LGR – Darkspore and the Problem With Always-Online Games
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LGR – Darkspore and the Problem With Always-Online Games

Spore was such a divisive title among many gamers when it launched in 2008. There was no shortage of love for it’s creature creation and customization systems, but there was plenty of criticism for it’s shallow gameplay and oversimplified take on evolution. Nonetheless, three years later we got Darkspore. A follow-up game that isn’t really […]

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LGR – Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee – PC Game Review

[typing] Care to see something oddly intriguing? “Oddworld: Abe’s Oddyssee,” developed by Oddworld Inhabitants and published by GT Interactive in 1997, for the Sony PlayStation and the PC. Oh man, look at this box! It’s a square. How odd and worldly, who wouldn’t love this box? Other than game store workers and people with shallow […]

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LGR – Joust VGA – DOS PC Game Review

[electronic music] [typing] 1982 was a golden year for arcade games with titles like Q*bert, Dig Dug, Pole Position and Robotron: 2084 snatching innumerable credits from gamers’ pockets worldwide. But also that year, you had a game which changed the face of arcade gaming forever… by changing it to the face of a freaking ostrich. […]

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LGR – Star Wars Yoda Stories – PC Game Review
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LGR – Star Wars Yoda Stories – PC Game Review

[typing] Mmm… solitaire. That game, it exists. It’s great for when you want to waste a few minutes, procrastinating and avoiding lame things, like your boss, your kid, your trash can. But once, in a galaxy far, far away, there was another time waster for Windows that involved no cards at all. Star Wars: Yoda […]

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LGR – Wing Commander – DOS PC Game Review
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LGR – Wing Commander – DOS PC Game Review

[typing] [saxophone jazz music] Wing Commander. Developed and published by Origin Systems in 1990 for MS-DOS PCs. This is one of those legends of computer gaming that set the standard for an entire subgenre, that being spaceship combat simulation. Sure, there were plenty of space games and combat flight sims prior to this, from Starflight’s […]

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