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Book Review: Metal Slug: The Ultimate History

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Rocket Launcher! The folks at Bitmap Books love the NEOGEO. Hell, back in 2017, they published the HUMONGOUS NEOGEO: A Visual History that I still haven’t finished, and I’ve been chipping away at it for a few months now! That book is over 400 pages long and chock full…
persona 5 manga review

Persona 5 Vol. 1 Review

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Take your time. The gaming world can’t seem to get enough of Persona 5 — the 2016/17 video game about teen vigilantes reforming their corrupt society is getting revamped in Persona 5: Royal (March 31st!), a Musou spin-off in Persona 5: Scramble: The Phantom Strikers, and, as we observe…

Book Review: ARTCADE – The Book of Classic Arcade Game Art (Extended Edition)

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Hey, wanna hit the arcade? Throughout my thousands of trips to the arcade in my lifetime, I can recall three major sticking points from each visit – the eardrum piercing music, the vibrant glow of the monitors, and the eye-catching artwork displayed on the arcade cabinet marquees. Oh wait,…
star wars the legends of luke skywalker review

Star Wars: The Legends of Luke Skywalker—The Manga Review

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A long time ago, in a galaxy….well, you get the picture. Luke Skywalker — the man, the myth, the farm boy-turned-Jedi revered among starry-eyed nerds the world over. Star Wars may be the American poster child of sci-fi epics, but true to the galaxy-binding Force, its universal appeal transcends…
jujutsu kaisen volume 1 review

Jujutsu Kaisen Vol. 1 Review

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Just a warning: I’m gonna talk about fingers. A lot. I begin my first manga review of the new year with a confession: I’m reviewing this fledgling Shonen Jump series entirely to admit I was wrong. See, I wrote off Jujutsu Kaisen’s 2018 debut as one destined for Jump’s…
the promised neverland volume 12 review

The Promised Neverland Volume 12 Review

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The secret’s out. With Goldy Pond’s destruction, our ragtag group of escapee children — the stars of of Kaiu Shirai/Posuku Demizu’s The Promised Neverland, if you’re only just now catching up — are left pondering their next move. While Mr. Minerva’s shelter is gradually revamped into a loving new…

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