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Escape the Box – Indie Game Review

10 December 2012 by , No Comments

Never judge a game by the name of its engine. This week, Sam reviews an RPG Maker game that isn’t an RPG and actually rocks. Game: Escape the Box Creator: MetalRenard Genre: Puzzle-Adventure, Horror-Mystic Completion Time: 15~20 Minutes per playthrough Download Links: – Windows: http://sd-2.archive-host.com/membres/up/49808736215952882/Escape_The_Box.zip

Holiday Hijinks – Indie Game Review

24 November 2012 by , No Comments

The indie game scene is one that I’ve dabbled in throughout the last couple of years but it’s only recently that I’ve really knuckled down and thrown myself into it. There are so many wonderful ideas and game genres I didn’t even know existed to be found there… and that, I think, is what’s reeling […]

Xenoblade Chronicles

6 September 2011 by , No Comments

Like Persona 4, Xenoblade Chronicles is an RPG that comes towards the end of its console’s lifespan and ultimately proves to be one of the best examples of the genre you’re ever likely to find. This sixty hour behemoth of a game was definitely made for fans of the genre, with a plot that plays […]

No more “cute” characters, please. This is serious.

28 August 2011 by , No Comments

By “cute” I’m not talking about the demure wallflower of a childhood friend who looks sweet and innocent but whose personality is no deeper than, “I love the hero” or the twelve-year old gothic lolita who is somehow the most powerful melee fighter and apologises after every swing of her eight-foot melee weapon. I’m talking […]

Bring back the old jobs!

7 August 2011 by , No Comments

Why are Final Fantasy upgrade systems so horrendously bad? This isn’t a problem every Square Enix game has. Dragon Quest VIII, for one, has a perfectly good method of strengthening characters. The boring stats and levelling up are taken care of by the game itself; all you need to do is invest points in whichever […]

Dragon Age II

12 July 2011 by , No Comments

Yesterday was my 21st birthday, and among the presents I received was a copy of Dragon Age II from my younger sibling; a game that has been almost universally condemned by the Origins fanbase as a singularity of badness. Some have gone so far as to say it’s not only the worst game in Bioware’s […]