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Legend of Kay Anniversary review

Legend of Kay Anniversary (3)

Gaming in the 1990’s was dominated by character mascots, where protagonists like Sonic the Hedgehog, Crash Bandicoot, Earthworm Jim and Gex encouraged sales with a marketable combination of agility and bad-boy attitude. But when the ...

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Kyn review

Kyn (1)

Scour the web for coverage on Kyn, and you’ll discover one ubiquitous detail: the ambitious action role-playing title was developed by a team of two coders. While it might be charitable to champion the developmental ...

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Guild of Dungeoneering review

Guild of Dungeoneering (1)

Casual titles are something of a divisive topic for the general gaming audience. While some appreciate this genre’s accessible difficulty and low entry level, others feel it’s an ultimately unfulfilling endeavor with too much handholding. ...

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Lost Dimension review

Lost Dimension (1)

For decades, role-playing games have drilled a very specific decree into our heads: our fellow adventurers are devoted, dependable friends. Allies are routinely our most valuable resource, endowed with traits such as a capacity for ...

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Onechanbara Z2: Chaos review

Onechanbara Z2 Chaos (0)

In Hollywood it’s not uncommon for a director to shift from low-budget film to high-profile epic. But as Carl Rinsch’s 47 Ronin, Gareth Edwards’s recent Godzilla reboot, or Marc Webb’s attempted revitalization of The Amazing ...

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Rory McIlroy PGA Tour review

EA SPORTS™ Rory McIlroy PGA TOUR®_20150708175731

EA Sports’ games generally follow a cumulative approach, with each annual iteration retaining the main engine while adding new features, gameplay modes, and roster updates. The exception to this practice happens amidst the transition to ...

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Deception IV: The Nightmare Princess review

Deception IV TNP (0)

Summoning the Dark Prince is often a dour endeavor, involving messy sacrifices, tongue-twisting incantations, and the strong possibility of unintended side-effects. When Deception IV: Blood Ties was released for the PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, ...

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Battle Fantasia -Revised Edition- review

Battle Fantasia -Revised Edition-  (1)

Across the last decade and a half, the Guilty Gear and BlazBlue fighting franchises have cultivated legions of fans, thanks to well-polished play mechanics, distinctive rosters, and competitive matches that rank among the best in ...

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Ar nosurge Plus: Ode to an Unborn Star review

Ar Nosurge Ode to an Unborn Star

Although Japanese role-playing games are habitually criticized for having derivative battle mechanics, verbose dialog, and trope-filled plots, the genre flaunts one prodigious advantage; no other type of game routinely offers such a rich depiction of ...

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