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OneChanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad Review

Zombies, bikinis and swords, oh my!

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 HIGH Going into "Rampage" mode and unleashing a serious can of whoop-ass on a horde of zombies while watching their blood and limbs splatter across the screen.

LOW Wasting too much time trying to execute a "Cool" 12-hit combo before realizing it's insanely impossible for gamers without super-human timing skills.

WTF Where does Aya find the time to wax between all the zombie slaying?

Bangai-O Spirits Review

Calling something ‘hardcore' doesn't prevent it from sucking

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HIGH Having a robot for a main character is always a perk.

LOW Everything else.

WTF The utter lack of a difficulty curve: it's all just this side of infuriating.

Dark Sector – Second Opinion

Having worked with Dan here at GameCritics for so long, sometimes it feels as though we think with the same brain. More often than not, we champion the same underdogs and see value in titles that others don't. However, there are rare occasions reminding me that as often as we agree, it's still a fact of life that we will occasionally take entirely different positions on things. Case in point: Dark Sector.

Dark Sector – Review

Read review of Dark SectorDark Sector is a prime example of great execution elevating a tired premise. A cursory look at the plot: Special Forces Guy vs. Mutants might lead the average gamer to think they've played it before, and they probably have—it just wasn't this great before.

Dead Head Fred – Review

Read review of Dead Head FredAlthough the game's rough edges would sink most titles, it's to Vicious Cycle's credit that I felt compelled to play through the unpleasantness and walked away from Dead Head Fred with a respect not only for what it accomplished, but for what it tried to accomplish.

Earth Defense Force 2017 – Review

Read of review of Earth Defense Force 2017I burst out laughing when a skyscraper came tumbling down after being hit by a single rocket, but not in a good way. Meanwhile, nearly infinite swarms of bugs and thick mobs of robots clustered together so tightly that they clipped over and into each other, blocking off all view of anything except more bugs and robots.