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CIB Sunday #13 – ‘Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon’

I'm a huge fan of the original 'Luigi's Mansion' game for GameCube. It's one of my all time favorites on any game system, and I truly never tire of playing it. I enjoyed the 3DS port of it immensely as well. This title was a significant part of my childhood; I played it for hours and hours, even coming back to replay the entire game a few different times. So, I was super excited for 'Dark Moon' to come out! But, did the game hold up to my high expectations?

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CIB Sunday #12 – ‘Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked’

'Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor Overclocked' is actually a port of the 'Devil Survivor' DS game from 2009. The original was widely considered to be a great RPG video game, and the port version provides several enhancements upon it. Some of these improvements include new voice-acting and a brand new eighth chapter to explore. The game was well-received enough to warrant a 3DS port with new features, so you may be wondering, what exactly makes 'Devil Survivor' so good? Well, there are a few key reasons.

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CIB Sunday #10 – ‘Silent Hill: Homecoming’

My first foray with 'Silent Hill' was through its sixth game, 'Silent Hill: Homecoming.' Even though I'd heard a lot about the series, I didn't really know what to expect from 'Homecoming.' It ended up being a terrifying, engrossing, and enjoyable experience for me. It gets a bad rap from some fans, but I'm glad 'Homecoming' was my introduction to the series.

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CIB Sunday #9 – ‘Yo-kai Watch’

So, what makes 'Yo-kai Watch' such a good video game? A great many things! The Yo-kai designs are cute, original, and oftentimes, clever. The combat system is surprisingly strategic and requires a lot of thought, especially with boss battles. The game's sense of humor is fun and leads to many great moments. Both children and adults will be able to connect with it. Now, let's delve deeper into what makes 'Yo-kai Watch' a great video game!

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CIB Sunday #8 – ‘Eternal Sonata’

'Eternal Sonata' is a role-playing (RPG) video game developed by Tri-Crescendo and published by BANDAI NAMCO. It was made exclusively for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, with many unique mechanics and systems never before used in RPG video games. The official description of this game also mentions that 'Eternal Sonata' was created to be the RPG game fans and next-gen gamers had been waiting for. So, does it live up to that promise? I would say so.