Dynasty Warriors 8 Review

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends

Developer: Koei Tecmo Games
Publisher: Same Guys
Released on May 13, 2014

Dynasty Warriors is an ongoing series of hack and slash games derived from historical text dating back to the Eastern Han Dynasty in China. The story is based on Records of the Three Kingdoms, with many volumes describing the war efforts of the lords, military generals, and nobles of that era. Dynasty Warriors 8 returns, expanding upon story mode by adding new characters and hypothetical scenarios to the game.

Genre: Action/Hack & Slash

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Half-Life 2 Review

Half-Life 2

Developer: Valve
Publisher: Built the Steam Platform
Released on Nov 16, 2004

Half-Life 2 is a sequel to the acclaimed Half-Life, the first FPS to employ plot-driven scripted events. It won the “Game of the Year” award in 2012, being developed next to Valve’s Source engine, spawning an endless supply of playable, fan-made mods and levels. Once again, Gordon Freeman, our brilliant Nuclear Physicist, is assigned to fight against the Combine forces by the mysterious G-Man.

Genre: A FPS with Tons of Action

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A Throwback to Undertale

Undertale

Developer: Toby Fox
Publisher: The Annoying Dog
Released on Sept 15, 2015

Undertale is the one fangame RPG I’ve been longing to talk about at length. The only thing stopping me was the extreme hype thrown around by the fanbase. Though I have to admit, “Undertale has a unique battle system resembling top-down bullet-hells, except nobody has to die in this one.” The monsters will certainly keep you entertained with their dry sense of humor.

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Fable Anniversary Continued

Treasure chests are abundant in the land of Albion. It’s almost as if someone unwittingly left their potions, scary tattoo cards, bags of gold, resurrection vials, low-tier weapons, and even outfit pieces just lying around. But to the wandering hero, they could find Ages of Might, Will, or Skill potions for a permanent exp boost.

If you’re lucky enough, you might pick up an Elixir of Life, a rare potion that will increase your maximum health. Its counterpart, the Will Master’s Elixir, expands your mana pool so you can cast more powerful spells without needing to recharge. Stray off the main path, and you will see digging spots and fishing locations where many silver keys are hidden.

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Fable Anniversary Review

Fable Anniversary

Developer: Lionhead Studios
Publisher: Xbox Game Studios
Released on Sep 12, 2014

Fable Anniversary is a fully-remastered rendition of Fable: The Lost Chapters using the Unreal engine, giving the original 2005 game a fresh new coat of paint. After 20 years, long-time Fable fans will once again, get to relive the birth of a legendary hero, in their own image. And his destiny will be carefully molded through the player’s actions: through committing a series of good or evil deeds.

Genre: A Single-Player Fantasy RPG

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