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Butcher Review | Dead and Loving It

What is going on in there?!?” I barely heard my concerned family member over the industrial music, chainsaws, and screams as another jet-packed foe met a fiery death after a well placed shotgun blast.  Nearly at the stage exit, I groaned as my character was ambushed in a cross-fire. No matter, I quickly re-spawned at the … Read more…

Review: “Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap” (Switch)

TITLE: “Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap” DEVELOPER: Lizardcube PUBLISHER: DotEmu GENRE: 2D Action-RPG PLATFORM: Nintendo Switch ALSO ON: PlayStation 4, XBox One, & PC (June 2017) RELEASE DATE: April 18, 2017 PRICE: $19.99 (eShop) Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap and I have an interesting history together. I first encountered the game at a kid’s club at a hotel while on vacation. At the … Read more…

My Spirit Animal is a Teflon Coated Shark | Mr. Shifty Review

A single drop of sweat streaked down the side of the guard’s forehead. Gripping his rifle a bit too tightly, he trained the laser dot on the door ahead of him. Eight other red dots danced in a tight circle on the doorway, all placed there by the rest of his team around him in … Read more…

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Why “Mega Man Legacy Collection 2” Feels Incomplete

While the announcement of Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 only felt inevitable given the success of the first collection, this new package feels a bit incomplete to me. This time we are getting treated to Mega Man 7, MM8, MM9, and MM10, but where is Mega Man’s other 16-bit outing? Mega Man & Bass (originally released in 1998 in Japan on the … Read more…

Nintendo Switch Online in 2018: Prices & More!

Initially, Nintendo said that its online services for the Nintendo Switch would be free until the fall of 2017, but the company has finally shared some more details on the subject. According to an update on Nintendo’s website, the online services will continue to be free until sometime in 2018, after which gamers can continue … Read more…

Radeon’s Vega GPU is (Sort of) Coming in June

For a while now we’ve known that AMD’s new flagship GPU, powered by the 14nm Vega architecture, was set to release sometime in the first half of 2017. Tech analysts had suspected a formal announcement at Computex (May 30 – June 3), followed by a release sometime in June, but as it turns out that’s … Read more…