Title: Sorcery Saga: Curse of the Great Curry God Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita Release Date: December 10, 2013 Publisher (Developer): Aksys (Idea Factory) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Drug Reference, Fantasy Violence and Suggestive Themes People get fanatical about good curry. I’ve never really seen the appeal, but those who do know that a good recipe more »
Valhalla Knights 3 left me in a state of confusion. It’s a Vita game, but looks like it barely made it out of the PS1 era. At the same time, it can appeal to those who get satisfaction out of grinding for extended periods of time. This isn’t the kind of game that’s good for pick up and play sessions. You need to devote a sizable amount of time to this game. If you manage to make it that far, you’ll find it difficult to really dislike it due to your investment. But if you’re just curious as to whether this game is worth it, just know I don’t think it is.
The new Xbox has the “One” moniker for a reason. It’s meant to be the “One” media box in your living room that controls most everything. You have to relinquish control to the Xbox One to fully take advantage of all it has to offer. It wants to be your gaming console, cable box, remote control receiver, Blu-ray player and digital media provider.
Assassin’s Creed Price: $59.99 System(s): PC (Also available for PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii U) Release Date: November 19, 2013 Publisher (Developer): Ubisoft (Ubisoft Montreal) ESRB Rating: “Mature” for Blood, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, Use of Language, Violence is one of those acquired taste franchises. It’s not because of the gameplay since, even more »
Farming Simulator Price: $29.99 System(s): PS3, Xbox 360 Release Date: November 19, 2013 Publisher (Developer): Focus Home Interactive (Giants Software) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” Farming can be a tedious task if you run a relatively small farm. Spending all day doing numerous chores just to have a chance at more than an hour break before going more »
Title: Knack Price: $59.99 System(s): PS4 Release Date: November 15, 2013 Publisher (Developer): Sony (SCE Japan Studio) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence The ‘s launch was accompanied by an array of dark ports. Serious, open world adventures, shooters, and racers, most of which could be found anywhere else. was a beacon. The lone more »
Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don’t Know Price: $39.99 System(s): Wii U (Also available for 3DS, PS3, Xbox 360) Release Date: November 19th, 2013 Publisher (Developer): D3 Publisher ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Cartoon Violence and Comic Mischief When I talk about proper, I’m talking about a TV show that is great for more »
Kickstarter has created a golden age of board games: now anyone with a great idea can his own game published, by raising money directly from the public. These games vary in quality, but Hegemonic is toward the high end, and may be the first truly classic game in its genre to be funded by Kickstarter.
Title: Trine 2: Complete Story Price: $19.99 System(s): PS4 Release Date: November 15, 2013 Publisher (Developer): Nobilis (Frozenbyte) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Animated Blood and Fantasy Violence The Trine series of games are independent classics. The games are known for their quality and ability to make players think. Trine 2, the undisputed best game, more »
Aquapazza: Aquaplus Dream Match Price: $29.99 System(s): PS3 Release Date: November 19, 2013 Publisher (Developer): Atlus (Examu) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Mild Language, Suggestive Themes, Use of Alcohol, Violence Visual novels are very niche in North America. Most people will turn a blind eye to these so-called ‘games’ since it’s vastly different from anything they more »
When I first saw the noir-style trailer video for Contrast, I immediately wanted to sink my teeth into it. The game comes from newcomer Compulsion Games, a Canadian developer based in Montreal. Contrast will be their first game, and notably, one of the first games to be out for the Playstation 4. With not one, but two first impressions on the line, will Contrast prove to be illuminating?
The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds Price: $39.99 System(s): 3DS Release Date: November 22, 2013 Publisher (Developer): Nintendo (Nintendo) ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Fantasy Violence Way back in 1991, the masterpiece of 16 bit gaming known as The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past started a whole new era for more »