3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Review

Title: 3D Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Developer: Sega/M2 Release Date: October 8, 2015 Price: $5.99 When Sonic the Hedgehog 2 came out in 1992, it bettered its predecessor in every way. Faster, better-looking and with two-player compatibility, Sega’s mascot could hardly have had a better follow-up. Twenty-three years later it still remains one of the most …

The Legend of Legacy Review

The Legend of Legacy isn’t a game that focuses significantly on story. Instead, it revolves around exploring unknown territory and battling monsters until the character’s objective has been achieved. That does not mean the characters are given no backstories at all. As time passes, you should learn more about the character you chose at the …

Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson Review

Title: Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson Developer/Publisher: Tamsoft/Marvelous USA, XSEED Release Date: September 15th, 2015 Price: $39.99 Fanservice is such a touchy topic now, especially in video games, that any game which lays it on as thick as the Senran Kagura series immediately has myriad gamers express their disregard for it – now there’s an oxymoron …

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Review

Title: Animal Crossing: New Leaf Publisher: Nintendo Release Date: November 8th, 2012 Animal Crossing has been loved by fans since it first came out back in 2001, and throughout the years with each new installment, more and more has been added with each game. But with Nintendo’s most recent addition to this loveable series, more …

Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX Review

Title: Hatsune Miku Project Mirai DX Developer/Publisher: Sega Release Date: September 8th, 2015 Price: $39.99 Hatsune Miku started out as, and technically still is, a voice synthesizer program, but for the best part of her life she’s been looked upon as the world’s most famous virtual singer. She and her fellow Vocaloids have way too many songs to …

Dragon Fantasy: The Sense of Humor Saves Itself (3DS eShop Review)

There is such a problem with “back-to-retro” movement. Game developers just forget what makes a game a game – it’s not the (old school) atmosphere (and nostalgia) offered, but the game design itself. For an RPG, it should be the plot, and while Dragon Fantasy: The Volumes of Westeria almost misses the core that defines …

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: A Friendly Revisit (3DS Review)

Whilst remaking games has the main purpose being to elicit nostalgia, Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold goes further by adding a new story, settings, and characterizations, as the “Untold” part expresses. It is a part of the Etrian Odyssey Untold series, originating from the DS games. The original series serves as a dungeon crawler RPG, which has …

3D Streets of Rage 2 Review

Title: 3D Streets of Rage 2 Developer/Publisher: M2/Sega Release Date: July 23, 2015 Price: $5.99 The early nineties were a great time to be alive if you were a fan of brawlers, and the two most popular series – Final Fight and Streets of Rage – were great at getting the arcade-goer to push more quarters …