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Arms review
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Arms review

It’s not often that Nintendo pushes out an original new IP nowadays, but when it does, it’s always…interesting. Just like the squid-kid post-apocalyptic world presented in 2015’s Splatoon, Arms opens with a bizarre premise: certain people wake up to find that their arms have been replaced with super stretchy, spring-like lengths of ribbon, ramen noodles, or snakes, and decide to show off their mutated appendages in a punching competition.… Read the rest

Danger Zone review
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Danger Zone review

Danger Zone isn’t bad. It’s just slight.

The third game from Three Fields Entertainment, a studio formed by ex-Criterion developers, Danger Zone leans heavily on its developers’ past work on the arcade racing franchise Burnout. This game is functionally that series’ Crash mode—where you plowed into traffic at high speed and tried to cause as much destruction as possible by setting off chain reactions—stretched out into a full, standalone game experience.… Read the rest

Rime review
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Rime review

Ever since its 2013 first-reveal trailer, Rime has stood out as a game with intriguing style. The cell-shaded art invited curious players to hope for an adventure that fits in nicely with modern indie gaming sensibilities—where an overall pleasant experience is cherished much more than an objective-filled challenge quest.… Read the rest

Farpoint review
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Farpoint review

We’ve been waiting for that one killer game to really help virtual reality take off since the technology hit the market last year. Sure, there have been some good experiences, and some okay games, but nothing that really grabs you and makes it seem like you need to run out and buy any of the three major headsets immediately.… Read the rest

Prey review
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Prey review

Prey is considered to be a spiritual successor to a game of the same name that launched back in 2006, but fans of the “original” will not find anything like what they remember. Sure, there are aliens, crazy sci-fi weaponry, and never the twain shall meet, but the premise of the experience has changed drastically.… Read the rest