Category Archive: Reviews

Apr 16 2015

Review of Damascus Gear: Operation Tokyo

“Sometimes you don’t want complex and complicated, sometimes you just want to skate around on robot feet swinging a laser sword, which Damascus Gear dutifully provides, if not in a rather unremarkable fashion.”

Apr 07 2015

Review of Etrian Mystery Dungeon

I got more or less exactly what I was hoping for out of Etrian Mystery Dungeon, with it paying full respect to both its parental franchises and carrying forward their strengths, creating an interesting and unique experience all its own.

Mar 30 2015

Review of Axiom Verge

Turns out the best way to do right by Metroidvania, is to break it in ways you can’t even imagine.

Mar 25 2015

Review of Fossil Fighters: Frontier

Much like the disparate bits of French and Japanese I learned in high school, time has caused me to forget more or less everything I knew about dinosaurs.

Mar 17 2015

Review of The Awakened Fate Ultimatum

This game’s understanding of Judeo-Christian mythology is shaky at best.

Mar 11 2015

Review of Code Name S.T.E.A.M.

The tank’s sadly only half full.

Feb 25 2015

Review of Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is a beautiful game but sadly not a very fun one and it feels wholly misplaced on the Wii U.

Feb 23 2015

Review of htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary

I know it looks like someone let their cat sleep on their keyboard, but supposedly that title actually translates out to “Hotaro no Nikki’.

Feb 04 2015

Review of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D

It turns out you can go home again, just don’t stay for too long, the moon doesn’t look happy.

Jan 28 2015

Review of Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk

The Atelier franchise synthesizes up another top-notch VITA port.

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