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Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 Preview

I don't remember the last time I was so easily won over by a game than when I first started playing Azure Striker Gunvolt 2. I bought the game's predecessor when it was first released a few years ago on the 3DS and found myself unimpressed. Azure Striker Gunvolt came with a demake of the…

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Pokemon Picross Preview

Pokemon Picross is a plastic cake. From far away, it looks delicious and I can see the combination of my favorite things coming together in a pretty presentation. However, when I try to take a bite I'm left with broken teeth and a mouth full of plastic. There is no chocolate. When this title was…

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Super Mario Maker: The Free Cheese 1-1

Just before the release of Super Mario Maker, I sat down with graph paper and a pencil and pretended it was 1985. I designed a level without really knowing the limitations that would be set in place by the full release of the game, and I wanted to see what would happen when I brought…

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Super Mario Maker: The Free Cheese 1-1

Playing video games for the better part of 25 years has provided many new experiences, not only within the games themselves. I've created friendships, career opportunities, and a lifestyle all from playing video games. The one thing I've yet to create however, is a game itself. I've thought about it, sure, but the task itself…

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