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The narrative is a simple one, which is quite fitting: Ico, a young boy born with a set of bull horns, has recently come of age. According to village practice, this means he must be sacrificed.

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Login/Sign Up. ICO. First Released Sep 24, 2001. released. PS2; PS3 ... Peter and Scott dissect a late-game puzzle in The Last Guardian, the spiritual successor to Ico and Shadow of the Colossus.

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15 Jan 2018 ... I was requested to have a look at the Mass Cryp ICO as a potential investment opportunity. I had not heard of the coin/token before I started ...

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MotoGP 2 does a good job of modeling rear-wheel spin coming out of turns and front-wheel lockups during braking, and simply mashing the gas and brake buttons around corners is a good way of ...

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Ungaria Review Argos Gamesware's Ungaria doesn't really possess any of that nail-biting intensity that its puzzle-game ancestors had. By Tim Soete on May 2, 2000 at 11:54AM PDT

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Freelancer, on the other hand, was designed with the limitations and advantages of that input device in mind, and as a result its mouse control works efficiently and actually enhances the gameplay.

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The Sims has single-player and multiplayer modes. In addition to the standard play mode and the "get a life" mode, The Sims has two different multiplayer modes that let players play cooperatively ...

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Forsaken Review Forsaken is, at its core, a Descent clone. But stunning graphics, a dazzling array of weapons, and above-average level design make the whole thing seem fresh.

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WildStar is a busy game. In every direction, shiny baubles and fluttering flags and swirling beacons of light compete for your attention. The world of Nexus is awash with color--or, more ...

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Electroplankton is an interesting experiment in both music and game design, but its reliance on the novelty of something different limits its lasting value.

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Aion Review This fantasy massively multiplayer online game makes a great first impression, but almost every aspect of it devolves into a grind before you're even halfway to the level cap.

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GTR 2 Review Despite a slightly gentler learning curve, GTR 2 still demands the most out of your inner race driver. By on October 9, 2006 at 6:09PM PDT

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Mighty No. 9 is an inoffensively average game sprung from the memories of the past, with little to show for its position in the present. For a game that's meant to bear the legacy of a classic ...

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Gone Home is an important game because it does something games rarely do: it tells a believable story, grounded in the real world, that focuses on women and treats all of its characters, women and ...

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Over the course of about five to eight hours, you’ll lean, duck, and dual-wield a variety of firearms while regularly teleporting short distances to advantageous positions and out of harm's way.

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The Last Express Review If it weren't for a few gameplay issues, The Last Express could be among the best adventure games ever. By Ron Dulin on May 1, 2000 at 1:53PM PDT

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Gunpoint Review Spying, puzzles, and acrobatic feats make Gunpoint a delight to play, but the overall experience is unfortunately short. By Peter Brown on October 4, 2013 at 11:11PM PDT

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The pay-to-play structure is a huge problem with The War Z across the board. The game can be bought three different ways solely from the official website.

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WorldShift is an intriguing real-time strategy experiment, with a weird far-future story and three complementary races. It also has a wide range of solo, co-op, and Deathmatch modes of play, which ...

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The world of Pandora has a dusty, run-down feel, yet it manages to be vibrant and eye-catching at the same time. The art style features black-line borders and a colorful palette that give the game ...

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Spore is an enjoyable game that pulls off an interesting balancing act. On one hand, it lets you create a creature and guide its maturation from a single cell to a galactic civilization through an ...

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Agent 47 never takes this long. The 2016 version of Hitman plays like the longest assassination of the chrome-domed killer’s lengthy career, thanks to developer IO Interactive’s decision to ...

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Stolen review Stolen feels like a budget title being sold at full price, and with so many good stealth games already available, there's simply no reason to play this one.

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Majestic Review Majestic is a very passive experience, and as the novelty fades, so will your interest. By Ron Dulin on August 15, 2001 at 6:35PM PDT

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Trove may be an MMOG, but virtually all of its content is soloable, and boss kills (and thus personal loot drops and XP) count if you just happened to be in the area of another player doing the ...

