[REVIEW] Disgaea 1 Complete (PS4)

Disgaea 1 Complete Developer: Nippon Ichi Software Publisher: NIS America Available on: PS4 (reviewed), Nintendo Switch Price: $49.99 USD Fifteen years ago Disgaea: Hour of Darkness introduced Nippon Ichi Software's brand of dark-humored role-playing games to the PlayStation 2 audience. It was a new take on the strategy RPG formula popularized by the likes of … Continue reading [REVIEW] Disgaea 1 Complete (PS4)

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[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)

It’s the Freakin’ Weekend, So What Are You Playing?

Friday! Video games! Let's talk! First off, I'd like to cheaply plug my latest review for Xenoblade Chronicles 2: Torna ~ The Golden Country, which went up early this morning over at The Well-Red Mage. I've been a fan of their site for a while now and have worked with Red in the past on … 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! Shortly after last weekend's wrap-up, I completed Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom on PS4. It was an incredibly well-made JRPG with an enjoyable action combat system, colorful world, a rewarding kingdom building mini-game, and storybook fantasy narrative. The final chapters did address last week's concerns about the game's lack … 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! Outside of the usual WoW shenanigans, I resubscribed to NJPW's streaming service to watch ALL IN (and what a show that was!) and managed to finish my first game in two months, with Sega's JRPG Shining Resonance Refrain. Mental illness fucking sucks, but hey, video games and good wrestling helps … 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 weekend started off with a vet trip for our youngest kitty. She had some tenderness in her left shoulder, which we got supplements for, but our oldest cat needs to go in next Friday to have a lump on her tummy further examined. We had it looked at about … 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! 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! 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,┬ábut 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 Wyrmvarg 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