PC, PS4, Reviews, Switch, XONE

Valkyria Chronicles 4 does the impossible and makes war beautiful

It might sound ridiculous to you, but it was only until this fourth entry in Valkyria Chronicles that the very first one finally got a true sequel. Up until now, ever since 2008’s Valkyria Chronicles for the PlayStation 3, the series has seemingly done its best to distance itself from what made that game so… Continue reading Valkyria Chronicles 4 does the impossible and makes war beautiful

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PS4, Reviews

Years later, Yakuza 2 is still one hell of a game as Yakuza Kiwami 2 proves

It’s really hard to separate the Yakuza series from my personal history with videogames. What began with a curious look at a weird Japanese game a college friend of mine brought to campus one day eventually spanned over a decade of playing its numerous sequels and prequel, and now it’s come so far as having… Continue reading Years later, Yakuza 2 is still one hell of a game as Yakuza Kiwami 2 proves

PS4, Reviews

Yakuza 0 Review – Past, present and future

The Yakuza series has never been one for subtlety. For years, we’ve followed Kiryu Kazuma’s adventures as he continually got deeper and deeper into trouble within the ranks of the Japanese mob. For as reluctant as our anti-hero’s been, trouble always seemed to follow him closely, and as is tradition, these bouts have always hit… Continue reading Yakuza 0 Review – Past, present and future

PS3, Reviews

Yakuza 5 Review – Doki Doki Dorama

Yakuza 5 is another strong chapter of the long-running crime drama that started its run on the PlayStation 2 back in 2005 as Ryu ga Gotoku, a then Japan-only action adventure game that set its sights on a then relatively unexplored genre for videogames, the seedy underworld of the Japanese mob. Having acquired a pretty loyal… Continue reading Yakuza 5 Review – Doki Doki Dorama

E3 2014, PC, Previews, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, XONE

E3 2014 – Alien: Isolation Impressions

Alien: Isolation aims to right all the wrongs that videogames based on the iconic movie franchise have managed to make over the years. Put together by The Creative Assembly, a group known for hardcore strategy games, Isolation looks to be THE Alien game to look out for. The E3 presentation featured a segment of the… Continue reading E3 2014 – Alien: Isolation Impressions

Articles, PS4

Entertainium Extra: Sega Buys Atlus, Race the Sun struggles, PS4 video capture woes, and more

Entertainium Extra is our weekly news round-up highlighting some of the bigger, interesting, or just plain weird stories from the past week. Sega acquires Atlus Or, more specifically, their parent company Index Corporation, which filed for bankruptcy back in June. After a few months on the market, Atlus has found itself a new owner. Sega… Continue reading Entertainium Extra: Sega Buys Atlus, Race the Sun struggles, PS4 video capture woes, and more

New Releases, PC, PS3, Reviews, Xbox 360

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD Review

When you wish upon a star, would you wish for a remake of your childhood's favorite videogames? Besides my awful Disney pun, writing this review up is a fair opportunity to ask how far nostalgia can carry a game. As I was playing Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD, the remake to one of… Continue reading Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse HD Review

PC, Previews, PS3, Xbox 360

Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Announcement

Castle of Illusion is easily one of SEGA Genesis' most iconic games. And now that remakes are all around, it's Mickey's turn to get a facelift. SEGA is handling the remake and it's soon to be released on Playstation 3 on September 3th and on Xbox 360 and PC on September 4th, for $15 or… Continue reading Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Announcement