Let’s Wrap Up 2017, Shall We?

2017 is over in less than an hour here in the States. From a political perspective, it was an absolute mess, but there's no denying this was an incredible year for video games. This made my New Year's Resolution far tougher than I ever imagined. If you recall, at the start of the year I … Continue reading Let’s Wrap Up 2017, Shall We?

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My 10 Favorite Games of 2017

2017 has been a complete shitshow for a number of reasons, but there’s no denying that it’s been a pretty incredible twelve months for video games. We’ve seen big release after big release, a brand new Nintendo console, a late-generation upgrade from Xbox, an Early Access game destroy records, a free visual novel develope a … Continue reading My 10 Favorite Games of 2017

My Favorite Games of 2017: Honorable Mentions Edition

2017 has been a complete shitshow for a number of reasons, but there's no denying that it's been a pretty incredible twelve months for video games. We've seen big release after big release, a brand new Nintendo console, a late-generation upgrade from Xbox, an Early Access game destroy records, a free visual novel develope a … Continue reading My Favorite Games of 2017: Honorable Mentions Edition

My Favorite Games of 2017… That Didn’t Release in 2017.

At the beginning of 2017, I made a commitment to focus heavily on my backlog -- which currently sits at 66 games completed. That's a lot more than I ever anticipated. So, in addition to an upcoming Top 10 Games of 2017 post, I wanted to give similar treatment to some of my favorite experiences … Continue reading My Favorite Games of 2017… That Didn’t Release in 2017.

It’s Almost Game of the Year Season!

December always represents my favorite games blogging pastime: Game of the Year talk! It's genuinely safe to assume that no other major releases will sneak in and disrupt your Top Ten, though that's not always the case. The Last Guardian released on December 6th last year and ended up in my #2 slot. Oops. This … Continue reading It’s Almost Game of the Year Season!

[REVIEW] Fire Emblem Warriors (Switch)

The Dynasty Warriors series is no stranger to cross-overs, the latest of which being Fire Emblem Warriors for the Nintendo Switch and New 3DS. Successfully blending the roster of (mostly) three different Fire Emblem entries and a few of the series' notable gimmicks, with the "slaughter thousands of dudes" gameplay of Dynasty Warriors, it works … Continue reading [REVIEW] Fire Emblem Warriors (Switch)

[REVIEW] The Darkside Detective

The Darkside Detective Developer: Spooky Doorway Publisher: Spooky Doorway Available on: PC (reviewed), Nintendo Switch (TBA) Price: $12.99 (Switch price may vary) Release date: July 27, 2017 (PC) For fans of: Less taxing point-and-click adventures with an emphasis on pop culture references. The Darkside Detective runs amok with familiar pop culture references, from Twin Peaks … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Darkside Detective

[REVIEW] Mary Skelter: Nightmares

  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBQ2ruWT8dU Mary Skelter: Nightmare Developer: Idea Factory/Compile Heart Publisher: Idea Factory International Available on: Playstation Vita (reviewed), Playstation TV Price: $29.99 USD For fans of: Light-hearted dungeon crawlers, JRPGs Brad: Hey Kayla, I got a game from Idea Factory that needs reviewing. It's a dungeon crawler. Me: (Internally screaming with excitement) Me: Sure, I got some time. … Continue reading [REVIEW] Mary Skelter: Nightmares

[REVIEW] White Day: A Labyrinth Named School

White Day: A Labyrinth Named School Developer: Sonnori Publisher: PQube Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Steam Release Date: August 22, 2017 Price: $29.99 USD When White Day: A Labyrinth Named School released on PC in Korea way back in 2001, it was widely considered one of the scariest horror games of all time. As Lee Hui-min, a … Continue reading [REVIEW] White Day: A Labyrinth Named School

Planning Out the Rest of 2017’s Game Purchases

2017 has been uncharacteristically stacked, as far as video game releases go. Thus far we've seen an incredible array of games in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Persona 5, Horizon: Zero Dawn, NieR: Automata, Resident Evil VII, Splatoon 2, ARMS, Prey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Nioh, Injustice 2, Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows … Continue reading Planning Out the Rest of 2017’s Game Purchases