Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate Developer: Spike Chunsoft Publisher: Aksys Available on: PlayStation Vita (reviewed) Price: $39.99 Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate for the PlayStation Vita marks the fifth entry for the series over its 20-year history, although it's only the … Continue reading REVIEW: Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate
Stranger of Sword City Developed by: Experience Inc. (Demon Gaze, Ray Gigant, Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy) Published by: NIS America Available on: PlayStation Vita (reviewed), Xbox One, PC via Steam Price: $39.99 USD (Vita), $40.49 (Xbox One) In a nutshell: A first-person dungeon crawler grindfest RPG with highly detailed character and monster designs, an … Continue reading REVIEW: Stranger of Sword City
Downwell Developed by: Moppin, with porting assistance from Red Phantom Games (Minutes). Published by: Devolver Digital Available on: PS4 (cross-buy with Vita), PS Vita (reviewed, cross-buy with PS4), PC, iOS, Android Price: $4.99 In a nutshell: It's like those dreams where you're falling, except you have shooty boots and die at the end. Ojiro Fumoto's … Continue reading REVIEW: Downwell
Minimalist vertical Spelunky-like Downwell took mobile devices and PC by storm last year, ending up on many Game of the Year lists. I tried it myself and gave it an honorable mention, so yeah, it's good and you should definitely play it. Today, Downwell-mania is running wild on PS4 and PS Vita for $4.99, with cross-buy … Continue reading Downwell Now Available on PS4 and PS Vita w/ Cross-Buy
It's been an incredibly long week, and with visiting family leaving today I decided to jump in to Hitman Go: Definitive Edition on PS Vita to clear my head. It's a neat puzzle game, and definitely not at all what I expected. I've never been a huge Hitman fan, so it's odd that the one … Continue reading Weekend Gaming: What are You Playing?
Severed Developer: Drinkbox Studios (Guacamelee, Tales from Space: Mutant Blobs Attack) Release Date: April 26, 2016 Price: $14.99 Available on: PlayStation Vita (reviewed) In a Nutshell: Fruit Ninja, if it were made by Guillermo del Toro. While many on social media are convinced that the Vita is dead, developer Drinkbox doesn't seem to think so. After their … Continue reading REVIEW: Severed
Renowned poet and all around swell dude R. Kelly once said "it's the freakin' weekend baby, I'm about to have me some fun!" and if Ignition taught us anything, it's that it's totally okay to spend your life indoors, posting memes, and playing video games. So what's on your agenda? I should have Severed finished tomorrow, … Continue reading Weekend Gaming: What are You Playing?
Azkend 2: The World Beneath Developer: 10tons (Sparkle Unleashed, Crimsonland, the upcoming cyberpunk shooter Neon Chrome) Available on: Xbox One (reviewed), PS4, PlayStation Vita (reviewed) Price: $7.99 This is going to make me sound like a crotchety old man, but I don't own a good cell phone and rarely use my Kindle for anything other … Continue reading REVIEW: Azkend 2: The World Beneath
The Vita is dead. Or is it? Indie developers don't seem to think so, and neither do I, as new games arrive on a near weekly basis. Just recently we saw ports of Axiom Verge, Civilizations Revolution 2, Risk of Rain, and XCOM: Enemy Unknown, along with the release of Day of the Tentacle Remastered, … Continue reading Guacamelee Dev’s Vita Exclusive ‘Severed’ Releases Tomorrow. Yes, I said Vita Exclusive.
Risk of Rain Developer: Hopoo Games (Deadbolt) Available on: PC, PS4, PS Vita (reviewed) (cross-buy supported) Price: $9.99 It's been nearly two and a half years since Hopoo Games released their 2D rogue-lite platformer Risk of Rain on PC, and I couldn't be more grateful that it's finally arrived on home consoles via the PS4 … Continue reading REVIEW: Risk of Rain