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Secret of Mana HD: The more things change, the more they stay the same

The year was 1993. It would be two years until Chrono Trigger would enthrall many gamers with its spell of time traveling adventure and discovery. But a more whimsical fare had just been released. A game that was light and bright and snappy, as were its graphics, gameplay, and soundtrack....
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Despite being a throwback, Battle Chasers: Nightwar feels modern in all the right ways

Battle Chasers: Nightwar describes itself as an “RPG inspired by classic console greats.” That’s an apt description, as Battle Chasers is definitely a throwback in many ways — for good and bad. But it doesn’t just take and reproduce old concepts wholesale: it tweaks and modernizes them in ways that...
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E3 2016: The road to freedom is a long and difficult one in Pyre

Supergiant Games has built an interesting collection of work. First they began with a traditional action role-playing game in Bastion, then a strategy/action game hybrid in Transistor, and now a role-playing game/sports hybrid with Pyre. You can never tell what they’re gonna make next, but if there’s one thing you...
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