Review: Judgment (PS4)

When something makes money, making more titles available to their audience only makes sense. Since Sega has been remaking and adding new entries to Kazuma Kiryu's story for modern consoles, players (including myself) were happy to see his gritty journey from low-ranking yakuza to makeshift father figure come to fruition midway through 2018. Read More

E3 2019 Hands-on: Sayonara Wild Hearts

"A Pop Album Video Game." That was the first description I had heard of Sayonara Wild Hearts back when the game's initial trailer debuted during the 2018 Game Awards. Of course, that's because that's the first line the trailer opens up with, and after going hands-on with the game, I can see where developers Simogo are coming from with that description. Read More

Review: Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

JRPGs can be a tricky thing for the casual gamer with a passing interest in them. More often than not, they expect the player to make a large time and effort commitment with varying degrees of narrative coherency. Not only that, certain character performances and designs might make the game in question better suited for solitary play depending on their own comfort level. Read More

Review: Gato Roboto

What do you want to accomplish when you're creating a game? Do you want to make a splash, create something that moves a genre (or the industry) forward, and is full of innovation? Or would you rather take an existing formula, put a personal touch on it, and just do it really really well? Read More

Review: Rise of Industry

All right, let me first say that I am not the biggest simulation fan. I usually play video games to… erm, escape… from reality. However I have enjoyed some sims over the years, such as the Civilization franchise, Maxis' line of Sim games like Sim City, Sim Ant and Sim Farm, along with others of their era like Roller Coaster Tycoon, Theme Park and Transport Tycoon. Read More

Review: VA-11 Hall-A [Switch]

Ah, the common trope of the humble bartender. Always there to listen to the woes to whoever strolls in and needs to throw back a drink of their choosing. It's not uncommon for this trope to rear its head in storytelling in general, and for said individual to be the stalwart rock that dispenses useful advice to the protagonist and supporting characters. Read More