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Review: Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions

This 3DS mini-retrospective of the legendary Pac-Man and Galaga franchises contains the original arcade games that started it all, the reboots from the Xbox 360, and two all-new games exclusive to the 3DS. Even with the repackaging of four great titles and two brand new ones, Dimensions is a hard recommendation given the burden of its full price tag.

 

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Iron & Blood: Gameplay Videos

Iron & Blood: Warriors of Ravenloft is a 3D fighting game for the PS1 based upon the Advanced Dungeons & Dragons license. You would think TSR, the company responsible for creating D&D, would be able to construct a competent fighter. You’d be wrong.

 

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Review: Runespell: Overture

Plenty of games have blended genres together to garner great results. Borderlands successfully mixed RPG and first-person shooting, and the Metroid series brings together action, exploration, and RPG elements. And then there’s Runespell: Overture, which combines two of my favorites: RPGs with poker. Are you ready to slay goblins with a straight flush, stop an evil witch from destroying the world by playing three-of-a-kinds, and recover from your standard RPG amnesia? As strange as it sounds, the game almost pulls off blending these two unlikely genres. (more…)

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Initial Thoughts: Bastion

I picked up the new XBLA game Bastion yesterday and was able to get a ways into it before I had to stop. I’ve seen and read many reviews on the title, and I was impressed with the amount of praise the little game was getting. From what I could tell it was an action-RPG with gorgeous visuals and a unique touch to narration. So, being the person I am, I felt I owed it to myself to play. And I did. And it was good. (more…)

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And so our story begins…

Everything has to start somewhere
It’s taken awhile getting here. I’ve been as slow getting a blog started as a can possibly be, but alas, here I am. If every great moment in history starts off in someone’s mind, then perhaps this is my great moment. Or I’m just really bored and wasting my time, I don’t know. (more…)

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