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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 […]

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Dying Light brings to life a stagnant genre

Dying Light is a new take on the first-person, zombie survival game that attempts to re-animate this now stagnant and mediocre genre. Dying Light is from the creators of Dead Island and feels like a natural step forward for developer Techland. The game includes everything you hated about the combat […]