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Sunday, March 13 2011

‘Knights Contract’: Proof that Namco is Where Literary Adaptations Go to Die

Dieses game offendet mein senses.


Sunday, January 9 2011

‘Majin and the Forsaken Kingdom’ Just Isn’t Magical Enough

There are some games whose averageness you can actually taste.


Friday, January 7 2011

Pigsy’s Perfect 10

Pigsy was a great supporting character in Enslaved, but he can't support a game all on his own.


Tuesday, March 24 2009

Faust: C’est Com..Com..Compliqué

Faust continue to defy continuity and release the album that came before their last one. As per usual, traditional song structures are turned on their head.


Sunday, March 15 2009

Retro Game Challenge

Retro Game Challenge allows the player to go through the motions of playing various games from the 8-bit era, which it does almost flawlessly.


Tuesday, December 16 2008

The Best Metal Albums of 2008

It was a stellar year for metal, and an eclectic year, too: Norweigian prog-metal, goth-infused death metal, Swedish thrash, black metal, and stoner rock all make the list.


Tuesday, December 9 2008

The Best Metal Albums of 2008

It was a stellar year for metal, and an eclectic year, too: Norwegian prog-metal, goth-infused death metal, Swedish thrash, black metal, and stoner rock all make the list.


Monday, December 1 2008

Tearing Down the Pillars

Enslaved's Ivar Bjørnson talks about the influence of Voivod and Pink Floyd, creative deconstruction and reinvention, and achieving that "futuristic yet retro sound".


Tuesday, September 30 2008

Monkey: Journey to the West

A musical, circus stage show based on a 16th century Chinese novel about a monkey who dreamed of being a god? Damon Albarn must have something to do with it. But stripped of the fancy visuals, the music is left wanting.


Tuesday, December 11 2007

Smash Court Tennis 3

Smash Court Tennis 3 lies in the murky middle ground between Wii Sports' tennis and Virtua Tennis, neither excelling in any particular area nor really doing that much wrong.


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Politic Live: Adaptation (Capsule Reviews) [11.Mar.07]
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Dig Dug (Capsule Reviews) [12.Nov.06]
Enslaved: Ruun (Reviews) [6.Jul.06]
Klonoa 2: Dream Champ Tournament (Reviews) [24.Jun.05]
Namco TV Games (Reviews) [19.Jan.05]
Donkey Konga (Reviews) [5.Nov.04]
Katamari Damacy (Reviews) [20.Oct.04]
Adaptation (Reviews) [28.May.03]
Siddhartha (1972) (Reviews) [23.Jan.03]
Adaptation (Reviews) [6.Dec.02]
We Love Katamari (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Urban Reign (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Soulcalibur III (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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