Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King – Clones Can Be Great

Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King Release Date: December 21, 2017 Developer: Castle Pixel Publisher: FDG Entertainment Platforms: Nintendo Switch (eShop), PC (Steam) Price: $14.99 USD It's not everyday a game comes around that on the surface appears to be a clone of another beloved franchise. At first glance, it can come off as uninspired, or even a rip … Continue reading Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King – Clones Can Be Great

Nine Parchments Review – Be Sure To Bring A Friend

Nine Parchments Release Date: December 05, 2017 Developer: Frozenbyte Publisher: Frozenbyte Platforms: Nintendo Switch (eShop), PC (Steam, GOG, Humble Store), Playstation 4 (Playstation Store) Price: $19.99 USD Upon my first glimpse of Nine Parchments, I was immediately drawn to the game. Putting aside the impressive, lush, vibrant visuals, the game looked to deliver a much needed top down action RPG … Continue reading Nine Parchments Review – Be Sure To Bring A Friend

forma.8 Review – Floating Gracefully

forma.8 Release Date: August 23rd, 2017 Developer: MixedBag Publisher: MixedBag Platforms: Nintendo Switch (eShop), Nintendo Wii U (eshop), PC (Steam), Playstation 4 (Playstation Store), Playstation Vita (Playstation Store), Xbox One (Microsoft Store) Price: $9.99 USD (Nintendo Switch) Forma.8 is the first entry of any Metroidvania style game to be released on the Switch. It was originally released earlier this … Continue reading forma.8 Review – Floating Gracefully

Thumper Review – Violently Satisfying

Thumper Release Date: May 18, 2017 Developer: Drool Publisher: Drool Platforms: Nintendo Switch (eShop), PC (Steam), Playstation 4 (Playstation Store), Xbox One (Xbox Live) Prices: $19.99 USD Thumper is a rhythm game out of the small development studio Drool. It made it's way to the Nintendo Switch earlier this year, to offer some of that addicting challenge on the go … Continue reading Thumper Review – Violently Satisfying

The Darkside Detective Review – Ghosts and Stuff

The Darkside Detective Release Date: July 27, 2017 Developer: Spookey Doorway Publisher: Spookey Doorway Platforms: PC (Steam) Regular Price: $12.99 USD Launch Price: $9.99 USD "Where cultists crawl, where demons dwell, where the occult… occults? you’ll find Detective Francis McQueen, the sole member of the criminally underfunded Darkside Division. When evil darkens the doorsteps of Twin Lakes City – hell, even … Continue reading The Darkside Detective Review – Ghosts and Stuff

Rakuen Review – Coping with Misfortune

Rakuen Release Date: May 10, 2017 Developer: Laura Shigihara Publisher: Laura Shigihara Platforms: PC (Steam) Price: $9.99 USD Rakuen is a unique game who's strength relies on it's well crafted story telling and does not rely on combat to get it's point across. It brings forth tales of heartbreak, regret, loss, neglect, denial and the aftermath that comes in it's … Continue reading Rakuen Review – Coping with Misfortune

Xenoblade Chronicles X Review – Too Big for it’s Own Good

Xenoblade Chronicles X is a mixed bag, and is certainly not for everyone. There are points where the game does shine, and there are others where the game just fails completely, but I felt these failures really brought the overall experience down for me. From things like questionable design choices to a poorly delivered story, … Continue reading Xenoblade Chronicles X Review – Too Big for it’s Own Good