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StarCraft: Remastered Review – Bringing Back Those Great Memories

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  StarCraft: Remastered Blizzard Entertainment I fondly remember the golden age of real-time strategy games, and sometimes let my mind drift back to how good things really were as far as that venerable genre was concerned. We had the various Command & Conquer and Age of Empires titles, as well as spectacular one-offs such as Age of Mythology (why didn’t Continue Reading...

Endless Space 2 – Target Locked Update Review – The Little Guys Finally Join the Fray

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Endless Space 2 – Target Locked Update Amplitude Studios Besides fantasy RPGs, science fiction games have to be my favorite genre, whether they be in actual pen-and-paper form, mass media (books, movies), or video games. Luckily, we’re in an age where computing technology has allowed game developers to match epic graphics with epic storylines (although I do still have a Continue Reading...

X-COM 2: War of the Chosen Review – Still Limited Time to Choose, but Still Fun

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  X-COM 2: War of the Chosen Firaxis Games/2K Games I get all misty thinking about the classic XCOM games of old. I mean, let’s think of the concept of the original series for a moment. In the series’ backstory, people from all over the world report seeing various types of UFOs skimming through the skies overhead in increasingly larger Continue Reading...

The Escapists 2 Review – Breaking Out, One Prison at a Time

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The Escapists 2 Moldy Toof Many gamers have fantasized about escaping from a prison. I mean, who didn’t get a jolt of satisfaction when Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman escaped at the end of The Shawshank Redemption? Curiously, however, there has been a noticeable absence of prison escape simulators. Well, we do have Prison Architect, but that game is more Continue Reading...