Pokemon Unite – A Surprising and Potentially Expensive Victory

Released on: July 21 2021, September 22 2021 (Android and iOS) Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Android, iOS Price: Free (Has microtransactions) Developed by: TiMi Studio Group Published by: The Pokemon Company Around a year ago or so, the official Pokemon Twitter announced a special Pokemon Direct to show off a few upcoming games at theContinue reading “Pokemon Unite – A Surprising and Potentially Expensive Victory”

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”

Forager – The Little Game that Could and Did

Released on: April 18, 2019 (PC), July 30, 2019 (PS4 and Switch), July 16, 2020 (Xbox ONE), Dec 9, 2020 (Android, iOS) Available Platforms: PC, Linux, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox ONE, Android, iOS Price: $22.79 CAD ($19.99 US) [PC, Linux, PS4, Switch, Xbox One], $9.99 CAD ($7.99 US) [Android, iOS] Developed by: HopFrop PublishedContinue reading “Forager – The Little Game that Could and Did”

Genshin Impact – A Surprisingly High-Quality Gacha Game with Lush Content

Released on: September 28, 2020 Available Platforms: PC, Android, iOS, Playstation 4 Price: Free (Has microtransations) Developed by: miHoYo Published by: miHoYo I always felt that mobile gaming has potential. Once the app is on the person’s phone, it will occasionally grasp the user’s attention by sitting on the user’s home screen, making them wantContinue reading “Genshin Impact – A Surprisingly High-Quality Gacha Game with Lush Content”

Azur Lane – The Strange World of Anime Girl Battleships, Just Mind the Gacha

Released on: May 20, 2019 Available Platforms: iOS, Android, Price: Free (Has microtransactions and loot boxes) Developed by: Shanghai Manjuu, Xiamen Yongshi Published by: Shanghai Yostar Mobile games often get a bad reputation for being venues for cash grab gacha games. While I agree that there are many games out there claiming to be free,Continue reading “Azur Lane – The Strange World of Anime Girl Battleships, Just Mind the Gacha”

FTL: Faster Than Light – Space, Strategy, and Tough Decisions.

Released on: September 14 2012 (PC, MacOS, Linux), April 3 2014 (iOS) Available Platforms: PC, MacOS, Linux, iOS Price: $10.99 CDN ($9.99 US) Published by: Subset Games Developed by: Subset Games There is hardly a better place to find awesome games for an excellent price than on Steam’s famous sales. Because of Steam sales, I’veContinue reading “FTL: Faster Than Light – Space, Strategy, and Tough Decisions.”

Shadowverse – A Challenger in the CCG Genre Emerges from the Shadows

Released on: June 17 2016 (iOS, Android), October 28 2016 (PC) Available Platforms: PC, Mac Os, iOS, Android Price: Free (Has microtransactions and loot boxes) Published by: Cygames Developed by: Cygames Sometimes, when I’m bored, I like to either check out the Google Play Store or check out a game Facebook recommends me with theirContinue reading “Shadowverse – A Challenger in the CCG Genre Emerges from the Shadows”

Stardew Valley – The Farm Life Has Never Been This Glorious

Released on: February 26 2016 Available Platforms: PC, MacOD, Linux, Playstation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Playstation Vita, iOS, Android Price: $16.99 CND ($14.99 US) Published by: ChuckleFish Developed by: Concerned Ape Video games are an excellent way to explore one’s duality. For instance, I like games where the player can brutally impale somebody (Sekiro:Continue reading “Stardew Valley – The Farm Life Has Never Been This Glorious”

Fire Emblem: Heroes – Great Mobile Game, Mediocre Fire Emblem

Released on: February 2 2017 Available Platforms: iOS, Android Price: Free (Has loot boxes and an optional subscription service) Published by: Nintendo Developed by: Intelligent Systems I have always loved strategy RPGs ever since I played Ogre Battle 64: Person of the Lordly Calibur on the Nintendo 64 way back in the day. One seriesContinue reading “Fire Emblem: Heroes – Great Mobile Game, Mediocre Fire Emblem”

Pokemon Go – A Big World to Explore, Now with Pokemon.

Released on: July 6 2016 Available Platform: iOS, Android Price: Free (Has microtransations) Published by: Niantic/The Pokemon Company Developed by: Niantic Those that read my reviews of Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee, and Pokemon Sword and Shield will know that I love Pokemon. With an over-abundance of creatures to train and collect, it’s noContinue reading “Pokemon Go – A Big World to Explore, Now with Pokemon.”

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