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Senran Kagura Estival Versus (PS4)

To describe Senran Kagura is to best imagine being swarmed with replies on Twitter by masses of users sporting same-looking anime avatars. Only here, in the middle is another anime avatar (female, of course), shouting about tickling or boobs, and ripping off her own clothes to gain super powers. This stuff exists. No use pretending… Continue reading Senran Kagura Estival Versus (PS4)

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EA Sports’ UFC 2 (PS4)

To create his public persona, Connor McGreggor covers himself in flashy suits and sunglasses. He has a way with indifferent expressions, while remaining subtle and discreet with his taunts. Extroverted and egotistical within his quiet personality, McGreggor was able to find his audience. His fights were secondary early on. UFC 2 doesn’t “get” McGreggor. It… Continue reading EA Sports’ UFC 2 (PS4)

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Arslan: The Warriors of Legend (PS4)

Without the need to lean on the historical circumstances of the Yellow Turban Rebellion, Dynasty Warriors can tell a capable story – Arslan shows how. Seamless segues between lengthy narrative bits and battlefield combat are pleasing. So is the lush anime-soaked aesthetic. Much is the same. Thousands of foes, lots of swords, goals flickering on… Continue reading Arslan: The Warriors of Legend (PS4)