Monster Hunter Stories – Pokemon meets Monster Hunter

Released on: September 8, 2017 (3DS), September 25, 2018 (Android, iOS) Available Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Android, iOS Price: $49.99 CAD ($39.99 US) (3DS), $27.99 CAD ($19.99 US) (Android, iOS) Developed by: Capcom, Marvelous Inc. Published by: Nintendo (3DS) Capcom (Android, iOS) It may seem unlikely now, but it was only relatively recently that the MonsterContinue reading “Monster Hunter Stories – Pokemon meets Monster Hunter”

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis – Potential Not Yet Realized

Released on: June 9 2021 Available Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S Price: Free (Has microtransactions) Developed by: Sega Published by: Sega Ever since I reviewed the closed beta for Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis, I’ve been waiting for the full release with bated breath. I felt like the closed beta set upContinue reading “Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis – Potential Not Yet Realized”

Groove Coaster Wai Wai Party – A Coaster Worth Grooving To.

Released on: November 7, 2019 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CAD ($59.99 US) (Also has DLC) Developed by: Matrix Software Published by: Taito Lately, I’ve been on a bit of a rhythm game spree. I love it when I find out about new rhythm games. Back when I was in high school, they seemedContinue reading “Groove Coaster Wai Wai Party – A Coaster Worth Grooving To.”

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis (Closed Beta) – A Glimpse Into the Future of PSO2

Full Release Date: June 2021 Available Platforms: PC Availability Range: May 14 2021 – May 16 2021 Developed by: Sega Published by: Sega Last year, Phantasy Star Online 2 finally came out for PC in North America. Before that, the Xbox One got the North American version, and before that, it was only available inContinue reading “Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis (Closed Beta) – A Glimpse Into the Future of PSO2”

Monster Hunter Rise – Stand Against the Rampage!

Released on: March 26 2021 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CAD ($59.99 US) Developed by: Capcom. Published by: Capcom Those who’ve read my Monster Hunter Rise Demo review will know how excited I am for this game. A brief recap for those out of the loop: last year, Nintendo had an online presentation showingContinue reading “Monster Hunter Rise – Stand Against the Rampage!”

Ring Fit Adventure – Fitness and Fun for Everyone

Released on: October 18, 2019 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $99.99 CAD ($79.99 US) Developed by: Nintendo Published by: Nintendo This review was a long-time coming, folks. Back in early 2019, Nintendo announced a bunch of upcoming games via a Nintendo Direct. For those not in the know, Nintendo Directs are essentially a set ofContinue reading “Ring Fit Adventure – Fitness and Fun for Everyone”

The Elder Scrolls Online – Worth Its Weight in Gold

Released on: April 4, 2014 (PC and macOS release) Available Platforms: PC, macOS, Playstation 4, Playstation 5, XBOX One, XBOX Series X/S, Google Stadia Price: $24.99 CAD ($19.99 US) (Has microtransactions) Developed by: Zenimax Online Published by: Bethesda Softworks A couple of weeks ago, I decided to play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim again. It’sContinue reading “The Elder Scrolls Online – Worth Its Weight in Gold”

Princess Connect Re:Dive – Pretty Cute, but Pretty Mediocre

Released on: January 19, 2021 Available Platforms: iOS, Android Price: Free (Has microtransactions and gacha/loot boxes) Developed by: CyGames Published by: Crunchyroll Games Often when I watch Youtubers (or more recently, VTubers), they recommend games they’ve been sponsored to play. Ninety percent of the time, I don’t bother with them since most of them advertiseContinue reading “Princess Connect Re:Dive – Pretty Cute, but Pretty Mediocre”

Bravely Default 2 Demo – Where the Bold Thrive

Release Date of the Full Version: February 26 2021 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Developed by: Claytechworks Published by: Square Enix/Nintendo A trend I began to notice around 2014 is with the return of the classic JRPG formula. The chief example I can think of at the time is Bravely Default, a game that reminds meContinue reading “Bravely Default 2 Demo – Where the Bold Thrive”

Touhou Spell Bubble – Bubble Groovin’ Good Time

Released on: October 29, 2020 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: $79.99 CAD ($59.99 US) Developed by: Taito Published by: Taito We’ve been on a bit of a puzzle game marathon, haven’t we? It might be because I’ve been playing a lot of puzzle games lately, but last week’s Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 left me wantingContinue reading “Touhou Spell Bubble – Bubble Groovin’ Good Time”

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