I still remember back in the PS2 days when my cousin would buy one of the Dynasty Warriors games and we would hack and slash through hundreds of enemies.
With remastered titles being all the rage right now, and every publisher seemingly tossing out what they think is their best games with improved visuals and other tweaks onto current-gen consoles in hope of squeezing out more cash out of their investment, most titles have fans scratching their heads wondering why they were even re-released in the first place.
There’s nothing like busting into a high security building and getting away with wads of cold, hard cash without leaving a trace behind.
Usually, JRPGs are straightforward affairs. Players typically have to save the world or stop a powerful threat, face some trials and tribulations along the way that strengthen the party, level up to buff up stats, and fight an end boss to make things right.
Let’s go straight to the point here, folks. Mortal Kombat X, NetherRealm Studios’ latest entry in their long-running fighting game franchise, is the best entry in the series since the original trilogy.
Resident Evil has been a really divisive franchise lately, straying far from its survival horror roots for more action-oriented gameplay in the latest entries in the series.
What happens after you’ve risen up the ranks, taken control of a gang, destroyed all your street rivals, became the president of the United States, and fought off an invading alien race in a digital realm?
The premise is simple: you join Japan’s Warring States Period as a number of officers and relive the battles -albeit not the most accurate of versions- that shaped the times and their aftermath.
Assassin’s Creed Rogue, the latest entry in the long-running Assassin’s Creed series and perhaps the last releasing on past-gen consoles, initially feels more like an expansion to Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag than a full-fledged game.
A civilization drifting through space, fairy-like beings with their own devoted church, and song magic are all elements of this complicated – albeit hardly engaging – epic called Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star.