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The Wolf Among Us: Cry Wolf Review

He's Not As bad As They Said He Was

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HIGH A satisfying wrapup to a strong series.

LOW Long pauses between episodes don't work well for a murder mystery.

WTF Seriously, that left eye.

Secrets of Raetikon Review

Lands with a thud

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HIGH Riding an air current over the height barrier, then diving deep into a lake.

LOW Trying to get a gold piece past three grabby birds in an area that didn't have any way to hurt them.

WTF Why is there no map?

The Wolf Among Us: In Sheep's Clothing Review

The End Is In Sight

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HIGH Telling Bluebeard to f*** off, and letting loose at the pawnshop.

LOW Some of the dialogue choices didn't turn out how I expected.

WTF Sorry Tiny Tim, I didn't understand what the icons meant.

The Last Tinker: City of Colors Review

A Bright, Shiny Blandness

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HIGH Zipping along the cargo rails near the Windmill.

LOW The drawn-out turret battle against the giant squid.

WTF How did this suddenly turn into CSI: Colortown?

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review

Amazing? No, pretty much as expected.

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HIGH Swinging smoothly in a maze of skyscrapers.

LOW Repeated failures when rescuing people from burning buildings.

WTF Do we really need to cover Uncle Ben's death again?!?

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 112: The Xbox Diskinected

The Xbox 180 is now truly complete. With Microsoft's announcement that they are dropping the Kinect requirement for the Xbox One, early adopters have been perturbed in droves. We happen to have three such fellows on the show to talk about their reactions, and if this was really a necessary move. Featuring Richard Naik, Mike Bracken, Ashley King, and special guest Aaron from the Gameenthus podcast. Special thanks to RushJet1 for the intermission music!

NOTE: this episode was recorded on May 17th, so it's a bit out of date. Apologies!

Intros 0:00-0:12

Xbox Kinect 0:12-0:52

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Transistor Review

Electric Angel

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HIGH Imagining Red unleashing a furious battle cry as she fires six Sparks to finish off the Spine.

LOW Being spawned right on top of an invisible enemy.

WTF The final boss's voice is a dead ringer for Bob Newhart

Moebius: Empire Rising Review

Moebius Slip

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HIGH The air of mystery at the beginning of the game.

LOW Everything that came after the beginning.

WTF "Rape likelihood 28%"

GameCritics.com Podcast Episode 111: The podcast with Soul...s

Only 5 years late to the Souls party, Richard assembles four of our favorite guests and an old friend to talk about Demons, Darkness, Death, more Death, and Determination in From Software's Souls series, preceded by a brief watcha been playin. Featuring Richard Naik, Tim "Lego" Spaeth, Michael "Easy Street" Cunningham, Kristin "Covenant" Taylor, and Samantha "Tell Me Everything You Know" Allen.

0:00-0:07 Intro

0:07-0:23 Watcha been playin

0:23-0:50 At what point did you "get" your first Souls game?

0:50-1:15 What makes Souls challenging for you personally?

1:15-1:27 Invading-have you ever done it?

1:27-1:39 The future of Souls

1:39-1:43 Pitch a Souls game to someone unfamiliar with the series

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Castlevania: Lords Of Shadow 2 - Revelations Review

Prep Work

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HIGH The idea of explaining what was happening while Dracula slept is great.

LOW Being stuck at the elevator puzzle for way too long.

WTF Why are the skeletons the toughest enemies in the game?

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