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Dec 10, 2020

While Orwell's Animal Farm stays true to its source material, its repetitive and unclear gameplay weakens a stylized portrayal of the book. It's not the worst way to spend a couple hours thanks to replayability and excellent narration, but it's not compelling to get every ending and collect every stamp. You'll get a lot more out of reading the book than you will from the game.

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7 / 10.0 - Call of the Sea
Dec 8, 2020

Call of the Sea feels like a mix between a puzzle game and a 1930s pulp novel. It blends these varied genres to mixed success; the puzzles are largely solid but you can find yourself banging your head against the wall in frustration for some, and the writing can be a bit campy but is carried by brilliant voice acting. While the game is decent, the visuals, the acting, and the setting are top notch. If entered with the right mindset, The Call of the Sea can be a good companion for an evening in.

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8 / 10.0 - Per Aspera
Dec 7, 2020

Terraform Mars in this narrative driven planetary scale base builder

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9 / 10.0 - Cyberpunk 2077
Dec 7, 2020

A remarkably well-executed open world game whose greatest heights exceed its deepest failings.

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Dec 3, 2020

The Unexpected Quest is by no means a bad game, as completing tasks and acquiring resources can be entertaining if you approach the title with the right mindset. Unfortunately, it's incredibly hard to justify the price-tag when you consider the game's relatively short length and repetitive elements. Casual players might get a kick out of the laid-back experience, but RTS veterans should look elsewhere for their resource-managing and quest-completing thrills.

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9 / 10.0 - Haven
Dec 3, 2020

Lovers in a Shattered Land

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Dec 2, 2020

The remastering of Sam & Max Saves the World is a delightful return to the comedic antics of our crime fighting duo. Some jokes might not land and a lot of puzzles can feel too easy, but the duo's wit has staying power. Add that with some catchy new tracks and a remastering that makes the game more stylish than less, and you have a proper return to form. If you never had a chance to play Sam and Max Save the World, this is the best way to experience one of Telltale's first games.

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7 / 10.0 - Empire of Sin
Dec 1, 2020

The game has solid tactical combat and RPG elements but is let down by a weak strategic layer.

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I suspect that some players will encounter balancing issues when playing out in the wild, but winning a game after effortlessly zipping across the map and summoning Asuryiani troops as backup can be extremely satisfying, so I'd say that the Craftworld Aeldari DLC is a worthwhile package if you'd like to keep conquering Gladius in new and interesting ways (so long as you can spare the cash).

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Nov 23, 2020

A great Viking game, but as far from a true Assassin's Creed game as there could ever be.

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