Alwa’s Legacy Review (PC)

Finding Yourself is Never Easy     Games like Alwa’s Legacy have always been ones that I’ve appreciated. Finding a Metroidvania nowadays (or ever, really) isn’t easy, and finding a good Metroidvania is even less so. While I love going back to the classics that gave the genre its name in…

Summer In Mara Review (PC)

Summer, Summer, Summertime! Time to Craft Stuff and Unwind!     Ah, the summers of one’s youth! Who could resist the innocent nostalgia of running through grassy fields, collecting seashells on sandy beaches and selling farm produce to giant fish creatures. Summer in Mara is a crafting game about…
Ellie Serenade's Dina in The Last of Us Part II

The Last of Us Part II Review (PS4)

The Last of Us Part II is a Somber Tune that’s Satisfying     Layered in controversy, The Last of Us Part II has received critical acclaim but is being heavily scorned by players everywhere for different reasons. Toxicity in the gaming industry, the game’s supposedly weak or confusing…

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Review (Switch)

The Legend Lives On     Have you ever come back to a game that you used to love (or hate), only to change your opinion of it completely? I’m pretty sure that we all have. We’re human, after all; things like opinions and preferences change. And that’s just…

SEGA AGES Thunder Force AC Review (Switch)

Thunder In Shoot-‘Em-Up Paradise   While perhaps not as well known as more popular shoot-’em-up franchises like Gradius and R-Type, Technosoft’s Thunder Force series has been around for a long time.  First appearing on Japanese computers in 1983, the series found its footing with a trio of superb sequels…
the academy the first riddle

The Academy: The First Riddle Review (PC)

Puzzle school drop out When the words “Harry Potter/Professor Layton mash-up” were used to describe our latest inbox acquisition, I was beyond excited. While I moderately enjoyed the Harry Potter series, I have fond yet terrifying memories of the Harry Potter games on the PS2 (seriously, those prefects were the…

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