5 (10?) Games you must (should?) buy from Sony’s Under-A-Buck PSN Flash Sale

Happy Spring, folks! Unless you’re living in the southern hemisphere and are busy welcoming in Autumn instead. Or reside in the north-eastern United States and are celebrating your vernal equinox with (yet another) out-pouring of powder. In any case, celebrate your respective seasonal situation with Sony, who has been gracious enough to kick off a more »

Free Mighty Flip Champs DX for PlayStation Plus now

We usually know what to expect from PlayStation Plus updates. 2 PS4 games, 2 PS3 games, 2 Vita games, often with some overlap due to cross-play capabilities. But sometimes, we get a surprise. Like this week, we ended up getting Mighty Flip Champs! DX. It’s part of WayForward’s 25th anniversary celebration. The free Mighty Flip more »


The 3rd Birthday Turned Parasite Eve Into A Run And Gun

I mentioned recently that I discovered there was a third game in the Parasite Eve franchise. Since I absolutely adore the first game, and enjoyed the second game well enough, I figured I would pick it up. I immediately found a copy on ebay and bought it, and as soon as it came in, I more »

I’m finally playing the first Star Ocean

Star Ocean: The Second Story is, hands down, one of my absolute most favorite games. I think it’s a better game than Final Fantasy VII, I think it’s a better game than Kingdom Hearts, and the only game I own that rivals my love for it is Skyrim, and given how I feel at any more »

No one told me there was a third Parasite Eve

For those of you who don’t know, Parasite Eve was an interesting hybrid action RPG game released by Square in 1998. I call it a hybrid action RPG because combat was based on the Active Time Battle system, but you had free movement around the battle field and could even dodge enemy attacks if you more »

Brandish: The Dark Revenant Review – A Perfectly Servicable Time Waster

Brandish: The Dark Revenant Price: $19.99 System(s): PSP/PS Vita Release Date: January 13, 2015 Publisher (Developer): XSEED (Nihon Falcom) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Violence, Blood, Suggestive Themes, Partial Nudity, Mild Language, and Use of Tobacco As you might have guessed by the fact that I write under the name “Elf Princess”, I’m a huge fan more »

Sony offering extra games in class action suit related to 2011 PSN outage

This is stretching back a bit, but back in 2011, Sony suffered one of the largest security breaches in history. The attack, which occurred between April 17th and April 19th of that year forced Sony to shut down its Playstation Network Servers. An estimated 77 million accounts were affected, which meant that many user’s personal more »


Suikoden II is a Steal at $9.99

The second Suikoden II PlayStation Store debut was announced at the PlayStation Experience, my heart grew three sizes. This is one of my absolute favorite PlayStation RPGs. I’ve extolled its virtues to friends both online and off, and rejoiced in the fact that people would finally be able to play what I consider to be more »

Persona 3 Portable’s heroine needs more love

My love for the Persona series is pretty evident. After all, I’ve been playing it since all the way back in November 1996, when Revelations: Persona was released on the PlayStation. Persona 3 and 4‘s success delighted me, because it meant everyone else in the gaming world was finally paying attention to a fantastic JRPG. more »

My 2 most-anticipated horror games come out after Halloween

I’m experiencing a bit of a dilemma. Horror games have been making a bit of a comeback, especially this year. Alien Isolation and The Evil Within are two significant, AAA, winter season releases, and are both thoroughly hardcore horror games. I love horror, so I should be happy. But, I’m not. I’m disappointed. I have more »

10 PlayStation Store Sale of the Dead games to get

If there’s one thing PlayStation console and handheld owners can count on, it’s seasonal sales. Really, it’s rare to go a month or two on the PlayStation Store without some kind of special event. Since it’s October, that means Halloween markdowns for all. A 2014 Sale of the Dead has been announced, with one bundle more »

Vib Ribbon Review: Getting the one that got away

Title: Vib Ribbon Price: $5.99 System(s): Vita, PS3, PSP Release Date: October 7, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Sony (NanaOn-Sha) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” Happy 15th anniversary, Vib Ribbon! Let’s celebrate by letting the world see how awesome you are! Though, it’s really more about giving North America a chance to see what and European gamers have known more »