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Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City

Game Description: Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City is a turn-based role-playing game (RPG) for DS and DSi that places the player in command of a band of adventurers on an ongoing quest to return their city to its once great status. The third release in the Etrian Odyssey franchise, the game features five character party combat, 5-player local wireless multiplayer support, a large number of character classes, the ability to explore and battle from sea vessels, customizable maps and three possible game endings.

Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse — Beyond the Alley of the Dolls Review

"Doggelgangers" for the Win

Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse — Beyond the Alley of the Dolls Screenshot

HIGH The story starts getting more exciting—and bizarre.

LOW The characters take a backseat to the bizarre story.

WTF Interspecies make-out session!

After Burner Climax Review

Zebra has Acquired a Nuclear Missile

After Burner Climax Screenshot

HIGH Completing that damned stealth bomber mission.

LOW Being unable to pick apart the visual chaos for my first X attempts at the game.

WTF The constant pilot chatter. "Next time I'm here on vacation!"

After Burner Climax

Game Description: The classic arcade game After Burner returns for a new generation of gamers. After Burner Climax is fast and frantic action, putting you in the cockpit of the world’s fastest fighter plane. Dodge planes, rockets, and bullets while trying to target multiple on-screen enemy aircraft. Built for all skill levels, everyone can take to the air and blaze through a branching storyline and over 20 stages. Unlock achievements along the way to win an exclusive Avatar award using your experience and expertise.

Blue Toad Murder Files: Episodes 4, 5 & 6 Review

What will the Ducks Reveal?

Blue Toad Murder Files: Episodes 4, 5 & 6 Screenshot

HIGH Witty writing and memorable characters—the Butcher rules.

LOW Trying to understand the convoluted plot reveal in Episode 4.

WTF The ridiculous mouse/cat/dog puzzle in Episode 6.

Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse — The Penal Zone Review

Who Says Games can't have Great Stories?

Sam &  Max: The Devil's Playhouse — The Penal Zone Screenshot

HIGH: A Scanners joke and Lovecraft references! Those never get old, dude.

LOW: Didn't I just fiddle with the boiler controls? Oh, wait: I had to do it exactly right.

WTF: A sociopathic rabbit has been elected President of the United States. Twice.

3D Dot Game Heroes Review

Because True Heroes Dream in 3D

3D Dot Game Heroes Screenshot

HIGH: Seeing the huge full-power sword for the first time.

LOW: The dungeon play can get a little monotonous.

WTF: Seriously, that sword is friggin' huge.

Blue Toad Murder Files: Episodes 1, 2 & 3 Review

They're Dropping like Flies... so go Solve some Puzzles!

Blue Toad Murder Files: Episodes 1, 2 & 3 Screenshot

HIGH Scum!

LOW The "cross out letters" puzzle in Episode 2.

WTF The multiplayer makes no sense.

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