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More Thoughts From Me #265: Closing Down the (Digital) Shop

This week we got rumors that the PS3/PSP/Vita digital stores will be shutting down this year. Usually I do not report or even talk about rumors. That said, the closing of those shops will happen sooner or later! What do I think of digital stores closing? Let’s dig into it. Its always tough when digital store fronts close down. We all know why this happens: digital stores take up server space for companies. They cost money to keep up and…

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Bravely Default 2 Review

We checked out Bravely Default 2 for the Nintendo Switch with our review-in-progress. And now we are ready to pass final judgement on the game! Will this be another classic Square Enix JRPG? Bravely Default 2 is a throwback to older JRPGs. This series is what the Final Fantasy series use to be: turn-based gameplay with four heroes off on a journey to find crystals. This story might seem simplistic but the game features very good writing with wonderful dialogue…

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Ruinverse

KEMCO has released a lot of jrpgs for the Nintendo Switch. The newest one is called Ruinverse. It a traditional turn-based jrpg. Is it worth checking out? Let’s take a look! The battle system is very traditional, although it does have some neat combo attacks thrown in. If you are a fan of SNES jrpgs, than you might fine Ruinverse’s gameplay, especially its battle system, interesting. Its story, however, is pretty odd. I think it takes a lot of inspiration…

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Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos

Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos for the Nintendo Switch is a game that looks like 2D Zelda, plays like it, and adds in some Stardew Valley fun to boot. We previously previewed this game and now we are ready to review it. Is Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos worth checking out? Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos is one part Stardew Valley and two parts The Legend of Zelda. There is farming, town building, and dungeon exploring. The game doesn’t really…

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Bravely Default 2 Review-in-progress

Bravely Default 2 is the newest turn-based jrpg from Square Enix. Nintendo is publishing this title. And thanks to Nintendo of Canada we received a review copy of Bravely Default 2. Is this a jrpg worth checking out? Here is our review-in-progress to let you what we think so far of this game. Bravely Default 2 is set in a fantasy world where four heroes of light go on a quest to find some crystals. It also takes place in…

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Bravely Default II is Now Available For the Nintendo Switch

Bravely Default 2 is now available for the Nintendo Switch. The title is developed by Square Enix and published by Nintendo. Here is the launch trailer! Bravely Default 2 is now available via retail and the Nintendo Switch eshop. The launch trailer released today shows many new areas and some things we haven’t seen before. I’m especially excited about the appearance of a dragon! Reminder that there is a Bravely Default 2 Final demo available. If you want to know…

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Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos First Impressions

Do you like 2D Zelda? Do you like Stardew Valley? If you said yes to both, then you might be interested in Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos for the Nintendo Switch. Our review for this title is not ready yet but we thought we’d share some first impressions of the game so far! Rogue Heroes: Ruins of Tasos is an action/adventure in the vain of the Legend of Zelda. The game features a Hero with a sword and shield who…

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Pokémon Presents Video Announced for 2/26/21

The Pokémon Company has announced a Pokémon Presents video for tomorrow (2/26/21). A brand new Pokémon Presents will air tomorrow at 7 a.m. PDT. on the official Pokémon Youtube channel. According to Nintendo Everything, the video will be 20 minutes long. Its the 25th anniversary of Pokémon this year! Along with this video there has also been musical videos and a concert is taking place on Saturday. What do you think will be shown in tomorrow’s Pokémon Presents?  …

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A New State of Play Will Air This Thursday (2/25/21)

A new State of Play broadcast has been announced for Thursday (2/25/21). We have details below. Playstation announced a new State of Play broadcast for this Thursday. The video will focus on “updates and deep dives for games coming to PS4 and PS5.” It will air at 4pm central time. It will be 30 minutes, “give or take”. Via their site, Playstation adds that the State of Play will  have ” updates and deep dives for 10 games coming to…

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More Thoughts From Me #261: Bravely or Default

Recently, I finally finished the Bravely Default 2 Final demo. And I have some thoughts on the game’s battle system! It took me awhile to finish the Bravely Default 2 demo. I had stopped playing it for a bit and then went back to it, stopped, went back it, etc. I liked the demo but I found it pretty hard. But then, I saw a video that Nintendo put out that explained the battle system and I finally got it!…

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