Heroes of Ruin is one of those games everybody asked for and nobody bought, much like Steel Diver. The concept of a 4-player online loot game on a handheld is pretty exciting. The game definitely lives up to the idea and is quite a fun romp, but there's a few things holding it back from … Continue reading Heroes of Ruin – Pietriots Style
I'm about 8 hours into Tales of the Abyss 3D and really enjoying it. It's very cool to have access to such a huge RPG in the first year of a new system. The first real RPG in 3D is a pretty big deal, and the effect is done well in this game. It's quite … Continue reading Tales of the Abyss – Impressions
The pride, the glory, the honor. Which games will take home the top awards, and which ones will end up on the floor with a sore butt? Is there a difference? BIGGEST SURPRISE Grubdog - For me, Xenoblade Chronicles. I expected a solid, lengthy RPG to pass the time - I got the best story … Continue reading Game of the Year Awards – 2011
Steel Diver - what a history this game has. It started out as a tech demo at E3 2004 for the original DS, and quickly became a game everyone wanted to be real. In a time when Nintendo was criticised for their apparent lack of new franchises, this game was labeled unique, old-school, complex, and … Continue reading Steel Diver
It's not from Nintendo. It's not language barriers or translation issues. It's not some greedy CEO who gets a hard-on from punishing people. It's the gaming media, and so called "fans" who are threatening boycotts and trolling Wii just like they've been doing since 2006. Operation Rainfall is a campaign set up by fans of … Continue reading Operation Rainfall’s biggest challenge
I got to play much more 3DS the other day, and more games including Street Fighter, Resident Evil Mercenaries, Asphalt 3D and Steel Diver. All in all I must have got about 2 hours playtime on various games, so how does the system hold up after that? I'm more hyped than ever. Nintendo Australia had … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS Impressions – Parramatta
Nintendo are in a state of fear, the complete destruction of Nintendo DS last year at the hands of PSP has backed Nintendo into a corner. PSP was the highest selling system of 2010, and also had the highest selling Monster Hunter game. The overwhelming presence of iPhone and the looming danger of the mighty … Continue reading Nintendo 3DS? Does anyone care?