Post 336190

The Wii U GamePad Brings Out The Best In Zelda: The Wind Waker HD

By Robert . September 29, 2013 . 9:30am

Nintendo has always tried to create new experiences through innovative hardware, and The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD and the Wii U GamePad are a good example of this.

Post 335359

Disgaea D2: Like Slipping Back Into A Comfortable Pair Of Socks

By Thomas . September 25, 2013 . 6:03pm

Disgaea D2 still has all the charm and comedic timing of the original Hour of Darkness, with lots of humor focused on our favorite Prince turned Overlord.

Post 334398

Chaos Code: A Little Old, A Little New, A Little Crazy

By Tristan . September 22, 2013 . 5:00pm

Chaos Code has just about every system mechanic ever put into a fighting game, and then some more of its own on top of that.

Post 334385

Lost Planet 3: Lukewarm Winter Wonderland

By Jack . September 22, 2013 . 2:00pm

It feels strange that the crux of Lost Planet 3’s story is based on humanizing Jim, but the game then proceeds to surround him with a bunch of cartoon characters.

Post 334356

One Piece Pirate Warriors 2: So Many Characters… Who to Play As?

By Laura . September 21, 2013 . 5:20pm

One Piece: Pirate Warriors 2 revolves around an original story that crosses through many familiar islands. We follow Luffy’s journey as he teams up with a wide roster of pirates, both Strawhat and not, as he searches for a way to get his crew back.

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – Spreading My Wings At Last

By Thomas . September 21, 2013 . 9:31am

Recently, I found myself progressing through the game enough to get out of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn’s starting village, and to branch out… and soon, exploring became a gift in itself.

Post 334173

The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD – The Devil Is In The Details

By Robert . September 20, 2013 . 1:55pm

One of my favorite things about the Legend of Zelda franchise is the care with which the design team makes even the most insignificant of characters charming and the most inconspicuous of details meaningful.

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Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 Remix: It’s Good To See Sora Again

By Jenni . September 16, 2013 . 11:15am

Kingdom Hearts 1.5 HD Remix provides the ultimate incarnations of Kingdom Hearts and Re: Chain of Memories.

Post 331604

The Changes To Classes In Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl

By Laura . September 15, 2013 . 12:30pm

Many of these have roots that can be seen in other Etrian Odyssey games, but Untold certainly doesn’t have a dearth of jobs to choose from.

Post 331579

The Wonderful 101: Brings Back The Discovery Of The NES Era

By Robert . September 14, 2013 . 5:00pm

The Wonderful 101 takes a passive sense to teaching the player what does and does not work, and it does so primarily through trial and error, through memorization and familiarity, but most importantly, through experimentation.

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn – How The Game Made Me Feel Special

By Thomas . September 13, 2013 . 12:02am

When I introduced myself to the Lancer Guild in Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn, my determination to the lance was called into question. I had to prove my worth as a warrior.

Post 329944

Killzone Mercenary: A Toybox Full Of Death

By Kris . September 11, 2013 . 12:40am

The customization-heavy, one-toybox-per-room structure makes Killzone Mercenary a good fit for Vita.

Post 329145

Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F – Your Favorite Idols Back, Prettier Than Ever

By Laura . September 8, 2013 . 4:59pm

The roster of music artists for Project Diva F is a strong one—not only does it bring back composers from previous iterations of the series such as kz(livetune), wowoka, and Chouchou-P, it also introduces other popular artists.

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Total War: Rome II Is A True Test Of Strategic Mettle

By Ethan . September 8, 2013 . 11:00am

Total War: Rome II isn’t for the faint of heart nor for the impatient. But then, neither is war.

Post 329072

KickBeat: Where Music And Violence Collide

By Kris . September 7, 2013 . 5:29pm

KickBeat’s opening cutscene introduces one of our heroes, Lee, locked in a cell and explaining that he was one of the monks tasked with keeping care of the “sound sphere,” which contains all music there is, was, and will ever be.

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Sweet Fuse: A Great Addition To The Dating-Sim Genre

By Jenni . September 4, 2013 . 2:03pm

I can wholeheartedly endorse Sweet Fuse as the best otome game I’ve played in a long time. It has one of the best visual novel storylines I’ve enjoyed in a long while.

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