Reviews

99Vidas Review

99Vidas Review

In the ‘90s, arcades were quite popular in the US and some of the most interesting machines were for side-scrolling beat ‘em ups. Instead of allowing for one or two players, these machines had up to four, making them... Read More »

Site Score
7.8
Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Review

Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Review

Stormblood is the second expansion to the critically-acclaimed Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. The newly released expansion further explores the lore of Eorzea and the land of the Far East while adding a bunch of new content like... Read More »

Site Score
9.2
Accel World VS Sword Art Online Review

Accel World VS Sword Art Online Review

Accel World VS Sword Art Online is an interesting title. Despite sounding like a fighting game, it’s actually an action RPG, similar to previous Sword Art Online titles. Since the two worlds are similar, the crossover actually makes some... Read More »

Site Score
7.0
AereA Review

AereA Review

When you play a lot of games, you start to notice recurring themes. For instance, it’s extremely common for Japanese games to incorporate their folklore, which is fine. Adding these elements tend to add something to identify with, making... Read More »

Site Score
4.2
Valkyria Revolution Review

Valkyria Revolution Review

Established franchises face different issues than new series. Fans might flock to a franchise, but they go in with certain expectations. How the story is approached, tone, gameplay and so forth. Even if it is easier to be successful,... Read More »

Site Score
6.5
God Wars Future Past Review

God Wars Future Past Review

One advantage to releasing a niche game, is you can essentially make the game you want. Unlike, say, Destiny, developers are free to add weird mechanics, goofy stories and unique experiences, because they’re not trying to capture a large... Read More »

Site Score
5.0
Dead by Daylight Review

Dead by Daylight Review

Practically every developer wants to release an innovative product, yet very few do. This is because two things need to happen. The first is an original idea and the other is that it needs to be good. As we... Read More »

Site Score
7.5
Get Even Review

Get Even Review

Get Even is a brand new first person perspective thriller from Polish developers The Farm 51 and publisher Bandai Namco Entertainment. While the concepts behind the game originated in a prototype as far back as 2010, due to the... Read More »

Site Score
8.2
Dark Rose Valkyrie Review

Dark Rose Valkyrie Review

Sometimes games stick with a formula for way too long. Even though it’s a great game, Pokemon is a huge offender of this. Between the sequels and updates, the same basic concepts are repeated, up to and including Sun/Moon,... Read More »

Site Score
6.5
Cladun Returns: This Is Sengoku! Review

Cladun Returns: This Is Sengoku! Review

Enjoyment is an interesting concept. Sometimes a game can have negative aspects, such as a bad story or terrible gameplay, but find success in capturing that feeling. Cladun was never a game that stood out in any particular way,... Read More »

Site Score
7.2
The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Review

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Review

When The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind was announced, it was met with mixed reactions. Regardless of how exciting Morrowind is, the choice to charge outside of ESO+ program put some people off and brought into question how much content... Read More »

Site Score
7.4
ARMS (Switch) Review

ARMS (Switch) Review

Part of what makes Nintendo a successful company is their unique take on genres. Splatoon is a great example of that. Instead of following established norms, it’s colorful, quirky and imaginative. While every idea hasn’t lead to success, ARMS... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
Tekken 7 Review

Tekken 7 Review

Tekken 7 is the brand new instalment of the world famous fighting franchise from Bandai Namco Entertainment. Full of a roster of characters ready to fight, arcade modes and a story ready to be beaten, Tekken 7 shapes up... Read More »

Site Score
9.2
SUPERBEAT: XONiC Review

SUPERBEAT: XONiC Review

SUPERBEAT: XONiC is an interesting rhythm game. Unlike Hatsune Miku or the localized Taiko no Tatsujin, it’s a rhythm game filled with songs the average gamer has probably never heard. Naturally, this lowers the overall appeal for some, leaving... Read More »

Site Score
8.0
Tokyo 42 Review

Tokyo 42 Review

Tokyo 42 is a brand new isometric open-world shooter from SMAC and Mode 7. Both the developer and publisher side of things have taken place in the UK for this Japanese themed title. With a hand crafted game world,... Read More »

Site Score
8.9
Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 Review

Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2 Review

One long running joke is how many revisions fighting games, namely Street Fighter II, receive. Last-generation we saw Capcom offer an elegant solution to this perceived problem. In addition to rereleasing the game with new content, fixes and more,... Read More »

Site Score
8.5
Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition Review

Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition Review

Folks have been playing Minecraft on various devices for years; but the release of Minecraft: Nintendo Switch Edition introduces players to a world where their Minecraft addiction needn’t end. Sure; there have been portable versions of Minecraft prior to... Read More »

Site Score
8.5
Akiba’s Beat Review

Akiba’s Beat Review

Akiba’s Street might not have been an amazing game, but it was sure memorable. Quirky combat system, amusing story and other things made it a unique experience. In the case of Akiba’s Beat, things are more grounded, with the... Read More »

Site Score
4.3
Seasons After Fall Review

Seasons After Fall Review

Some games are greater than the sum of their parts. Take Journey. There is nothing practically special about the game. The graphics are simple, there isn’t much of a story, short length, limited gameplay, at times empty visuals, yet... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
The Surge Review

The Surge Review

When Demon’s Souls released it was like a breath of fresh air for many gamers, ultimately leading to the rise of the “soulsborne” genre. Since then several games have tried to copy the formula, with very few being successful.... Read More »

Site Score
7.0
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