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Zetta Reviews: XBLAZE: Code Embryo (PSV)

It is a rare moment where I take issue with animu tropes. Really, really rare. If you talk to me about this kind of thing or read my blogs regularly enough, you probably know that already, but so we can be clear on this, and I admit it is l...

 
 
 
 

Through REVIEW - Breaking barriers, folks

Developer: GoshkiPublisher: GoshkiFormat: PC (browser/flash) Being yet another game that I played once and skipped over due to not understanding, Through is a minimalistic puzzle-platformer made for GameBoy Jam 4. It's a short and sweet ga...

 
 
 
 
 
 

REVIEW: Life is Strange (Eps.4-5) (PS4)

(Presented below is another guest review by my wife for Life is Strange –Episodes 4 and 5 that she originally wrote in two parts for her own blog. I’ve not actually played this game, but I’ve watched my wife play it and it seems excel...

 
 
 
 

REVIEW: Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception (PS4)

After the release of the critically acclaimed Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, hopes were high and anticipation through the roof for Naughty Dog’s next and final game in the PS3 trilogy. Yet, when Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception came out it ...

 
 
 
 

REVIEW: The Last of Us: Remastered (PS4)

This month is my “Month of Uncharted” and I’ve mostly been playing through Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection; a series of remasters of the original Uncharted trilogy released on PS3 but now remade into 1080p and 60fps on PS4. Whi...

 
 
 
 

REVIEW: Uncharted 2: Among Thieves (PS4)

When Naughty Dog released the follow-up to Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune it was immediately met with critical acclaim, and Uncharted 2: Among Thieves remains in the top ten lists of “Best Games…” for that generation of consoles. Consid...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Persist REVIEW - A Trial-Filled Tale of Redemption

Developer: Adventure IslandsPublisher: Adventure IslandsFormat: PC (browser/flash), Android Persist is yet another one of the many neat flash games I didn't enjoy when I first took interest and played it, and then later grew to understand a...

 
 
 
 

REVIEW: Donkey Kong, or "Stop! Hammertime!"

Well, we are finally past the initial launch titles of the NES and have moved on to the next wave of games.  June 1986 was a great time for gamers with an NES, especially if they liked Donkey Kong, since 4 different DK titles came out....

 
 
 
 

Toukiden: Kiwami Review (PC)

Before I begin, let me state that I heavily dislike the Monster Hunter series and games like it. However, I am still willing to give them a shot. I've tried Ragnarok Odyssey Ace, Monster Hunter 4: Ultimate, and now I've tried Toukiden: Kiwa...

 
 
 
 
 
 

NES Golf, or "par:3, score:18"

Golf for the NES!  Because God knows that there wasn't enough sports games available for the NES at launch. So let's play this and see how it goes!  Hows the game look? So, you've got a husky looking version of John Daly, it see...

 
 
 
 

Shadow of Mordor: Greasy Popcorn

I recently finally got around to playing Shadow Of Mordor on a friends computer after hearing about how well liked it was. I found it compelling, and I proceeded to burn through it pretty quickly from meh start to disappointing end. How is...

 
 
 
 

Excitebike, or "Launch Day Gold"

Welcome back!  This time around, we are gonna look at our next launch title, "Excitebike" Excitebike is motocross action!  In "selection A" mode, not only did you have to race against time, you had obstacles, ramps, mud, and your...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Grim Dawn Early Access Impressions

Hello, I'm a newly minted Grim Dawn fan, and I'd like to take a minute to talk about Grim Dawn - specifically it being A Good Action-Roleplaying-Game™ It's an appropriately mournful take on the genre, set in a pos...

 
 
 
 

Metal Gear Solid V and its lost identity

Big Ti-Oh I'm sorry I was typing while reading and didnt see you there. I usually reserve my writing about video games until the end of the year and get it done in bulk , but I feel this is something worth writing about atleast while all th...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Renew Review: Alan Wake

Stephen King once said "The road to hell is paved with adverbs." Stunningly, this dryly-worded quote spectaculalry fails to make an appearance in Alan Wake, though just about everything else King wrote in novels and short stories does. But ...

 
 
 
 

A Kitty Dream REVIEW - Wakey, Wakey, Sleepy Head!

Developer: Raiyum (with music by Bill Kiley)Publisher: Raiyum (with music by Bill Kiley)Format: PC (browser/flash) Out of all the games I've planned on reviewing, this one has probably been the longest one coming. It's been months since I'...

 
 
 
 

RETROSPECTIVE: Metal Gear Solid (PS1/PSN)

It took me a long time to love Metal Gear Solid. Back when I purchased my first Sony PlayStation I couldn’t really appreciate the slower-paced stealthy gameplay and found the whole thing to be much too difficult for my impatient youn...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

FakePlasticTree

Some MF Doom to get you settled for the weekend’s end

 
 
ctg867

PSA for anyone reading tweets and press releases from your favorite companies this week, game studios included

 
 
dephoenix

Read volume 1 of Sakamoto Days and really enjoyed Fun manga about a former hitman turned shopkeep just trying to live a mundane life with his wife and kid while having a billion yen bounty on his Hijinks Would

 
 
LaserPirate

What is love? #stuckinmyhead

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Somebody here mentioned the game The Last Stop is leaving Gamepass soon so I have given it a I enjoy story heavy/narrative games even if they have little gameplay but man this game is starting off boring as fuck hoping it improves a lot

 
 
taterchimp

Giff blood

 
 
Lord Spencer

Check out my review of TombRaider on the This origin of the iconic character may have been a masterpiece once, but time, as it was for the depilated ruins in the game, wasnt kind to

