Review: Mario Tennis Aces (Switch)

Developer: Camelot Software Planning Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Sports Platforms: Nintendo Switch Rating: E for Everyone Price: $59.99 Mario Tennis Aces is the latest in a long list of Mario sports games, from Mario Tennis and Mario Golf on the Nintendo 64 to baseball, soccer, basketball, and more. These games have become known for their over-the-top Mario-flavored spins on the…

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Review: Graveball (PC)

Developer: Goin’ Yumbo Games Publisher: 3D Realms Genre: Sports, Brawler Platforms: PC Price: $4.99 After a total of two years of development, Graveball is coming to Steam. Riley Dirksen, the one-man band behind the game, realized he wanted to develop games and went out of his way to quit his main job as IT support…

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Review: AO International Tennis (PS4)

Developer: Big Ant Studios Publisher: Big Ant Studios Genre: Sports Platforms: Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC Rating: Everyone Price: $49.99     Annual sports titles have been a mainstay in the world of gaming from time immemorial. Madden got the lock on that model back in the days of the SNES and Genesis, and it’s created a business practice…

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Review: Laser League (Xbox One)

Developer: Roll7 Publisher: 505 Games Genre: Sports, Arcade Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One Rating: E for Everyone 10+ Price: $19.99     From the developers of Olli Olli and Not a Hero—two games that have been met with high praise—comes yet another game that is sure to earn its applause. Fresh out of Early Access,…

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Review: Early Man

Distributor: StudioCanal Director: Nick Park Writers: Mark Burton, James Higginson Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Tom Hiddleston, Maisie Williams, Timothy Spall Genre: Animated/Comedy Rating: PG It seems rather trivial to even talk about any other movie this month, especially stop-motion animated family fare imported to us from the other side of the Atlantic. Oh well, a critic’s gotta crit, and…

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