PC, PS Vita, PS4, Reviews, Switch, XONE

Set your sails to a great action JRPG experience in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana  

Finding a good JRPG to play nowadays isn’t as easy as one would imagine. Although there’s no drought of games to dive into, it’s still relatively hard to find a franchise to stick to. Especially one that consistently puts out quality entries, games that are not only fun, but also give enough reason to keep… Continue reading Set your sails to a great action JRPG experience in Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana  

PS Vita, PS4, Reviews

Crossing Souls weighs heavy on nostalgia

… and no, there’s nothing wrong with the Earth’s gravitational pull. Nostalgia has been “in” for a long while now, and it’s no news that games, especially the indie kind, have been shamelessly dipping their toes into it. Be it old movies, books, or even games themselves, the subject of recalling the rose-colored memories of… Continue reading Crossing Souls weighs heavy on nostalgia

PC, PS Vita, PS4, Reviews, XONE

If things aren’t going your way in Iconoclasts, throw a wrench at them

Iconoclasts sure lives up to its name. As a Metroid/Castlevania Symphony of the Night-inspired game, it’s totally serviceable: you explore a large grid-based map and use new equipment to help unlock new paths that take you further into the world. But it’s the way that it approaches your development that really sets it apart from… Continue reading If things aren’t going your way in Iconoclasts, throw a wrench at them

3DS, iOS, PS Vita, Reviews, Wii U

Severed Review – A cut above

Severed might just be the best implementation of cutting I've seen in a game so far. Then again, I have zero experience with this type of game in the mobile scene, but as it stands, Severed is impressive enough just for how far it takes the concept of slashing with its surprisingly deep gameplay, cooky visuals… Continue reading Severed Review – A cut above

E3 2016, PC, Previews, PS Vita, PS4

E3 2016: I Am Setsuna Hands-off Impressions – A deeper meaning

The biggest surprises of this year's E3 came in form of impromptu interview opportunities that popped up during our appointments at the show. One of these happened when we stopped by Square Enix's spacious booth for a showing of their JRPGs. Instead of the usual demo and information overload that everyone who writes about games at… Continue reading E3 2016: I Am Setsuna Hands-off Impressions – A deeper meaning

PS Vita, PS3, PS4, Reviews

Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Review – A story for the ages

Odin Sphere was a late era PlayStation 2 game that saw incredibly positive reviews and have since garnered a faithful following as a cult classic. Unfortunately, due to how close it came out to new and more powerful hardware, it didn't get the same public awareness as the titles coming out at the time for PlayStation… Continue reading Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Review – A story for the ages