Hades Review

Favoured by the gods… Rogue-lite games have never been my bread and butter – their sporadic and random nature seldom appealed to my acquired tastes of strategic learning and understanding. Rogue-lite titles rely on your ability to endure and adapt to foreign, yet familiar situations, which provide an idiosyncratic sense of allure and satisfaction. From […]

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Octopath Traveler Review

A path worth traveling… Square Enix’s inaugural foray onto the Nintendo Switch immediately captured everyone’s attention during its reveal early last year; with its pristinely crafted art-style, ode to traditional RPG design, and blissfully whimsical musical score, there was simply no shortage of interesting components to anticipate. Octopath Traveler is a gorgeous amalgamation of the […]

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Celeste Review

*This review originally appeared at wizarddojo.com* An inspirational climb to greater heights. This independent platformer with tremendous heart, is a poignant masterpiece that should not simmer under anyone’s radar. While its sense of scale is rather diminutive, its level of quality never falters, making it an undeniable front-runner for game of the year. Plated with its […]

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Super Mario Odyssey Review

*This review originally appeared at wizarddojo.com* Reach for the moon… The Super Mario series requires no introduction; to say that it is synonymous with the video game medium would be an immense understatement. Its cadence to this unanimous praise is heavily warranted as the Super Mario series is game development at its finest. One staple and […]

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ARMS Review

An exhilarating knock-out… Nintendo has been knocking it out of the park as of late; through the release of the masterful Breath of the Wild and the forever endearing Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Nintendo welcomes a new addition to the their collection of fantastic IPs and their ever growing lineup of excellent Switch games. I […]

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Review

Simply breathtaking… The open-world genre has always been a perplexing beast as most titles struggle to find a harmonic balance between the interminable desire for seamless quality and quantity. Most popularized examples simply litter their sandboxes with menial tasks for the sole purpose of longevity, while others have a profound sense of world-building that never […]

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2017: Thoughts on the Big Three

The illustrious year of 2017 is upon us and a proper moment of reflection is in order; 2017 will be a bountiful year and hopefully deliver a slew of fantastic new titles ripe with limitless potential. All three major parties – being the Big N, Sony, and Microsoft – have their own particularly unique plans […]

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