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Steal Princess Review

Anti-heroines Ahoy!

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HIGH Riding on a single bullet when I've lined up enemies perfectly in its line of fire.

LOW Riding on a single bullet when I haven't lined up enemies perfectly in its line of fire.

WTF The rule stating that after every three levels comes a puzzle of soul-crushing hardness.

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Developed by Marvelous Interactive, Steal Princess is "3D puzzle platformer" in the tradition of The Adventures of Lolo. Titular one-eyed "princess" Anise travels from room to room, hunting keys using her bullwhip and her wits.

Lit Review

Casting light, though slightly dimmed

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HIGH Unique premise, strong visual style.

LOW Finicky controls, frustrating rooms with repeated deaths.

WTF Who did the atrociously poor job of wiring the school?

Interview with World of Goo developer, 2D Boy

So after being completely impressed with WiiWare's World of Goo, I hit up the developers for a brief word. Quite friendly and accommodating, this is what 2D Boy's Kyle Gabler and Ron Carmel had to say...

On the Download: Bejewled Twist launch party

Tonight, the evening of October 27, gamers and journalists from across the country gathered at the Experience Music Project in the heart of Seattle to celebrate the release of PopCap Games' newest offering: Bejweled Twist.

Art Style: Orbient Review

Making something out of next-to-nothing

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HIGH It's the pinnacle of electronic elegance.

LOW The difficulty of the extra stages verges on insanity.

WTF At only $6 for the download, it's an absurd value.

Art Style: Orbient

Game Description: Explore the universe like never before in Art Style: ORBIENT. Take control of gravity and antigravity to carefully maneuver your small star through 50 stages set in multiple galaxies. Collide with other stars to absorb them and make your own star expand in size, or capture the stars in your orbit and have them become your satellites. Space isn't empty though, and you'll have to avoid bumping into obstacles or getting pulled into a black hole. If you feel like relaxing while still being challenged, this is the game for you—its combination of simple controls, atmospheric sound, and unique environment make for an experience unlike any other!

Games in the Art Style series feature elegant design, polished graphics, and pick-up-and-play controls, creating an experience focused purely on fun and engaging game play.

Mystery Case Files: MillionHeir Review

The real mystery is... why is there no mystery?

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HIGH Spotting hidden items is actually enjoyable in limited doses.

LOW The grinding repetition necessary to reach the game's end.

WTF Why is the country-western singer a vampire?

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