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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Review

Honors The Fallen

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HIGH Bringing down a German zeppelin on the roof of a bombed-out cathedral.

LOW An anticlimactic escape from a P.O.W. camp.

WTF Emile's fate.

Metrico Review

An infographic built on the wrong information

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HIGH A hyper art-house vibe and existential tone.

LOW World six killed every bit of good feeling I had for this game.

WTF Was it a requirement to use every possible input on the Vita?

The Swapper Review

Lights off

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HIGH A non-violent, thought-provoking title is always welcome.

LOW The puzzles feel noticeably disconnected from the world.

WTF is up with all of these frigging red and blue lights?

Gods Will Be Watching Second Opinion

If Solipsism Was a Game...

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HIGH The reveal of exactly what's going on is very well handled.

LOW The boss fight that's only winnable if the boss chooses not to do a certain move.

WTF Nothing you do matters? What!?

A Story About My Uncle Review

Scale Fail

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HIGH Jumping from windmill to windmill in Star Haven.

LOW Crossing a room full of floating blocks, then immediately turning around and crossing the same room of falling blocks.

WTF We can't give this main character a name?

Gods Will Be Watching Review

But will they pay heed?

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HIGH Getting all that help from the dog.

LOW Getting the last Xenolifer to give up his part of a four-part password, only for it to be a duplicate of a part I already had.

WTF This dead guy just popped up as a hologram for one line of dialogue?

Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden Review

Aquatic Deja Vu

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HIGH Finding out which familiar face was responsible for all the terror...

LOW That spinning-dial puzzle drove me near-mad.

WTF Love HOGs but hate finding Hidden Objects? This is the game for you!

Life Goes On Review

Well, it does for some

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HIGH The momentum puzzle and joke of "Companionship."

LOW Any level where jumping or cannon trajectories interact with gravity fields.

WTF Why can't the knights swing their swords?

Escape Goat 2 Review

Not inspired by Dark Souls or Roguelikes

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HIGH Gradually filling in the stage select screen's beautiful stained glass window.

LOW Doing secret rooms out of order creates an inconsistent difficulty curve.

WTF Die enough times in a room, and the "Quit" option turns into "Rage Quit"

Margrave: Curse of the Severed Heart Review

Curse of the Far-Too-Mysterious Object

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HIGH The opening song made me think of Deadly Premonition.

LOW The lack of a map really slows things down.

WTF "Now you have the strength of a dozen mechanical birds!"

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