Alliance Alive HD (NS/PS4) Review

Alliance Alive HD is a remaster of the 2018 3DS title developed by Cattle Call (Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits). The original 3DS title’s development with aid from Grezzo (The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D, and The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D).  Why I got into Alliance Alive HD?  I was… Continue reading Alliance Alive HD (NS/PS4) Review

Modern RPGs Too Complex According to one of Bravely Default’s Creators 

Masashi Takahashi, one of the producers of the Bravely Default II, was also involved in the development of its forebearer, Bravely Default. Takahashi told The Verge in a recent interview that modern RPGs “seem kind of impenetrable.”   Takashi’s goal when he was working in Bravely Default was to create an RPG reminiscent of those classic Final… Continue reading Modern RPGs Too Complex According to one of Bravely Default’s Creators 

Highlights of Nintendo’s First Full Direct of 2021

Nintendo had its first full Direct in over a year on Wednesday, February 17th. Last year was a pretty stale year for Nintendo as far as news, so this 50 minute presentation was long overdue. The first thing the Direct entailed was the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter to come to the game. Included… Continue reading Highlights of Nintendo’s First Full Direct of 2021

Bravely Default 2: Here’s What We Know

Bravely Default 2 will finally be released on the Nintendo Switch on February 26th. Last year, Square-Enix invited fans to download a demo of the game and provide feedback. Read our article on the details of that process here. It was nice to see Square-Enix take their fan’s feedback so seriously. A new demo reflecting… Continue reading Bravely Default 2: Here’s What We Know

Sakaguchi’s Forgotten Gem ‘The Last Story’ Turned 10 Last Month

Hironobu Sakaguchi is renowned all over the world as a game creator thanks to his Final Fantasy Series. After leaving Square Enix in 2004, Sakaguchi crafted a few titles for major consoles under his own studio ‘Mistwalker’.   Blue Dragon (2006), and Lost Odyssey (2007) were highly publicized, receiving large media coverage before their respective releases.… Continue reading Sakaguchi’s Forgotten Gem ‘The Last Story’ Turned 10 Last Month

Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Remakes: Do We Even Want Them?

Pokemon Sword and Shield are more than a year old at this point. So naturally, fans are expecting remakes of the beloved 2006 DS titles, Pokemon Diamond and Pearl. By now you’ve probably heard that a lot of people were disappointed by Sword and Shield. If the inevitable Diamond and Pearl remakes carry Sword and… Continue reading Pokemon Diamond and Pearl Remakes: Do We Even Want Them?

Five RPGs from the 90s That Should be Remastered on Switch

The 90s decade, the golden era of the Japanese RPG. In those wonderful days it seemed like SquareEnix (Squaresoft at the time) could do no wrong. Good to great JRPGs were a common sight on (what seemed to be) a monthly basis on the PlayStation 1. Even the Nintendo 64 with its Zelda games (and… Continue reading Five RPGs from the 90s That Should be Remastered on Switch

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World is Limited Run Games’ Highest Selling Game

Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game, has finally been re-released after 6 years. Originally, the title was released on August 10th, 2010. The game was highly reviewed and sold very well. The game featured chip tunes by the group Anamanaguchi, beat-’em-up gameplay and many video game references. Despite the game performing well and gathering… Continue reading Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World is Limited Run Games’ Highest Selling Game

Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-reckoning coming to Switch

Kingdoms of Amalur ain’t dead yet. The remake of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is coming to the Nintendo Switch in March. The remake is aptly named Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning, and was released for other platforms in September 2020. But first, this release requires a little more context than other titles. Kingdoms of Providence, Rhode… Continue reading Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-reckoning coming to Switch

Nintendo Switch Pro, Virtual Console, and BotW 2 in 2021

Nintendo might be up to something. 2020 was a big year for Nintendo and it seems like it’s all leading up to something big. The Switch also just got its biggest Online update yet and with little to show for it so far. So many things are coming (or, ending) for the Switch in March… Continue reading Nintendo Switch Pro, Virtual Console, and BotW 2 in 2021