 
 
beatlemaniaxx

Im playing OG Pokémon Snap and the requirements to unlock the next levels are more stringent than I would have I have to imagine there are kids out there who only ever played the first two levels (and also loved them to death)

 
 
Operative20

Been indulging alot on a steam sale for the first Got myself and my husband Talos principle, v rising, dont starve together, and an old childhood favorite MDK 2

 
 
bong264

Current Status:

 
 
cockaroach

the first castlevania advance game is great, love the whip as a main Notice the lvl up stat growths are not random, it seems, like they were in havent tried the others yet, but will ER can wait

 
 
Flegma

I may have a Im playing Gems of War on Switch while playing Rogue Tower on No wonder I feel playing games feels like

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

People seem mixed on the game but Destructoid reviewed and liked the Dungeon Encouters is 50% off on steam not on sale for Switch or console Voice of cards games are 33% off too I think but only on

 
 
TheBlondeBass

VERY IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT: THE GREAT ACE ATTORNEY IS ON SALE IN THE STEAM SALES! It was already cheap, and now its cheaperer -- an amazing deal for my favorite Ace Attorney games ^^

 
 
RiffRaff

Seems it will also come to European retailers as well :) I can get a month of PS+ Premium for like €7 because my sub runs out in So I might do that to play this day one and then buy the physical for the Def my most anticipated game

 
 
PhilKenSebben

I dont know You dont know If you dont mind, Id like to watch you

 
 
RiffRaff

Have a relaxing Sunday!

 
 
Neronium

Memory card corruption My GameCube card corrupted so I had to play through Twilight Princess intro This is the third D:

 
 
Flegma

I asked Dall-E Mini what the best NES, SNES, N64, Wii, Wii U and NSW games First two were clearly 2D, N64 had polygonal 3D, GCN was daaark and had lots of GUI, Wii and Wii U were bright and NSW,

 
 
Seymour

Caught the momz watching Its, indeed, Morbin

 
 
dephoenix

Finished Neon S rank on all I can honestly say I enjoyed the hell out of this game despite a few

 
 
SpikeyWiggedHero

Uhhh I think I need to pick up SMT V

 
 
Whispering Willow

Dunno when Im playing the new Saints Row, but I made my She likes praising the sun, flipping people off and tea

 
 
Boxed Swine

Video Game Companies are running out of ideas for pre-order Their newest gimmick: butthole Which video game characters butthole do you want to taste?

 
 
Scootaluigi

I always felt that Ocarina of Time 3Ds animations looked off, and I finally found out Those animations were very clearly built around 20fps, they look weightless and uncanny when you try to add

 
 
KingofPangea

TMW youre considering applying for a university but with the way things are going stateside, those dreams are bound to be dashed to hell and

 
 
mullon

Persona 5 officially has its hooks in

 
 
taterchimp

Okay, Wonderlands lets you break it like a roguelike and I respect

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Straturdiptoid

 
 
bong264

Still trying to clear out the desk so just more 15mm shenanigans for the penny Billy Banger, The Boulevard

 
 
Kerrik52

Since Im tired of the sticks absorbing grime, I got myself some thumb grips for my PS3 I was already keeping them in plastic bags, but it wasnt Gotta take care of these things, DS3 controllers are difficult to get in good

 
 
NeoTurbo

Bleh, I think I need to put certain games on hold until I get new Some games are getting extremely annoying to focus Ah

 
 
CJ Andriessen

I reckon these are the only fighting games Ill need for a

 
 
Perro

#selfiesaturday — in Atlantic City gonna have some beach fun!

 
 
Osc

Sloppy #Caturday

 
 
Just Aaron

There are nine Judges on the Supreme Who would you replace them with? My choice? RiffRaff, PatBateman, Chris Moyse, Chris Carter, DeadMoon/don`t remember his real name, SpikeWiggly, MikeMartin, Snailed, and a

 
 
Boxman214

What are your favorite cyberpunk games? Id like to make a list of games in the genre to

 
 
SkeletonKrew81

If you guys havent played Ys VIII, youre missing out on a pretty special I love it more every time I play Ys IX, however? Tf were they thinking???

 
 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Never knew much of game Soul Reaver but figured it was some lesser known game but seems like it reviewed very highly for the Seems like because of Square Enix selling off some of their teams the Soul Reaver game has been delisted on gog/steam sadly

 
 
NeoTurbo

Maaaan, I just wanna lie down and be lazy all Maybe Ill take a midday nap or

 
 
Dangus Taargus

First day off in months and Im wasting no Just did the DLC for the Disney games collection - Aladdin (SNES) was great but I still think I prefer the GEN It was a great platformer for Jungle Book (GEN) was awful Not my

 
 
Boxman214

There was a thread of anti-government music yesterday and it reminded me of this Interesting look at how protest music was nearly obliterated after

 
 
taterchimp

Almost an an A grade on Sprint in Tetris Pleased as

 
 
Gajknight

#Caturday

 
 
hlarge4

Heat wave is Time to run the second My bank account

 
 
Chris Moyse

This is still the best thing Tom Hanks has

 
 
Operative20

Just got Tunic for my Steam Deck, excited to be able to try it Bonus super blurry doggy plus kitty Secret hidden kitty in the door

 
 
RoomWithaMoose

So lets say an angel comes before It presents a device; it has a single The angel tells you every press of the button will cure 10 terminally ill people, but, in exchange, a single sinner will instantly be Would you press the button?

 
 
RiffRaff

Its #Caturday!