Category Archives: Aaron Dobbe

Touhou Project Finally Getting Official English Release

Touhou Project, the cult classic series of hauntingly beautiful and brutally difficult shoot-em-ups from Team Shanghai Alice, will finally be making its way to Western shores with the release of Touhou 14: Double Dealing Character. Continue reading Touhou Project Finally Getting Official English Release

New Fire Emblem Screenshots Reveal Interesting Details

The currently-untitled Fire Emblem 3DS received a new trailer in last Wednesday’s Nintendo Direct. But if you’re truly a hardcore Fire Emblem fanatic, that may not have been enough to tide you over. If that’s the case, check out this new batch of screenshots for the upcoming game, courtesy of Siliconera! Continue reading New Fire Emblem Screenshots Reveal Interesting Details

More Than The Score – Abe Lincoln: Alien Hunter

Over an hour of action-packed review talk and storytelling with Matt and Brian! This week Shawn and Aaron join the mix, sharing intimate details about Battlefield: Hardline and Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. You don’t want to miss this one! No spoilers (well, there’s one slight spoiler this week). Just reviews.

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Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Review

STEAM-POWERED GENRE BLENDER

Take XCOM and mix in some Valkyria Chronicles. Add a pinch of Gears of War, then throw in a host of references to classic American literature. Serve up the result with a comic book/steampunk aesthetic, and you have Code Name: S.T.E.A.M., the latest 3DS game from Intelligent Systems. Nintendo’s latest IP certainly draws inspiration from a great variety of sources, but does the result measure up to the sum of its parts? Continue reading Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. Review

The Awakened Fate Ultimatum Review

NOT-SO-ROGUELIKE

What if God was one of us? It’s been 20 years since the question was asked in that one-hit wonder song by Joan Osborne, and now we finally have the answer! Turns out it involves God crawling through a series of randomly-generated dungeons, bludgeoning the life out of a legion of creatures too cute to be called monsters. At least, that’s how it seems in the new RPG from Nippon Ichi Software, The Awakened Fate Ultimatum. Does it blaspheme the name of the great roguelike genre, or will it convert you to a true believer? Continue reading The Awakened Fate Ultimatum Review