A Platformer Without Jumping? Snake Pass Looks Awesome!

Set to release tomorrow for PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch, Sumo Digital’s Snake Pass explores the concept of navigating a world typically built for a platformer, but without the ability to jump. Instead, players control a colorful snake named Noodle, who slithers and wraps themselves around blocks and branches using a rather unique control scheme. Continue reading

Toukiden 2 Carry-Over Demo Available Now on PS4 & Vita

I never got around to playing the original Toukiden on the PlayStation Vita, but Toukiden: Kiwami was my obsession on PS4. Essentially acting as PlayStation’s answer to Monster Hunter’s newfound Nintendo exclusivity, Toukiden is a multi-player “hunting” game where you and your friends slay demons, craft gear, and fuse the souls of legendary figures to your vast array of weapons for a variety of spells and bonuses.

Toukiden’s sequel, aptly titled Toukiden 2, is set to release in North America on March 21st (24th in Europe) for both PS4 and Vita.

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Letter Quest Remastered is Quite Good, Despite Personal Issues on Vita

Letter Quest: Grimm’s Journey was one of the first mobile games to successfully hold my attention, with its neat gameplay hook, cute characters, crisp graphics, and steady stream of rewarding upgrades. I’m a firm believer that just because a game exists on a mobile device doesn’t necessarily make it bad, and I looked forward to checking out Letter Quest’s PS4 and Vita port when it was included in this month’s batch of free Playstation Plus titles.

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PSN Anniversary Sale Discounts TONS of Classics!

Just when I thought it was safe to put away my wallet, PlayStation goes and discounts a bunch of amazing classics during this week’s 10th Anniversary sale.

You can check out the full list of discounts right here, but I’ll highlight some of the best down below.

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Horror Series ‘Amnesia’ Finally Coming to Consoles on PS4

Amnesia, a series of horror games that released exclusively on PC, are finally making their way to home consoles in the Amnesia: Collection on November 22nd.
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Let’s Discuss the World of Final Fantasy Demo, Shall We?

Set to release on October 25th for the PlayStation 4 and Vita handheld, World of Final Fantasy saw its first playable demo on both consoles earlier today (EDIT: The Vita version doesn’t actually release until Friday. Sorry!). Without focusing on any form of storytelling, the “dungeon demo” instead walks the player through the game’s various particulars, like combat, stacking, Champions, and so forth.

I just spent about an hour or so with the PlayStation 4 version, so let me tell you a little bit about my adventure! Continue reading

REVIEW: Senran Kagura: Estival Versus

Senran Kagura: Estival Versus
Developer: Tamsoft
Publisher: Marvelous Entertainment
Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Vita
Price: $49.99 (PS4), $39.99 (Vita)

When four rival all-female shinobi clans appear together in a parallel dimension, they understandably have more questions than answers. They were just magically swept away from their predictable, seemingly dull lives and summoned by the high priestess of the Kagura Millenium Festival in order battle each other for the title of Kagura, so their concerns aren’t exactly unwarranted. Continue reading