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    • Add a Power Slide to Charizard’s Rock Smash in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

      Charizard’s Rock Smash special in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U already has a lot going for it: armor, loads of damage, and now, thanks to this technique, the option of forward momentum to make it a threat over much longer ranges. This helps to cover the special move’s lack of start-up speed and effective distance by getting Charizard where it needs to be as the move is being activated.

      Lance Hood/ Shoryuken- 3 readers -
    • Chaos Reborn: a new kind of Chaos

      The original Chaos: The Battle of Wizards --a turn based strategy game designed and developed by Julian Gollop years before he moved on to X-COM-- was a masterpiece. Actually, it still is and remains a fluid, extremely clever and highly tactical game that has finally been kickstarted to modernity under the guise of Chaos Reborn.

      Konstantinos Dimopoulos/ IndieGames.com- 2 readers -
    • Valkyria Chronicles Review (PC)

      Originally a PS3 exclusive, Valkyria Chronicles was met with stellar reviews when it launched back in 2009. Among all the praises, what made Valkyria Chronicles stand out was its unique mix of the European WWII era and Japanese anime aesthetic which, coupled with an immersive story not scared to explore darker themes and a diverse, charismatic cast, made this journey an unforgettable experience.

      Worlds Factoryin Reviews- 2 readers -
  • BIFU|SpabRog Details How to Fight El Fuerte in Ultra Street Fighter IV

    … El Fuerte is one of the characters that has gotten a lot of attention lately in Ultra Street Fighter IV, thanks in no small part to the efforts of Pepeday from the Fukuoka Gamers Club. As a result of this, many folks are coming to realize just how hard dealing with him can be once he’s gained momentum. For those players who have gotten sick…

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  • Izaw Demonstrates Useful Sheik Techniques in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

    … While Sheik saw a massive drop in high-level competition during the transition from Super Smash Bros. Melee to Super Smash Bros. Brawl, things are definitely looking up for the mysterious fighter in Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. This is due in part to some useful movelist expansions afforded to her after separating from Zelda as well…

    Ian Walker/ Shoryuken- 2 readers -
  • Low Tier No More? JiBbo Discusses Hugo’s Ultra Street Fighter IV 1.04 Changes

    … Hugo was a characters that was almost universally considered pretty bad in Ultra Street Fighter IV. As such, he received a good number of changes in today’s ver.1.04 balance patch. Notable Hugo player and Shoryuken forum moderator JiBbo recently shared an in-depth look at Hugo’s changes in the new update, going though each and every bullet…

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  • Nail Down Cody’s Hammer Hook Overhead in Ultra Street Fighter IV

    … Cody’s overhead in Ultra Street Fighter IV has some unexpected properties. It’s pretty easy to punish on block, some characters can punish it on hit–under specific circumstances–and it gains an increased amount of frame advantage when it hits against standing opponents. Combine these with the fact that it’s slower than most overheads, hits…

    Lance Hood/ Shoryuken- 2 readers -
  • Lords of the Black Sun (PC) Review

    …, research, or an allied victory (if your ally meets one of the other victory types). There are 8 different playable factions in Lords of the Black Sun. Each comes with their own advantages and disadvantages in areas like production, diplomacy, and happiness. When starting a new game, you choose which races are going to be played and by whom…

    Brutal Gamerin Reviews- 1 readers -


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