Post 469536

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD: Play It For The Combat, Not The Story

By Jack . March 16, 2015 . 1:02pm

Unlike other Final Fantasy games, this is one I would recommend purely if you’re into the combat.

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Codename S.T.E.A.M.: The More Things Change, The More They Remain The Same

By Ethan . March 15, 2015 . 12:31pm

Although it is wildly unlike their past projects in scope and tone, Codename S.T.E.A.M. is another stellar game from Intelligent Systems.

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Flame Over: Fire Risks And Rewards

By Douglas . March 15, 2015 . 9:28am

Laughing Jackal have clearly put a lot of effort into how the fire behaves, much to the pain of the players. Fire spreads quickly and taking it on without a strategy will only lead to your own doom.

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Resident Evil Revelations 2: “Because terr- doesn’t have to end in -rist”

By Thomas . March 14, 2015 . 5:02pm

While there are definitely issues with Resident Evil Revelations 2’s co-op feature, I do believe the camp aspect of the game is entirely intentional.

Post 468890

Pokemon Shuffle: Not The Puzzle Game Of Your Dreams

By Thomas . March 13, 2015 . 10:25am

Like a lot of free-to-play games, Pokémon Shuffle relies on luck far too much.

Post 467282

Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Experimenting With The Paranormal

By Douglas . March 8, 2015 . 5:00pm

Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters won’t scratch either the visual novel or strategy RPG itch, but if you want a game that straddles both reasonably well, it might help.

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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse: Simplicity And Complexity At Once

By Ethan . March 7, 2015 . 5:02pm

I feel like a lot of people aren’t going to get a ton out of Kirby and the Rainbow Curse like I have.

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Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart – A Comfortable Fit

By Anthony . March 6, 2015 . 1:00pm

What I got from this game was a simple, but functional experience.

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Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines: Just Another 15 Minutes

By Jenni . March 4, 2015 . 1:00pm

Oreshika let me decide my schedules with a weasel and marry off one of my nieces to an anthropomorphic bull god.

Post 466175

Agarest: Generations of War 2 – Complex, But Fast

By Anthony . March 2, 2015 . 5:33pm

If you’re just reading this wondering if this game is anything like Agarest Zero, the short answer is “No”.

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Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late – A Breath Of Fresh Air

By Jack . February 25, 2015 . 12:29pm

Under Night In-Birth is the latest series from French Bread, and I’m happy to say that it takes the genre to some interesting places.

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htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary – A Good Example Of Artificial Difficulty

By Anthony . February 23, 2015 . 11:26am

Thanks to the controls and player-hostile behaviour on the part of the game, you’ll have trouble acting on the solution even after you know what it is.

Post 464299

Dying Light: An Unsettling (But Great) Blend Of Horror And Action

By Thomas . February 21, 2015 . 5:00pm

What holds Dying Light together and makes it more than the sum of its parts is the sandbox nature of the game.

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D – Not A Great Zelda Game, But A Great Game Nonetheless

By Ethan . February 10, 2015 . 5:31pm

I don’t think that Majora’s Mask is a particularly good “Zelda game,” but that isn’t to say it isn’t a fantastic game overall.

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All The Cool Things We’ve Noticed About Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

By Jack and Ishaan . February 10, 2015 . 12:31pm

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate introduces a lot of big changes to the series, but there’s a ton to discover beyond those fundamental differences.