Oh hey look, a new Final Fantasy that isn’t named Final Fantasy for some reason!
It took a little while for the game to get to us but we finally got it, and I was somewhat hyped for it. It seemed to bring back a lot of what FF has been lacking for a while.
So is it any good? Read on and see!
It’s Mario. It’s awesome. Do I really need to say more?
Okay, I guess saying just that is really not doing this game justice, since there’s actually a lot to say about it. Its original game design philosophy is something to be commended and that’s what I want to talk about here.
So read on!
Well just because I’m bored, I’m writing this early, yay! October 2011… I was actually expecting more interesting releases, but I guess we may have to wait until November. In the meantime, there’s still a couple interesting games here.
Let’s see… for October 2011 we have: 9 multiplatform releases, 3 PS3 releases, 3 3DS releases, 2 Xbox 360 releases, 2 PC releases and the first truly great Wii release of the year (note: yes Mario Sports Mix was good, but definitely not GREAT)! Don’t forget this only includes interesting or potentially popular games, and it maybe be missing a couple hidden gems (and downloadable games, these rarely get release dates this fast). I try to not include shovelware in these lists.
So read on and see what you’ll be buying!
I wasn’t sure if I was going to review this at all, for the same reason I didn’t review OoT3D. In the case of OoT3D… what would be the point? Everyone who can call themselves a gamer has played that glorious game at least once in their lives, and already know if they like it or not. There’s literally nothing I can say about OoT3D that hasn’t been said billions of times already. It’s a game that shouldn’t be reviewed.
But then I figured that Star Fox 64, while quite popular in its own time, is currently pretty much only know for “Do a barrel roll!” and “Can’t let you do that, Star Fox!”, basically just being a cheap meme machine. So… what the heck, let’s review it!
The summer in gaming is generally a bit of a drought… well, this month is surely proof of that, there’s pretty much nothing coming out.
We have 1 3DS releases, 3 multiplatform releases, 1 Xbox 360 release.
Read on and see if you’re picking anything up!
It’s June! The time of E3, awesome game announcements and, sometimes, interesting releases. This year does actually have a few good games coming out in June.
We have 3-4 3DS releases (and, depending on how you see it, we have more than that), 10 multiplatform releases, 1 Xbox 360 release, 1 PS3 release, 1 Wii release and 1 DS release.
Let’s add to that the fact that the PSN Network just got back up, the store will be online soon and will play catch-up with all the missed updates, so there may be a few good releases there (and don’t forget to pick up your free games once the store is back up… as a note, the best choices are inFamous and Dead Nation, so if you don’t have those… get them!).
Read on and see if you’re picking anything up!
This is the surprise release of the 3DS launch. Seeing just the title, most people probably expected it to be a meh third-person shooter, but when screens started popping out, it turns out it was a turn-based strategy game, made by the guy behind the old X-com series… Well I was interested.
Read on and see if it was any good!
(Note: This was just a rental, so I didn’t get to the end of the game… take this review as you will)
It’s a new IP by Nintendo! And it’s for their new 3DS system! This HAS to be a big deal, right? Sadly, not really. While it does offer some interesting ideas, it falls short in most areas.
I’ll try out a completely new, one-time-only reviewing style on this one. Read on!
The next generation of handheld gaming has started, with Nintendo taking the lead with a super early, near-stealthy release of their device.
The main selling point here, at least when it comes to the advertising and first impressions, is the glasses-free 3D, something no other system has ever done (well… technically the virtal boy didn’t require 3D glasses… but I’ll consider the virtual boy as a whole to be a big pair of 3D glasses :P).
So are Nintendo setting the world on fire with their new device? Read on and see!
Ah, March. It’s frequently a pretty big month for game releases. This year it’s no exception, but not really because of the actual games coming out. This March sees the release of the next-generation of handheld consoles (note: next-generation will instantly become “current-generation” as soon as the 3DS comes out).
So this month we have: 18 3DS games for its launch, 10 multi-platform titles, 4 interesting DS games, 3 PS3 exclusives, 2 PC exclusives and 3 PSP games. There should be interesting games for everyone in March. And keep in mind those are just the interesting/popular titles, no shovelware in there.
Read on! Read more…
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