Digimon World: Next Order Review (PS4)

Digimon was a childhood fixture for many kids growing up in the nineties. Bandai had been producing virtual pets since 1996 in the form of the Tamagotchi. These little egg-shaped toys had you raise a virtual pet. This included feeding and watering them, as well as curing any illnesses they could catch. The main emphasis in laterContinue reading “Digimon World: Next Order Review (PS4)”

Nintendo’s Advertising Seems to Have Improved with the Switch

There are several attributes that lead to the success or failure of a product. As much as we condemn hype culture in gaming, it is still an element that is essential in developing interest in a product. It leads to consumers indulging in measures that allow for the gauging of interest and potential success thanksContinue reading “Nintendo’s Advertising Seems to Have Improved with the Switch”

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Review (PC)

The Binding of Isaac is a popular rogue-like/rogue-lite indie game, and is probably the pinnacle of the modern iteration of the genre. The series has been extremely successful, with the original flash game being ported to Steam, and later gaining an expansion, Wrath of the Lamb. This was further expanded on with a remake of sorts, The BindingContinue reading “The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+ Review (PC)”

Total War:WARHAMMER Wood Elves DLC Preview

Total War: Warhammer is finally getting a new faction after months of unit and hero DLC’s. The Wood Elves, long rumored and now confirmed and getting their own DLC. The last DLC faction detailed in my Beastmen preview was a huge success; they added depth in a lacking grand campaign mode, where the empire wouldContinue reading “Total War:WARHAMMER Wood Elves DLC Preview”

World of Final Fantasy Review (PS4)

With the 30th anniversary of Final Fantasy, Square Enix is releasing World of Final Fantasy. The game very much appears to try and create an experience that will appeal to nearly every Final Fantasy fan, be it through game mechanics, character line-up, appearing monsters, or story. World of Final Fantasy does its absolute best to create a game that appeals to nearly every Final Fantasy fan,Continue reading “World of Final Fantasy Review (PS4)”

Battlerite Early Access Impressions

Bloodline Champions (BLC) was regarded as a brilliant free-to-play game, a PvP arena brawler with the game being driven purely by skill. The community then began to agree that the game had started to degrade in quality. Players attributed this to Funcom, who was involved in the game. As such, developer Stunlock Studios choice to separate themselvesContinue reading “Battlerite Early Access Impressions”

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review (PS4)

Deus Ex is a series with a long history, regarded as a great example of open, non-linear stealth level design, and interesting stories with a basis on conspiracies whilst maintaining a dystopia cyberpunk aesthetic. Every entry has been held in relatively high regards, and its lowest point, Invisible War is still a serviceable game, but just seems to paleContinue reading “Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Review (PS4)”

Dark Souls 3 DLC Ashes of Ariandel Officially Announced

FromSoftware’s brutally hard action-RPG Dark Souls 3 has been out for quite a while now, and its playerbase has been killing bosses, doing challenging PvE runs, engaging in invasions and duels the whole time. For those wanting some new areas and bosses to face, you’re in luck. FromSoftware has officially announced its first DLC: Ashes ofContinue reading “Dark Souls 3 DLC Ashes of Ariandel Officially Announced”

New Overwatch Map Revealed: Eichenwalde

Overwatch‘s first permanent, free map, Eichenwalde has been revealed at Gamescom 2016. This is among the first of the free maps that Blizzard will release during Overwatch‘s lifespan. Fans are on the edge of their seats for this new Overwatch map. Eichenwalde is a German village, where a key battle in the Omnic crisis occurred. Balderich von Alder,Continue reading “New Overwatch Map Revealed: Eichenwalde”

Starbound First Impressions

Starbound is one of those games that has been in Steam’s Early Access for ages, but also received a lot of attention when it came out, thanks to the lead developer’s work on Terraria. The game is not shy about its similarities, and in fact expresses them freely. The game is now out of Early Access, so I decided toContinue reading “Starbound First Impressions”

Why the (Alleged) NX Could be Great for Nintendo

Eurogamer has reported that the Nintendo NX will be a portable console, with detachable controller sections, and will also use cartridges rather than discs, as is the norm with Nintendo handhelds. This information, however, has come from unverified, anonymous sources, and therefore should not be considered as factual, until officially verified or announced by Nintendo. Effectively, this isContinue reading “Why the (Alleged) NX Could be Great for Nintendo”

RimWorld Review

RimWorld, a colony simulator from Ludeon Studios, has recently hit the Steam store with a $30 price point. The game isn’t exactly new, having been in early access since 2013. With the release of Alpha version 14, though, Ludeon studios had confidence it would be ready for a full release, and for good reason. RimWorld has emulated the successContinue reading “RimWorld Review”