PlayStation PS4 Vita

Review: Touhou Genso Wanderer 

Hot off the trail of last year’s Touhou Genso Rondo comes not one, but two, new Touhou Project titles compliments of NIS America. The first of the two is Touhou Genso Wanderer, a roguelike roguelite in the vein of Spike Chinsoft’s Mystery Dungeon. But is Genso Wanderer the next big roguelike, or is this cult following the real unsolved mystery? Continue reading

PlayStation PS4 Vita

Review: Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star

Simply put, 2017 is the year of Fate. With the unprecedented announcement of five anime series and three games (counting FGO Season 2), there should surely be something to please even the most critical of Fate fans in 2017. The first game to be released this year (and the only confirmed for US) is Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star.

Following the events of Fate/EXTRA, Fate/EXTELLA follows the victors of the Moon Cell Holy Grail War. With Warriors-inspired gameplay, Marvelous hopes to please Fate/EXTRA veterans and newcomers alike. But is this war stuff of legends, or little more than a false prophet?
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PlayStation PS4 Vita

Review: Dead or Alive Xtreme 3

These days, sports titles are a dime a dozen. There’s Madden for football fans, Fifa for football soccer, and MLB the Show for baseball. Each of which caters to one specific sport and its fans. Unfortunately, this limits the audience of each sports title, unable to attract the attention of the average gamer. What if there was a game that was more than just a sports title? Aiming to fill this void comes the beach volleyball title Dead or Alive: Xtreme 3. But is Xtreme 3 the perfect sports title, or does it crash and burn like Zack Island in Xtreme 2? Continue reading

PlayStation PS4 XBONE Xbox

Review: Final Fantasy XV

“This is a fantasy based on reality.”

Calling Final Fantasy XV highly anticipated might be the understatement of the century. Ever since the original announcement of Final Fantasy Versus XIII back in 2006, fans have been dying for the chance to step into Noctis’ black leather shoes. Finally, that time has come. But is Final Fantasy XV worth the wait, or is it the final nail in this fantasy’s coffin? Continue reading

3DS Nintendo

Review: Pokémon Sun and Moon

Last year, Pokémon Sun and Moon introduced players to the 7th generation of Pokémon. With this generation, fans are traveling to the Alola region. The region is made up of four small islands in a tropical region far away from the Kanto region. This region inspired by the landscape, customs, traditions and even the animals of Hawaii. With the Alola region having new Pokemon to capture, stories to tell, bad guys to stop; Will Alola be a new fresh experience for fans or just be a similar experience? Continue reading

PC

Review: VReakout  

“It’s a whole new ball game.”

As pulsating cubes descend upon the player, they stand as humanity’s last hope. As any E3 viewers and attendees may have already noticed, 2016-2017 is the season of VR. As such, it was truly only a matter of time before online stores such as Steam became flooded with virtual reality games. Hoping to stand apart from the competition comes VReakout, a sports-inspired simulation taking advantage of both motion controls and VR tech. But is VReakout truly something new to behold, or is it just another cash grab for the VR craze? Continue reading