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‘BOXBOY!’ manages all the right angles for a clever puzzler

Patrick Murphy
BOXBOY! Developed by HAL Laboratory Published by Nintendo Available on 3DS Now Nintendo’s just getting cocky. Their new 3DS eShop downloadable puzzle game, BOXBOY!, goes beyond the simple design of an iconic plumber or pink puffball to introduce a hero so one-dimensional he requires only four lines to draw. Because he’s a box. And...
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‘Affordable Space Adventures’: No money, mo’ problems

Patrick Murphy
Affordable Space Adventures Developed and published by KnapNok Games Available on Wii U Anyone wanting to decrease NASA’s budget in favor of a more fiscally conservative approach to interplanetary exploration should probably take a look at Danish developer KnapNok Games’ latest title, Affordable Space Adventures. You get what you pay...
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‘Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest’ is Adventure Grown Up

Patrick Murphy
  Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest Konami NES Adventure is often written as a metaphor for idealistic youth, where anything is possible and conquering the world seems an inevitability. From whiny Luke Skywalker to sleepy-headed Link, the departure from the comfort and stability of home brings the promise of excitement on...

‘Bloodborne’: A new moon rises with From Software’s latest

Ryan Espinoza
Bloodborne Developed by From Software Published by Sony Computer Entertainment Available on PS4 From Verdite to Boletaria and from Lordran to Drangleic, death and curses have been prevailing themes of the universes created by Japanese developer From Software. From returns to Sony exclusivity with Bloodborne, the spiritual successor to the Souls series; the same...

‘Kirby and the Rainbow Curse’ is a fun, misshapen adventure

Patrick Murphy
Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Developed by Hal Laboratory Published by Nintendo Available on Wii U For a series usually representing the lighter side of platforming, Kirby and the Rainbow Curse elicited a strangely high amount of profanity, and by the end I was both hooked by its creative game mechanic and...
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‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’: Quite Possibly the Scariest Game You’ll Ever Play

Ricky D Fernandes
Five Nights at Freddy’s is an indie point-and-click survival horror video game developed by Scott Cawthon using the Multimedia Fusion engine. The game was released August 8, 2014, and in less than two weeks after its initial release, it was successfully greenlit for sale on Steam. Cawthon delivers a riveting...

‘Super Smash Bros Wii U’ – A Brilliant Game, and Quite Possibly the Best Game to Come Out this Year

Tim Maison
Super Smash Bros Wii U is a brilliant game, and quite possibly the best game to come out this year. Incredibly fun, beautifully rendered, expertly balanced, intelligently paced, with immense replay value, multiple ways to play, a staggering amount to achieve and unlock, and all of this wrapped in what