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La-Mulana EX Review

Get Lost

La-Mulana EX

HIGH That fleeting glimmer of optimism when actual progress is made.

LOW Re-orienting after any amount of time away.

WTF Hey, Rising Star Games? Y'all know what a red star means, right?

Titan Souls Review

Attack on My Last Nerve

Titan Souls

HIGH: Finally taking down a Titan on my 71st attempt.

LOW: The previous 70 deaths.

WTF: Oh joy, another vague "artistic" ending that tries to be intelligent but says nothing profound.

Damascus Gear: Operation Tokyo Review

MicroMiniMechAssault

Damascus Gear

HIGH The first time I fired a back-mounted cannon.

LOW Not enough maps.

WTF What's up with the weird text spacing?

Dragon Ball Xenoverse Review

Yell, punch, yell, fly, yell, yell, repeat

Dragonball Xenoverse

HIGH Each match looks like a scene straight from the anime

LOW Simplistic play, unreliable controls, and inconsistent checkpoints make matches feel unfair

WTF Local multiplayer and matches against the AI are hidden in a remote corner of the story mode

Dark Souls II: Scholar Of The First Sin Review

The soul still burns

Dark Souls II

HIGH A silky-smooth framerate, and the added DLC areas are brilliant.

LOW The darkness is still not dark enough. Torches are irrelevant.

WTF Heide's Tower of Flame should be the last place a dragon wants to hang out.

Hand Of Fate Review

Play what you're dealt

Hand of Fate

HIGH A fantastic concept executed fantastically.

LOW Starving to death four times in a row.

WTF Where's all this technical choppiness coming from?

Helldivers Review

Taste managed freedom!


Helldivers

HIGH Unleashing my mech suit for the first time.

LOW Occasional dropped connections and tech weirdness.

WTF Why don't more devs include female models like these?

Tears to Tiara 2 Review

The Thrill of Tedium

Tears to Tiara 2

HIGH Battling the 'thing' that came out of the mine.

LOW Will this villain never shut up?

WTF The opening music video is pretty incredible.

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy Review

Now with more pixels in each aggressively-pointed finger

Phoenix Wright

HIGH One of the best trilogies in handheld history preserved in a new, definitive edition

LOW Old translation errors and typos persist through two remasters

WTF Seriously, we haven't spellchecked the script through two remasters?

Ironclad Tactics Review

A Little Rusty

Ironclad Tactics

HIGH Camping an armored chassis on the enemy's side of the board, decimating it.

LOW Almost always needing to play missions twice.

WTF The aesthetics and humor feel like this game was built by the Penny Arcade guys. It wasn't.

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