Category Archives: Reviews

Review: FFXV Episode Prompto has great music

Episode Prompto is the second FFXV DLC scenario, focusing on the titular bro. It comes after Episode Gladiolus and continues the trend of including gameplay that’s entirely different from the main scenario. How does it work out? Let’s break it down with as little spoilers as possible. Continue reading Review: FFXV Episode Prompto has great music

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Prey review: Delightfully chilling

The opening of Prey feels like it’s been pulled from a Christopher Nolan movie. You’re given the choice between a female or a male Morgan Yu, Asian-American engineer and all round technological prodigy, and inside the first ten minutes, the game begins seeing how much it can get away with. Even from its early developmental stages, Prey has been heavily anticipated, and although it’s now almost a month old, it’s still worth a look. Continue reading Prey review: Delightfully chilling

Nier: Automata review: Nier perfection

Yoko Taro has a well earned cult following. While the quality of gameplay for the Drakengard and Nier games of the past could be described as mediocre at very best, the quality of his stories is beyond reproach. That’s why Nier: Automata’s pairing of Yoko Taro, genius story writer and director, and Platinum Games, the king of action games, is so beautiful. Peanut butter and jelly could only dream of being half as good a pairing. Continue reading Nier: Automata review: Nier perfection

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review: Racing to the top

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the Nintendo Switch’s upgraded port of the stellar Mario Kart 8, DLC included. Unlike most ports to next generation consoles, this entry has some very significant updates, ranging from subtle to “Holy crap it has a real Battle Mode!” As such, this title should be treated as a new game, which is why we’re giving it a full review of its own. Continue reading Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review: Racing to the top