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77 median score
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Sep 6, 2022

The identity of SD Gundam Battle Alliance’s existence is all the hard work and efforts they’ve molded together to show the hardcore fans since the past, as well as to bring in new interests to their broad world of infinite space timeline. But their dream of making an ultimate SD Gundam universe is still left on a rocky road as issues with certain past titles, repetitive gameplay design and recycled ideas are still questionable even for long-time fans. The sad reality is that of all SD Gundam franchises, there hasn’t been any better action titles than this particular one and you cannot ignore the fact that the devs considered most of the feedback from the past to make something decent for the fans to enjoy. Which also makes it really troublesome to recommend this game if you’re not the most extreme Gundam fan, nor studied any of its lore of the series.

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Since its original release back in 2013, there has been a spike of increase of people who got to know more about the JoJo's franchise. The game itself also has been through various updates and tweaks which allowed the publisher to be encouraged for another challenge. But due to its old technology in network environments, it wouldn’t be the most pleasant experience unless you're a diehard fan of the franchise. The art style however is top notch in creating the vibes of the original anime and the actual voice actors behind the works also. For most fans, the developer efforts that were implemented to make it feel close to the original would be enough for them to enjoy this game to the fullest.

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10 / 10.0 - Ib
Aug 12, 2022

One of the greatest horror themed games based on other worldly liminal environments, Ib is certainly a masterpiece fueled by the classic RPG maker tool. With spotless storyline, puzzles and characters, the gameplay is as immersive as the surprisingly natural and well fitted horror elements throughout the entire gameplay. The difficulty is not much of a hurdle at all and as you can play it as laid back as you want without any guides or instructions, which is partially the best thing about it. Once your first playthrough is complete, it will definitely get withdrawals to come back for more.

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Aug 8, 2022

Unlike the usual copy and paste of surviving a post-apocalyptic world, the game is more focused on the individual survivors to come together and rebuild civilization from scratch. Since the platform of choice was to be on consoles, you’d have to be quite accustomed to exploring various menus and tabs with a controller to fully enjoy the experience. While the exploration segment may feel repetitive and unproductive, the immersive atmosphere that puts you up against responsibility was how it allows the players to stay concentrated.

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Jul 27, 2022

An excellent example of a creatively reimagined game which perfectly draws the line to not stumble upon neither the Touhou project or Castlevania franchises. As the developer has collated various ideas from both inspirations, the mix of air and ground actions in a creative fashion, thus making it one step further than just a fan made project.

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8 / 10.0 - Stray
Jul 19, 2022

A wanderer cat In a gloomy and high-tech world is like a fairy tale and realistic imaginations combined. With a unique tone and a relatively short journey, each and every corner of the alley develops its own story to keep it extraordinarily interesting. With just the fact of maneuvering a life-size cat in a human world scale is already a fun feat, actions that can happen in our everyday lives but only if you were to live it or witness it as these many but little moments usually never catch our attention on a daily basis. This game creates that portal in which you are now able to see what happens in the blindspot as a usual experience. It may feel like a quiet and stealthy journey but gradually creates a deep and pulsating experience that shakes our hearts like a wind chime that resonates in every silent atmosphere.

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7 / 10.0 - Before The Night
Jul 14, 2022

A horror action adventure game with a perfect balance of loveliness and nightmare fuel. The story is quite well made to show all the sides of the emotional rollercoaster without pressure. The day and night cycle makes the art style and sound effects flip around and the repeated enemy attack patterns are minimal in the 3 to 4 hour span of gameplay. There were some parts of the stages where the background and interactable objects were hard to distinguish, but everything else was perfect for a quick change of temperature in the recent hot summer days.

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Jul 7, 2022

Smooth difficulty climb, endings that will remain in your heart, unique lingual voices were well crafted to provide a distant fantasy feel. The creators devoted their efforts to create original characters and universe and the players can see the traces of their work ethics in which they yearned to become the new role model of platformers. For those hardcore platformer gamers, they should be able to find the two most important features required in platformers. One positive feature is where the support mode in the sequel has been implemented in the first game which allows players to jump in mid-game instead of just backseat gaming.

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9 / 10.0 - DNF Duel
Jun 30, 2022

DNF Duel is full of fun with katana flinging actions galore, especially focused on favoring the aggressor. Finding the correct punishes may be tough but the skill curve is not as steep as some of the other traditional fighting games. There is enough single player content to get you right into the DNF universe and even the online playability is equipped with the fan favorite rollback netcode to minimize any latency issues. Those who are not familiar with Dungeon & Fighter can dive straight into the action as it serves its own universe apart from the original IP.

