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Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim alights on Western PCs

I’ve mentioned before that Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim was my introduction to the Ys series and its perennial protagonist, Adol Christin. I played it on the PlayStation 2, though, where it had fully polygonal visuals and had been rebalanced from the Japanese, PC original. XSEED announced today, though, that they’re bringing the game to western PCs, more »

Feast your eyes on Disney Infinity 2.0’s Falcon

All of the Avengers can finally assemble in Disney Infinity 2.0. I guess he had some things to take care of, maybe he was roosting, but that doesn’t matter. Falcon is here now and we’re glad of it. The group is complete and ready to be enjoyed. Besides, we can forgive a little tardiness when more »

WWE Supercard adds new ‘Wrestlemania’ rarity

WWE Supercard has been a huge smash for 2K Games, hitting more than 6.85 million downloads since its August 2014 launch. Wrestlemania, WWE’s biggest annual event, takes place March 29 so the game is getting a big update. The new “Wrestlemania” rarity level is even powerful than Survivor Series cards, giving the game nine rarity more »

Story of Seasons preview diary 3: Finding a routine

One of the most important things about any Bokujou Monogatari/Harvest Moon games is getting settled into a routine. It’s the key to success. Fortunately, my earliest experiences with Story of Seasons have shown that it’s easy to develop a comfortable rhythm with this installment. Within 3 days, I had a Story of Seasons pattern that more »

Let’s look at the Disney Infinity 2.0’s Loki

Let’s look at the Disney Infinity 2.0’s Loki This has been a rather momentous week for anyone keeping up with Disney Infinity 2.0. The last two figures were released, meaning the hunt is finally over. It’s done. No more waiting. The Avengers set is complete. And, one might say it’s a good way to go, more »

Okay? is the next Desert Golfing

Last year, we ended up getting this great time sink for Android and iOS devices called Desert Golfing. It was great, as you’d endlessly hit a golf ball towards a hole on a sandy golf course, relying on proper angles to reach the goal. Now, earlier this month, we’ve gotten what seems to be its more »

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Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain: Blackwing Corruptor and Dragon’s Breath revealed

We’re up to 14, folks. We’re fast approaching the halfway point for Blizzard’s reveal of Blackrock Mountain, the 31-card Hearthstone adventure launching next month. The spotlight returned to the draconic members of the expansion in the most recent unveiling, with Blackwing Corruptor leading the charge. Like Blackwing Technician, another member of the Dragon archetype, Blackwing Corruptor is easy more »

Warlocks preview: Character choice actually matters

I’m not a huge fan of beat ‘em up games, but I do like the occasional Turtles In Time. That said, one of the things I’m used to when it comes to beat ‘em ups is that the choice of character doesn’t really matter. Sure, different characters will sometimes have different attacks, but the gameplay more »

Friendly reminder: The first Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC is out today

Remember during Microsoft’s E3 2014 press conference, when Microsoft mentioned that Dragon Age: Inquisition downloadable content would arrive first on the Xbox one, and PC? Well out of the blue the first DLC is out today, unless you’re a PlayStation user. Here’s the trailer for it. The Dragon Age: Inquisition DLC is called Jaws of Hakkon and is named after the god more »

Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is taking over Six Flags’ Goliath coaster on March 28

It seems 3DS and New 3DS weren’t enough for Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate. Now the game is coming to Los Angeles, California to take over Six Flags Magic Mountain, and with it, the massive Goliath coaster. Beginning Saturday, March 28, the game will descend upon the park to, among other things, turn the Goliath into the famous MH4U boss, more »

How Republique Remastered and DmC got me hooked

I’ve been reviewing unusually brilliant games lately. I know that sounds cynical, but you have to understand that being assigned two A-quality games in a row is something of a unicorn in this industry, at least for me. Still, there’s no doubt I enjoyed playing and critiquing Camouflaj’s Republique: Remastered and Ninja Theory’s DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive more »

Story of Seasons preview diary 2: A Home of one’s own

In most Bokujou Monogatari/Harvest Moon games, players begin with a farm that’s a less than ideal living space. After all, you’re inheriting something that no one has manned for years or only starting a new life. Story of Seasons follows this trend, but there’s a significant difference. A player isn’t stuck with the worst lot more »