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FINAL FANTASY TYPE-0 HD Fashionably Late Video Game Review

Square-Enix hit an undeniable rough path for several years. Starting with FINAL FANTASY XIII, each FINAL FANTASY title they released seemed to fall somewhere between passable and downright bad. Two sequels to a game that not a ...


FINAL FANTASY XIV: A REALM REBORN Fashionably Late Video Game Review

I can assuredly say that I have never heard of a company releasing a game of such poor quality before pulling a complete reversal to rerelease it as one of the best games in its genre. It seems absurd quite frankly. When FINAL ...


SUPER SMASH BROS. Wii U Fashionably Late Video Game Review (pre DLC)

When SUPER SMASH BROS. released on the 3DS I told everyone how fantastic I felt it was. The variety, the wealth of content and the nostalgia induced by the beloved characters as well as the SMASH BROS. franchise itself left me ...



THE LEGEND OF ZELDA: MAJORA’S MASK 3D Fashionably Late Video Game Review

MAJORA’S MASK really sets itself apart from the rest of the ZELDA series right from the beginning. Finding Link exploring a spooky forest, only to be attacked by a stranger wearing the infamous Majora’s Mask itself, and alm...


ATTACK ON TITAN Anime Series Review

Every decade or so there is an anime released that bridges the gap between hardcore anime viewers and people who don’t typically associate themselves with anime. It is an anime that becomes a breakout hit not just in Japan bu...


E3 2015: Square Enix Press Conference Impressions

Wrapping up a full couple of days of press conferences, Square Enix came out and had a pretty good showing with some big reveals. They kicked their show off with a new trailer full of gameplay for JUST CAUSE 3. The game looks t...



E3 2015: Sony Press Conference Impressions

After a day of long press conferences from most of the other major game publishers, Sony finished the day off with a bang. They didn’t start their presser off with just any game. They started things off with THE LAST GUARDIAN...


HYRULE WARRIORS Video Game Review

When I think of video game series’ that are promoted to a rank above the rest, THE LEGEND OF ZELDA is one of the first to come to mind. The sense of wonder and adventure that it has instilled in the minds of millions is beyon...


SUPER SMASH BROS. 3DS Review

  SMASH BROS. really is something special. It’s one of those games that has so much variety within a single mode that you can easily never touch the rest of the content and still feel entirely fulfilled. Many people have...



THE LAST OF US REMASTERED Video Game Review

From the first plucks of the guitar strings in the hauntingly beautiful score, you know THE LAST OF US is going to be something special. Going into THE LAST OF US REMASTERED having already completed the game on the PS3 I knew e...


Hidden Gems: BERSERK: GOLDEN AGE ARC TRILOGY

BERSERK, the dark fantasy epic by creator Kentaro Miura has been a masterfully crafted work since its conception in 1990. Published bi-weekly in Young Animal magazine in Japan, Miura has created a world and characters that are ...


WATCH DOGS Video Game Review

When WATCH DOGS was initially revealed at E3 2012 it was hailed as a new, innovative open-world game that was an indicator of what the next generation of video game consoles were possible of. Little did people know at the time ...



JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE: ALL-STAR BATTLE Video Game Review

JOJO’S BIZARRE ADVENTURE is a manga powerhouse in Japan. It has been published continuously since the 80’s, has over 100 volumes, and has led to two anime series, one of which is currently airing its second season. Its colo...


E3 2014: SONY Press Conference Round-Up

Sony brought out its big guns this year during its E3 press conference and did so with confidence. Following a strong showing last year with the crowd on their side after bad decisions from Microsoft, Sony had to keep people on...


DANGANRONPA: TRIGGER HAPPY HAVOC Video Game Review

I went into DANGANRONPA mostly unaware of what I had in store for myself. I had started watched the anime based on the game but stopped in the first episode because I wanted to experience everything first when I played the game...



FINAL FANTASY X & X-2 HD Collection Review

FINAL FANTASY X seemed like a new beginning for the FINAL FANTASY series when it released in 2001. Everything about it mesmerized me when I first laid eyes on it. The worn heroes gathered around a fire in a wasteland, the amazi...


METAL GEAR SOLID V: GROUND ZEROES Video Game Review

The METAL GEAR series follows a long and complicated timeline. Beginning in 1964 and ending in 2018, understanding the complicated histories of the characters and the motivations behind all of these sneaking missions can be qui...


ASSASSIN’S CREED IV Video Game Review

I can honestly say that I felt quite negative going into ASSASSIN’S CREED IV. I have been a huge fan of the series since the original cover story in Game Informer, but after playing through the mildly disappointing ASSASSIN...



CONTRAST Video Game Review

I didn’t have high hopes for CONTRAST going into the game. I didn’t particularly think it looked like a fantastic adventure that must be bought. CONTRAST ended up being a good deal more fun and far more interesting ...


KNACK Video Game Review

The golden age of platformers ended a long time ago. No longer do we have CRASH BANDICOOT and SPYRO roaming across our consoles. Today we make do with a small selection of great series that still carry on the tradition like MAR...