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Xuan Yuan Sword 7 Review

Xuan Yuan Sword 7 is one of those games that gets whispered about amongst diehard Action RPG fans. Nobody in the mainstream knows it, but those that do KNOW IT. It has an epic story built around Chinese mythology and history, decent combat and pretty enough graphics as to not be off-putting. It has occasionally hilarious translation and story elements that come from nowhere and disappear as quickly. There are long walks with few saves. And yet it’s still time…

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More Thoughts From Me #281: Gotta Catch ‘Em All?

When I tell people I don’t like Pokémon, they are a bit surprised. I’m a Nintendo fan.  People think if you’re a fan of the company you probably like all their franchises, especially Pokémon! Who doesn’t like Pokémon? Well, I don’t. Why is that? And what am I thinking about the new games? Read on if you dare! I’ve tried to get into Pokémon. I played the 3DS demos, I’ve looked at footage, and of course played some non-rpg  games.…

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Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars Demo Impressions

During Thursday’s Nintendo Direct, Square Enix announced a couple of surprise games. One of them was Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars.  Footage of the game was shown off for the first time and it was announced that a demo was coming out after the Direct. I’ve now played the entire demo and want to share my thoughts on it. Voice of Cards: The Dragon Roars is a video game that plays like a board game! You have cards…

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More Thoughts From Me Special Edition: Wow! What A Great Direct!

Today, Nintendo had an all-new Direct. And it…was AMAZING. I talk about what I liked so much about today’s Nintendo Direct below. Today was Nintendo Direct Day. I was prepared for disappointment. As it turned out…I was not disappointed (for the most part). Nintendo delivered the best Direct is a long time in my opinion. What was so great about it? Well, first of all: Nintendo announced not one but TWO additional videos to be premiere in October: The final…

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Nintendo Direct Announced for 9/23

Nintendo of America announced today that a Direct will air on 9/23! Wait! Thats tomorrow! There will be an all-new Nintendo Direct tomorrow (9/23) at 5:00pm central. On twitter, Nintendo of America said that the Direct will be “roughly 40 minutes of information focused mainly on #NintendoSwitch games launching this winter.” We know that Metroid Dread, Mario Party, Pokémon, Advance Wars, and Big Brain Academy are coming soon. So those games will get some spotlight time most likely. There are…

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Astria Ascending – Official Cinematic Launch Trailer

Astria Ascending is a 2D jrpg that will be coming to the Nintendo Switch very soon. We have the cinematic launch trailer for the game below and some thoughts on Astria Ascending too! Astria Ascending will be coming to the Nintendo Switch eshop (and other places) on September 3oth! The game is a jrpg from some veterans of the Final Fantasy series! It is, unlike those games, set in 2D and features some platforming but the combat is a turn-based…

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Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan Is Available for Pre-order on Switch Now

Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan is a 2.5D action/adventure puzzle platformer thats coming to the Nintendo Switch and other platforms soon. You can even pre-order the game! Check out the latest trailer for the game below. Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan will be coming to the Nintendo Switch and other platforms on October 5th! The game is available for pre-order right now. Graphics wise, Rainbow Billy looks a little bit like Cuphead and a little bit…

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Shin Megami Tensei V – Nahobino Trailer

Shin Megami Tensei V is coming out in November. Check out the new Nahobino trailer for the game below. Shin Megami Tensei V is coming out on November 12 for the Nintendo Switch. The new trailer for the game shows off more of the gameplay and some cutscenes. Shin Megami Tensei is a very adult series, though it may appeal to older Pokemon fans with its demon “collecting” aspect. The combat is a traditional JRPG turn-based affair. Its looks really…

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Cris Tales Stadia Review

Coming from indie developer Dreams Uncorporated is the charming JRPG, Cris Tales. With a striking art style and exciting storyline, Cris Tales looks to breathe new life into the well-established JRPG genre. Not an easy feat to do, in a niche that so many people are passionate about, and one that has been the muse of many a dev before. Can this indie title carve a spot for itself in the esteemed world of timeless JRPGs, or will it be buried in the mountain of games that just didn't quite hit the mark? Let's dive in and take a look!

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Fort Triumph for the Nintendo Switch

Fort Triumph is a strategy rpg in the vain of Mario and Rabbids or Xcom. Will fans of those games like this game too? Let’s take a look at Fort Triumph for the Nintendo Switch! Fort Triumph is a strategy rpg that will remind a lot of Nintendo Switch fans of Mario and Rabbids. However, Fort Triumph doesn’t have the same quirky humor or charm of Mario and Rabbids. Instead, it is set in Adventure game like world full of…

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