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Brutally challenging yet ultimately rewarding twin-stick action
December 17, 2017 - It's been over 36 years since the arcade classic Defender released and indie developers are still inspired by its simplistic yet enjoyable gameplay. Boiling Bolt certainly feels like a classic arcade game but is it worth your hard-earned quarters?
Read more: Boiling Bolt Review
A top-notch dungeon crawling action RPG; now upgraded!
December 17, 2017 - Earlier this year, a fantastic and highly underrated Vita ARPG from Nihon Falcom released. Less than six months later, we can now enjoy an upgraded version of it on PlayStation 4 so grab your Soul Device and let's head back to the Eclipse.
Read more: Tokyo Xanadu eX+ Review
A fantastic journey from start to finish
December 15, 2017 - Monolith Soft has a long history of crafting memorable and epic stories contained within the complex worlds of their Xeno series. This latest title is their most lighthearted tale so far but does it stand tall and shake the heavens?
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review
The finale of a grand adventure
December 15, 2017 - All adventures must eventually end and now that I finally finished Rex's tale, here's my last plot summary and post-game thoughts. Massive spoilers are ahead so keep that in mind before reading any further.
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Ending Plot Summary: Chapters 9 & 10
Rex enters The Matrix
December 13, 2017 - As I near the end of this fantastic RPG, it's getting harder to put down. Now that I finished up to chapter 8, here is my latest plot summary and an unexpected allusion that I noticed. Spoiler alert!
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Plot Summary: Chapters 7 & 8
December 11, 2017 - Frozenbyte has a history of making high-quality cooperative gaming experiences. Set in the same world as their fantastic Trine series, Nine Parchments will have you and a few friends unleashing magic on plenty of dastardly creatures. Let's check it out.
Read more: Nine Parchments Review
Things get real
December 10, 2017 - As I play through Monolith Soft's latest masterpiece, it's becoming clearer that this is one of the best RPGs ever made. I recently progressed up to the end of chapter 6 so please enjoy my plot summary as well as some thoughts.
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Plot Summary: Chapters 5 & 6
Edmund McMillen rests on his laurels
December 8, 2017 - Some games release and are immediately applauded merely because of who made them. The question is; is that ovation warranted for Edmund McMillen and his latest tough-as-nails 2D platformer?
Read more: The End Is Nigh Review
Clunky retro-inspired mayhem
December 8, 2017 - 2D platformers comprise some of the most renowned old-school experiences in gaming. However, there are tons of them so does Caveman Warriors have what it takes to stand out in such a crowded genre?
Read more: Caveman Warriors Review
Things are starting to heat up
December 7, 2017 - Rex and friends certainly had a crazy beginning to their adventure but the story is definitely becoming increasingly complex. I now finished up to chapter four so please enjoy my summary of the journey so far. Spoilers are ahead (obviously).
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Plot Summary: Chapters 3 & 4
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