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Axiom Verge (PS4) Review

Axiom Verge (PS4) Review

The development cycle for Axiom Verge has certainly been a lengthy one. This one-man project has lasted nearly five years, mirroring closely to the stretch of time gamers have been without a proper followup to Metroid: Other M. Developed... Read More »

Site Score
9.6
Telltale’s Game of Thrones Episode Three: The Sword in the Darkness (PS4) Review

Telltale’s Game of Thrones Episode Three: The Sword in the Darkness (PS4) Review

Telltale’s Game of Thrones series has reached the halfway point with the release of the third episode, The Sword in the Darkness. With the children of House Forrester still scattered to the four winds of Westeros, their paths continue... Read More »

Site Score
8.2
Bladestorm: Nightmare (PS4) Review

Bladestorm: Nightmare (PS4) Review

During the early days of the last console generation, developer Omega Force released a title based upon the Hundred Years’ War between England and France. That title was Bladestorm: The Hundred Years’ War and was a fundamental gameplay shift... Read More »

Site Score
7.9
Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Review

Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Review

Tecmo Koei and Gust have finally brought the final chapter of the Dusk Sea trilogy to a close on Playstation 3. Atelier Shallie: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea is unique to its predecessor if only for the multitude of... Read More »

Site Score
8.6
The Awakened Fate Ultimatum Review

The Awakened Fate Ultimatum Review

Nippon Ichi is no stranger to the roguelike genre. They’ve dabbled with it in some extent with previous titles such as Cladun, Legasista, and The Guided Fate Paradox. As a followup to the latter, The Awakened Fate Ultimatum once again... Read More »

Site Score
8.4
Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters (PS3) Review

Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters (PS3) Review

Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters is a new role-playing game from the relatively new players in the field, Toybox Inc. Much of the team had previously worked on Deadly Premonition, a cult classic that was quite polarizing by critics and... Read More »

Site Score
8.2
htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Review

htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary Review

If you had told me about htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary a year ago, I would have been completely onboard. NIS America-published platformer with a cute handdrawn motif to match? I’m in. Now, after getting my hands dirty with quite... Read More »

Site Score
7.0
Castle in the Darkness Review

Castle in the Darkness Review

Nicalis have made a name for themselves in recent years with their creation and handling of retro-styled titles. Matt Kap, one of the artists in the envoy of Nicalis, has just finished developing and releasing an independently developed title... Read More »

Site Score
8.9
Telltale’s Game of Thrones Episode Two: The Lost Lords (PS4) Review

Telltale’s Game of Thrones Episode Two: The Lost Lords (PS4) Review

Telltale’s second episode in the Game of Thrones game series has recently hit the networks and has already bared its necks to Ilyn Payne. Telltale has already shown their prowess with their ability... Read More »

Site Score
8.2
Criminal Girls: Invite Only Review

Criminal Girls: Invite Only Review

NIS America’s latest RPG for the Vita, Criminal Girls: Invite Only, is no stranger to controversy. A frequent topic of discussion about the game was whether or not a game focused on reforming school-age girls through various forms of... Read More »

Site Score
7.9
Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk (PS Vita) Review

Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk (PS Vita) Review

With the Arland trilogy officially wrapped up, it was only logical for Koei Tecmo to start releasing the updated Dusk trilogy for PlayStation Vita. The first title, Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk, revisits the classic PS3 rpg... Read More »

Site Score
9.1
Citizens of Earth (PS4) Review

Citizens of Earth (PS4) Review

There was a time in gaming when nearly any conceivable idea for a game would be considered fresh and there was no such thing as paying homage yet. Clones were commonplace in the industry. With the success of Super... Read More »

Site Score
8.6
Class of Heroes 2G (PS3) Review

Class of Heroes 2G (PS3) Review

Acquire (and Zero Div) seem to be becoming a more prominent game developer of recent years in the US. Some of their more recent titles such as Sorcery Saga and Mind-Zero have only just released in the States through... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series: Episode One Review

Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series: Episode One Review

Telltale Games has had its hand in a fair number of various series since its inception ten years ago. From Sam & Max to The Walking Dead to even making an interactive adaptation of Borderlands. Next up on their... Read More »

Site Score
8.0
Akiba’s Trip: Undead and Undressed (PS4) Review

Akiba’s Trip: Undead and Undressed (PS4) Review

When Akiba’s Trip 2 was announced for a Western release, I was pleasantly surprised. Surely a game written solely around exploring Electric Town while fighting off vampire-like synthisters and stripping clothes off couldn’t possibly see the light of day... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
Senran Kagura: Bon Appétit (PS Vita) Review

Senran Kagura: Bon Appétit (PS Vita) Review

The third and most recent Senran Kagura title has finally left japan to invade the American Vita market and it’s quite different from what one would expect. The ninja women of Homura’s Crimson Squad and Hanzo Ninja Academy have put... Read More »

Site Score
7.0
Samurai Warriors 4 (PS4) Review

Samurai Warriors 4 (PS4) Review

Marking the first next-gen entry in the series, Samurai Warriors 4 has made its North American debut on both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita systems. This is the third Warriors, or Musou as they’re known in Japan, title... Read More »

Site Score
8.1
Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One) Review

Sunset Overdrive (Xbox One) Review

Not long ago, Insomniac Games made a name for themselves with the Ratchet and Clank series, known for its fast paced platforming and shooting as well as its style of humor. Years later, Ted Price and his team have... Read More »

Site Score
9.6
Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus (PS Vita) Review

Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus (PS Vita) Review

Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus takes places in an alternate world, where the T&A is more than just eye candy and instead embodies life and hometown, something the series’ creator feels very strongly towards. Those that have strong moral objections... Read More »

Site Score
8.0
Pier Solar and the Great Architects HD (PS4) Review

Pier Solar and the Great Architects HD (PS4) Review

Touted as the first Sega Genesis/Mega Drive game in 20 years, Pier Solar and the Great Architects (referred to further as simply Pier Solar HD) dips more than just its toes into the wading pool of nostalgia. From its... Read More »

Site Score
9.0
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