The Skyrim Redone creator releases Perkus Maximus

I’ve talked in the past about Skyrim Redone, a perk adjustment mod that changes up exactly how the various perks work and how you gain them. It’s a fun Skyrim mod, because it gives you a slightly different feeling to the entire experience. It’s not my favorite, however, because it feels like you have to more »

A photo tour of the Final Fantasy XIV Golden Saucer

After you’ve completed the Main Scenario questline up through the Airship mission in Final Fantasy XIV, an NPC named Well-heeled Youth will appear at (9,8) at the Ul’dah Steps of Nald location. They will express alarm at the fact that you haven’t been to the Final Fantasy XIV Golden Saucer yet, and give you a more »


Civil War Overhaul Skyrim mod makes for a more robust civil war

One of the downsides of the Civil War questline in Skyrim is that it’s sort of straight forward and not very interesting. There’s a few radiant quests, but ultimately, it’s a matter of killing a bunch of dudes in a fort several times, and then running amok in either Windhelm or Solitude and calling it more » giving away Eon Tickets on Friday

As much fun as Pokemon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Sapphire is, there’s a potential downside. If you wanted to catch Latias in Omega Ruby or Latios in Alpha Sapphire, you had to get an Eon Ticket. The catch was, said ticket could only be acquired by StreetPassing someone who had the game and the ticket more »

There’s a new Pokemon Nendoroid

There’s a new Pokemon Nendoroid That Pokemon Trainer Nendoroid was something really awesome, right? I know I pounced the second I saw him on the Pokemon Center website, because I didn’t want to miss out. Turns out, Red won’t be alone, because a second Pokemon Nendoroid is on its way. Nintendo and Good Smile Company more »

Don’t buy Darkest Dungeon from the Windows Game Store

Don’t buy Darkest Dungeon from the Windows Game Store Do you, for some reason, get your PC games from the Windows Game Store instead of Steam, Amazon, or direct from developers? If you did so for Red Hook Studio’s Darkest Dungeon, then you unintentionally did a very bad thing. The developer didn’t put its game more »


One Piece Treasure Cruise Review: Puzzle and Dragons, Minus Puzzles, Plus Punching

One Piece Treasure Cruise Price: Free (microtransactions) System(s): Mobile Release Date: February 4, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Namco Bandai ESRB Rating: N/A As a One Piece fan, from back at the tail end of the 4Kids days (shout-out to the folks from even before that), it’s still hard for me to process Bandai Namco’s recent streak of game localizations. For a more »

Let’s Play Crypt of the Necrodancer

It’s a lazy Friday! I’m sure you’re kicking back and savoring the notion of having a whole weekend with nothing to do ahead of you. While you do, why not watch me play Crypt of the Necrodancer for a while? I mean, it wasn’t like you were going to accomplish anything today anyway. Besides, Crypt more »

Capcom says Deep Down is still in development, and in need of changes

Capcom’s forthcoming free-to-play action-RPG, Deep Down, hasn’t been seen in some time, but it apparently hasn’t gone the way of The Last Guardian: It’s definitely coming to PS4, but it’s going to see some fundamental changes before launch. In a recent interview with Japanese website 4Gamer (translated by Siliconera), Capcom’s Yoshinori Ono said the game’s development will take longer more »

Pokemon Academy Spotlight: Onix

After watching a level 40-something Onix pulverize level 10 Pokemon all day via Twitch Plays Pokemon, I felt it might be appropriate to spotlight him on this week’s Pokemon Spotlight. Onix is certainly a beastly looking Pokemon, and whether you got your start in the franchise with the original Red and Blue titles or through more »

NIS America announces Rodea, Disgaea 5, and Danganronpa Another Episode

Hug your 3DS, PS3, Vita, and Wii U tight tonight, folks, because all four systems are going to be getting some great games. NIS America help a press even on February 19, 2015, at which three major games were announced. Brace yourself, because two were expected and one 100%, absolutely wasn’t. The most obvious was, more »

Tales of Zestiria listed for release on Steam

Between ports of Final Fantasy and the more recent Valkyria Chronicles, PC gamers are practically swimming in JRPGs compared to the sparse years preceding the recent surge. Here to keep that momentum is Tales of Zestiria, the latest in Bandai Namco’s Tales series, which has cropped up in the Steam database. The listing, ID 61325, was originally titled “Tales of Zestiria”, more »