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Keep Faith alive
September 16, 2016 - Now that Mirror's Edge is a series, I replayed the original and cataloged all of the differences in the two games. Here, I outline what I think the original Mirror's Edge got right and how Catalyst took a few too many steps backwards.
Read more: Mirror's Edge Needs to Go Back to Its Roots
Steering the ship off course
August 13, 2016 - This latest Star Ocean game has been highly anticipated given its seven year gap since the previous installment. Seeing as it's the series' first release on the PlayStation 4, how well does the established franchise hold up against other recent JRPGs?
Read more: Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Review
Shin Megami Tensei X Fire Emblem is finally here and it's awesome!
July 30, 2016 - Shin Megami Tensei returns in this spin-off JRPG complete with a new world and cast of characters unlike any in the series. But how engaged will it keep loyal fans and does it do enough to set itself apart from the main franchise?
Read more: Tokyo Mirage Sessions FE Review
A semblance of a game
June 26, 2016 - Konami's PT popularized a new game genre; one filled with puzzles that gaming communities work together to collectively figure out. Asemblance is in the same vein, but does it manage to deliver a satisfying experience once all's said and done?
Read more: Asemblance Review
Losing my Faith
June 19, 2016 - Faith is back to run another day after an eight year hiatus. The original Mirror's Edge was an instant classic with its unique art style and parkour gameplay, but times change quickly so has Dice been able to keep up with Faith?
Read more: Mirror's Edge Catalyst Review
Same Nathan, new adventure
May 23, 2016 - I've been a huge fan of Uncharted ever since its debut. Therefore, like millions of other fans, I couldn't wait to play through this final chapter. Now that I've finished it, I must say that I'm quite impressed even if it doesn't stray far from the familiar formula.
Read more: Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review
Bigger and braver
May 14, 2016 - As a huge fan of traditional JRPGs, I loved Bravely Default and I couldn't wait to get my hands on this sequel. The question is; does it live up to the original? It certainly has some big shoes to fill.
Read more: Bravely Second: End Layer Review
A tale of swords and shovels
April 23, 2016 - PopoloCrois has been around for a long time in Japan. Here we have a new take on its universe that puts the famous Prince Pietro in a Harvest Moon setting. The question is; does he have what it takes to grow bountiful crops?
Read more: Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale Review
A six-pack of blocky fun
April 2, 2016 - Now that all six series 1 Level Packs for Lego Dimensions have been released, I revisited our Lego friends in this comprehensive guide for every single set. To learn even more about each pack, be sure to visit the links to my reviews that are located within every section.
Read more: Lego Dimensions: Series 1 Level Pack Review Roundup
Get your plastic quarters ready
March 20, 2016 - Fans of retro gaming rejoiced when they discovered that TT Games was planning a Level Pack based on Midway's classic arcade games. After waiting almost six months since the launch of Lego Dimensions, they can finally get their hands on it.
Read more: Lego Dimensions: Midway Arcade Level Pack Review
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