Review: Dark Souls III (PS4)

Developer: FromSoftware Publisher: Bandai Namco Platforms: Playstation 4, Xbox One, PC Genre: RPG Rating: M Price: $59.99     When Dark Souls III was officially announced, I was more than a little giddy. I couldn’t wait to square off against giant bosses and impossible odds, explore a dark world full of fantastic secrets, and claim my place…

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Review: Drakengard (PS2)

Developer: Square Enix, Cavia, Publishers: Square Enix Genre: ARPG Rating: M Price: Try your luck The Drakengard series has a small but loyal following. It’s a very obscure game that has only recently been re-discovered through the success of NIER, a game that takes place following one of the many endings of Drakengard. The graphics aren’t stellar,…

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Review: Black Desert Online (PC)

Developer: Pearl Abyss Publisher: Daum Games Platforms: PC Genre: MMORPG  Rating: 16 (PEGI)  Price: $29.99 (Traveler’s Package); $49.99 (Explorer’s Package) Released in Korea back in 2014, Black Desert Online has finally made its way to worldwide availability. With sandbox-style gameplay and action-oriented combat, Black Desert Online brings with it a plethora of features that will…

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Review: Arslan The Warriors of Legend

Developer: KOEI TECMO Publisher: KOEI TECMO Genre: RPG Rating: T for Teen Price: $59.99 Based on an anime that is based on an older anime that is based off of an epic novel, Arslan The Warriors of Legend is a tactical action game that plays very much like the Dynasty Warriors games with its own personal…

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Review: Xenoblade Chronicles X (Wii U)

Developer: Monolith Soft Publisher: Nintendo Platforms: Wii U Genre: RPG Rating: T Price: $59.99   From the moment it was announced, I knew Xenoblade Chronicles X was something my time-starved Wii U was going to need. Its predecessor boasted a massive open world, fantastic creatures, and a battle system that has won me over time and time again. With…

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