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?

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

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! Friendly reminder that my girlfriend and I updated our list of video games that we're looking to sell. There are PSP, PS2, PS4, 360, Xbox One, Gamecube, and Wii games on the list, and if there's anything in there you're interested in just let me know here or on Twitter. … Continue reading It’s the Freakin’ Weekend! So What are You Playing?

[NOT QUITE A REVIEW] ‘Earthlock’ is a Fine RPG, But For This Genre, That’s Not Always Good Enough

What is a 'Not Quite a Review'? Simply put, it's a mild critique of a game that I've played and haven't finished. Tons of new games release each and every week and they're all vying for the most precious of resources: not our money, but our time. I give everything a handful of hours at minimum, … Continue reading [NOT QUITE A REVIEW] ‘Earthlock’ is a Fine RPG, But For This Genre, That’s Not Always Good Enough

[REVIEW] ‘Dragon Sinker: Descendants of Legend’ is Retro RPG Goodness

Dragon Sinker: Descendants of Legend Developer: Exe Create Inc. Publisher: KEMCO Reviewed on: Nintendo Switch Release date: February 22, 2018 Price: $12.99 USD After the evil dragon Wymvarg was defeated at the hands of a human, an elf, and a dwarf, each was rewarded with a kingdom of their own to rule. However, when Wyrmvarg … Continue reading [REVIEW] ‘Dragon Sinker: Descendants of Legend’ is Retro RPG Goodness

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD: A Dark, Uneven Spin-off

This article is a part of Final Fantasy: A Crystal Compendium, which is a collaboration that features Final Fantasy-related articles written by a plethora of amazing people across the blogosphere. I'm in great company and quite proud of what everyone has created. Please click the link above to access to the official hub and give … Continue reading Final Fantasy Type-0 HD: A Dark, Uneven Spin-off

Square Enix Improving Project Octopath Traveler Based on Demo Feedback is Great News

Square Enix's upcoming 2D/3D retro hybrid role-playing game Project Octopath Traveler (working title) received a playable demo on the Nintendo Switch last year, and it appears they're taking the 45,000+ pieces of feedback they received quite seriously. A developer vlog was published earlier today on the official Nintendo YouTube channel detailing the changes, which center on … Continue reading Square Enix Improving Project Octopath Traveler Based on Demo Feedback is Great News

Celebrating 30 Years of Phantasy Star by Playing it for the First Time!

When December 20th rolled around, Sega didn't seem too concerned with their RPG's 30th anniversary. At least someone was, though. Phantasy Star debuted on the Sega Master System that day back in 1987 (1988 in North America), and like many others here in the States, I didn't own the console. I didn't even know the … Continue reading Celebrating 30 Years of Phantasy Star by Playing it for the First Time!

As Final Fantasy Celebrates 30 Years Today, What are Your FF-related Resolutions for 2018?

Final Fantasy celebrates its 30th anniversary today, making it one of longest running console RPG series to date (Ultima and Dragon Quest say hello, by the way). As a way of celebrating one of my favorite series of all time, I thought it'd be interesting to discuss any Final Fantasy-related resolutions we might have brewing … Continue reading As Final Fantasy Celebrates 30 Years Today, What are Your FF-related Resolutions for 2018?

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is Busy and Boring, But I’m Determined to Press On

Let me begin by saying that I consider myself a Xeno- fan. Xenogears on the PS1 is not only one of the greatest RPGs I've ever played, but also one of my favorite games of all time. I enjoyed the Xenosaga trilogy on PS2, Xenoblade Chronicles on the Wii, and what little I managed to … Continue reading Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is Busy and Boring, But I’m Determined to Press On

[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