Talkin’ Stuff: What Games Have You Started and Regret Never Finishing?

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?

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It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk (about self-doubt)! For starters, God of War is finished. Man, what an excellent game that was. For a series I've mainly enjoyed for its stylish combat system and boss battles, this entry was quite the breath of fresh air. It's more narrative-focused, following the bond growth of father and son … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

[REVIEW] ‘Gal*Gun 2’ is a Proudly Shimapandering Rail Shooter that’s More Above Average than Orgasmic

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

There’s a Pretty Good Flash Sale Going on This Weekend for PlayStation Users

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

Rest in Peace, Gamers Club Unlocked — Best Buy Ends Their Discount Program, Effective Immediately.

When it comes to buying literal "new" games (as in, still in the wrapper - not recent releases) I only shop at Best Buy. Why? Simple! Their Gamers Club Unlocked subscription offers 20% off the purchase of any game still in the shrinkwrap. It didn't matter if it came out in 2013 or 2018; if … Continue reading Rest in Peace, Gamers Club Unlocked — Best Buy Ends Their Discount Program, Effective Immediately.

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! After many, many, MANY hours of driving, I'm finally home and getting back into the swing of things. I did take my Vita with me on my trip after picking up Persona 4: Dancing All Night and The Caligula Effect, but like most of my gaming plans while out of … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

[REVIEW] Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms

Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms Developer: Otomate Publisher: Idea Factory Reviewed on: PlayStation Vita Price: $39.99 I began playing and reviewing otome over the last few years and one of the first to really grab my attention was last year's supernatural samurai tale Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds. You can read all about it here in my review, but … Continue reading [REVIEW] Hakuoki: Edo Blossoms

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Just a heads up, there will be no Freakin' Weekend wrap-up next Friday. I'll be out of town from Thursday until Monday, so if anyone wants to carry the torch please feel free to do so. My reason for going out of town doesn't relate to the next paragraph, though. … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! My time in WoW has been steadily decreasing as I've reached most of my pre-Battle for Azeroth goals. My Horde Warlock, Rogue, and Druid have reached max level and most of their gathering professions are high enough for the upcoming expansion. I'm mainly logging in each day to take care … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

[BITE-SIZED REVIEW] ‘Metropolis: Lux Obscura’ is an Equally Stylish and Disappointing Match-Three/Visual Novel Hybrid

Metropolis: Lux Obscura Developer: Sometimes You Publisher: Sometimes You Reviewed on: Nintendo Switch Price: $7.99 USD Bite-sized Reviews differ from our more traditional, full-length reviews in that they’re restricted to smaller titles and, as the name implies, trims the fat in favor of getting straight to the point. What is this game and why should you … Continue reading [BITE-SIZED REVIEW] ‘Metropolis: Lux Obscura’ is an Equally Stylish and Disappointing Match-Three/Visual Novel Hybrid