Monthly Archives: September 2012

Chaos Legion owns.

Chaos Legion is a 2003 hack-n-slash by Capcom for the PlayStation 2 and PC. Initially (and unfairly) dismissed as a Devil May Cry clone, Chaos Legion is actually a unique game due to its puzzlingly creative enemies and use of … Continue reading

Animu, Beat-Em-Up, Video Gaming

A Review of the Indie Royale “Back to School Bundle”

Indie Royale is a collection of indie games offered for a low price. That low price goes up the more people purchase it but goes down for others if you donate more than the minimum. If that sounds like a … Continue reading

Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Metroidvania, Music, Platformer, Puzzle, Video Gaming

Revisiting Dark Souls

I’ve put about 40 hours into Dark Souls and I enjoyed every one, despite it being bleak in both atmosphere and gameplay. It’s a fun game, and a very challenging one for me. I need to write more about it. … Continue reading

Exploring Stuff, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Metroidvania, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming

Infinite Space

Guest article by Hamilton Clower ********** Infinite Space was originally released around 2010 without, as far as I know, a whole lot of fanfare. Although it’s a frustratingly uneven game at times, it also has a whole lot of very … Continue reading

Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Guest Article, Hamilton Clower, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming

Alundra: The Best Zelda Clone You’ve Never Played

Alundra is what could have happened with the Zelda series had Nintendo kept their balls. It understands perfectly what makes for entertaining combat, dungeons, puzzles, and even plot (though it is certainly rife with clichés). It requires heavy thought and … Continue reading

Animu, Exploring Stuff, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Platformer, Puzzle, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming

RIP Vilerat.

Bonus, Politics, Video Gaming

Three League of Legends Champions that Riot Should Make

There are some roles in League of Legends that are seriously underrepresented. The game needs more assassins, more tanks, and especially more supports; fewer AP mids and tanky DPS champions. We have tons of those already, especially in recent months. … Continue reading

Fantasy/Sci-Fi, League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Actually is Hard

Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition. Unlike Oniken, here’s a game that’s actually as challenging as it’s being billed as. And there’re many reasons why. You will die, and you will die frequently. In fact, dying and coming back to … Continue reading

Exploring Stuff, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Metroidvania, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming

Crystalis: The Second-Best Zelda Clone You’ve Never Played

If you’re the type of person who reads reviews of old NES games, then you’ve certainly played The Legend of Zelda. Who knows? You may even be one of the discerning nerds who wishes the series had continued down the … Continue reading

Adventure, Animu, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Post-Apocalyptic, RPG or thereabouts, Video Gaming