The Denpa Men 3: The Rise of Digitoll Review: Cute, cheap, collect-em-all

Denpa Men 3 Price: $9.99 System: Nintendo 3DS Release Date: May 8, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Genius Sonority (Genius Sonority Inc.) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence When I was offered The Denpa Men 3: The Rise of Digitoll to review, I had heard of Denpa Men, but I had never played any of the games. First there more »

Important Importables Review: Betoyo Bento

Love surprise boxes and Japanese novelties? Well then, Betoyo Bento may be up your alley. It’s a subscription box plan geared towards otaku. For $38 (or $110 for three months) you get can get one of the monthly boxes shipped out to you. To give an idea of what you can expect, today’s Important Importables more »

Madden NFL 15 Review: Join the Legion of Boom

Madden NFL 15 Price: $59.99 System(s): PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One Release Date: August 26, 2014 Publisher (Developer): EA Sports, EA Tiburon ESRB Rating: “E” for Everyone   The release of Madden NFL is as much a part of the season kickoff as tailgate parties and fantasy football drafts. Its 25th anniversary more »

The Walking Dead Season 2: No Going Back Review: Going out with a whimper

Price:$24.99 System(s): PC Release Date: August 26, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Telltale Games (Telltale Games) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Sexual Themes, Strong Language The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 5 No Going Back has arrived to finish out the second season of this excellent adventure series. We finally get to see more »

BlazBlue: Clone Phantasma Review: Such a Disappointment

Title: BlazBlue: Clone Phantasma Price: $5.99 System(s): Release Date: August 21, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Arc System Works (Arc System Works) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence I’m so disappointed in BlazBlue: Clone Phantasma. I’ve wished for BlazyBloo games on the eShop for so long, charmed by the chibified character designs. Now that it’s here, more »

Pure Pool Review: Get ready to hustle

Pure Pool Price: $12.99 System(s): PlayStation 4, PC Release Date: July 29, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Voofoo Studios ESRB Rating: E for Everyone In all honesty, everything I know about pool I learned from watching movies. Those, and the excellent Fresh Prince of Bel-Air episode in which Uncle Phil hustles pool. But I’m familiar with VooFoo more »

Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment Review: For the Fans

Title: Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: MONTH, XX, 2008 Publisher (Developer): Bandai Namco (Aquria) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Partial Nudity, Sexual Themes, and Violence Bandai Namco has really been kicking it up a notch when it comes to localizing anime-inspired games. Sure, we didn’t get that 3DS Attack on Titan title, but we’ve more »

The Last Tinker: City of Colors review: The Legend of… Koru?

The Last Tinker: City of Colors Price: $19.99 System(s): PS4 (Steam) Release Date: August 19, 2014 Publisher (Developer): LOOT Entertainment (Mimimi Productions) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence The Last Tinker is a grandiose, colorful action-adventure platformer from Mimimi Productions. Mimimi is a German developer with a history of successful mobile games, and The Last more »

Firefall Review in Progress: Grinding it out

Firefall Price: Free with in-game purchases System(s): PC Release Date: July 29, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Red 5 Studios (Red 5 Studios) ESRB Rating: Rating Pending In part one of the Firefall review in progress, I described myself as being intrigued by Firefall’s potential. As my time in Firefall continues, I find it more difficult to carry on for a variety more »

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 Review: Back into the Game

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: August 26, 2014 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (Compile Heart) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes Hyperdimension Neptunia ! Compile Heart and Idea Factory’s Hyperdimension Neptunia JRPGs have been around for a while on the PS3, and Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 is more »

Magnetic by Nature Review: The Ouya’s Super Meat Boy

Title: Magnetic by Nature Price: $8 System(s): Ouya (Also available on PC) Release Date: August 20, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Team TripleSlash (Team TripleSlash) ESRB Rating: N/A It’s a good thing I’m using the new Ouya controller, because my old controller would have shattered into plastic shards had I used it to play Magnetic by Nature. more »

Table Top Racing Review: Second Place Finish

Table Top Racing Price: $7.99 System(s): Release Date: August 5, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Ripstone (Playrise Digital) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Fantasy Violence Table Top Racing is a fairly well known title in the iOS and Android world. <It is a Micro Machines style racing game that first debuted on iOS a couple years ago, more »