Disgaea 1 Complete Developer: Nippon Ichi Software Publisher: NIS America Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Nintendo Switch Price: $49.99 USD Fifteen years ago Disgaea: Hour of Darkness introduced Nippon Ichi Software's brand of dark-humored role-playing games to the PlayStation 2 audience. It was a new take on the strategy RPG formula popularized by the likes of … Continue reading [REVIEW] Disgaea 1 Complete (PS4)
I mostly enjoyed Heavy Rain but loathed Beyond: Two Souls, so Quantic Dreams’ games have been hit or miss for me. Needless to say, I wasn’t exactly excited to play Detroit. However, I found a copy for rent at a local Red Box kiosk and since I wasn’t in the middle of anything else (having … Continue reading [REVIEW] Even With its Familiar Flaws, ‘Detroit: Become Human’ is Quantic Dream’s Best, Most Ambitious Game Yet
Gal*Gun 2 Developer: Inti Creates Publisher: PQube Reviewed on: PS4 (also available on Nintendo Switch) Price: $59.99 USD *a copy of the game was provided by the developer for the purpose of this review. 2016's Gal*Gun: Double Peace for the PlayStation 4 and Vita consoles topped the tried-and-true rail shooter genre with a hot glob … Continue reading [REVIEW] ‘Gal*Gun 2’ is a Proudly Shimapandering Rail Shooter that’s More Above Average than Orgasmic
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 … Continue reading A Platformer Without Jumping? Snake Pass Looks Awesome!
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 … Continue reading Toukiden 2 Carry-Over Demo Available Now on PS4 & 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 … Continue reading Letter Quest Remastered is Quite Good, Despite Personal Issues on Vita
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. On the PS4 side of things, you can save big … Continue reading PSN Anniversary Sale Discounts TONS of Classics!
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. Known for its (then) unique take on combat-free survival horror and preying on our crippling fear of the darkness, it's since become known as one of the most iconic … Continue reading Horror Series ‘Amnesia’ Finally Coming to Consoles on PS4
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 … Continue reading Let’s Discuss the World of Final Fantasy Demo, Shall We?
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 … Continue reading REVIEW: Senran Kagura: Estival Versus