So last year we got Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth, and my review for that was pretty positive. It was a fairly standard JRPG with the whole digivolving concept that let you have a large variety of Digimon in your party. It wasn’t the most amazing RPG out there but it did the job quite well.
So I figured, hey, why not buy the follow up. However I should’ve read this game’s title correctly, because this isn’t Digimon Story like Cyber Sleuth was, this is Digimon World. And what I got when I turned on the game just baffled me.
Why is this a “Game I won’t review”? Well, simple enough: I’m about 10 hours in, and I’m tired of it, and despite all that time spent I’m not even through Chapter 1 yet (don’t know how many chapters there are, don’t care). I’m basically writing this as a review, but please don’t take it as such.
(this is really long for a “not review”, but I can’t consider it an actual review)
Well I WOULD call this a review, if FF15 was a reviewable game. It’s not, by my estimation. So this is an impressions post instead.
So I just finished this, and as you may have noticed it made no appearance in my GotY 2016 post. There’s a few reasons for that.
So let’s go and talk about one of the biggest releases of the year!
Note: This does not mention any of the extra content they’re adding later down the line, may it be cutscenes or new scenarios. I won’t play those either way. This is about what the game is as of this writing.
So I’ve been a Dragon Ball fan for a long time. I watched the original DB as a kid, watched DBZ as soon as it started, read most of the manga, and I’m watching Dragon Ball Super now even though it kinda sucks most of the time, because it’s more Dragon Ball. It’s kind of a generic anime to be a fan of, but whatever, I like it.
So today I’m writing non-reviews for 2 Dragon Ball games I got recently, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 and Dragon Ball Fusions. Games that are actually surprisingly similar despite not at all playing the same.
Note: These non-reviews don’t mean the games are bad, just that I might not have enough to say for a full review, or haven’t/won’t end up playing enough to write a full review, but I still want to talk about them. In this case both games are good.
Pokemon is one of those almost-but-not-quite-yearly series that tend to do things pretty well. It started with a strong core, and built up new things bit by bit in sequels. In the end you’re playing a game that’s very similar to the one you played before, but the small changes end up giving a slightly different experience.
It’s been 3 years since the last proper new game in the series (not counting Omega Ruby and Sapphire, because they’re remakes), and the hype for Sun and Moon was very high.
Let’s talk about these a bit!
Unlike other “Games I won’t review” posts, this is a game I might end up reviewing eventually. But right now it’s in a sad fucking state and I refuse to even play it until I see a patch being downloaded on Steam, and if that patch makes the game playable.
Another set of Vita games I won’t be reviewing. Not much reason beyond “There’s other stuff I’m playing and these took a backseat, perhaps permanently”.
The 2 games this time are Tri-Ace’s multiplat RPG Exist Archive, and boobs… I mean, Marvelous’ Vita-exclusive actioner Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni.
Read on and see my impressions for both games, and why I won’t have a complete review of these.
I really just want to get a post out there since I’m not posting much recently. It’s another not-review. Next post will be a proper review, and might be soon.
The latest US release of Hatsune Miku, Project Diva X, and a game I forgot to cancel my pre-order for, Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate (stupid long name). One of those may end up just being a rant towards a series I don’t like…
So you would think this is a game that would merit a full review, right? And, true enough, it definitely does. However, I’m playing the PC version and… I don’t know if it’s my computer, or if the game is badly optimized on PC (which would be weird since the previous game ran great on PC)… But there’s a good reason I decided not to play it anymore.
Still gonna give it a quick mini-review, since I didn’t play enough of it to fully judge it.
Read on and see why I’m not reviewing one of the biggest games of the year!
Here’s a game I won’t be reviewing. I was a fan of most previous Star Ocean games, even 4 which I know people didn’t like as much. I had decent hopes for this one. And the reason I’m not reviewing it is because I got bored of it only a few hours in.
So read on and see why it’s not getting a full review. Bonus: a non-review for Pac-Man 256!
Import edition of Games I won’t review! Posting this in-between blowing the shit out of demons in Doom.
So this time I’m NOT reviewing a couple Asian games, because reasons. Potato.
So let’s go. *insert “beach body ready” reference here*