Back in December of 2015 -- well into the current generation of consoles -- The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel released on the PS3 and PlayStation Vita. Many folks championed the game as one of the best JRPGs on their respective consoles, but some, like myself, never got around to it until recently. … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel (PS4)
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Busy weekend for me, so I'll keep it short. Throughout the week I gave my Switch a lot of love and finished up Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon (excellent), Minit (also excellent), and Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (equally excellent). I ended up reviewing Superbrothers, which you can read here … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend, So What Are You Playing?
My long-form critique of Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country is live over at The Well-Red Mage!
I’ve been wracking my brain for the last few months, attempting to compile a list of my 100 favorite games of all time. I’ve played a lot of video games, having been at this since the NES released in 1985, so coming up with 100 that I can confidently say I enjoyed more than all of the … Continue reading TOP 100 FAVORITE GAMES OF ALL TIME: #70-#61
We've all abandoned a game before, be it on purpose or otherwise. Sometimes the game in question is so bad that we shelve it in favor of playing something that doesn't make us want to rip off our skin and hang it in the neighbor's closet. Other times, life gets in the way. I cannot … Continue reading Talkin’ Stuff: What Games Have You Started and Regret Never Finishing?
It's the middle of the month, which can only mean a new PlayStation Store Flash Sale is upon us. There are a few worthwhile discounts I wanted to make note of before the sale ends Monday morning, so let's get to it! Starting with Sony's wonderful-yet-abandoned handheld platform, the Vita: Persona 4 Golden - $7.99 … Continue reading There’s a Pretty Good Flash Sale Going on This Weekend for PlayStation Users
The developer of Shadow Bug reached out to me in hopes of covering their game, but I was a bit too busy. Thankfully, my friend The Well-Red Mage stepped in and reviewed it for me instead! Reliable friends are great.
Friday! Video games! Let's talk! This'll be incredibly short this week since we're on our way to take one of our older cats to the vet in order to have a lump checked out. Update: the vet discovered two tumors within our cat's left mammary gland line and 90% of the time tumors in cats … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?
Last week I began the Four in February challenge, which tasks the gaming community with choosing four games from their backlog and completing them before the end of the month. I chose the adventure series Life is Strange and its three-episode prequel, Before the Storm, along with the horror puzzler Slayaway Camp: Butcher's Cut and action … Continue reading Four in February is Complete!
Christopher Odd, one of my favorite Let's Players on YouTube and Twitch, was given early access to the upcoming Shadow of the Colossus remake on PS4 and it looks phenomenal. I love the original game on PS2, and the PS3 remaster even more, but the remake is on a whole different level. It remains faithful … Continue reading The Shadow of the Colossus Remake Looks Incredible in Action