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  • 27Oct

    Review: Fairytale Fights

    ESRB: M for Mature Genre: Adventure Hack & Slash Number of Players: One to Four Developer: Playlogic Release Date: Oct 27, 2009 Buy/Rent Buy it for the Xbox 360 or the PlayStation 3 on Amazon.com These are not your childhood fairytale stories! In an attempt to regain their popularity, you and up to four friends can star as Red Riding Hood, Snow White, The Naked Emperor or Jack (of the Beanstalk variety) in a hack and slash adventure where no creature is safe. You will start your journey in Taleville, a peaceful village where the rhythmic slaughtering of fluffy pink bunnies is normal. You can view your main statistics from this page, see how many types of weapons you’ve used in battle, and build an idol of yourself for everyone to worship. Sadly you cannot interact with any of the villagers; Taleville being the only place where violence towards others

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  • 23Oct

    Review: Ninja Blade

    ESRB: M for Mature Genre: Action Number of Players: One Developer: FromSoftware Inc. Release Date: Out now, Released April 7, 2009 PASS/RENT When I first loaded this game up, I half expected yet another ninja-themed hack-and-slash game with maybe the occasional hint of plot. I was both surprised and disappointed with what I found as I played. The game brought together the classic ninja moves, like running on walls and epic leaps and combo attacks, and real-time sequences a la God of War. The big issue with the real-time sequences is their number. Almost every 10 minutes or so of gameplay, you’re guaranteed to get at least one sequence if not more during boss fights. Some of the big finishing moves require you to press a certain button as it pops up. If you mess up during the cutscenes, you have to restart the whole thing. This process can get

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  • 17Sep

    Review: Undead Knights

    ESRB: M for Mature Genre: Hack & Slash Action Number of Players: One (2-4 in Ad-Hoc) Developer: Tecmo Games Release Date: Sept 29, 2009 Rating: Buy it! Disclaimer: This review is based on the review build that was sent out. The final version of the game may have some slight differences and tweaking of gameplay. I haven’t played a good hack and slash game in a very long time. So when you tell me about a game that incorporates zombies into it…. well, I’m sold! Tecmo Games has done just that, with a great new game for the PSP – Undead Knights. The story is a simple one: the King, influenced by his hot and busty young new wife, has decided that the House of Blood (a family who has long serviced the throne) should be wiped out. Little did the King know that his daughter had just married into

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  • 12Jul

    X-Blades Review

    ESRB: M for Mature Genre: Adventure Number of Players: 1 Publisher: SouthPeak Release Date: Feb 10, 2009 Official Website

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