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Bit.Trip Beat Review

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Unique breakout rhythm game styled by early 80’s retro.

Story

Everything comes from something.
We were before we became. From life comes rhythm, and from rhythm comes life.
We are beings of information.
Everything is a conduit for learning.
We communicate in bits and bytes.…

Bomberman Blast Review

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Bomberman with online multiplayer!

Introduction

A feature-packed Bomberman title named Bomberman Blast arrives on the WiiWare platform. This game invites you to play the action-filled puzzler known as Bomberman with your Mii characters, and exciting multiplayer options for up to eight people at the same time.

Cabal Review

Cabal Arcade Game Flyer

An arcade co-op shooter where you take on an entire army of terrorists.

Story

A brave commando soldier volunteers for a very dangerous mission. The mission objectives are clear and simple; eliminate an army of terrorists, by any means necessary.
Armed with only an assault rifle and some hand grenades, the commando heads towards the terrorist headquarters and opens fire at anything that moves…

The Game

Cabal in the arcades came in two variants – one controlled with a standard joystick and the other controlled with a track-ball.…

Dead or Alive 2 Review

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Arcade fighting game with ninjas, wrestlers, hot chicks and ultra-fast action.

Story

Despite the death of the original sponsor of the legendary fighting tournament Dead or Alive World Combat Championship, a second tournament is starting up. Excited fighters from all over the world gather and engage in the fighting tournament, but it is soon reviled that the new sponsor is a corrupt one.…

Double Dragon Advance Review

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Remake of a classic brawler – fight your way through hostile territory to rescue your girlfriend!

Story

After the nuclear war the world hasn’t been the same. In New York city, crime rates are high and gangs rule the streets. Billy and Jimmy Lee run a small gym at the edge of town, and one day they receive a letter from the criminal organization called “The Shadow Warriors” stating that if they ever again want to see Marian (Billy’s girlfriend) alive, they need to bring them the secret book of Sou-Setsu-Ken.…

Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story Review

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Relive the story and struggles of Bruce Lee in this mediocre fighting game.

Introduction

The Bruce Lee Story is the true story of the now legendary teacher, martial artist and film-star Bruce Lee. The story involves the many struggles and hardships of the young man which often led to fights and new enemies.…

FIFA International Soccer Championship Edition Review

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Fast-paced soccer with nice audience noise, four player co-op and great controls.

Introduction

From the slums of Sao Paulo to the suburbs of Stuttgart you’ll see groups of children playing soccer – be it with tin cans or a ball of stitched leather or something else.…

Final Fight 3 Review

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Arcade style street fighting Beat ’em Up that fails to put up a challenge.

Story

The once mighty crime organization Mad Gear is no more. But the high crime rate in Metro City did not end with the fall of Mad Gear.…

Fist of the North Star: Ken’s Rage Review

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Solid third-person brawler set in the cult classic Fist of the North Star universe.

Story

The world has been destroyed by nuclear war. Almost every city has been wiped out and the few surviving people live under terrible conditions. People who manage to organize and build settlements are constantly harassed by bandits and powerful self-proclaimed dictatorial leaders – chaos rules the lands.…

Gauntlet Review

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Memorable fantasy arcade dungeon crawling with solid four player co-op.

Story

The heroes Thyra the Valkyrie, Thor the Warrior, Questor the Elf and Merlin the Wizard enter a huge unknown dungeon in a quest for conquest. The dangerous labyrinthine halls are filled with all sorts of monsters, traps, sorcery and wondrous treasures.…

Golden Axe Review

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Fantasy beat ’em up with swords and sorcery – fight evil and rescue the king!

Story

The evil oppressor Death Adder has kidnapped the king and the princess, and stolen the legendary weapon called Golden Axe. Only the strongest warriors of the realm can hope to defeat Death Adder and save the Yuria kingdom!…

Lost Planet 2 Review

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Intense and addictive third person shooter with loads of content.

Story

The planet E.D.N. III is in turmoil as the five factions of human occupants are constantly fighting for territory and resources. The alien life-form known as Akrid are the source for a highly valuable resource known as Thermal Energy and everyone is willing to do whatever it takes to get their hands on it.…

Mutant League Hockey Review

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Mad ice hockey with weapons, robots, mutants and death.

Introduction

This is an ice hockey game that plays much like Electronic Arts’ now well-recognized NHL game series except that this game has a comical, brutal and over-the-top touch to it. This is a game where skeletons, trolls and robots play an insane sport that only resembles ice hockey – they have added weapons, fighting, bribes, monsters and brutal death to the formula and the results are… hilarious.…

Naruto Uzumaki Chronicles 2 Review

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Ninja action adventure fighting game with tons of content and hours of entertainment.

Story

A mysterious puppet master and its puppet walkers have captured four of the five spirit orbs in the land. Now they are searching for the fifth one, killing and destroying everything in their way.…

Resident Evil 5 Review

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Action filled survival horror game set in Africa – an instant “must play”!

Story

Chris Redfield, a BSAA (Bio-terrorism Security Assessment Alliance) agent is deployed to the Kijuju area in Africa to investigate an alleged terrorist threat. Upon arrival Chris teams up with Sheva Alomar, a member of the BSAA African branch.…

Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles Review

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Two player co-op light gun game set in the Resident Evil universe.

Story

Reports of bizarre murders began to surface outside an American Midwestern town. The S.T.A.R.S. Raccoon City Police Department Special Forces send in Bravo Team to investigate the case but engine trouble forces their helicopter to land in the middle of the night in a forest.…

Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection Review

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A massive dream come true collection of Sega classics – including awesome bonus material.

Introduction

Sega Mega Drive Ultimate Collection is one of the most epic retro video game collections released to date. It is a steaming hot Blu-ray disc holding 49 classic games released by the highly honorable Japanese developer Sega.…

Sonic and the Black Knight Review

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Short but speedy action platform game with the beloved Sonic the Hedgehog.

Story

In this story book adventure King Arthur has been possessed by an ancient and powerful curse, originating from a mysterious source. The curse makes him evil and grants him immortality.…

Streets of Rage 2 Review

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Hands down one of the finest street brawler games ever produced!

Story

The ex police officers Alex, Blaze and Adam celebrate past times at their favorite nightspot. The following day Alex receives a distressed call from Adam’s brother Eddie, stating that their home is has been thrashed, and that Adam is missing.…

Tales of Symphonia: Dawn of the New World Review

Long and epic action roleplaying game with great co-op support and an intriguing storyline.

Story

A young boy named Emil was living happily with his two parents until his home town was attacked by an organization called The Vanguard. Apparently, the Church of Martel is in war with The Vanguard and the town Palmacosta was caught in the cross fire.…

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