I've seemed to hit a dead end with Dead Island after about 15 hours, namely due to frequent lag spikes and audio clipping while in the Moresby zone. I really enjoyed bashing zombies, crafting weapons and exploring the resort section of Banoi, but upon reaching the city of Moresby, the lag became so unbearable, even while … Continue reading Preemptive Strike – The Last Story (Wii)
Once touted as King of the JRPG, the name Square Enix doesn't carry as much clout as it used to. In terms of quality, the Final Fantasy series has been on the decline lately with XIII being a hand-holding linear affair and XIV being a complete failure in the MMO realm. Let's not forget the … Continue reading With Final Fantasy on the decline, should Square Enix change focus to another series or will another developer carry the JRPG torch?
Since finishing up the majority of what Dragon's Dogma has to offer, I needed a break before heading in to NG+. RPGs have always been my favorite genre and my back catalog of unbeaten games is ridiculous, so I figured what the hell, I'll dive in to one and see what happens. My first choice … Continue reading NOW PLAYING: Tales of the Abyss (PS2) & Shin Megami Tensei: Persona (PSP)
Played on: PS3 Played for: 200+ hours across three playthroughs, including all DLC content. If you had a magic cauldron and tossed in Skyrim, Dark Souls and Shadow of the Colossus, even the most clever alchemist would end up with something close to Capcom's fantastic entry in the open world RPG genre, Dragon's Dogma. If you're … Continue reading Dragon’s Dogma – Review (PS3/XBOX 360)
You'd probably end up with something similar to Capcom's latest westernized RPG, Dragon's Dogma. I know it released almost 2 months ago, but I finally found time to get started in the world of Gransys with my Arisen and so far I'm having a blast with the combat system and getting my ass kicked traveling … Continue reading What if Skyrim had the challenge of Dark Souls?