Final Fantasy Explorers Review

Final Fantasy Explorers Review

Jan 31, 2016

Less fantasy, more copying     I am going to start off by saying this: I am not the biggest fan of Capcom’s Monster Hunter series. They are very slow and methodical in everything that you do. Now, I am not saying that they are bad at all; in fact, the series is quite good in many ways, but I feel this needs to be said at the beginning of this...

Calvino Noir Review

Calvino Noir Review

Sep 5, 2015

Cue the two-dimensional saxophones. It’s late evening, and rain is pouring in thick, heavy sheets into the dark, dank crevices of a small European city. The streetlamps aren’t doing the roads they service too many favors but then again, who would bother walking the town tonight? A lone figure emerges from a darkened alley to the bar attached to the...

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Review

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls Review

Aug 24, 2015

Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls steps out of the courtroom, as the first spinoff in the popular murder mystery series. Last year, NIS released the two Danganronpa games to a western audience to positive reviews. Meanwhile in Japan, Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls was released around the same time. Now a year later, the game...

Review- Sorcery! by Steve Jackson Games

Review- Sorcery! by Steve Jackson Games

Mar 31, 2014

For some, the term gaming means more than just video games. When I refer to myself as a gamer, tabletop RPGs always come first in my mind. They’re a core part of my life, ever since I saw my dad games mastering for his high school classes around our dining room table as a kid. And while RPGs were fun, it was always a chore to put one together. Schedules...

Late to the Game- Shogun: Rise of the Renegade

Late to the Game- Shogun: Rise of the Renegade

Feb 8, 2013

  Sometimes you just need to hop in a spaceship and blast stuff to bits. The shmup (or shoot ’em up, if you’re feeling nasty) genre of games has been a staple of video games since the early days of the arcades with games such as Namco’s Galaxian and Capcom’s 1943, to more recent titles like Cave’s manic Bullet Hell shooters...