Posts tagged Review
Fire Emblem Awakening Review

Behold, the best looking 3DS game to date

Fire Emblem has always been a Nintendo property that has garnered praise in Japan but was considered widely unknown in the West. Far too many people have experienced the Fire Emblem series. In 2002, most of us were introduced to Fire Emblem in Super Smash Bros. Melee with trademark characters Marth & Roy. Their popularity motivated Nintendo to localize the very first Fire Emblem title in North America on the Game Boy Advance and released to critical acclaim. Ten years later, spanning the Gamecube and Wii, the tactical RPG comes to the 3DS in high fashion. 

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Aliens Colonial Marines Review

Nothing more than huge disappointment 

When I was in middle school, I vividly remember experiencing Ridley Scott’s Alien for the first time. I was blown away by what that movie did for me. Not too long after, I watched James Cameron’s sequel Aliens. I was embodied in the sci-fi horror genre from there on out. Fast forward up to 2012 and Ridley Scott did it once again with Prometheus which was an incredible film even on its own merit even if it did leave us with a lot of questions. My love for the Aliens franchise has endured quite a bit (AvP) but Aliens: Colonial Marines is a different story on its own. I didn’t expect to be wowed by this game by any means; however, I didn’t expect this game to be bad.

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Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Review

First of all, I am a huge Studio Ghibli fan that enjoys the wonderful animated movies the company creates. Classics like Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, Howl’s Moving Castle and more have played a great part in tempering my love for these types of movies. When Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch was announced for the PS3 as an exclusive, I knew from the start the game would be an instant classic for me. After having my hands on the game for quite some time now, everything about this title practically screams Studio Ghibli and I love it! Level-5 and Studio Ghibli did an amazing job with Ni No Kuni; even though it can be overbearingly childish at times. Make no mistake however…the child like charm works in the game’s favor.

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Bastion Review

I recently completed Bastion. As mentioned in a previous post, Bastion tells the tale of a boy named the Kid, and his quest to restore the eponymous Bastion, after the Calamity destroys most of Caelondia, the Kid’s home.

During this journey, your only company is the gravely voice of the Narrator, Rucks. A lot of talk about Bastion pertains to the narrator. That’s for good reason. The narration of Bastion is what ties the game together, and gives it its uniqueness. Without it, Bastion is really just another action game.

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Heavy Rain Review

“A risky gameplay choice by Quantic Dream pays off with an exhilarating thrill ride that will leave you wanting more.”

Before I get into the meat and potatoes of the review; let me just say that Heavy Rain starts off very slow and at times you will wonder if the game will ever pick up. However; once you get past this the game turns into a non-stop, heart pounding thrill ride that will leave you on the edge of your seat and you definitely won’t put the controller down for a while.

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