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‘Crash Bandicoot’ returns in full force

Time heals all wounds. Even wounds dealt to the reputation of a 2 1/2 decade old platformer series. “Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time” launched Oct. 2 for PS4 and Xbox One. “Crash 4” was developed by Toys for Bob, and published by series owner Activision. While not the fourth […]

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‘No Straight Roads’ drops the beat and the ball

Know what to expect when you hit the stage with “No Straight Roads.” Developed by Metronomik and published by Sold Out LTD. “No Straight Roads” is an action-adventure game released on all platforms on Aug 5. The game puts players in control of guitarist Mayday and drummer Zuke, an indie […]

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Character unfolds in ‘Paper Mario: The Origami King’

I could not have imagined such 3D charm could be packed into a 2D game. “Paper Mario: The Origami King” was developed by Intelligent Systems and released on the Nintendo Switch on July 17, 2020. “Origami King” is the sixth entry in the Paper Mario series since “Paper Mario” was […]

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The Phantom Thieves steal hearts again in ‘Persona 5 Royal’

This article contains spoilers for “Persona 5” and “Persona 5 Royal.” The Phantom Thieves have re-emerged from the shadows to steal hearts once again. Released in the US for PS4 on March 31, “Persona 5 Royal” follows in developer Atlus’s standing tradition of releasing updated versions of previous games in […]

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‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ gives players an escape

I’ve spent the last week on a private island resort, free of any worldwide pandemics. This island, named “Epicana,” is where most of my adventuring takes place in Nintendo’s newly released game “Animal Crossing: New Horizons.” Released March 20, the game centers on you living in a town with anthropomorphic […]

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‘Indivisible’ reanimates Western RPGs

On Oct. 8, 2019, “Indivisible” was released for PS4, Xbox One, Windows, Linux and macOS, with a Nintendo Switch release to be announced in the future. “Indivisible” is the second game to be released by indie developer Lab Zero Games. The developer is known for their 2D fighting game “Skullgirls.” […]

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‘Borderlands 3’ misses the shot

“So, you want to hear a story, eh?” The opening to every game starts the same way, and “Borderlands 3” is no exception. Released on Sept. 13 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One, “Borderlands 3” is the fifth entry into Gearbox Software’s series, including “The Pre-Sequel” and “Tales From the […]