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International Cyborg: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeace Review

A tl;dr Haiku: Simple guide for stealth: Fight in a sombrero and mariachi cloak.   Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance. Is revengeance a word? Kind of. It’s a word in much the same way this game is a Metal Gear game: it is in technical correctness, but not in practical use. Metal Gear Rising: Revengeace for the PC, developed by Platinum Games, is billed and delivered as an action hack n’ slash, rather than the traditional stealth game most other Metal Gear games have been. It’s still a fantastic game, scoring an easy 8.5 on THE Grade. It’s just worth noting that those used to the stealth-centric Metal Gear objectives might be surprised when their progress is blocked until every single enemy in the area has been reduced to a pile which resembles a large number of well-chewed strawberries.   Gameplay 7.0 / 10 The gameplay is solid and fun. What sets ...

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Steam Holiday Sale Haiku Extravaganza

Another season, another Steam Sale. I was again a little too ADD to just focus on one game during the onslaught of deals; so again you all get a half dozen haiku. What’s that? This becoming a pattern? Whaaaat? Don’t be ridiculous. Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to start saving for the next sale so I can continue my fiscally reckless spending.   Mark of Ninja The perfect ninja Has but a single weakness: Getting shot by guns.   Super Hexagon For those who like pain As well as rainbow strobe lights. Your niche game is here.   Spelunky Answers the question: What if Indiana Jones Was just two feet tall?   Valdis Story: Abyssal City Angels and demons And some xenophobic jerks. Can’t I just kill both?   Long Live The Queen Pink murder magic And magical pink murder: A subtle contrast.   Guacamelee! The luchador way: ...

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