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Posted by STGuy1040 on September 21, 2014 under Featured Review 1, Reviews, Xbox One
Developed by 4A Games, Metro Redux is a two-part remake of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light that benefits from a new lighting engine, a vastly improved 4A Engine, and solid gameplay that runs smoothly at 60fps. Available individually or together in a bundle, Metro Redux revisits the tribulations of Arytom, as he tries to survive a post-apocalyptic Russia that is infested by hideous mutations. T... more.
Posted by ToonBoy on September 21, 2014 under Featured Review 2, Reviews, Xbox 360
As we make that smooth transition from current to next-gen consoles, this fellow old school gamer finds it refreshing to come across titles that serve as gorgeous reminders of those action-packed moments from yesteryear, and "Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition" from G. Revolution and Rising Star Games is such the title. UDHD is an arcade shooter (which was first released for the Sega Dreamcast in 200... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on September 21, 2014 under Featured Review 3, News, PC, Reviews
Gaslamp Games’ survival strategy game, Clockwork Empires, has finally arrived on Steam Early Access. If you have ever played the classic survival game, Dwarf Fortress, or the more recent, Banished, then Clockwork Empires needs no introduction. Even in its ‘Early Access’ state, Clockwork Empires is a rich, enthralling survival game that has you helping civilization thrive in treacherous co... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on September 8, 2014 under Mac, PC, Portables, Reviews
Gamers don't usually think 'earbuds' when shopping for a pair of headsets, especially when they want the best quality for their money. TurtleBeach and their competitors sell a wide range of high quality headsets that can easily set you back $100+, but the quality you receive usually justifies the investment. GX Gaming's Zabius M Mobile gaming headset, on the other hand, takes the preconceived noti... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on September 8, 2014 under Reviews, Xbox One
Rebellion's tactical/stealth shooter, Sniper Elite III, has finally arrived on next gen consoles, and it's actually a prequel to last year's Sniper Elite V2. The game continues the tribulations of OSS Sniper Karl Fairburne, as he fights through North Africa to prevent the Germans from developing a powerful 'wonder' weapon. Along the way, Karl will engage the Afrika Korps in a blood-drenched battle... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on September 8, 2014 under PS4, Reviews
Gamers old enough to remember Sega's Naomi arcade board will recall House of the Dead, a popular on-rail shooter that also appeared on the ill-fated Dreamcast console. Despite the popularity of House of the Dead, on-rail shooters eventually slipped into obscurity, as first-person shooters and their online multiplayer counterparts prevailed as the genre of choice. Based on the comic book of th... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on September 4, 2014 under PC, Reviews
For many simulation fanatics, the Pro Cycling Manager series needs no introduction. Its robust gameplay and RTS elements help it stand head and shoulders above the rest. Similar to the Football Manager series, Pro Cycling Manager uses a system that has you managing a cycling team. The core elements from previous releases are still intact, including the ability to micromanage your team. The ga... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on August 26, 2014 under Mac, Reviews
Back in July, PixelPerfectGaming had the pleasure of interviewing developer Zojoi about their re-imagining of Icom Simulations' point-and-click adventure, Shadowgate. Just a month after that interview, Shadowgate finally launched on Steam for both PC and Mac. A considerable amount of time was spent playing Shadowgate for this review. The game is a well-polished retelling of a classic Macintosh ... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on August 20, 2014 under PS3, Reviews
Battle Princess of Arcadias is an action role-playing game that places you in the role of Princess Plume, a hardened battle princess that has sworn to protect her kingdom and loyal subjects from danger. To our heroine's dismay, however - a 'great' evil takes the kingdom by surprise, decimating everything and everyone in its path. Plume vows vengeance against the great evil, but she must rebuild ... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on August 20, 2014 under PS4, Reviews
Just when you thought those adorable worms couldn't inflict anymore damage, Team 17 steps into the next gen arena with Worms Battlegrounds for Playstation 4. A port of Worms Clan Wars for PC, Battlegrounds includes twenty-five single-player story missions, ten 'Worm-Up' time attack missions, and five new era-specific environments (i.e. Inca, Feudal Japan, Viking, Industrial Revolution and Prehisto... more.
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