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Street Fighter 2: Champion Edition (PC Engine)


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An truly amazing port of the seminal 90s fighting game, especially considering the 8-bit CPU of the PC Engine. The music probably fares worst in the conversions, but the graphics and gameplay are outstanding. There is one arcade version trick which I can't get to work (CPS1 combos), but the Genesis...

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Zero Time Dilemma (3DS)


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The third, and supposed final, entry in the Zero Escape visual novel/room escape series (along with 999 and VLR, both of which I loved). This one takes the massive setup left by VLR, and... well, doesn't really quite run with it. Or perhaps it runs, but the result is a functional lay-up rather than...

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Persona 4 Golden - PS Vita


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JRPGish thing with mild 'dating sim' aspects, if you didn't know.

I really enjoyed Persona 3 Portable on the PSP, so when I finally picked up a vita, this was high on my list of games to get. Straight off the bat, I wasn't as interested in the theme (murder mystery), and while the first couple of...

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Streets of Rage (Master System)


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note: played on normal difficulty

I wasn't quite sure how much to expect from this version... but I wasn't expecting to finish it on my first go (especially in a sickened, drug-hazed state). The first thing to note is that any damage taken by your character is represented very poorly, very often y...

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Tales of Borderlands (PC)


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I've not played a Telltales game before, but watched a few, so I knew pretty much what I was getting into. Oh, and I put a few hundred hours into Borderlands 2 as well. Eep.

In general, Tales has good characters (a couple I really liked quite a lot), the plot is ridiculous but that's what you ge...

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