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Posted by STGuy1040 on July 14, 2016 under Portables, Reviews
Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight by developer Atlus is a remake of Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard, a JRPG dungeon crawler that first appeared on Nintendo DS back in June 2008. As the Fafnir Knight, the player - along with childhood friend Flavio - must escort Arianna, Princess of Caledonia, to an unknown ruin where she must perform a ritual that happens once every century. During t... more.
Posted by Candice Wendt on July 14, 2016 under PC, Reviews
I have had the pleasure of playing Speedrunners by DoubleDutch games, and it is a blast. The game is simple; defeat the other four players in your group and using dirty tactics is encouraged. From the first moments when you open the menu to the race, you are sucked into this highly competitive and fun world. The music is straight out of a 60s superhero show and the character design is amazing. ... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on July 14, 2016 under Featured Review 1, PS4, Reviews
The Chronicles of Teddy: Harmony of Exidus by developer LookAtMyGame is a complicated, but unique action-adventure RPG that combines beautiful pixel art, Castlevania-like gameplay, and perplexingly difficult puzzles into a single, cohesive gameplay experience. As the game's female protagonist, the player -- along with a teddy bear that contains the spirit of a beloved king named Tarant -- must fre... more.
Posted by DaRipp3r on July 14, 2016 under Featured Review 2, PS4, Reviews
The most anticipated game since Grand Theft Auto 5 is finally here, and it continues with the dark, gloomy atmosphere and challenging gameplay that its predecessors are known for. Dark Souls III plays just like its predecessors; the controls, gameplay and on-screen GUI feel comfortable and familiar. The brutal, fast-paced gameplay is still present, making Dark Souls III the most unforgivable ... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on July 14, 2016 under Featured Review 3, PS4, Reviews
For all intent and purposes, the Guilty Gear franchise continues to be the bastion of modern day 2D fighting games on Sony's next gen console. Released last year on Playstation 4, Guilty Gear XRD -Sign- -- powered by Epic's Unreal 3 Engine - delivered a much-needed graphical upgrade to the series. The game itself was also enhanced by a dynamic camera system that followed the action from different ... more.
Posted by ToonBoy on May 25, 2016 under Reviews, Xbox One
It's a known fact that I love a good dungeon crawler. And even though I love to hack and slash with the best of them, I also enjoy taking on a different experience from a different perspective, with a different twist -- and "Dungeon of the Endless" delivers just that. DOTE is quite the "rogue-like-meets-tower-defense-like" game, developed and published by Amplitude Studios. It was first released b... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on May 25, 2016 under PS4, Reviews
Disgaea 5: Alliance of Vengeance is a continuation of NIS America's tactical, isometric JRPG series that centers around the Netherworld, its demon Overlords, and the tantrum-prone demon emperor himself, Dark Void. The player assumes the role of Killa, a young demon that possesses just enough power to be considered an Overlord. Together with Seraphina - a sheltered princess and the Overlord of Gorg... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on May 25, 2016 under Portables, Reviews
Slice It by developer Arc System Works is a geometric-based puzzle game that began its life as a smartphone app for both Android and iOS devices respectively. The Nintendo 3DS version of Slice It - while similar to its smartphone brethren - utilizes the Nintendo 3DS' touch screen and stylus to 'slice' the on-screen shapes into smaller objects. The game includes a staggering 240 puzzles that spa... more.
Posted by Candice Wendt on May 9, 2016 under Portables, Reviews
Langrisser Re: Incarnation Tensei is the latest title in the Langrisser series that has been developed by Masaya and distributed by Aksys games. The last Langrisser game that has seen release in the US was 15 years ago on the PlayStation and Sega Saturn. Langrisser Re is a strategy RPG that has the player playing in 10 on 10 battles consisting of infantry, archers and cavalry avatars that attack e... more.
Posted by STGuy1040 on May 2, 2016 under PS4, Reviews
Just Cause 3 by Avalanche Software is a third-person action-adventure game that shares many similarities with Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto series. As the game's wise cracking, flamboyant protagonist Rico Rodriguez, the player is returned to the fictitious, open sandbox Mediterranean island known as Medici (Rico's homeland) from Just Cause 2. The once peaceful tropical island is now at war with Gene... more.
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