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Burnout Paradise: Remastered (PS4)

Ignoring the motorcycles – for which this situation is unavoidable – Burnout Paradise involves no people. Watch the wrecks as the camera pans the melee of crunching steel – no drivers. Sidewalks lay empty. Buildings appear abandoned. It’s questionable that a depiction of interactive paradise involves no humans and a bonanza of jubilant violence. It’s… Continue reading Burnout Paradise: Remastered (PS4)

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MLB: The Show 18 (PS4)

The “show” in the title is more than major league ball. It’s emotion. The Show creates that. As tech expanded, The Show tweaked its physics and bolstered features. That’s great. What’s unusual and unique is the visualized passion. Digitized faces can be read – anger, elation. Their lips too. Batters jaw with pitchers. Umpires deal… Continue reading MLB: The Show 18 (PS4)

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Sky Force Anniversary (PS4)

It’s odd to see so many bullets, explosions, and laser beams treated so leisurely. Sky Force Anniversary pushes along without much energy or interest in the greater events. Sky Force Anniversary doesn’t even carry a storyline. Maybe it’s aliens. Assume it’s aliens. Dawdling pace does fit this SHMUP, a grinding march toward offensive solvency. In… Continue reading Sky Force Anniversary (PS4)