Mystery Steam Reviews

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This week’s Mystery Steam Reviews is a sidequel

Spin-offs are dead handy. You take an established character that’s already known, stick them in a new environment full of fresh characters, and you’ve got yourself a Frasier. Bingo bango, job’s a goodun. It’s a format that’s done the business in television, so no wonder video games have followed suit. Read more

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Mystery Steam Reviews that wants double the fun

What’s better than one video game? Two video games! What’s better than two video games? Two video games for the price of one video game! What’s better than two video games for the price of one video game? Boost bars, but we’re contractually obligated to talk about video games on this show. Read more

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A world premiere of a premier Mystery Steam Reviews

I know you’re ready to put the Electronic Entertainment Expo to bed for a year. I am too. I’m looking forward to playing a video game this weekend, instead of watching trailers for things I can’t download yet. I still haven’t played Chicory yet, and all I’ve wanted to do over the last week is colour in pictures of cartoon dogs. But we can’t move on just yet. Read more

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Mystery Steam Reviews hearts New York (and Mars)

Prototype 2 has loomed over Mystery Steam Reviews for months now. That episode of MSR, which was about video games with bald protagonists, spawned a question that has been asked countless times since: New York or Mars? This video hopefully goes some way to answering that question. Read more

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Shhh… it’s a quiet edition of Mystery Steam Reviews

There was a time when the video game playing public didn’t question silent protagonists. It was just accepted that the person you were controlling wouldn’t say a word. These days, though, you can’t shut them up. But, we’re not discussing the talkative lot on this edition of Mystery Steam Reviews. We’re highlighting the strong and silent types, this week. Read more

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Mystery Steam Reviews asks you to remember these forgettable video games

We don’t like numbers round these parts. We’re more interested in telling you whether a game is worth your time with words. One person’s three star review is another’s seven out of ten, so it’s just better to evaluate games via text. However, there are a lot of folks that think otherwise. They enjoy giving scores to games. And, without them, we wouldn’t have a Mystery Steam Reviews this week. So, thank you, score-givers. Read more