Category Archives: Review

Review: Samurai Warriors Chronicles: Spirit of Sanada (Playstation 4)

…We knew this was coming: A game dedicated exclusively to the Sanada Clan. For the first time in franchise history, Masayuki Sanada is a playable character. It gets alot of things right but by the end of the game I … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Nintendo 3DS RPGs: Retail Edition

…I’m sure I’m gonna need update this in a year or two but whatever. LOL. The following are 10 RPGs released on the Nintendo 3DS or New Nintendo 3DS that I have personally played. For the purposes of this list, … Continue reading

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Review: Stella Glow (Nintendo 3DS)

  …Whew. Putting together my top-10 list of must-have RPGs on the 3DS, this one definitely makes the cut if not an honorable mention. Originally released back in 2015, I came across the Demo last October on the eShop.  The … Continue reading

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AtGames releasing another Classic Sega Genesis Console [UPDATE 7/28/2017]

UPDATE 7/28/2017: In a scathing first-look review, Gamespot is telling consumers not to buy AtGames’ Sega Genesis Flashback. Read the article for details but one thing I overlooked is the fact that like the console they released last year, this … Continue reading

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Review: Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse (Nintendo 3DS)

…Only a handful of times can I recall one of Atlus’ flagship RPG series getting a direct sequel. 2013’s SMTIV (also on the 3DS) getting one was a pleasant surprise. SMTIV:A takes places a year after the events of SMTIV … Continue reading

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Postgame Review: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia

  Yeah, BOEY! Pun intended. While it is true Nintendo has alot–and I mean A LOT–of experience remaking old games (Starfox and Pokemon both come to mind), never before has Nintendo taken a game from the 8-bit NES era and … Continue reading

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Postgame Review: Persona 5 (PS4 Version)

…Wednesday morning, I got to the above screen. Then I gave it a Standing Ovation. Persona 5 is easily Game of the Year 2017. I will be shocked if it isn’t considered at least. An easy 10/10 despite being delayed … Continue reading

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The Legend of Zelda Series continues to defy expectations

Each game in the series follows a very simple formula: When a threat appears, a hero clad in green appears to counter it. That’s it. That’s all you need to know about The Legend of Zelda series. Actually, one other … Continue reading

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First Look Review: World of Warcraft: Legion

…In the 5 months since its release, Legion has been a tale of two cities. Universally viewed as having saved the franchise after the forgettable Warlords of Draenor (two raid tiers, painful rep grinding and no meaningful new content), Legion … Continue reading

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Review: Warcraft (Movie, 2016)

…It took Blizzard TEN YEARS to deliver on the promise it made back in 2006 that there would be a Warcraft movie. In the decade since then, the world was introduced to the Lord of the Rings Trilogy and its … Continue reading

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