The Lost Child

Ever since playing the first Pokémon as a young child, I’ve always enjoyed monster-capture games. The thrill of finding something missing from your collection, the tactics of switching out members of your team for advantage […]

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Attack on Titan 2

In theory, an Attack on Titan game sounds like a great idea. The exhilarating speed of hunting 50-foot tall titans is unquestionably excellent in theory, and when the first game, Attack on Titan: Wings of […]

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Secret of Mana

To my mind, a remake is called for when a much-beloved game is considered beyond clunky, and its design is as stale as three-day-old doughnuts, but the feelings that game invokes are still present. The […]

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Dragon Quest Builders (Switch)

First released in 2016 for PS4 and PS Vita, Dragon Quest Builders (DQB) has made its way onto the Switch. Mind you, it’s mostly the same game as before, just with some fluff added, but […]

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Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony

As a massive fan of puzzles, I have always been regularly won over by the murder-mystery visual novel genre. Phoenix Wright first did this years ago, but its simple mechanics have worn on me over […]

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SteamWorld Dig 2

I can’t say that I was ever expecting a sequel to SteamWorld Dig. While Rusty’s adventure into the depths beneath Tumbleton is an absolute blast, I couldn’t imagine a sequel being anything but a rehash. […]

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

As a relatively active gamer, I always marvel at those series which reach the high sequel numbers without catching my attention previously. Not to say I’ve played them all; for example, I’ve never tried out […]

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Nidhogg 2

Is it reasonable to judge a sequel under the spectre of the original? I’ve been thinking about this a lot when it comes to Nidhogg 2. It’s a game that has quite a bit going […]

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Darkest Dungeon is such an excellent game in so many ways, and I’ve spent a disgusting amount of time with it despite the way it punishes me. Like a battered lover, the only thing keeping […]

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Valkyria Revolution

Before we can even start to discuss this game, a clear message needs to be relayed in case you missed one of the many notices put out by Media.Vision about their latest game, Valkyria Revolution […]

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