Games published by XSEED / Marvelous USA
May 17, 2017 - It's hard to know what to expect whenever a game comes out that's basically a spoof of other games. Akiba's Beat may be full of JRPG tropes and references but does that make it a decent entry in the genre?
Read more: Akiba's Beat Review
The adorable farming sim returns
March 3, 2017 - If you often find yourself dreaming of what it would be like to live on a farm away from bustling city life then look no further than the latest Story of Seasons. Grab your hoe and let's get tilling!
Read more: Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns Review
Fate meets Dynasty Warriors
January 17, 2017 - Hacking and slashing away at hundreds of enemies who rarely have the courage to actually fight back has provided hours of mindless fun over the years. However, does Fate/Extella have what it takes to stand out in such a crowded genre?
Read more: Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star Review
Lather, rinse, ret-2-go!
December 18, 2016 - Everyone's favourite purple-haired half-genie is back for yet another wacky adventure. This time around, she has more transformations than you can shake a magic lamp at. The question is: are you up for a shape-shifting good time?
Read more: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Review
A first-class JRPG sequel
November 2, 2016 - Gamers always hope that sequels live up to their predecessors. Thankfully, Trails of Cold Steel II goes above and beyond the first installment so let's go back to school and see what Rean and his pals have been up to.
Read more: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Review
That is one long ending
November 1, 2016 - Having just completed The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II, I must say that it's been an incredible journey. Here, I'll summarize all of the events that unfolded in its final chapters so don't read any further if you're trying to avoid spoilers.
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel 2 Ending Plot Summary
Back to school
October 30, 2016 - Rean and his classmates have been going on quite the adventure. Now that I'm finally done Act 2, here's my take on the second half of the act. Before you read any further, just know that there will be spoilers!
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel 2 Plot Summary: Act 2 (Parts 3 & 4)
October 28, 2016 - Very few game genres deliver quality experiences as consistently as the 2D Metroidvania. However, Exile's End is a surprisingly average title but does it have enough redeeming qualities to make it a worthwhile download?
Read more: Exile's End Review
Things start to open up
October 20, 2016 - Last time, we met up with all of Rean's pals again. In Act 2, we get to take his friends along for an airship ride! As always, please enjoy and keep in mind that spoilers are ahead.
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel 2 Plot Summary: Act 2 (Parts 1 & 2)
Rean's class reunion
October 4, 2016 - Now that I've finally worked my way through Act 1 of this epic JRPG, it's time for another play journal. Here, you'll find my impressions so far as well as some story information so be warned: there will be spoilers.
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel 2 Plot Summary: Act 1 & Intermission