• Espiga’s Busy November

    In the realm of videogames, November 2013 was not a particularly eventful month. Here’s a brief look at how Espiga spent his time during the pre-Christmas gaming drought.

    Garou: Mark of the Wolves (Neo Geo)

    In many ways, it’s hard to believe that Garou is as old as it is.

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    Ninja Gaiden Black (Xbox)

    Ancient texts tell of a golden age when Tecmo had the touch, when their games lit our darkest hours.

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    Resident Evil: Revelations (Wii U)

    “If you want to learn the truth, then you’ll have to face your fears. Surviving to tell the world . . . now that’s something else altogether.”

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    Robo-Aleste (Sega CD)

    What’s that you heard — “the Sega CD didn’t have great games”? My friend, you’ve heard wrong.

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    Dark Falz invasion: Phantasy Star Online 2 (Vita)

    Whether you call him Profound Darkness, Dark Force, Dark Phallus, or Dark Falz, this guy never seems to die!

    Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F (PS3)

    If you’ve been following UZW for any length of time, then you shouldn’t be surprised that I enjoyed Project Diva F.

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    Asura’s Wrath (Xbox 360)

    Asura’s Wrath was one of the more interesting releases of 2012. It’s Japan’s absurd take on the modern trend of sacrificing “game” for “narrative progression”.

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    First Impressions: Phantasy Star Online 2 (Vita)

    I missed the excitement of actually playing Phantasy Star Online online, so I’m trying to make up for that with the sequel. Now that I’ve created a decent character, it’s definitely living up to expectations.

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    Games to watch: Disorder 6

    We’ve all heard of the amnesiac hero. But in a shocking twist, Disorder 6 features TWO amnesiac leads! Unfortunately, this does not make the demo any more interesting.