Telltale Games‘ third installment of its six part Game of Thrones series strikes a lot of the right chords that previous episodes have been lacking: characters making meaningful strides toward their goals in ways that depart from their HBO counterparts and a plot that is beginning to form an idea of what this season’s resolutions might resemble. Episode Three: A Sword in the Darkness is one of the first episodes of the season that really makes this series feel unique in the universe it draws its material from. And yet, it can’t seem to step away from its endless need to pour in an unhealthy dose of fan-service.
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WARNING: SPOILERS FOLLOW FOR BORDERLANDS 2 AND TALES FROM THE BORDERLANDS EPISODE ONE
I’m both a Borderlands fan and a Telltale Games fan. When Tales from the Borderlands was first announced, though, I was the biggest skeptic among my friends. “A Borderlands game that isn’t a shooter? A Telltale game set on Pandora?” However, after two episodes, I find myself feeling foolish for ever doubting the premise. Continue reading Tales from the Borderlands Episode Two: Atlas Mugged Review
A LOSS FOR THE BETTER
Game of Thrones: The Lost Lords is the second episode in Telltale Games‘ Game of Thrones series. In our review of Episode One: Iron From Ice, we mentioned that while the story was interesting and well within the vein of what fans of the HBO television series should expect, its pacing struggled, and the art style was a questionable choice. Still, with such a dramatic conclusion and so much promise for future exploration, it won a favorable score.
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A CLASSIC WHOSE AGE SHOWS
Originally released in 1991, Another World (known as Out Of This World in the US) has seen multiple ports to many different consoles since its debut. Now the classic 2D action platformer has arrived on the latest PlayStation consoles with its 20th Anniversary Edition. Does this classic still maintain its timeless appeal, or should it have stayed a treasured memory of gaming’s past?
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Thousands upon thousands of years ago, an idea was put into place to create a society of people who live lives, work jobs, and enjoy having different ideas and dreams. Now, the time has come to see how real life fares at this time and place. So, will Real Life live up to great expectations, or will it die a terrible death?
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