Yakuza Kiwami Review

Played on Windows.
Also Available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 (Japan Only).

Last year, I awarded Yakuza 0 the game of the year for 2018. I wouldn’t have to wait very long for a follow-up, as the port of Yakuza Kiwami has now reached the PC just six months later. This is the direct sequel to Yakuza 0, so it’s time to see if it lives up to that game.

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Two Point Hospital Review

Played on Windows
Also Available on Linux and macOS

In 1997, Bullfrog Studios develop something special. It was a follow-up to their very popular Theme Park game, but this time they tackled a new topic: hospitals. The game’s name was Theme hospital, and it developed a cult following. We fast forward a little over twenty years and we now have a spiritual successor to the original game, including some of the same people at the helm. This time it’s called Two Point Hospital, is it as good as the original?

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Sonic Mania Encore DLC review

Played on Windows
Also Available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Sonic Mania is easily one of the best Sonic games that have come out in recent years, as I stated in a recent review (link this). But the train didn’t stop there. In addition to the excellent game, the team that brought us Sonic Mania took it a step further and produced DLC. I guess everything can’t be retro with this game.

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Sonic Mania Review

Played on Windows
Also Available on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.

Sonic Mania made a big splash as it was created after a number of years. It was created by Christian Whitehead, who made fan games of Sonic and eventually a history of working with Sega on a number of ports of their properties. To have a studio take a fan game idea and want to make an official game out of it is surprising. To see it done with a major property such as Sonic makes it even more impressive. The question is whether Sonic Mania lives up to the legacy of Sonic.

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