Monthly Archives: March 2011

Top Games of 2009: Part 3

Only two games left to go. They’re each amazing in their own right. Let’s get to it: Continue reading

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Giving Up Early on Japanese Strategy RPGs

There have been two games in the past year that I have quit within the first hour or two of picking them up. Final Fantasy Tactics A2 and Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor. Both of these are Japanese-developed strategy RPGs … Continue reading

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My Top Games of 2009: Part 2

It’s not often that it’s so easy to spot the underlying themes within lists like this one, but this time it’s pretty easy. These are all big, open world-style games. They’re primarily or exclusively single-player games. Even though they’re predominantly … Continue reading

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Brothers in Arms: Hell’s Highway

I’ve been trying to do this write-up several times over. I’ve got a lot of complaints about the game, and I didn’t want this to degenerate into a long rant about it, because, despite these problems, I generally enjoyed the … Continue reading

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Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective

Ghost Trick is a wonderful, charming game, and it’s a real shame that it doesn’t seem to have gotten much attention. It’s a bit on the easy side, overall, but that’s fine by me, since the puzzles are generally interesting. … Continue reading

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