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True Detective

In a land of deep darkness, two bickering boy scouts compete for the honour badge while chasing an abstract taxidermist who leaves behind a trail of unpopular sculptures with evocative music playing in the background. 15 more words


Koudelka (Hiroki Kikuta)

An ambitious late-era Playstation 1 game, Koudelka was the first title from developer Sacnoth. With Squaresoft-style production values, the game featured highly detailed 3D models, fully rendered backgrounds and FMV cutscenes, and a highly unusual Gothic setting in Wales circa 1898. 1,329 more words

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Secret of Mana 2 (Hiroki Kikuta)

1993’s Secret of Mana had been a hit for Squaresoft, moving the company into action RPGs in a big an innovative way. So the appearance of a sequel two years later was little surprise; what was surprising was how much the development team was able to do with the concept. 1,498 more words

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Secret of Mana (Hiroki Kikuta)

1991’s Final Fantasy Adventure, released in Japan under the title Seiken Densetsu: Final Fantasy Gaiden, had been one of developer Squaresoft’s first forays into real-time action RPGs instead of their turn-based bread and butter. 1,603 more words

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Tuesday Reviews-day Will Be Back March 17, 2015

Hello, Internet!

This is Sabrina, your regularly reviewing writing consultant from OLLU.

Tuesday Reviews-day is taking a break this week…Spring Break, that is! The WiFi at the beach is not so great. 97 more words


College (1927) Capsule Review

The problem with Buster Keaton’s College (1927) is the Keaton persona itself. Here he plays a nerdy guy, who, in order to impress the girl he loves, takes up college athletics. 217 more words


Tuesday Reviews-day: Lucy

by Sabrina C. Zertuche

I am a huge science fiction and fantasy fan. From the classic novels of Dune to films like Willow and Krull (the fantasy films that inspired me to become a screenwriter), I have loved the possibilities and other-world attributes of this genre. 654 more words