Review: Moonlighter (Switch)

Links-Home–Reviews–Articles–Library–Contact Well, it took a while, but it is time at last to review the game Moonlighter. This game was recommended by a friend, and it sounded interesting at the time, so I decided to have a look. After over 40 hours of play in order to finish the game, I am ready to cover […]

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The Anatomy of RPGs, Part 2: Battle

Links-Home–Reviews–Articles–Library–Contact It is time for Part 2 of a multi-part series on the anatomy of RPGs. This series looks at the many moving parts of turn based RPGs in order to shed some light on how they work. Today’s focus is on the actions that take place in an RPG battle. RPGs have many battles […]

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The Anatomy of RPGs, Part 1: Stats

Links-Home–Reviews–Articles–Library–Contact Well, I have been playing a few RPG video games lately. Since I started playing Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars and Pokemon around middle school, I had been hooked on the genre. Today, I have something different from most of my other content. I will be looking at the many moving […]

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Retro Review: Golden Sun (GBA)

Links-Home–Reviews–Articles–Library–Contact Today, I have a classic game that happens to be one of my favorite turn-based RPGs. The game is Golden Sun for the Game Boy Advance, first released in 2001, and it may be forgotten by many as this series hasn’t had a new game since 2010. I had first heard of the game […]

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Good or Bad: Life Systems in Games

Links-Home–Reviews–Articles–Library–Contact Recently, I have been thinking about what losing in video games mean, and what it should mean for the player. I then remembered some old thoughts on the extra life systems used in many (but not all) video games. Years ago, I had the thought that they are somewhat meaningless in modern games, but […]

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Review: Sonic Mania Plus (Switch)

Links-Home–Reviews–Articles–Library–Contact Today, I have a game I owned and played prior to starting this blog, but had somewhat recently obtained the DLC, but never touched it until recently. It is Sonic Mania Plus, the best Sonic game in a long time. The Sonic games were largely considered bad around the time they entered the realm […]

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Review: Katamari Damacy Reroll (Switch)

Links-Home–Reviews–Articles–Library–Contact A major game came out last month that overshadowed every other game release this past December. That game was Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. What might have gone unnoticed was that another game was released on the same day for the Nintendo Switch. That game was Katamari Damacy Reroll. This remake of the first Katamari […]

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