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Tales of Berseria (PS4)


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  • Release date: Jan 2017
  • Time to complete: ~40 hrs

I'm not sure if Berseria is a good entry point to the Tales series, for even after 40 hrs of gameplay, I still didn't have a handle on the combat mechanics. Sure, I won my encounters, but I didn't REALLY understand what caused me to gain certa...

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Comix Zone (Mega Drive)


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  • Release date: August 1995
  • Time to complete: ~20 mins (once you know what you're doing).

Late-era Mega Drive, what a wonderful time. There's something awesome about seeing games pushing consoles to their limits, and the Mega Drive received some doozies.

Comix Zone has some of the best and...

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch)


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  • Release Date: March 2017
  • Time to complete: ~45 hrs

I went into Breath of the Wild somewhat reluctantly, being in general completely tired of "open-world" games, and also considering my only other experience with a 3D Zelda title being Ocarina of Time, which I gave up on at the first boss - I...

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VA-11 HALL-A (PS Vita)


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  • Release: June 2016
  • Time to complete: ~10 hrs

Another visual novel with another gimmick game mechanic: this time you are a bartender and mix drinks to satisfy customers. Usually they will ask specifically for what they want, but sometimes aren't so sure - and in these cases it's up to you to...

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Ghost Trick (NDS)


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  • Release: June 2010
  • Time to complete: ~12 hrs

You are a ghost investigating the cause of your murder - with special powers you've gained once becoming an apparition. Manipulating objects is somewhat within your powers - when your 'core' inhabits an item, you may interact with it, turning on s...

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