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”

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”

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”

Rogue – A Simple Yet Highly Influential (and Addictive) Game.

Released in: 1980 Available Platforms: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Atari 8-bit, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, Macintosh, TOPS-20, TRS-80 CoCo, Unix, ZX Spectrum Price: Free (Public-domain) Published by: Epyx (Non-Unix versions) Developed by: A.I. Design (Non-Unix versions) The idea of the roguelike genre is an interesting one. Giving the player only one chance to beat yourContinue reading “Rogue – A Simple Yet Highly Influential (and Addictive) Game.”

Pokemon Sword/Shield – Lots of Sacrifice, Little Payoff

Released on: November 15, 2019 Available on: Nintendo Switch Price: 79.99$ CDN (59.99$ US) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: Game Freak ___As mentioned in my Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee review, I have been a fan of the Pokemon series since I was eight years old. I started watching the cartoon, then I found out theyContinue reading “Pokemon Sword/Shield – Lots of Sacrifice, Little Payoff”

Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee – Catching em All, Together!

Released on: November 16 2018 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch Price: 79.99$ CDN (59.99$ US) Published by: Nintendo  Developed by: Game Freak ___I have been a pretty big fan of Pokemon since I first discovered it through the anime series at the age of eight. The appeal to its video game iteration is noticeable; with oneContinue reading “Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee – Catching em All, Together!”

The Outer Worlds (PS4) – An Open-World Role-Playing Game That’s Out of this World

Released on: October 25, 2019 Available platforms: PS4, XBOX One, PC (Epic Game Store and Microsoft Store), Nintendo Switch (in 2020) Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) Published by: Private Division Developed by: Obsidian Entertainment         I have always believed in the mantra of “Don’t like it? Challenge it!”. With Fallout 76 facingContinue reading “The Outer Worlds (PS4) – An Open-World Role-Playing Game That’s Out of this World”

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