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Our resident new editor, James Bacon, is known for his work with GameFan as well as his eye-poking, feather-ruffling, in-your-craw-getting-posts on social media.

++Review: Aarklash Legacy

Rackham, Cadwallon, AT-43… all of these terms carry little to no meaning to the uninitiated. Once upon a time, there was a French company called Rackham (eventually becoming Rackham Entertainment) that wanted to compete in the tabletop miniatures market. After releasing their game, Confrontation, and supplemental Cadwallon paper & pencil role-playing setting, as well as […]

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++Review: Puppeteer

Klonoa, Tomba, Pandamonium, Rayman, Megaman X7 & 8; the Playstation brand has been home to some of the most charming platformers ever created. This is a list that continues in perpetuity; a list that not only enumerates all of the exclusive platformers of the Playstation family of consoles, but one that makes a sizable contribution toward cataloging all of […]

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[UPDATE] ++Review: Dragon's Crown

If you prefer controversy, go HERE. When I booted up Dragon’s Crown for the first time, there was a great deal of weight behind my anticipation. Having loved Odin Sphere, GrimGrimoire, and Muramasa; having followed George Kamitani from Princess Crown to Dungeons & Dragons and beyond; and having written the first print preview ever published […]

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Vanillaware's Dragon's Crown – ++Rantview 10/10

As of July 29th, the embargo on Vanillaware’s Dragon’s Crown was lifted by Atlus and the reviews began pouring forth. While most reviews judged the game solely on the merit of the games mechanics, controls and the games’ 2D heritage, several media outlets opted to use the title’s art style to grandstand their own personal […]

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++Review: Shadowrun Returns

In 2001, FASA closed their doors for, what we thought, was forever. They were doing extremely well, having brought several beloved properties to bear, and as they told us all in a press release, this move was a “get while the gettin’s good” operation. Jordan Weisman and all of the other higher-ups saw the table-top […]

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E3 2013 – And the Winner Is:

We are. Gamers are the winners of E3. When Sony and Microsoft first revealed their next generation consoles a few months ago, I was right there with everyone else: vomiting negativity and incredulity. I was aghast at how Microsoft could make an attempt to control the used games market, and I was echoing conspiracy theories […]

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