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Slender: The Arrival Review

He's Always Watching

Slender: The Arrival Review Screenshot

HIGH Mysterious videotape #2.

LOW Slenderman's powers in action look like a Windows 95 screensaver.

WTF No, it makes perfect sense to investigate a spooky burned-down farm at dusk without bringing a flashlight. Absolutely.

CastleStorm: Definitive Edition Review

Marching Back and Forth

Castlestorm Definitive Edition Review Screenshot

HIGH Nailing a dragon with an explosive shot and then destroying its lair with a rock shot.

LOW Defeating a huge wave of high-level enemies, then watching a dozen max-level trolls emerge from the enemy gate.

WTF The "golem prisoner" projectile.

Volgarr the Viking Review

A Fresh Bit of the Past


Volgarr The Viking

HIGH Finally seeing the 7th world.

LOW How did the zoomed-in camera mode wind up in the game, let alone as the default setting?

WTF The boss fight that results in Ending B.

Arcana Heart 3: LOVE MAX!!!!! Review

The Power of Love is a Punch to the Face

Arcana Heart 3

HIGH Pulling off Heart’s most powerful move.

LOW The Bad Ending in story mode. Which I got over and over and over again.

WTF Is that Dr. Robotnik?

Toukiden: Age of Demons Second Opinion

Out for a limb

Toukiden: Age of Demons

HIGH Perfectly timing a super attack to cleave filthy Oni limbs.

LOW As good as the combat is, it eventually grows stale through repetition.

WTF I need a tail from this Oni. Now that it’s dead, I can’t chop it off.

Freedom Wars Review

A thorny rose


Freedom Wars

HIGH Taking down an Abductor, seizing the citizen within and sprinting to a safe zone as gunshots and explosions rain down all around.

LOW The downtime between missions is handled terribly with tons of lifeless text and loading screens.

WTF Hearing 'Hey! Hand back my robot waifu!' during a heated multiplayer session was kinda surprising...

Persona Q: Shadows of the Labyrinth Review

The Q stands for Awesome

Persona Q

HIGH A perfect blend of two outstanding franchises.

LOW A game this good deserves better hardware than the current 3DS.

WTF Meat jelly?!?

Final Fantasy Theatrhythm: Curtain Call Review

A musical journey through multiple worlds

Final Fantasy Theatrythm

High: Tapping and sliding along to favorite Final Fantasy songs

Low: The story is as weak as wet tissue paper

WTF: Why are the character models so creepy?

Fairy Fencer F Review

A Sword Is Your Best Friend

Fairy Fencer F

HIGH Literally any of the adorable monster sidekicks. They're all great.

LOW Killing twenty Earth Golems in a row to farm the gems I need.

WTF Wait, is the game almost over? It's only been 20 hours... Oh, I see what's about to happen!

Hyrule Warriors Review

It Smells Nice Too

Hyrule Warriors

HIGH The Dynasty Warriors take on classic Cucco rage.

LOW Some massive slowdown in local co-op.

WTF The one big reference to Majora's Mask. Just... wait for it.

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