I’ll always jump at any opportunity to play a Shin Megami Tensei (SMT) game I haven’t yet tried yet for the challenging gameplay and unique storylines they consistently offer. The original DS release of SMT Strange Journey came out before I discovered the joys of […]

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Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology

In an era when remakes are about as frequent as brand new games, I think I can be forgiven for initially writing off Atlus and Headlock’s latest release, Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology. Thinking it yet another JRPG amidst the many, I hadn’t really dug into […]

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Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon are not new games but a reworking or “definitive edition” of the games released last year. While there were plenty of fresh design and gameplay choices for the original Sun and Moon releases, there were parts of it that […]

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Nintendo has always been one to make odd choices regarding their characters. Once upon a time, that practice resulted in a game called Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. With wildly different gameplay than your standard plumber adventure, it came off as a […]

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Monster Hunter Stories

We’re still a ways off from Monster Hunter World, and it’s still uncertain as to whether we’ll ever get a localisation of Double-Cross, so I need to get my fix somewhere. Monster Hunter isn’t usually a game known for its story; whenever there is one, […]

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Metroid: Samus Returns

Seven years. It’s been seven long, gruelling, arduous years since a mainline Metroid game saw the light of day; the last of which being Metroid: Other M on the Wii. It wasn’t exactly well received by fans, and after the catastrophe that was 2016’s Federation […]

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Miitopia

Hey, you all like Miis, right? Y’know, those peculiar little homunculi with blank faces floating above Rayman-esque limbless bodies? You can try to give them your face or maybe create some of your favourite characters or celebrities, but regardless of what you do with them, […]

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Ever Oasis

I like RPGs, and at this point in my life, I’ve played quite a few. From amazingly epic adventures through time and space to small contained quests for freedom or family, whatever the general idea is, they’re usually all a pretty solid way to blow […]

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As one of the franchises of JRPG legend status, I leapt at the chance to review Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. While not personally being a long-standing fan of the series, I was blown away by Fire Emblem: Awakening in 2013, as many others […]

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Puyo Puyo Tetris

Tetris and Puyo Puyo are games that rely on similar fundamentals. Clearing lines in Tetris is easy for anyone, but consistently clearing stacks of four and maximising a score takes planning and quick thinking. Popping a group of four Puyos is simple too, but creating […]

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