[REVIEW] The Lost Child (Switch)

The Lost Child Developer: Crim Publisher: NIS America (NA), Kadokawa Games (JP) Available on: Nintendo Switch (reviewed), PS4, Vita Price: $49.99 USD In a world unknowingly inhabited by gods, angels, and demons, you're Hayato Ibuki; journalist of the occult magazine LOST. During a routine investigation at the Shinjuku Station, a black shadow pushes him in … Continue reading [REVIEW] The Lost Child (Switch)

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[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

Crawl Dungeons and Customize Robots in MeiQ: The Labyrinth of Death

Compile Heart and Idea Factory have been showing the PlayStation Vita lots of love lately, supporting the handheld with numerous games in the Neptunia series, as well as the otome (and one of this month's PS Plus titles) Amnesia: Memories. Their upcoming dungeon crawler RPG MeiQ: The Labyrinth of Death hits the Vita the 13th of this … Continue reading Crawl Dungeons and Customize Robots in MeiQ: The Labyrinth of Death

REVIEW: Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate

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

REVIEW: Brut@l

Brut@l Developer: Stormcloud Games Publisher: Stormcloud Games Available on: PlayStation 4 Price: $14.99 In an industry drowning in pixelated retro dungeon crawlers, the fine folks at Scotland-based Stormcloud Games have jumped back even further with their 1980 ASCII art-inspired rogue-like, Brut@l. However, is a unique aesthetic and an admirable balance in difficulty enough to overcome its technical shortcomings? … Continue reading REVIEW: Brut@l

REVIEW: Stranger of Sword City

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

REVIEW: Severed

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

Guacamelee Dev’s Vita Exclusive ‘Severed’ Releases Tomorrow. Yes, I said Vita Exclusive.

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.

Okay, Etrain Odyssey. You Win.

If you've read my last two posts, you know damn well I'm obsessed with Persona Q right now. The battle system, the labyrinthine dungeon crawling, the map drawing, persona fusions; a lot of which come from the Etrain Odyssey side of the mash-up. I've put off Etrain Odyssey since.. well, since forever. Until today. Etrain Odyssey … Continue reading Okay, Etrain Odyssey. You Win.