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Hitman Review – Dastardly Deeds Done Right

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  Hitman Square Enix I walked the game’s titular character, Agent 47, up to the yacht, where a rather larger elbow-rubber was well in full swing—each deck packed with well-dressed guests. Wearing some casual cargo pants and a light sweater-shirt, I had the scowling, bald-patted hitman approach the vessel’s gangway which was flanked by two uniformed security guards. One held Continue Reading...

Firewatch Review – Rise of the FPX

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Firewatch Campo Santo Let me start this review off by letting all of you know that I’ve played quite a few First Person Exploration games (or FPX’s for short) recently, including Dear Esther, The Stanley Parable, and the spectacular Gone Home. To be quite frank, as I’ve gotten older I’ve really hungered for games such as these, games that invoke Continue Reading...

Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Review – As Desolate as it’s Setting

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  Homeworld: Deserts of Kharak Blackbird Interactive A few months ago, a gaming friend of mine reminded me that the “next great” Homeworld game was looming large on the horizon: “So you remember that that new Homeworld game is coming out soon, right?” he said. “Right…Deserts of Iraq or something…” I mumbled, baiting him. He bit. “No! Homeworld: Deserts of Continue Reading...

Dirt Rally Review – Codemasters gets Down & Dirty

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  Dirt Rally Codemasters Here’s an actual excerpt from a conversation I had recently with a gaming friend of mine: “Hey man, you know that Codemasters have a new racing game on Steam Early Access?” he asked me. I grumbled. “Oh, yeah, what is it? Hopefully not another F1.” “No. It’s another Dirt game.” More grumbling. “This one’s good though, Continue Reading...