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Wednesday, June 4 2014

1954: Alcatraz

The Beats were who they were and the biggest crime of a game trying to portray them is in turning them into squares.

Thursday, August 15 2013

The Night of the Rabbit

The Night of the Rabbit is essentially Harry Potter via Rupert Bear.

Sunday, March 3 2013

A New Beginning: Final Cut

Many environmentally conscious games can easily get preachy. For a moment, A New Beginning looks like an effort to escape that tendency. But then it doesn't.

Thursday, November 29 2012

'Chaos on Deponia', As Clever and Fun As Its Predecessor

Chaos on Deponia is too much fun to pass up. It’s not an easy game to figure out, and it delights in its outlandish logic. By the time I finished with it, I did too.

Thursday, August 16 2012

'Deponia' Is a Great Cartoon

Deponia features a really fun atmosphere with smart writing and punchy voice acting. The slapstick is well executed and never overdone. It’s all the gameplay in between that interrupts the experience.

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