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Familiar Fantasy IV

The After Years: If it ain't broke, remake it
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years started as a Japan-only cellphone game and has washed up on American shores in the form of WiiWare.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  June 16, 2009


Steam-powered playground

Damnation's peaks and valleys
Damnation is one of the first major shooters created in the steampunk genre. This means the story is set about a century and a half ago in an alternate timeline in which steam power becomes the reigning technology instead of electricity.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  June 05, 2009


Review: Zeno Clash

A strange and beautiful trip
Zeno Clash is too bizarre, artsy, and risky to get picked up by a bigger company, but when you look at all the Counter-Strike clones out there, it's a relief to see something a little . . . different.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  May 19, 2009


Review: Dragonball Evolution

An accidental comedy
Only traces of the original plot remain: evil alien Piccolo (James Marsters) still fights to collect all seven dragonballs to summon a dragon that will grant one wish.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  April 15, 2009


Review: Afro Samurai

Beautiful bloodbath
Afro Samurai , which is based on the anime of the same title, follows Afro on his quest to find the Number Two headband.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  February 17, 2009


Brain damage

The dark side of the DS's Moon
Given all the trouble down here on Earth, it may just be a matter of time before we terrestrial residents begin to colonize space.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  February 03, 2009


Girl's guide to 10 hottest videogame studs

Bishonen and beefcakes
Video game developers have finally begun to give us ladies some eye candy.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  December 12, 2008


PS3, please

Resistance 2 deserves a shot
Sony's Resistance , a PS3 shooter, is getting lost in the shuffle.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  December 12, 2008


Why so serious?

Lego Batman looks to the West
Lego Batman is not The Dark Knight: Now, with Legos!  
By: MADDY MYERS  |  October 16, 2008


Fitter, happier?

Nintendo offers its new workout plan
Nintendo’s newest runaway sensation is, of all things, an exercise game.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  May 27, 2008


Cosplay chic

What to expect at Anime Boston this weekend
Why cosplay?
By: MADDY MYERS  |  March 18, 2008


WW2 is finally over

Call of Duty  goes modern
The Infinity Ward developers must be high-fiving.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  November 19, 2007


Battling as usual

Pokémon Battle Revolution is hardly revolutionary
After you boot up, the receptionist at Pokétopia tells you that Pokémon: Battle Revolution ’s Pokémon battle park has plenty of features.
By: MADDY MYERS  |  July 17, 2007
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