Category Archives: Aaron Dobbe

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Review: Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed (Vita)

A STRIPPED-DOWN OPEN-WORLD ADVENTURE WITH A TON OF CHARM

Akiba’s Trip: Undead & Undressed, developed by Acquire and published by XSEED, is an odd game, but you could probably tell that from the title. It doesn’t help that the stylized title seems to read “Akiba Strip”, which, as the subtitle implies, is intentional. I think a lot of people were awfully dismissive of the game based on that alone, and the premise of the game (read on to find out) certainly didn’t help. Underneath all the first impressions, Akiba’s Trip is a modern supernatural action RPG with a sharply satirical sense of humor. But does the game stand on its own two feet? Continue reading

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Twitch Plays Pokémon to Begin Playing Pokémon X

Twitch Plays Pokémon, the popular social experiment that allows thousands of online viewers to collaborate on a single playthrough of Pokémon, is set to move on to the most recent generation of Pokémon games with Pokémon X this Sunday. Continue reading

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BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma Review (Vita)

THE WHEEL OF FATE HAS NOT STOPPED YET

BlazBlue: Chrono Phantasma, the third major entry in the BlazBlue series, has finally arrived on the PlayStation Vita. This latest release brings with it new characters, new mechanics, and of course a new chapter in the notoriously complicated story of Ragna the Bloodedge. But do these new additions live up to the well-respected BlazBlue name? Continue reading