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TyranoBuilder Review

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TyranoBuilder is the latest Visual Novel development suite published by Nyu Media and developed by Strikeworks. This particular application allows for users to create Visual Novel style video games with a quick and easy user interface that requires little-to-no scripting knowledge from the outset. For those unfamiliar with the Visual Novel genre, they’re essentially elaborate visual stories that function similarly to a picture book, but are often more detailed. It’s kind of like reading an episode of an anime series or something. One of the biggest advantages that TyranoBuilder has in comparison to its nearest competition is that it is a much easier to understand system due to being largely graphically based. Users can simply add and remove elements into … Continue reading

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Battlefield: Hardline Review

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Battlefield: Hardline is the latest game in the Battlefield franchise. The spin-off sees players take on the role of a cop turned criminal in the games included campaign mode, or as a cop or robber in the games included multiplayer component. Hardline was developed by Visceral Games, alongside the series’ veterans DICE, and still retains the hallmark Battlefield experience. Battlefield: Hardlines singleplayer campaign tells the story of a police detective named Nick Mendoza as he goes from an honourable police officer into a wanted escaped convict after an investigation against corruption and drug trafficking goes wrong. The story itself has a kind of Law & Order vibe to it, but with a more badass look and feel. It also has … Continue reading

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LA Cops Review

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What do you get when you mix characters from a 70s cop show with stylish cel-shaded graphics and an over the top action game? You get LA Cops. LA Cops is the isometric action game from Team 17 and developer Modern Dream. The game has players assuming the role of two police officers as they take on criminal scum in the land of LA. It’s set in what appears to be a 70s cop show reality, only with a lot more carnage. The story in LA Cops takes place in what appears to be a 1970s LA. Players assume the role of two selected police officers out of a variety of officers each with their own personalities as highlighted in … Continue reading

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Bladestorm: Nightmare Review

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It’s the 14th century. Two of Europe’s most powerful kingdoms, England and France, are locked into battle. Normanday, the Flanders, Brittany see more bloodshed by the day. For 120 years, as one century passes into the next, these two kingdoms fight for control of France. This is the setting for Bladestorm Nightmare, the latest game from Koei Tecmo and Dynasty Warriors developer Omega Force, available for the Playstation 4, PC and Xbox One. It is a remake of Bladestorm: The Hundred Years’ War on the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 but with additional features, including a second story mode entitled Nightmare. The meat of the game revolves around the legendary conflict. However, instead of taking control of key figures, such as … Continue reading

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Armed Seven Review

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Armed Seven is a sidescrolling mecha shooter game from developer Astro Port and publisher Nyu Media. Astro Port are the developers behind Gigantic Army and have come out with this particular title. The game sees players taking on the role of a mech in the year 1989 against an invading force of aliens known as the Gogoh Army. The game itself is a level based side-scrolling shooter, much like any arcade game involving the game panning from right to left with the player being railroaded through it. The story in Armed Seven follows the player character piloting a mecha suit after the Gogoh invasion of Earth and a militant group called the ‘Neo Loran Order’ has stolen a bunch of … Continue reading

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Homeworld Remastered Collection Review

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Homeworld Remastered Collection is the two Homeworld games (not including expansion packs or spin-offs) rebuilt in the Homeworld 2 engine with a bunch of HD upgrades. The series is re-released by Gearbox Software and was originally developed by Relic Entertainment. Homeworld is a Real-time strategy series that sees players controlling a fleet of star-ships that are the last people of their kind on a journey to find their original home planet, as described by an ancient rune found in a mothership wreck on their planet. The second Homeworld continues the story and expands on the lore presented in the first. The collection also includes the original untouched versions of Homeworld and Homeworld 2. The story in Homeworld (and Homeworld 2) … Continue reading

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Heroes of Might & Magic III HD Edition Review

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A recent trend in the gaming industry seems to be one where publishers are re-releasing HD revamps and rebuilds of some of the best classic games that were made. Heroes of Might & Magic III HD is one of these games. In Heroes of Might & Magic III, players take on the role of heroes and their platoons of creatures as they run around Erathia to conquer their opponents. The original Heroes III was release somewhere around 1999 and is still one of the best turn-based strategy games ever. The storyline in Heroes III is told across 8 different campaigns, 5 of which are unlocked at the start, and three more unlock after completing certain points. The backstory for this … Continue reading

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