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Yooka-Laylee Review – A Loving Tribute to 90s 3D Platformers

Yooka-Laylee is a 3D platformer developed by Playtonic Games, a company that consists of many former staff members from Rare. It’s development cycle is an interesting little story because it was built from the ground up through a Kickstarter campaign organized by the company.

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Of Monsters and Machines – An Analysis of Horizon: Zero Dawn

Horizon: Zero Dawn was one of the most anticipated games of 2017, and boy were there many contenders. Now a little more than a month later, the game stands as the second-highest reviewed game of this quarter, next to Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Obvious nostalgic nods to the latter aside, what exactly makes HZD so good? What about its protagonist makes her such a viable icon for PlayStation?

My analysis, after the jump!

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Afternoon Ramble – Talking through Destiny’s missed opportunities, and what I’d like to see in Destiny 2

Destiny, the highly anticipated title from Bungie, released 2 and a half years ago to mixed, yet still highly positive reviews across the board. Praised…

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Braulio’s Top 100 Games of All Time

Life is getting real now that I’m about to graduate from my University with a B.A. in Television, Film, and Media so I need to prioritize my life goals and take a bit of time off from Cynosure Gaming. I’ve spent countless hours since the early days of June 2015 and they continued until now. I have been lucky enough to find and gather easily the best people on the internet to take care of my baby while my time is consumed with job applications that could eventually lead to my career. Thank you to those who have taken the time to read anything we’ve posted. Now starts a new era under the leadership of Camron, good luck buddy and here are my top 100 games of all time!

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Another Galaxy, Another Review – A Mass Effect: Andromeda Review

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far aw…wait, wrong universe, my apologies. Still, a long time ago, the gaming community witnessed what–at the time–would be the end of one of the most popular trilogies in gaming history. Until now, fans of the Mass Effect trilogy have waited with bated breath for a successor. Now, we have one. Now, we finally have our Pathfinder.

Warning: there may be possible spoilers contained in the featured screenshots. Gaze at your own risk.

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Knights, Vikings, Samurai, Oh My – A For Honor Review

By now anyone who’s anyone in the gaming community has either played, heard of, or boycotted Ubisoft’s For Honor. Between those of us who participated in both closed/open alpha and beta tests and loved every minute, to those who have taken the mantle of martyr by rescinding business the multinational development team, the game has certainly made a reputation for itself. The question is, good, bad, or ugly?

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Of Treasure and the Meaning of Family – An Analysis of Uncharted

By now we have all heard his story. We are well aware of his fortune and his fame. But do we truly know him? Nathan Drake, as he is known, is not who he first appears to be and–as such–neither are his motivations. This editorial will focus on exploring why Nate chose the life of a treasure hunter/thief beyond what the games displayed. A disclaimer, I have not played Golden Abyss or read the comics, so my analysis solely focuses on the four games exclusive to PlayStation consoles.

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