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Brandon Langrock

Brandon has been gaming since a Super Nintendo controller was placed in his tiny Canadian hands. Since then, his gaming habits have persisted all the way into adulthood. When he isn't sampling the latest JRPG from some developer that you haven't heard of, Brandon enjoys games of all genres, especially Smash Bros. and Mario Kart with his friends. Just don't throw his controllers when you lose!

Greedy Guns: A Blast With a Few Misfires

Right from Greedy Guns’ opening seconds, you're thrown head-first into the action, loaded with rapid-fire gunplay and a stylish, retro-reminiscent soundtrack.

Watch the First 10 Minutes of .hack//G.U. Last Recode’s Brand New Chapter

While .hack//G.U. Last Recode is mostly a remaster of the three games released for the PlayStation 2, it isn't made up of only old content. Check out the brand new chapter in action.

Layoffs in Gaming are Unfortunate (and Unfortunately Nothing New)

Amidst the news of developer Telltale Games laying off 25 percent of their staff, I feel motivated to be more mindful of the layoffs within the video games industry and their implications.

.hack//G.U. Last Recode Review: A Lot of Heart

Story is at the centre of the .hack//G.U. series, and those able to look past its gameplay issues are likely to find a lot to love while logged in to The World.

Boss Fights Are the Highlight of RPG-Puzzle Hybrid SwapQuest

SwapQuest finds a fun balance between the systems of an RPG and the classic tile-swapping gameplay of Pipe Mania.
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36 Fragments of Midnight Has Approximately Five Minutes of Content

36 Fragments of Midnight doesn't offer the player enough value to justify the purchase. Worst of all: it can be completed in as little as five minutes.

Twin Robots Review: Uninspired and Robotic

Twin Robots is over in a couple of hours, and its lack of personality means that it’s unlikely to stay in your memory for much longer than the time spent playing it.

Pankapu Review: Solid Platforming in a Whimsical Package

After reviewing the first episode of Pankapu, I was interested to see how the second and final episode of the game would bring the...
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Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth Review: Long Name, Even Longer Game

Mask of Truth is a lengthy adventure with some fantastic characters, an intriguing narrative, and a simple but enjoyable strategic battle system.

Pyre Review: What a (Weirdly) Wonderful World

As someone who played, beat, and loved both of Supergiant Games' previous titles, I’m inclined to argue that Pyre is their best game yet.

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age’s Trial Mode is Blissfully Challenging

Along with its improved visuals, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age comes shipped with a few new bells and whistles – one of which is the impressively difficult Trial Mode.

Understanding the Job System in Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

Arguably the most defining feature of Final Fantasy XII – and even more so its brand new HD remaster, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age – is its upgrade system: the Zodiac Job System.
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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Review: Barely Shows its Age

Whether you’re a long-time fan of Final Fantasy XII or a total newcomer, The Zodiac Age marks a triumphant and memorable return to Ivalice.

Preview: Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Feels Just Like I Remember, But Better

Thanks to some much-appreciated quality of life additions to the game, I am optimistic about returning to Ivalice once again.

Tokyo Xanadu Review: Enjoyable, But All Too Familiar

While Tokyo Xanadu never manages to stand out as anything remarkable or unique, the general foundation of the game is actually quite solid.

Perfect Universe is a Quirky But Short Multiplayer Romp

While Perfect Universe lacks the variety needed to feel long-lasting, it still manages to be a fun multiplayer romp.

Tango Fiesta Review (PS4)

Masculine bravado is not enough to make up for all of Tango Fiesta's shortcomings.

Wonder Boy: The Dragon’s Trap Review

Developer Lizardcube chose to recreate 1989’s Wonder Boy III: The Dragon’s Trap with painstaking detail, and the end result is something quite remarkable.

Dying Resets the Entire World in Collect-’em-up Platformer Uurnog

Between music that caters to your own playthrough and its collect-'em-up nature, Uurnog surprised me with its unique style and charm.

‘Entangle’ is a Surprisingly Relaxing Puzzle Experience

Never has a puzzle game caused me to rage so little. I like that.

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