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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Dragon Ball Fusions

Fusions is one of the most interesting Dragon Ball games to emerge in years. It feels like a forgone conclusion for a Dragon Ball game to abide by the fighting genre, while the few that stray are predetermined to be low-budget off-shoots to sweep under […]

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Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS

Mario Maker has been covered on the site before and, unsurprisingly, it was very well received. It was a polished, level building toybox of Mario level building blocks, which has been updated to include so much more than what was originally released. What’s not to […]

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7th Dragon III Code: VFD

I had some initial concerns about reviewing 7th Dragon III Code: VFD as it’s the last game in a series that’s been popular in Japan, but the first instalment to ever be localised by Sega for the West. I wasn’t sure if I would need […]

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Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse

To the fans of the core Shin Megami Tensei (SMT) series of JRPGs by developer Atlus, I believe I am the worst kind of person – a Persona fan. My first foray into this series was with the popular spin-off, Persona 4. After adoring every […]

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