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Phantasy Star (sms)


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Boy, what an incredibly impressive title for 1987. One of the earliest RPGs, and not only that, encompasses a surprisingly progressive story with a revengeful female lead, robots, space ships, and magic cats. There's not a lot of interaction with the characters, so unfortunately personality is more...

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Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne (PS2)


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  • Release Date: 2004
  • Time to complete: ~48hrs

There are plenty of stories where protagonists are attempting to save the world from ending, but even in the Shin Megami Tensei series, SMT3 is somewhat special in that the world ends about 10 minutes into the game. If there's one thing that's done...

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Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception (psvita)


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  • Released: May 2017
  • Time to beat: ~26 hrs

Linear visual novels aren't the most appealing form the genre to me, but Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception delivers a compelling story and some "actual" videogame sections which lessen the disappointment of the lack of player choice.

Like many in th...

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Fight'N Rage (PC)


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  • Release Date: September 2017
  • Time to complete: ~1hr

When done right, "belt scrolling beat'em up"s (that's games like Final Fight, or Streets of Rage), are a classic arcade-y experience that are a lot of fun, especially with a 2nd player. Fight'N Rage is up there with the best, with great fee...

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Big Order groupwatch chatlogs


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I've managed to sucker a few people into watching the anime "Big Order" a couple of times, and I captured the chatlogs. The show is a complete train-wreck, but surprisingly amusing to watch, especially with other people that are willing to poke fun at it. I re-read this log every so often and I stil...

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