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Ripten Review: Rollers of the Realm

As far as I’m concerned, these days, developers don’t really experiment with concepts enough anymore. Even on an independent more…

PS Vita, Reviews, Role Playing Game
RipTen Review: Persona 4: Golden (PS Vita)

As with the original version of Persona 4, you are given the option to name the protagonist. However, since his name was more…

Platformer, PlayStation 3, PSN, Reviews, SEGA, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
RipTen Review: Sonic Adventure 2 (PSN)

I have to say that, in terms of childhood gaming, Nintendo didn’t have nearly as big an influence on me as Sega did. I was more…

Fighting, PlayStation 3, PSN, PSN, Reviews, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Marvel vs. Capcom Origins (PSN)

Good news, everyone! I’ve finally discovered the secret techniques necessary to perfect the art of video game critiquing! more…

MMO, PC, Reviews, Role Playing Game
RipTen Review: The Secret World [Part 4: Final Verdict]

Before diving into our final analysis of  The Secret World, be sure to read our in-progress review impressions here, here more…

Action, dungeon crawl, PlayStation 3, PSN, PSN, Reviews, Role Playing Game
RipTen Review: Legasista (PS3)

Contrary to what some people might think (when they’re shouting that this reviewer is in that publisher’s pocket due to a more…

Action, Adventure, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Brave (Xbox 360)

This may come as a surprise to some younger gamers, but licensed titles didn’t always have such a miserable reputation. more…

PS Vita, PSP, Reviews, Role Playing Game, Strategy
RipTen Review: Gungnir (PSP)

Back in the mid-90s, a much younger me unwrapped a Sega Genesis at Christmastime, and thus was a burgeoning hobby for video more…

iPad, Reviews, Tower Defense
RipTen Review: Kingdom Rush HD (iOS)

I’m about to tell you something you won’t believe. There are good tower defense games still being made that are pure in their more…

Action, Android, Casual, iOS, iPad, Reviews
RipTen Review: Centipede Origins (iOS)

Recently, legendary developer/publisher/savior of my childhood Atari broke many hearts. The legendary company has signed on more…

Reviews
RipTen Review: The Walking Dead Episode 2: Starved for Help (360)

It came upon us suddenly. We thought we were safe, but the truth is, we never are. You might think you know what’s around the more…

Mac, PC, Reviews, Strategy
RipTen Review: Civilization V – Gods and Kings (PC)

Have you accepted Bokonon as your personal lord and savior? I wouldn’t blame you if you haven’t, because even though more…

Arcade, Fighting, PlayStation 3, PSN, PSN, Reviews, SEGA, XBL Arcade, Xbox 360, Xbox Live
RipTen Review: Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown (PSN)

My history with Sega’s Virtua Fighter franchise has always been a shaky one. I normally have an aversion to 3D fighting more…

Kinect, Move, PlayStation 3, Reviews, Tower Defense, Xbox 360
RipTen Review: Babel Rising (XBLA)

I’m going to go out on a limb and suggest that Ubisoft has one of the most smartly diversified publishing strategies in the more…

PlayStation 3, Reviews, Role Playing Game
RipTen Review: Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland (PS3)

Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland is, (if the title didn’t give it away), a Japanese RPG. Developed by Gust and more…