020

Masquerading as simply an adventure game set with Scandinavian folklore in mind, Röki offers so much more and I urge you to give it a shot if this type of game is your bag.

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4 / 5.0 - Pikmin 3 Deluxe
Nov 9, 2020

Pikmin 3 Deluxe is not just a great entry to jump in on, but also try out if you’ve ever been curious about the franchise.

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4 / 5.0 - Cozy Grove
May 14, 2021

Once I found myself hitting my stride in Cozy Grove, it became a before-bed ritual.

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Aug 29, 2021

Minute of Islands is an incredibly stunning game with a timely narrative, minimal gameplay, and small platforming puzzles.

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4 / 5.0 - Button City
Sep 6, 2021

If you’re willing to let your guard down, open up your heart, and accept Button City as it is, you will get a very wholesome experience with lots of laughs and some very charming art.

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Sep 8, 2021

Deck Nine manages to take Life is Strange’s classic signatures of indie music, small-town mysteries, and teenage angst and elevate it from the original creation. What could have been a bumbling soft-reboot of Life is Strange, Life is Strange: True Colors turned into the best game in the series so far.

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Whether or not you’ve partied with corpses before, Dead Patient gives you a good taste of what’s to come in this new entry of the Corpse Party overarching plot. Even as just a single episode, it’s quite good.

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3.5 / 5.0 - Orangeblood
Jan 29, 2020

Orangeblood feels like a great game mired by small technical issues and has a short road to being an easy recommendation. With the developers still working on and releasing updates for the game regularly, Orangeblood could be a great pick-up for the turn-based JRPG gamer that’s looking for something off the beaten path.

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