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Hitman: Episode 4 – Bangkok Review – Totally Killer

Hitman: Episode 4 – Bangkok IO Interactive/Square Enix Cutting edge developer IO Interactive and their intrepid publisher Square Enix recently released the forth chapter in the new Hitman reboot—and frankly, I’ve been looking forward to where they were going next with the series. I say series, not in the traditional sense of the word as…

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This is the Police Review – Gritty Text-Driven Goodness

This is the Police Weappy Studio When I’d first heard about This is the Police, I took a look at some of the game’s screen shots and it immediately brought two things to mind: it’s visuals reminded me of 50s and 60s abstract expressionism (the character’s faces are missing from the game’s artistic scenes), and…

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Verdun Review – A Fantastically Grim WWI Experience

Verdun BlackMill Games Last week I wrote about a World War II game, Day of Infamy, and related how I almost couldn’t believe that someone thought that it was still novel to produce yet another game based on it. I’ve always wondered why no one had created a proper World War I shooting game. “You have…

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Day of Infamy Review – Teamwork Not Required

  Day of Infamy New World Interactive World War II games remind me a lot of both the zombie/survival horror and fighting game genres. All three of them have undergone little or no innovation since their inceptions and have likewise have all been milked beyond their innate perceived value. For example, fighting games were all…

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  Zombie Night Terror NoClip The zombie genre saw an upswell in popularity within this past decade, probably hitting its apex around 2010 to 2011 with popular shows like The Walking Dead, all sorts of (mostly crappy) movies, print media, and video games galore. By the time 2013’s World War Z came along (starring Brad…