[Hey! This is the part of the blog where Oli raves about stuff in FULL UNMARKED SPOILERS! If you have any interest in Samurai of Hyuga, Book 4 and want to experience it without spoilers, we advise reader discretion. As a extra warning: Book 4 featured some real dark scenes which we'll be going over, … Continue reading Samurai of Hyuga Book 4 Spoiler Talk
Hey ya’ll! First of all, sorry for the lack of a post last week: the holidays have been kind of hectic, and time to sit down and write has been kind of short. But on the upside, this has been a fantastic year for the blog! We managed to smash through most of expectations and … Continue reading Happy New Year!
I have to admit that I’m not really a huge fan of horror games. This is down solely to the fact that I am a HUGE scaredy cat: after playing a good horror game, I’m jumping at my own shadow for potentially days after, if there even are any shadows left … Continue reading Death and horror games: how failure may be the least scary thing a player has to face.
Hello, loyal reader, thanks for stopping by today! For those who have been here a while, you might have noticed that we missed last week’s deadline of uploading some new content on Sunday (not that this particular blog is exactly fantastic at staying on schedule, ha). Hopefully without sounding like I’m making too many excuses, … Continue reading Unapologetic plugging, or how I learned to stop worrying and link my content.
Forgoing twenty bear asses. Last week, I said we’d be having a look at the brilliantly stylish and over-the-top world of Yakuza 0, and we will be doing so, but there’s been a slight change in plan. When I do a full review I want to do the game justice, and talk about as many … Continue reading The Art of good Side quests, feat. Yakuza 0.
Now it’s a party! In perhaps a blatant show of my gaming preferences and fan boy loyalty, I completed FFXV mere days after posting that Type – 0 review, and playing both games so close together got me thinking about an aspect of RPGs I had never considered: the actual size of an RPG’s party … Continue reading The Importance of Party Size: mechanics and versatility vs. focus and intimacy in an RPG.
No matter what, you keep finding something to fight for… In a darkened room that is lit only by the glare of a TV and the light of a PS4, four figures are hunched in almost reverent silence. I’m sat cross legged on the floor next to the sofa supporting my Pa and older brother, … Continue reading On the matter of The Last of Us Part 2
You're just my type Back in 2011, Square Enix released a game for the PSP by the name of Final Fantasy Type-0 to its home Japanese audience; the latest game in the insanely successful Final Fantasy franchise. It was a game that followed the trend of many of Square Enix’s … Continue reading Final Fantasy Type-0 HD review
(Or The Final Fantasy Recipe) Halleluiah and praise the Nine Divines, progress has been made! Or, more specifically, Max and I have finally reached a point in Final Fantasy IX that we didn’t reach as kids OR see our older brother play to. We finally don’t know what the hell is going on (who bloody … Continue reading The Final Fantasy Formula!
Where does the time go, eh? In that same vein, where the hell have all the updates been? First things first, I’m super, super, sorry (again). The checking and editing process of making updates has been slowed considerably thanks to some employment woes on my end, and I was struggling for a while to find … Continue reading Months later, and nothing has changed…