Even with significant failings in the character performances and writing, it would be impossible for me not to recommend Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana. It’s been a while since I had such consistent fun while playing an action RPG as I eliminated hordes of enemies […]

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As a fan of the first two Valkyria Chronicles games, I was excited about getting to experience some more Valkyria adventures. While I was able to accept that Valkyria Revolution was completely incomparable to the other games that share the series title, and was even […]

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RiME Review

I have decided that I need to stop getting my hopes up for modern cross-genre puzzle games. While we have seen some astounding showings in the past, modern titles fail to understand what it is that makes a puzzle both challenging and rewarding. While RiME […]

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Despite being considered a puzzle-platformer, Little Nightmares offers none of the complexity or challenge this genre is known for. The [...]

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Perhaps there are a myriad of loyal Digimon fans out there enjoying Digimon World: Next Order as we speak, but, talking as an outsider, this game is a collection of design mistakes and wasted potential. The concept of roaming the digital world with my monstrous […]

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The Project Diva series has always delivered consistently excellent rhythm gaming, with various odd add-on content of differing quality. [...]

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While the characters and plot may not be the strongest I’ve ever seen in a JRPG before, all of the active gameplay is interesting and well thought-out. Between collecting demons and the mix of simplicity and flexibility in training your demons, it feels like a […]

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Shenzhen I/O Review

Zachtronics have a philosophy behind their designs that is easy to see. Shenzhen I/O is yet another embodiment of this, by encouraging [...]

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With the release of the Nintendo Switch now a hopefully fixed point in our future, I felt it would be wise to find any remaining hidden joys with the soon-to-be-defunct Wii U. While not the story-centric tale of Shulk experienced in the Wii/3DS Xenoblade game, […]

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