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  • Langrisser I & II (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on May 12, 2020 under Featured Review 2, Reviews, Switch
    Developed by Masaya Games, the Langrisser series is a timeless collection of tactical, turned-based JRPGs that have appeared on just about every computer and console system imaginable, including the NEC PC-8801 and MSX (among others).  The recent Nintendo Switch release (known only as Langrisser I & II) contains remastered versions of the first two games from the iconic - and very popular... more.
  • Catherine Full Body (Feature Review) Playstation 4

    Posted by on May 12, 2020 under Featured Review 1, News, PS4, Reviews
    Vincent Brooks of Catherine fame can’t seem to catch a break, as he returns for a second romp through nightmare-fueled dreams in the enhanced remake port, Catherine: Full Body, for Playstation 4. Like the original game, Vincent is emotionally torn between his longtime girlfriend Katherine and the sultry, similarly-named Catherine. The cross-genre gameplay - which is divided between a daytime ‘... more.
  • Sega Ages Shinobi (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on March 14, 2020 under Featured Review 3, Reviews, Switch
    Shinobi is a timeless classic that has challenged gamers of all ages for well over three decades. From its meager beginnings as an upright coin-op game - to being ported to numerous consoles and computer systems - the name Joe Musashi was once synonymous with arcade action-platforms, the same way Sonic the Hedgehog was with identifying Sega’s brand during the 16-bit console era. The same can ... more.
  • Sega Ages Fantasy Zone (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on March 14, 2020 under Reviews, Switch
    The Sega cute ‘em up that garnered a cult following in arcades back in 1986, is now available as a Sega Ages release for Nintendo Switch. As the first game in what would eventually become a series, Fantasy Zone follows a sentient spaceship known as Opa-Opa, as it fights to protect a group of odd-looking, other-worldly planets from an alien invasion. Like other releases in the Sega Ages series... more.
  • Deadly Premonition: Origins Collector’s Edition (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on February 24, 2020 under Reviews, Switch
    First appearing on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 back in 2013, Deadly Premonition is a survival horror game that sees the player in the role of FBI Special Agent Francis York Morgan, as he investigates the murder of Anna Graham in the sleepy (and somewhat spooky) town of Greenvale. Assisted by local Sheriff George Woodman and his charismatic deputy Emily Wyatt, the trio work tirelessly to find th... more.
  • Into the Dead 2 (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on February 24, 2020 under Reviews, Switch
    Initially a mobile game that appeared on both Android and iOS devices, Into the Dead 2 is a first-person, on-rail shooter that sees the player in the role of James, a survivor who his trying to reach his family amidst a zombie apocalypse.  The game contains 60 levels that span across 7 chapters, each containing objectives to complete (i.e. Surviving; Getting 2 kills with one shot; and Gett... more.
  • Habroxia (Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on January 16, 2020 under Reviews, Switch
    Developed in partnership between eastasiasoft and developer Lillymo Games, Habroxia is a retro-style, 2D shooter that features intense boss fights, challenging rescue missions, and levels that can shift in perspective. Spanning a whopping 15 levels, Habroxia sends the player into an R-type-like environment, replete with enemy turrets (attached to the floors and ceilings of each level); rock-lik... more.
  • “Sixth Time’s A Charm” — A Gears 5 (Review) Xbox One

    Posted by on January 16, 2020 under News, Reviews, Xbox One
    For games that end up being a popular series (Halo, Deadrising, Resident Evil; take your pick), you often find yourself wondering after the first few installments or so, what could possibly happen the next time around.  Am I right?  So then it should come as no surprise that as one of gaming's very highly acclaimed sagas, Gears 5 from developer The Coalition and publisher Xbox Game Studi... more.
  • Gunlord X (Review) Playstation 4 – Game of the Month

    Posted by on January 16, 2020 under News, PS4, Reviews
    NGDEVTEAM isn’t like most game developers. As part of the retro revival that occurred well over 10+ years ago, NGDEVTEAM took to developing highly polished, arcade-style games on the Neo-Geo MVS and Neo-Geo AES respectively, while also finding new ways to push the Neo-Geo’s 2D capabilities to their limits. Since the release of their first game, Last Hope, which launched on November 19th, 2007,... more.
  • Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 (Feature Review) Nintendo Switch

    Posted by on November 26, 2019 under News, Reviews, Switch
    Mario and Sonic at the Olympics by Sega is the premier title of both the Summer and Winter Olympic games. Since the release of the first game on the Nintendo Wii back in 2007, fans of Mario and Sonic (and the Olympic Games in general) look to Sega every four years to release a sequel to their IP (intellectual property) endorsed sports title based on this iconic sporting event. This time the games ... more.
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