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Posted by DaRipp3r on July 9, 2014 under Featured Review 1, PC, Reviews
Tropico 5 places you in control of your very own island, as you assume the role of dictator. The latest release in the Tropico series (like its predecessors) allows the player to rule any way they wish - as a dictator, communist or loving president. There's no discrimination in Tropico; you can be as crooked as the day is long (the choice is entirely up to you). The game starts out rather slow ... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on July 9, 2014 under Featured Review 2, PC, Reviews
Red Dragon is a real-time strategy game that allows the player to wage war on a massive scale; it’s unlike anything ever seen in an RTS game. Red Dragon provides a remarkable single-player campaign and an even better multiplayer experience. The game is not a sequel or an expansion; it plays as a standalone game. Red Dragon includes four different single-player campaigns that range from easy t... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on July 8, 2014 under Featured Review 3, Portables, Reviews
Since the inception of the Fighting Fantasy series, esteemed fantasy writer Steve Jackson has sent readers on countless journeys through dungeons and monster infested swamps. Starship Traveller was the first gamebook by Steve Jackson to introduce a Sci-Fi premise to the Fighting Fantasy series. As the commander of a Starship, the player and his crew must explore an unknown universe after their shi... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on June 26, 2014 under PC, Reviews
Endless Legend is a 4x strategy game by developer AMPLITUDE Studios. Still in the early stages of alpha on Steam Early Access, Endless Legend is very similar to other 4x strategy games. It shares some similarities with the Civilization series (i.e. building structures, expanding your race, etc.), but that is where the similarities end. The gameplay is so deeply entrenched in strategy that it place... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on June 18, 2014 under Portables, Reviews
There was a time when developers would cringe at the idea of releasing an Idol Simulautor in the West. While quite popular in Japan, this genre has never really caught on with gamers worldwide. But due to the popularity of shows such as American Idol and X Factor, NIS America decided to release Producing Perfection stateside, and the end result is quite surprising. While reviewing Producing P... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on June 11, 2014 under PS4, Reviews
Developed by Focus Home Entertainment, Bound by Flame is an action role-playing game that places you in the role of Vulcan, a young warrior that becomes possessed by an ancient demonic power. Imbued with the power of the 'flame', you must battle the evil Necromancers and their undead army of Deadwalkers. During this conflict, the player must choose between the demon that possess them or fight for ... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on June 11, 2014 under PC, Reviews
The grandfather of real-time strategy games has finally made a comeback as a remastered title on the Steam Network. Age of Mythology: Extended Edition comes with all the previous expansion packs and downloadable content that was available in the earlier releases. Yes, this also includes the Titans Expansion. Fans of Age of Mythology will have no problems adapting to this remastered release. ... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on June 11, 2014 under Portables, Reviews
Demon Gaze by Kadokawa Games and Experience inc. is a first-person role-playing game that places you in the role of OZ, a young warrior that possess the power of the 'Magic Eye' -- a special ability that allows the player to capture demons and use them as allies. As a resident of the Dragon Princess Inn, you must explore the various dungeons in Mizrid, kill the resident demons, and collect treasur... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on May 21, 2014 under Reviews, Wii U
In all my years of reviewing games, I have never experienced anything like Child of Light by Ubisoft Montreal. Programmed by Brie Code, Child of Light is a literary masterpiece that combines poetry, folklore art, and a children's bedtime story into a comprehensive role-playing experience unlike any other. The player assumes the role of Aurora, a young princess that is unaware of her untimely passi... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on May 21, 2014 under PS3, Reviews
There have been many attempts at recreating the crazy, politically incorrect world of South Park, but none have been nearly as successful as Ubisoft's South Park: Stick of Truth for Playstation 3. This release embodies the raw comedic genius of the television show, while also maintaining the eccentric personalities of all the South Park characters. During this 14 hour turn-based RPG, you will e... more.
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