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“Xenoblade Chronicles 3D” Review

“Xenoblade Chronicles 3D” Review

Xenoblade Chronicles first came stateside in 2012 to the delight of many gamers, especially the ones in support of Operation Rainfall, a fan campaign dedicated to bringing niche titles such as the aforementioned title to the United States. Of course, there was a catch to its North American release. The game was only available for purchase […]

Day 0 Update #15 – Skype Happens  

Day 0 Update #15 – Skype Happens

This week, Filippo, Brandon, and Patrick are joined by Leigh Lamb. We talk about Mortal Kombat, toxicity in online gaming, and whether you should be able to keep old games alive. All that, despite Skype hating us.

WonderCon 2015 Preview: “Splatoon”

WonderCon 2015 Preview: “Splatoon”

While WonderCon wasn’t entirely a bright spot for gaming this year, Nintendo made its usual presence alongside Capcom. While the Amiibo craze carried on as Nintendo was calling for Amiibo battles, it was their upcoming shooter Splatoon that had many gamers getting in line to play again and again. After getting some time with the […]

“Final Fantasy Type-0 HD” Review  

“Final Fantasy Type-0 HD” Review

The mixed bowl of franchise soup that is Fabula Nova Crystallis started out convoluted and only got more so as time passed. The initial game, Final Fantasy XIII, went on to become a trilogy in its own right, while Final Fantasy Versus XIII would go on to be rebranded as Final Fantasy XV and move […]

The Amiibo Hunters’ Struggle

The Amiibo Hunters’ Struggle

After Pokémon in the late ’90s and the Wii in the mid-’00s, Nintendo has another fad and cash cow on their hands — amiibo. For those of you unfamiliar with the craze,  “amiibo” is Nintendo’s answer to Activision’s Skylanders and Disney’s Infinity line of “toys to life.”  Using near field communication (NFC) technology, amiibo figurines […]

SmashPad Talkies – Bloodborne  

SmashPad Talkies – Bloodborne

Sony’s newest PS4 exclusive is a new title by From Software, makers of the Dark Souls and Demon’s Souls games, that seeks to change the focus from a defensive-oriented game into one that is about about offense.

“Game of Thrones, Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness” Review

“Game of Thrones, Episode 3: The Sword in the Darkness” Review

“If you presume to speak of my dragons, choose your next words wisely.” — Daenerys Targaryen These words close out the third episode to TellTale’s Game of Thrones game. The Sword in the Darkness picks up where The Lost Lords left off, continuing the story of House Forrester. The Forrester clan is an interesting batch […]

“Axiom Verge” Review

“Axiom Verge” Review

Side scrolling action/exploration games, or Metroidvania-style games, are very popular with a certain subset of gamers. Maybe it’s the non-linearity of the gameplay, or the wildly differing styles these games can have, but people really seem to love them. By people I mean people who actually play games, and not publishers, because they seem to […]

Checking Out PlayStation 4’s Firmware 2.50  

Checking Out PlayStation 4’s Firmware 2.50

We showed off many of the new features in the new 2.50 firmware update for the PlayStation 4, which includes the long overdue Suspend/Resume feature, more trophy improvements, and a slew of new accessibility features.

“Life is Strange, Episode 2: Out of Time” Review

“Life is Strange, Episode 2: Out of Time” Review

The first episode of Life is Strange gave its audience a brief look at the students in the halls of Blackwell Academy, a private art school tucked in the small town of Arcadia Bay, Oregon. As with all elite schools in seemingly boring towns, not everything is what it seems, and the second episode of Life is […]

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