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Dragon Quest Builders 2 review

I can then spend that happiness to unlock more things to make even more bathrooms.There’s also an absolutely massive RPG story here full of peril and plot twists that ties into the original Dragon Quest II on NES. ...

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Life is Strange 2 review

Our Verdict
Life is Strange 2 promises a classic roadtrip, but fails to put you in the driving seat.This problem is exacerbated by the fact that Life is Strange 2’s most powerful tool is not directly in your hands. ...

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MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries review | PC Gamer

Our Verdict
MechWarrior 5 is a showcase of nostalgic, joyful mech combat.The catch is that you're only there to destroy those, then get out, and you're there to do it against a huge number of defenders. ...

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Shovel Knight: King Of Cards Review - Royal Refinement

Starring the memorable King Knight, it harkens back to the gameplay of the original Shovel Knight adventure in both structure and execution.Stages adopt familiar themes from the series, from the neon-soaked labs of Plague Knight to the gold-laden walls of King Knight's future abode. ...

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Shovel Knight King of Cards and Showdown review

This week, the studio finally released the third and final expansion, Shovel Knight: King of Cards, as well as an entirely new fighting game called Shovel Knight Showdown.For fans of the series, the new releases are a welcome excuse to dig further into Shovel Knight’s charming world. ...

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Life is Strange 2 review: a worthy successor

Since its very first episode, Life is Strange 2 hasn’t been shy about tackling political themes.This review contains spoilers for Life is Strange 2. ...

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Espire 1: VR Operative review

Our Verdict
Espire 1's VR stealth is brimming with neat ideas, but the end product is slightly less than the sum of its parts.By all rights, this should make Espire 1 the most immersive immersive-sim ever made. ...

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Turtle Beach Elite Atlas Aero gaming headset review

The Elite Atlas Aero falls somewhere in the middle of these two, coming in at $120/£130, but what does it offer compared to other gaming headsets at the same price?Initial impressions of the Turtle Beach Elite Atlas Aero are strong; the headset is packaged in its folded state, which is ideal for portability. ...

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Razer Kraken Ultimate gaming headset review

Our Verdict
The Razer Kraken Ultimate is a solid PC gaming headset anyway you cut it.Fantastic THX sound, sleek and comfortable design, solid construction—the only thing it's missing is a chat mix. ...

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Halo: Reach review | PC Gamer

Our Verdict
A PC port that minimizes Halo: Reach's flaws and highlights its strengths, from the unique campaign to the joy of a clean headshot.I literally cackled the first time I fired a sniper rifle in Halo: Reach's PC multiplayer. ...

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Amazon Echo Show 8 review: hitting the sweet spot

The 10-inch Echo Show occupies the top of the line, with the largest screen, loudest speakers, and highest price, while the alarm clock-like Echo Show 5 is less expensive and fits much easier on a nightstand.The Echo Show 8 splits the difference in size between the smaller Echo Show 5 and larger 10-inch Echo Show. ...

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Sony RX100 Mark VII review: almost vlogger

99 Sony RX100 Mark VII is aimed at that crowd.Arguably the most important inclusion to the Mark VII is the long-requested addition of a microphone jack. ...

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Darksiders Genesis Review: "A fun but samey hack-and-slash romp"

Our Verdict
Darksiders Genesis find new fun in a new gameplay format.As with past installments, Darksiders Genesis is easily compared to other action games, but it does just enough to set itself apart. ...

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Phoenix Point review | PC Gamer

Our Verdict
Strategically delicious, Phoenix Point’s biggest problem is lackluster technical execution.Expect to pay $40/£36
Developer Snapshot Games
Publisher Snapshot Games
Reviewed on Intel Core i5-3330, GeForce GTX 1070 Ti, 8GB RAM
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Darksiders Genesis review | PC Gamer

Then, the Gunfire Games-developed Darksiders 3 decided to join the wearisomely long line of titles trying to copy Dark Souls.It’s a canon prequel to the first game, which follows War and, for the first time, Strife. ...

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Blacksad: Under The Skin Review - Dog Days

It’s my favourite part of Blacksad because it gets to the heart of what Blacksad is about: Blacksad himself.Time is never of the essence in these scenes, so you’re never punished for being too slow. ...

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Lost Ember review | PC Gamer

Our Verdict
Lost Ember is a wonderful, unique, and unforgettable experience with a love for nature.The spirit decides that you must be a Lost Ember—a member of the tribe for some reason denied entry to the City Of Light after death—and promises to help you understand why. ...

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Google Stadia Review - Streaming Is Only Half The Story

The promise of a game streaming service like Google Stadia is hard to reject.With a body akin to a Switch Pro controller and a layout similar to a DualShock, the Stadia controller is both familiar and new. ...

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order review

A must for Star Wars fans.A third person action game set in the Star Wars universe. ...

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No Players Online review: like playing original Quake alone on a haunted server

No Players Online turns this moment into the perfect fodder for a creepy interactive short story.The conceit of No Players Online seems to be that you’ve found a VHS recording of an unfinished Quake-era online competitive first-person shooter. ...

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