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KOF 98 UMFE has gone through two different iterations of upgrades and has set on its final form. This makes it the best balanced version yet, and the amount of content plus the rollback netcode is the cherry on top, all available on PS4. Since this old school KOF was before all the crazy max cancel combo days, it still remains some of the basic fundamentals of some fighting games and will definitely bring back some old memories while playing against someone online.

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9 / 10.0 - Sonic Origins
Jun 21, 2022

Sonic Origins is a reimagination of the classic Sonic series which applies some modernized ideas. For a series franchise that had lived just over 30 years, it’s another opportunity for the dev team to look back and reminisce of the basics. Just like most compilation packaged games, there is plenty of content to find and check out. With the addition of record keeping leaderboards for each stages and corners, the dev team’s vision has finally acknowledged the voices of the Sonic community. Sonic Origins would by far be the best addition to the library of Sonic games collection, for all Sonic fans since the classic days.

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Jun 21, 2022

Capcom Fighting Collection is the perfect fit for those who still reminisce about the classic arcade days and want to battle it out once again like the good old days. Some of the old bugs that annoyed Hyper Street Fighter 2 are fixed while the match making environment has become more fluid. The EX option allows players to pick secret characters as well. Red Earth becoming available to be ported to home platform was a first since its release in 26 years and 10 other great titles which may have existed behind the shadows of the big names, but that’s what makes it better since Capom realizes that these titles need some extra love among their heavy hitters.

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Jun 19, 2022

In Zorro The Chronicles, you could reenact most of the scenes that aired on its original animation. Players can either choose to face the enemies up front or choose the quieter option to avoid any combat. The signature action of marking the opponents with the Z mark is also possible. Although the basic structure of the game is great, there seems to be too much bugs and the kid friendly auto-interactions disturb the overall experience. The details of Zorro throwing a smoke grenade when he depletes all of his health, and saying that he’ll definitely come back, is one of the key animations which creates the immersion all kids will appreciate.

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Jun 16, 2022

Beautiful scenery and scores that creates a full fledged cinematic experience. Topped with the emotional narratives which surely brings warmth to all gamers. Each chapter feels unique on their own but still keeps the overall flow in alignment with the story, which was possible with the creative map designs throughout the gameplay.

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7 / 10.0 - The Quarry
Jun 8, 2022

The Quarry has made its game complete with movie-like diverse character casts and technical achievements to be as immersive as possible. If you’re into gore and blood pouring horror themed stories, this would be your go to game. But with a dragging build up and dispirited sunrise after a long night of darkness may end up a little futile in the end.

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7 / 10.0 - Fishing Paradiso
Jun 2, 2022

While its loveable graphics and a story that brings warmth to everyone's hearts stay positive, the time spent on upgrading the best fishing rod may not be the best time you’ll ever spend in any video game. Gameplay wise, the tackling of the whole fishing action was pretty light and you would ask yourself the question whether it actually has any means to fishing in the end.

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If you’re mainly after the lovable characters appearing from both franchises, it’s a decent game to play, considering as a fan service from the developers. The combat and mini-games are better than expected, but the world building and the focus on each character are not really maintained to show their true colors. The unique collision event from worlds of Senran Kagura and Neptunia has not really created the much needed synergy and had become somewhat of an average once off show.

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May 12, 2022

With its ambition to be more than just a port for the PC and iOS, lovable characters, music to get your groove on, and the 16bit graphics are all putting in their work to become an enjoyable game as a whole. It’s still a little unfortunate to notice some frame drops and technical issues where the bullets won’t fire, which made it seem worse than its original title. Even with some of the respectful staff working behind the scenes, the end result became more dishonorable than it should have been. We expect some updates to patch up some of the errors to be at least playable once it’s ready to meet the players.

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7 / 10.0 - Trek to Yomi
May 6, 2022

The difficulty level choice caters to both who want to chill or challenge. But it struggles to keep the concept of it being a samurai who travels to afterlife in order to save his beloved, with only things to remind of it is a katana wielding protagonist, and its in the edo era. Although the quality of the cut scenes may pierce through some hearts with waves of emotions, the gameplay may not be up to par to its production quality.

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6 / 10.0 - TurnTack
May 1, 2022

TurnTack is a puzzle platformer is a game that shows what improvements may be required in the upcoming future. The technical discrepancies will be kept in the corner of your eyes during gameplay. While it seems like the game may have needed more development time and thoughts to actually become more of a complete product. Instead of just focusing on the technical side of things, it should have had an all rounder puzzle theme to be more appreciated than what its currently become.

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