Category Archives: Aaron Dobbe

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round Review (PS3)

ROUND 3. FIGHT!

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round has had a rather troubled launch so far. The game was supposed to launch February 17th on all platforms, but technical issues saw the PlayStation 3 release pushed back a week (with the Steam release moved to March 30). The past couple weeks have seen a myriad of players complaining of game-breaking bugs in the current-gen and Xbox 360 releases, some resulting in losses of save data for previous versions of the game. It looks like a big mess. While Team Ninja tries to sort all that out, I was able to spend some bug-free time with the far more stable PS3 version of the game. Are the last round of updates to Koei Tecmo’s 3D fighter worth a third look? Continue reading Dead or Alive 5 Last Round Review (PS3)

New Rock Band Game in Development?

Remember the days when seemingly everyone had a bunch of bulky, plastic musical instruments in their house? It looks like developer Harmonix may be trying to bring the rhythm genre back into vogue. Continue reading New Rock Band Game in Development?

Aaron and Lucy Dominate Round One of MONG Plays Mario Kart 8

Last weekend Courtney and Erika found out the hard way that they were no match for the likes of Aaron and Lucy in Mario Kart 8.  Watch as they get stomped over and over! Continue reading Aaron and Lucy Dominate Round One of MONG Plays Mario Kart 8

Fire Emblem 25th Anniversary Concert Announced

Looks like The Legend of Zelda won’t be the only Nintendo franchise to get the live concert treatment. Strategy RPG series Fire Emblem turns 25 this year, and in celebration, developer Intelligent Systems is holding an anniversary concert. Continue reading Fire Emblem 25th Anniversary Concert Announced

Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk Review

MAKING BOMBS OUT OF BEEHIVES

In 2013, developer Gust released the fourteenth title in the long-running Atelier series: Atelier Ayesha: The Alchemist of Dusk. Like the previous Atelier games, it was an RPG with an elaborate crafting system and a near-unpronounceable name. Now, two years later, the game has made the jump from the PlayStation 3 to the PlayStation Vita, complete with new content (and all the original DLC included). Whether or not you’ve already experienced Ayesha’s journey on the PS3, read on to find out whether this port is worth your time and money. Continue reading Atelier Ayesha Plus: The Alchemist of Dusk Review