After a string of either critical or commercial disappoints ranging from The Crew, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and even Rainbow Six Siege, Ubisoft is looking for a hit. This week’s release of The Division just might ...Read More »
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Metallia is back. If this statement elicited a befuddled response, than it’s likely you missed the 2014 release of The Witch and the Hundred Knight. Metallia was the game’s eponymous sorceress, a thoroughly vile character ...Read More »
Browse Metacritic and you’ll probably uncover of couple of Return to PoPoLoCrois reviews where the critic sheepishly admits not having played any of the Harvest Moon games. This is not going to be one of ...Read More »
In tower defense games, survival hinges on the ability to adapt to a tenacious threat. Defeat is an inevitability that can only be deferred. In some ways, the genre faces a similar predicament, with stagnancy ...Read More »
Not long after the turn of the millennium, a prominent site referred to Digimon as the “poor man’s Pokémon”. As a follower of the anime and game franchise, I found this remark to be painfully ...Read More »
Metallia and Pikachu are back, and so is Mortal Kombat X’s roster- this time supplemented with a quartet of new Kombatants like Leatherface and Alien’s Xenomorph. With the sheer number of returning characters, this week’s ...Read More »
For many, “fan service” is shorthand for titillating elements- whether it’s the inclusion of revealing attire or an instance of racy dialog. But it the broadest sense, the term refers to the presence of any ...Read More »
What is the concept? For those bored by the melodrama faced by Castlevania’s dour Belmont clan, Rabi-Ribi offers a refreshingly cheery alternative. In this PC release, players assume the role of Erina, who was once ...Read More »
At one time, the run-and-gun was abundant, with beloved titles like Contra, Metal Slug, and Gunstar Heroes tasking players with clearing an enemy-filled path by using an unrelenting barrage of bullets. But until the recent ...Read More »
Given the quality of most modern adaptations, it’s easy to forget that most games based on manga and anime were routinely horrible. From the eight-year localization cycle delay faced by the lackluster Dragon Ball Z: ...Read More »