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Review: Pokemon Conquest!

Nobunaga’s Ambition never took off stateside (what with it being an in-depth war sim about feudal Japan) but it’s an accomplished series in Japan with installments on many systems ranging from the NES to the Playstation 2. Even with that kind of success, combining the series with Pokemon seems like an odd choice. It’s like combining Age of Empires with Digimon: not necessarily a bad idea, but still bizarre. Despite all this, Pokemon Conquest (literally called Pokemon + Nobunaga’s Ambition in Japan) does an excellent job of blending the simple fighting and training gameplay of a Pokemon game with the deeper mechanics of a war sim, even if it’s sometimes more complex than it needs to be.

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Dungeon Defenders Review

Tower defense games are usually the same – you build a lot of towers, and stand back and pray that they kill all the enemies. Now, thanks to Dungeon Defenders, you rely on those towers no more as you fight alongside them in multiplayer combat! Jump in as we examine what makes this game tick.

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