Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright - (Not a) Review

Fire Emblem Fates brings back they same sound level of gameplay and you lead an army through increasingly more challenging battles. Play the game as originally intended and you'll be forced to carefully consider every move or else suffer the permadeath of a character you've spent the entire game leveling up. Call me a baby gamer all you want, but I tend to opt for the Casual experience so I don't have to lose all that progress if I misjudge a moment or get screwed over by enemies appearing out of nowhere on a map.

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Broforce - (Not a) Review

Broforce, available as a PlayStation Plus title on the PlayStation 4 this month, makes for a fun throwback run-and-gun shooter - when it's working, that is. By most accounts, the original game runs great on PC but the PS4 port of the title is frustratingly problematic. A second or two into the start of any level, there's an inexplicable control hiccup where the character just doesn't respond to any controller input for a half-second or so. Oftentimes, this is little more that an annoyance, but in later stages as enemies descend upon you right out the gate, this can cause almost instant death. Additionally, as the levels get more complex with added swarms of enemies and things that go boom, the graphical performance drops to near-unplayable frame rates.

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