Phantasy Star Online 2 – A Fantastic yet Flawed Gem of an MMORPG.

Released on: April 14 2020 (XBOXOne), May 27 2020 (Windows 10) Available Platforms: XBOXOne, PC (Windows 10) Price: Free (Has an optional subscription service, loot boxes, a battle pass, and microtransactions) Published by: Sega Developed by: Sega I have been waiting a long time to write this review. I initially planned to write it aContinue reading “Phantasy Star Online 2 – A Fantastic yet Flawed Gem of an MMORPG.”

Mega Man X2 – More X with Slightly More Polished Visuals and Slightly Increased Difficulty.

Released on: January 1 1995 Available Platforms: Super Nintendo, Nintendo GameCube, Playstation 2, Wii, Nintendo 3DS, PC, Playstation 4, XboxOne, Nintendo Switch Price: $29.99 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Capcom Developed by: Capcom As a kid, I rented a lot of video games. Video game rental was how I got to play most games. OneContinue reading “Mega Man X2 – More X with Slightly More Polished Visuals and Slightly Increased Difficulty.”

Code Vein (PS4) – Dark Souls… with Anime Tropes

Released on: September 27, 2019 Available Platforms: Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Price: $79.99 CDN ($59.99 US) [DLC is available] Published by: Bandai Namco Entertainment Developed by: Bandai Namco Studios It seems that I’ve been in a Souls-like (games similar to Dark Souls) mood lately. Ever since I beat Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, I’ve acquiredContinue reading “Code Vein (PS4) – Dark Souls… with Anime Tropes”

Celeste (Switch) – Platforming… And Symbolism?

Released on: January 25 2018 Available Platforms: PC, Linux, macOS, Playstation 4, XBOXOne, Nintendo Switch Price: $21.99 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Matt Makes Games Developed by: Matt Makes Games Occasionally, I like browsing digital storefronts for deals on games. Typically, it’s indie games that get the most significant price cuts during these sales. WhileContinue reading “Celeste (Switch) – Platforming… And Symbolism?”

Crash Bandicoot – An Essential Classic, Just Avoid the High Road.

Released on: September 9th 1996 (Original), June 30th 2017 (Playstation 4, N-Sane Trilogy), June 29th 2018 (XBOX One, Nintendo Switch, PC , N-Sane Trilogy) Available Platforms: Playstation (Original), Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch (N-Sane Trilogy) Price: $54.99 CDN ($39.99 US) (N-Sane Trilogy) Published by: Activision Developed by: Vicarious Visions As a kid, IContinue reading “Crash Bandicoot – An Essential Classic, Just Avoid the High Road.”

Dark Souls (Switch) – Death Is But An Opportunity to Learn

Released on: October 4 2011 (PS3, XBOX 360), August 24 2012 (PC), May 25 2018 (PS4, XBOX One), October 18 2019 (Nintendo Switch) Available Platforms: Playstation 3, Xbox 360, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch Price: $54.99 CDN ($39.99 US) Published by: Bandai Namco Entertainment Developed by: From Software When the topic of challengingContinue reading “Dark Souls (Switch) – Death Is But An Opportunity to Learn”

Cities: Skylines (PC) – Making a Metropolis out of an Empty Plot of Land, And a Little Patience.

Released on: March 10 2015 (PC, MacOS, Linux), April 21st 2017 (Xbox One), August 15 2017 (Playstation 4), September 13 2018 (Nintendo Switch) Available Platforms: PC, MacOS, Linux, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch Price: $34.99 CDN ($29.99 US) [Base Edition] Published by: Paradox Interactive Developed by: Colossal Order Ever since I played Sim CityContinue reading “Cities: Skylines (PC) – Making a Metropolis out of an Empty Plot of Land, And a Little Patience.”

The Mummy Demastered (Switch) – Better than Expected

Released on: October 24 2017 Available Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Price: $22.79 CDN ($19.99 US) Published by: Wayforward Technologies Inc. Developed by: Wayforward Technologies Inc. I’m sure I mentioned this before, but I often get game recommendations from watching people play them on Youtube. The Mummy Demastered is one such case.Continue reading “The Mummy Demastered (Switch) – Better than Expected”

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair – A Huge Improvement over its Predecessor

Released on: October 8 2019 Available Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch Price: $33.99 CDN ($29.99 US) Published by: Team 17 Developed by: Playtonic Not too long ago, I reviewed Yooka-Laylee. I thought that the game had charming characters, and a delightful sense of humor, but had vast worlds with little of interestContinue reading “Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair – A Huge Improvement over its Predecessor”

Elite Dangerous – It Isn’t Easy to Explore Space, But It’s Worth It.

Released on: December 16 2014 (PC), October 6 2015 (Mac, Xbox One), June 27 2017 (Playstation 4) Available Platforms: PC, Mac, Xbox One, Playstation 4 Price: $39.99 CDN ($29.99 US) [Base Game], $39.99 CDN ($29.99 US) Extra for the Horizons Expansion Published by: Frontier Developments Developed by: Frontier Developments Space… the final frontier, an ever-expandingContinue reading “Elite Dangerous – It Isn’t Easy to Explore Space, But It’s Worth It.”