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Enemy Front Review - The Old School Game Vault

Enemy Front Review

The Intro:

There was a time when WWII shooters were the rage. You could turn in any direction and find anywhere from one to five WWII shooters staring you in the face. The reason for their popularity was clear – the source material was incredible, and there were many moments that were tailor-made for great first-person shooter action.

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Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword Review Nintendo Wii

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The Intro:

Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword was released November, 2011, and fans of the video game are sure to recognize the common theme and quest behavior offered during the Zelda adventures.

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Mind Zero Playstation Vita Review

Mind Zero Review

The Intro:

Let’s face it – making original art is difficult. And in today’s day and age, there are loads and loads of people and companies that make their living off derivative, ripped-off content.

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Tomodachi Life 3ds Review - The Old School Game Vault

Tomodachi Life Nintendo 3ds

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Borderlands 2 Playstation Vita Review

PS Vita Borderlands 2 Review

The Intro:

If you played Borderlands 2 or any of its DLCs on the PC or other consoles, you’ll have noticed one thing immediately. Borderlands 2 is a massive game. It has a plethora of quests, locations to explore and loot to hunt for.

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Persona 4 Golden Playstation Vita Review

Persona 4 Golden Review

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Conception II: Children of the Seven Stars PS Vita Review

Conception II Review

The Intro:

Boy meets girl. Girl meets boy. Boy and girl fall in love. Boy conceives a host of badass children with girl and together, they head into dungeons and fight off dangerous monsters. Wait, what? Yes, you read that correctly.

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Nutjitsu Review – Xbox One

Nutjitsu Xbox One

The Intro:

Have you ever looked at Scrat from the Ice Age movies and wondered what it would be like to run around, scrounging for nuts, all while trying to save your hide from enemies who aren’t particularly fond of you?

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Wolfenstein: New World Order Game Review

Wolfenstein Playstation

The Intro:

Among the many games that use revisionist history plots, Wolfenstein has always been one of the most interesting. As one of the games that pioneered the entire FPS genre, the Wolfenstein series of games has long played with the idea of Nazi oppression, the human capacity for extreme violence and blended it with just fun shooting action.

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Mario Kart 8 Wii U Review - The Old School Game Vault

Mario Kart 8

The Intro:

If you’ve been playing Mario Kart for any amount of time, you might have observed that certain people are drawn to certain kinds of powerups. For example, people who love the lightning bolt seem to enjoy creating havoc on the racetrack.

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The Last of Us Review - The Old School Game Vault

The Last of Us Review

  

The Last of Us Gives You Control of a New Kind of Protagonist—and You May Not Like It

SPOILER NOTE: This post contains major plot spoilers for The Last of Us. The post also discusses Grand Theft Auto IV, Enslaved: Odyssey to the West, and Shadow of the Colossus, but without any specific plot spoilers (just general comparisons of morality in stories).

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TitanFall Review - The Old School Game Vault

TitanFall

The Intro:

In today’s day and age, across all platforms, it’s fair to say that there are probably too many first-person shooter games. More precisely, there are so many of them around that it is hard to get excited about an FPS game anymore.

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Lego The Hobbit Review - The Old School Game Vault

Lego The Hobbit PS4

The Intro:

The Lego series of games have been immensely successful at capturing the essence of the franchises they attempt to portray, all while infusing them with a sense of humor and goofiness.

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Mario Golf World Tour 3ds Review - The Old School Game Vault

Mari Golf World Tour Nintendo

The Intro:

Has there ever been a character in games or in real life who is more prolific than Mario? This short Italian man with an adorable moustache has done plumbing, go-kart racing, played basketball, tennis, and even competed at the Olympic Games.

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Batman Cold Cold Heart DLC Review The Old School Game Vault

Mr Freeze - Batman Arham Origins

The Intro:

Arkham Origins was a curious game. On the one hand, it had everything that has made the Arkham series of games so successful – open world environments, the joy of gliding over the Gotham skyline as Batman, free flow combat and a great roster of villains. But surprisingly, the game felt a bit tacky in its execution.

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NES Remix 2 Wii U Review - The Old School Game Vault

NES Remix 2 - Nintendo Wii U

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Kinect Sports Rivals Review - The Old School Game Vault

Kinect Sports Rivals

The Intro:

A lot of the hype surrounding the Xbox One was centered on the new Kinect, one that claimed to be more capable, more accurate and more dynamic than the first version of the device. With such anticipation, a lot of gamers were waiting to see what exactly the new Kinect was capable of.

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MLB 14: The Show Review - The Old School Game Vault

MLB 14 The Show - Video Game

The Intro:

For the longest time, much like a long-standing rivalry in the sport that it represents, two game franchises went head to head. The MLB series from developers Sony Computer Entertainment and Major League Baseball by developers 2K Sports competed for the attention of baseball lovers for years.

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BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode 2 DLC Review

BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode 2

The Intro:

Our lives are about memories. Our lives are about connections. The ones we forge, the ones we destroy, the bridges we burn, and the hearts we touch. We waltz through our lives, seeking experiences, seeking connections, and some things we gravitate to bring us new ones, at the cost of leaving some behind. Some connections are difficult to maintain, whereas some appear out of nowhere, and last forever. BioShock Infinite: Burial at Sea Episode 2 touches on these themes.

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BioShock Infinite Review - The Old School Game Vault

BioShock Infinite

 

Bioshock Series Takes A Turn to the Skies, will we miss Rapture?

The Intro:

When we last visited the world of BioShock, we were treated to an underwater city with a mysterious past and an eerie sense of foreboding. This was a city of hushes and whispers, where demons lurked in the shadows and artifacts spoke of great inventions and terrible tragedies.

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