Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the Typical JRPG

Oliver: Alright guys here we go, the battle’s about to begin. Let’s fight!

Esther: (flips hair) I don’t feel like fighting Oliver, I’m just going to play may harp.

Oliver: Common Esther! We don’t have time for that! Playing your harp is useless! [Read more…]

Review: 4 Elements HD

Match three puzzle games are generally a-dime-a-dozen these days. Their premises are simplistic and similar to one another: connect three or more of the same colored dots to make them vanish, at which point more dots fall from above to replenish those that you just made disappear. 4 Elements HD from Boolat Games, however, takes this simple task and adds a fresh take on that generic formula.
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Late to the Party: Dark Void

January 2010 was a pretty good month for gamers, looking back on it. The PS3 had MAG; the Wii had No More Heroes 2 and Tatsunoko vs. Capcom; Darksiders and Bayonetta were big multi-platform hits; and then there was a little regarded 360 title called Mass Effect 2…

And lost in the rumble and jumble of those amazing titles was a Capcom game called Dark Void [PC, PS3, 360].
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Review: Little Big Planet 2

Sackboy our fabric friend, is back in Little Big Planet 2, and he has come back with a bang! The first Little Big Planet was a fantastic example of an innovative game. It offered things that no other game had. It was a creative playground for gamers to build games that they like. However, LBP was not perfect. It had a lacklustre campaign, and, whilst the tools they gave you to build levels were better than most on any console, they didn’t make it easy to make anything other than a platformer. Well, Media Molecule have certainly listened to their fans, for the most part, and have brought us a much improved sequel! [Read more…]

Review: Red Dead Redemption Undead Nightmare DLC

Red Dead has had quite a few pieces of DLC over since its release in May 2010, all of which I had passed on.  I was waiting for some DLC with a solid single player component, and that is what Undead Nightmare is offering, but does it deliver? [Read more…]

Review: 3D Dot Game Heroes

Retro gaming has been seeing a lot of love lately. Games like Megaman 10 and Final Fight: Double Impact have breathed new life into their respective series; re-releases of classics like Wolfenstein 3D on XBLA and PSN and the plethora of games out via the Wii’s Virtual Console have introduced a generation of younger gamers to gems that they may have missed out on the first time around. It is in that vein that the people at From Software have given us their latest creation: 3D Dot Game Heroes.

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