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Portal Review With delightfully unique gameplay and fantastically witty writing, Portal is a huge success. By Chris Watters on July 17, 2014 at 12:30PM PDT

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It isn't often that we give 10/10 review scores on GameSpot. Since the site was founded in 1996, only 15 games have earned that rank. But to achieve a 10/10, a game needs to be essential, and it ...

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Virtual Pool 3 Review You can't find a pool sim that looks and plays as much like the real thing as Virtual Pool 3 does. By Stephen Poole on May 17, 2006 at 3:09PM PDT

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Double Fine's Brutal Legend is an unabashed love letter to an era and genre of music that celebrated fast guitar riffs and hard living. It's also a tribute to an epic lore that spoke of conquerors ...

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Elite: Dangerous tends to cater to a very specific type of personality--one that's OK with the routine world of trade and the joys of visiting blank spaces where no one has gone before, even if ...

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Callaway Golf Review You aren't going to shave strokes off your short game as a result of playing this half-baked title. By Avery Score on May 17, 2006 at 3:08PM PDT

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Login/Sign Up Game Info ... The idea sounds good in theory: Each building you place has a positive or negative effect on a particular social energy. There are six of these energies, from ...

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FIFA Street 2 Review The PSP version of FIFA Street 2 plays about as well as the lackluster PS2 version of the original FIFA Street on which it's based. By Justin Calvert on March 9, 2006 at 6 ...

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Mighty No. 9 was announced at PAX Prime in 2013, at which time the Kickstarter campaign went live. Crowdfunding was a quick success, eclipsing its $900,000 target in under 48 hours .

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Pool Party Review Twitchy controls and poor presentation eclipse what little fun there is to be had with this middling billiards game. By Chris Watters on November 21, 2007 at 10:25AM PST

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The first episode of Hitman has a lot to offer creative assassins, but enjoying it requires you to look past an array of inconsistencies.

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League of Legends is a fantastic game with something for players of all skill ranges to enjoy. Although it's better to play with friends, you are not left to your own devices if you tend to keep ...

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Armored Fist 3 Review As a single-player game, it's outdated, and as a multiplayer game, it lacks the variety to provide long-term enjoyment. By Gamespot Staff on April 29, 2000 at 11:18PM PDT

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F1 2014 actually removes some of last year's content with the loss of the awesome classic mode. That was a major selling point of the old game, so not having it here is a significant step backwards.

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Trade Empires Review Trade Empires lays out a broad and varied economic world that's initially interesting to explore, but over time, this doesn't justify all the effort the game demands.

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Sacrificing nature to continue to live may sound like a fair trade, but the resulting society is ravaged by monsters, poverty, and cardinals who posit that killing god is the only way to be truly ...

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Pokemon Black Review What it lacks in originality, Pokemon Black more than makes up for with a vast world to explore and an absorbing battle system that's heaps of fun.

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The Controller is an Acquired Taste. While the Xbox 360 controller garnered near-universal praise, the response to the Xbox One pad is surprisingly conflicted. An anecdotal survey of GameSpot's UK ...

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Deus Ex: The Fall is a prequel to Deus Ex: Human Revolution, as well as a sequel to Deus Ex: Icarus Effect--a tie-in novel that itself was a prequel (though further back in the chronology) to ...

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Valkyria Revolution is such a gamble. It's an alternate-universe take on Sega's Valkyria Chronicles tactical RPG series, reimagined as an action-RPG with a few strategic elements intact.

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Numerous Steam machines debuted at CES 2014, but Alienware's solution, the Alpha, stood out from the pack. It wasn't an underpowered or rebranded product, and it also wasn't sitting next to a four ...

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Gray Matter Review Prosaic puzzles take the edge off this point-and-click adventure's absorbing melodrama. By Jane Douglas on March 1, 2011 at 11:33AM PST

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Indigo Prophecy Review Indigo Prophecy is a game that actually gives the term "cinematic gameplay" some context, as well as some real heartfelt meaning.

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Sniper Elite 4 feels like a natural progression for this series, as Rebellion continues to refine its systems and put a greater emphasis on the long-range shooting it does so well. Its stealth and ...

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Grim Fandango Review In addition to being a very good adventure game, it features great writing and beautiful art direction. By Ron Dulin on October 30, 1998 at 12:00AM PST

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