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Nate Brown

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A dude who, like many of you, plays video games. He has a particular love for story-based games, and a good sandwich. If you appreciate any of these things too, then you and Nate will probably get along just fine.

What Makes ‘Metroid Fusion’ So Fantastic?

Metroid Fusion is a conceptually dark game, especially for a mainline Nintendo release.
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Looking Back at ‘Contact’: An Unsung Hero of the Nintendo DS

Contact tells the story of a young boy named Terry who awakens on an island. Terry is silent, and not much is said about him.
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The Wonderful Whimsy of Michel Ancel

Michel Ancel is a man that one may not know the name of, but many will certainly recognize his work. The French game developer, primarily known as the creator of the Rayman series, has brought a unique personality and charm to the world of video games.

The Film-To-Game Perfection of Alien: Isolation

The plight of the film-to-video-game adaptation has been a difficult one. Historically, movie-licensed games have failed to live up to their source material due...
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‘The Silver Case’: An Idiosyncratic Narrative

The name Suda51 brings many things to mind. The moniker of Goichi Suda, a video game director known for his idiosyncratic game design, the name "Suda51" brings many things to mind. His experiences have often been polarizing with audiences. For some, he's a gaming visionary, and for others, his games are much too obtuse to be enjoyed.

‘Chase: Cold Case Investigations – Distant Memories’: A Flawed Mystery

Chase: Cold Case Investigations - Distant Memories Developer(s): Arc System Works Publisher(s): Aksys Games Platform(s): 3DS Release Date(s): May 11, 2016 (JP), October 13, 2016 (EU/NA) The Cing adventure...

‘Dead Rising’ – A Wonderfully Odd Horror Experience

Zombies. We all love them. Who doesn't? The undead have proved time and time again that they're endlessly entertaining sources of fun. And with...

The House in Fata Morgana: A Tale of Humanity

The House in Fata Morgana Developer(s): Novectacle Publisher(s): MangaGamer (US), Novectacle (JP), Furyu (3DS, JP) Platform(s): PC (Reviewed), 3DS (JP Only), iOS (JP Only) The human condition is an...

The Broken Base of Metroid Prime: Federation Force

During Nintendo's E3 event this past year of 2015, they announced a new Metroid game for the Nintendo 3DS. This was pretty big news...
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‘The Starship Damrey’ – An Atmospheric Portable Experience

Horror on portable consoles isn’t something that could be described as “commonplace”. In fact, portable titles that attempt to scare the player are almost unheard of. Often times, the few games in the horror genre to grace a portable platform such as Nintendo’s DS are met with average reviews, and fail to make an impact with players.