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Nier: Automata review: Nier perfection

Yoko Taro has a well earned cult following. While the quality of gameplay for the Drakengard and Nier games of the past could be described as mediocre at very best, the quality of his stories is beyond reproach. That’s why Nier: Automata’s pairing of Yoko Taro, genius story writer and director, and Platinum Games, the king of action games, is so beautiful. Peanut butter and jelly could only dream of being half as good a pairing. Continue reading Nier: Automata review: Nier perfection

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review: Racing to the top

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the Nintendo Switch’s upgraded port of the stellar Mario Kart 8, DLC included. Unlike most ports to next generation consoles, this entry has some very significant updates, ranging from subtle to “Holy crap it has a real Battle Mode!” As such, this title should be treated as a new game, which is why we’re giving it a full review of its own. Continue reading Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review: Racing to the top

Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Anniversary Edition

Almost a year after Rise of the Tomb Raider’s initial debut, Lara Croft finally returns to the PlayStation platform. Seeing as this is a homecoming for one of PlayStation’s most influential figures, no effort has been spared to make Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Anniversary Edition the definitive console release. Welcome back, Lara. Continue reading Review: Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Anniversary Edition