Review: Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS)

Final Fantasy Explorers is an Action/RPG developed in collaboration by Square Enix and Racjin. It launched in Japan late last year, and has recently made its debut in the West, exclusively for the 3DS family. It takes a slew of familiar Final Fantasy faces, mixed with a pseudo-open world environment and active battle mechanics toContinue reading “Review: Final Fantasy Explorers (3DS)”

Review: Anomaly 1729 (PC)

Anomaly 1729 is the debut title from the independent development team Anvil Drop. The title saw a lengthy period of development, initially debuting back at E3 2013, before eventually seeing release via Steam on December 31 of last year. It’s a fairly straightforward 3D puzzle-platformer, set in a neon-lit technological landscape. The player is taskedContinue reading “Review: Anomaly 1729 (PC)”

Review — Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition (Xbox One)

Visual novels and interactive fiction are controversial within the gaming community. Some bemoan the enhanced focus of story over gameplay, while others enjoy engaging with an engrossing narrative. Games like Gone Home, Choice of Robots and Stanley Parable have been released to critical acclaim and commercial success, proving that there is a market for theseContinue reading “Review — Three Fourths Home: Extended Edition (Xbox One)”

Fallen Enchantress: Ultimate Edition – Review

I was blessed enough to be able to get my hands on a copy of Fallen Enchantress: Ultimate Edition developed by Stardock Entertainment thanks to my colleague, Laguna, and I was reminded how great 4X strategy games have become. Fallen Enchantress: Ultimate Edition consists of the original Fallen Enchantress game, Fallen Enchantress: Legendary Heroes, andContinue reading “Fallen Enchantress: Ultimate Edition – Review”

Review – The Caudabe Veil/Veil XT for iPhone 6(s)

The iPhone lineup is considered by many to be one of the sleekest phones on the market, with its aluminum build and a sleek profile. Most smartphones nowadays have one weakness that their price tag can’t fully protect against, and that’s their durability. While in years past phones could take all kinds of beatings, today’s devicesContinue reading “Review – The Caudabe Veil/Veil XT for iPhone 6(s)”

The Talos Principle: Deluxe Edition Review (PS4)

I have always been a fan of high-concept science fiction. The works of Isaac Asimov and Philip K. Dick have always been some of my favorites, and out of the wide array of topics that science fiction can cover, I always find the most interesting stories to be about what humanity is at its core. TheContinue reading “The Talos Principle: Deluxe Edition Review (PS4)”

Skyshine’s Bedlam Review

In the vein of popular rogue-like games like FTL, Skyshine’s Bedlam is a brutally difficult journey through a heavily stylized post-apocalyptic wasteland. It was made available via Steam on September 16 after receiving widespread acclaim amongst the indie titles promoted at E3 earlier this year. It also takes design cues from the turn-based genre, sharingContinue reading “Skyshine’s Bedlam Review”

Destiny: The Taken King Review (PS4)

Destiny: The Taken King is the much-anticipated expansion pack to Bungie’s Destiny that promises to reinvigorate the MMO-style RPG/First-person shooter and redefine the game from both a single player and multiplayer perspective. Destiny was met with critical praise and criticism alike, with some applauding the game’s variety and scope with others noting how the game was miredContinue reading “Destiny: The Taken King Review (PS4)”