Video game reviews from nJoystic

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Games have evolved over the past 20 years. They have come from humble blocks smashed together and have been refined into over-the-top action, in-depth stories, [...]

Posted by Derek Prim on July 3, 2014.
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Posted by Derek Prim on June 26, 2014.
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I won’t lie. I don’t know what good is going to come by me reviewing Trials Fusion for you. Like Evolution before it, Trials Fusion [...]

Posted by Ben Matlock on May 5, 2014.
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Welcome to Tumbleton. It’s just the kind of place a run of the mill steam-bot could call home. The problem is no one really does. [...]

Posted by Derek Prim on March 15, 2014.
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Though I’ve been enjoying Flippyfly’s Race the Sun for some time, the thought of writing about it never really crossed my mind. This is not [...]

Posted by Steve R Gibson on February 17, 2014.
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With Earth Defense Force 2025 releasing soon, it’s a great time to look back at where the game’s roots lie. The first North American version [...]

Posted by Derek Prim on February 12, 2014.
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Getting to play Dustforce has been two years in the making for me. My PC has long functioned as merely a modern  typewriter, and this beautiful [...]

Posted by Ben Matlock on February 10, 2014.
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One of the hardest things for a video game to do is to tell a compelling story that keeps players wondering what is going to [...]

Posted by Derek Prim on January 27, 2014.
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When competing needs arise, families often face difficult decisions. These struggles lie at the heart of Orthogonal Games’ debut title, The Novelist. Individual desires drive [...]

Posted by Steve R Gibson on December 10, 2013.
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Four former students return to their hometown only to find bloodthirsty mutants have flooded the streets. A muscle-bound former quarterback, a take-no-prisoners punk-rock chick, a [...]

Posted by Steve R Gibson on December 2, 2013.