Attack the Light – Steven Universe Review: Neato Burrito!

Today’s twenty- and- thirty-somethings have two hobbies: Beating back their encroaching student loans with a stick, and complaining about how bad children’s television today is compared to ’80s fare like Transformers and Thundercats. Maybe the constant battle against said student loans (and the bad economy, and the insane housing market, and–) has warped our perception…

Road to Dragons Review: Worth Wandering Down

“Road to Dragons.” Now there‘s a collection of words that should theoretically cause people to react in very different ways. One half of the population would turn and run, while the other half would bundle their essentials together with some twine and go running down the road in search of some scaly pals. The giant…

Ananias Review

Dungeon Exploration On-the-Go One of the great things about mobile games is their “bite-size” nature. No matter where you might be, if you have a few minutes to kill, it’s easy to find a game that offers a short and simple experience. Some players, however,  desire a little more depth in their mobile games, while…

Alphadia Genesis 2 Review

Nothing but Positive Energi In a time when the illustrious tradition of the JRPG – carried on in the mainstream by big-budget franchises like Final Fantasy – is losing ground to its western counterparts, titles like Alphadia Genesis 2 serves as a necessary reminder of what made the JRPG such a big deal in the…

QuestRun Review: Dented Armor, but Not Beyond Repair

Everyone likes to play games that remind them of the past. That’s why pixel-based platformers remain popular even on top-of-the-line systems like the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. But remember that awkward growth spurt games went through in the transition from the PlayStation 2 era to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3? Remember how high-definition…

Evoland Review

You Got Your Zelda in My Final Fantasy! Many a game in recent years has attempted to mine old-school video game players’ nostalgia, usually with varying results. While they can sometimes be a fresh interpretation on classic gaming conventions, they can also easily be nothing more than cheap throwbacks that fail to build upon their…

Immortal Odyssey Review: Go East, But Not Too Far

Mobile-based massive online RPGs (MMORPGs) are plentiful, and many of them play similarly. That’s not really a bad thing: Given the limits of phones and tablets as game platforms, mobile MMORPGs benefit from being a simple and streamlined experience. Still, it’s necessary for mobile MMORPGs  to find ways to stand out, and Immortal Odyssey from…