Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Review: Music never dies

Price: $39.99 System(s): Nintendo 3DS Release Date: September 16, 2914 Publisher (Developer): Square Enix 1st Production Department (Square Enix) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Fantasy Violence, Mild Language, Mild Suggestive Themes Rhythm games may be stale but with 27 years of lore and a globally popular franchise at their fingertips, Square Enix is in a more »


Train Fever review: Still love playing with trains?

Train Fever Price: $34.99 System(s): PC, Mac, and Linux Release Date: September 4, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Gambitious (Urban Games) If you’ve never heard of Urban Games, don’t feel bad! As it turns out, Train Fever is this Swiss team’s debut game. And quite honestly, you’d think this team has been around for years. Train Fever runs on an more »

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate Review: Swing and a miss

Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate Price: $59.99 ($49.99) System(s): PS4 (PS3, Vita) Release Date: September 2, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Tecmo Koei (Omega Force) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Mild Language, Suggestive Themes and Violence 2014 has been a big year for Omega Force. February saw the PS4 debut of Dynasty Warriors, with a port of the very more »

SteamWorld Dig: A Fistful of Dirt Review: Digging it

SteamWorld Dig Price: $9.99 System(s): Release Date: August 28, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Image & Form (Image & Form) ESRB Rating: “Everyone 10+” for Fantasy Violence SteamWorld Dig has come to the Wii U via the Nintendo eShop. Already available for the Nintendo 3DS, PS4, Vita, and Steam, this new release of the title makes special more »

Natural Doctrine Review: And now I hate myself

Title: Natural Doctrine Price: $39.99 System(s): Vita, PS4 (Also available for PS3) Release Date: September 30, 2014 Publisher (Developer): NIS America (Kadokawa Shoten) ESRB Rating: “Mature 17+” for Blood and Violence I am a festering pile of hate and doubt. I look down upon myself for making mistakes which I see, after the fact, were more »

Back To Bed Review: Don’t sleep on the job

Back to Bed Price: $5.99 System(s): PC Release Date: August 6, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Bedtime Digital Games (Bedtime Digital Games) ESRB Rating: N/A When I first picked up Bedtime Digital Games’ Back To Bed, I wasn’t sure what to think of it. It’s an interesting blend of puzzle solving and artistic themes and there’s something more »

Wayward Manor Review: Neil Gaiman’s “Worst Book”

Wayward Manor Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: July 15, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Moonshark (The Odd Gentlemen) ESRB Rating: N/A. It’s mostly an all-ages romp. I’m a pretty big Neil Gaiman fan, which isn’t really that rare of a thing. Neil is a New York Time’s best selling author, after all. Nerds love him for more »

Hatoful Boyfriend Review: Sweet birdie love

Hatoful Boyfriend Price: $9.99 System(s): PC Release Date: September 4, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Devolver Digital (Hato Moa) ESRB Rating: N/A. Perhaps ages 13 and up, since there are some violent themes. The problem with a game like Hatoful Boyfriend is that anyone to whom it appeals has already found out everything about it. They hear more »

Tales of Xillia 2 Review: Choosing the right path

Tales of Xillia 2 Price: $59.99 System: PS3 Release Date: August 19, 2014 Publisher (Developer): Bandai Namco Games (Bandai Namco Studios) ESRB Rating: “Teen” for Blood, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes, Use of Alcohol, and Violence is Bandai Namco’s latest entry in their long-running Tales series of JRPGs. A direct sequel to last year’s Tales of more »

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 »