Post 484147

Splatoon: One Small Step For Inklings, One Giant Leap For Nintendo

By Jack . May 27, 2015 . 1:02pm

The most interesting thing about Splatoon is how experimental it all feels.

Post 482342

Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Quest, Event, Repeat

By Douglas . May 18, 2015 . 1:03pm

While it’s fun in short bursts, overall it’s just too simple.

Post 479462

Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim Shows Its Age, But Is Still Worth Your Time

By Douglas . May 9, 2015 . 5:00pm

While it may not be a standout title in the series, if you’ve enjoyed any of the other Ys games, I can’t see why you wouldn’t enjoy Napishtim.

Post 479357

Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker – A Fantastic “What If” Story

By Thomas . May 4, 2015 . 12:33pm

The setup for Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker is that in this version of the story the 14 protagonists were able to set aside all their differences and band together instead of separating into 3 different factions.

Post 479333

Mortal Kombat X: Finally Worth Learning As A Competitive Fighting Game

By Jack . May 3, 2015 . 4:55pm

There’s so many different playstyles available in Mortal Kombat X that it’s almost impossible not to find one you like.

Post 478222

Omega Quintet: Badly Written And Lacking In Focus

By Douglas . April 27, 2015 . 12:32pm

Omega Quintet is lazy, badly, written, and tries to play both sides.

Post 473716

Etrian Mystery Dungeon Playtest: ‘Twas the Player That Blundered

By Laura . April 19, 2015 . 5:01pm

Despite me having the rockiest start I possibly could have had, Etrian Mystery Dungeon amazes me with how little tolerance it has for mistakes, and I enjoy it all the more for it.

Post 475349

Boxboy: Sometimes, You Just Need Something Simple

By Jack . April 18, 2015 . 5:00pm

Boxboy! may look simple, but it has lots of tricks up its sleeve.

Post 475141

Triad Wars Has The Fun Of Sleeping Dogs, But It’s Not The Sequel I Wanted

By Ethan . April 16, 2015 . 5:32pm

The driving, shooting, and martial arts combat that were fun in Sleeping Dogs are still fun here. The free-to-play design never got in the way of me jumping online to enjoy some Hong Kong criminal mayhem.

Post 475353

Watch Mario Kart 8 Running At 200cc On The Mute City Track

By Ishaan . April 14, 2015 . 3:00pm

Mute City demonstrates the increased speed of the upcoming 200cc mode.

Post 475338

Toukiden Kiwami: Some Kind Of Monster Hunter Thing

By Jack . April 14, 2015 . 2:03pm

While Toukiden Kiwami indeed feels simpler, it lacks a lot of the nuance of Monster Hunter games as a result.

Post 473685

Atelier Shallie: A Gust Game Through and Through

By Thomas . April 11, 2015 . 4:59pm

Atelier Shallie follows all the same beats that all their past games have, and that includes both the positives and negatives.

Post 474263

Xenoblade Chronicles 3D Brings Monolith Soft’s Massive World On To A Tiny Screen

By Spencer . April 8, 2015 . 3:45am

The vast landscapes crawling with beasts to the Heart-to-Heart scenes scattered throughout the story are intact in Xenoblade Chronicles 3D.

Post 473470

Etrian Mystery Dungeon Playtest: D.O.E.s Bring It All Together

By Laura . April 6, 2015 . 12:33pm

Encountering and fighting off D.O.E.s is high-risk business, and I love how the risks and rewards work so seamlessly with the existing Mystery Dungeon mechanics.

Post 473252

Life is Strange: Episode 2 – Give It Some Thought

By Douglas . April 5, 2015 . 5:00pm

Do we tell them what they want to hear or should we be more honest with them?