After your done gorging yourself on all the good food and family togetherness you can stand this Thanksgiving, then sit down with us and take a look at some of the best deals in Black Friday gaming.
Nintendo (Via the E-shop, ends December 2ed)
Highlights from Nintendo’s holiday sale include The Legend of Zelda: Windwaker HD for $34.99 and Fire Emblem Awakening for $27.99.
Sony (Via the PSN)
Sony is running their usual discounts this week alongside a unique sale on multiplayer games, with the likes of Dragon’s Crown, Resident Evil Revelations and Rayman Legends leading the pack coming into this holiday shopping season. Also running at the same [...]
Game: Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax Developer: Ecolle Soft | Frenchbread Publisher: Sega Console: PS3, Vita Reviewed on: PS3
A copy of this game was provided by the publisher for the purpose of review.
When people think anime fighting game, they typically imagine the likes of Blazblue and Guilty Gear, Arc System Works’ duo of flashy and over the top fighters. But outside the realm of Arcsys’ genre wide stranglehold, every once in a awhile another anime fighter pops up to fill the void left between such big name releases, and Dengeki Bunko is just such a game.
Bringing together characters from a variety of light novels published by the [...]
Some fantastic games available this week. Frictional Studios were giving away Amnesia: The Dark Descent for free on Steam until Wednesday. Luckily, their other titles were also on sale. We included some in this week’s Gaming on a Budget, along with a fantastic sci-fi title that’s been making waves.
Set in a world, not unlike our own, Technobabylon explores a reality where the Internet has evolved. A.I. has gone berserk, and genetic engineering is simply a run of the mill occurrence. Charles Regis and his partner are called in by CEL to investigate an odd murder case. The man being of some status appears to have been killed by someone close to him. Something’s [...]
This week on Gaming on a Budget: 8/27/2015 Edition we’re RPG crazy. This one is likely our most expensive edition yet, but it truly is worth it. We hope you enjoy this week’s picks.
Pillars of Eternity is an amazingly in depth CRPG that harkens back to the old days of Neverwinter Nights, Planescape and Baldur’s Gate. This throwback RPG showed that those unique experiences still exist in the modern gaming landscape. Pillars features a fantastic combat system, an unorthodox status system, and some interesting characters. Pillars of Eternity, more importantly, is a great roleplaying experience. The game focuses on the exploits of the Watcher—a being who can [...]
In this new video interview, Sony’s Gio Corsi sat down with two of the developer of Yakuza five for the second part of in interview in which they talk about the new game, the uniquely Japanese history of the Yakuza, and then answer some questions from fans online. The first part of this interview can be found here.
Yakuza 5 is the latest in a long line of games and picks up where Yakuza 4 left off, with players experiencing the seedy Japanese underworld through the eyes of a member of the Yakuza itself. In an open world setting, players can then take on jobs, meet with fellow members of the Japanese criminal element, and try to survive in a harsh urban [...]
Tabitha is currently experiencing some technical difficulties at the moment, so I’ll be bringing you this weeks Gaming On A Budget 8/6/2015 Edition instead. This time around we’ve got some huge discounts on PlayStation Network versions of games from our pals over at Nippon Ichi America, featuring such hit series as Danganronpa, Disgaea, and more. So if you’re into JRPGs, adventure games, or visual novels, then this is your week, my good friend.
1. Danganronpa 1: Trigger Happy Havoc (Vita, $20)
2. Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair (Vita, $20)
Normally priced at $40, this pair of murder mystery adventures hits an all time low this [...]
The light novel centric cast of Dengeki Bunko Fighting Climax sports some of the most famous names in anime today, and in this new video from Sega, you’ll see some battling it out with attacks and assists. Based on the most famous moments from their respective series. Featured in this trailer are such fan favorites as Asuna the sword-wielding heroine of Sword Art Online, Kuroyukihime the black snow princess of Accel World, and Shizuo Heiwajima from Durarara, a debt collector who happens to also be the strongest man in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro ward.
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Anime brawler Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax will arrive in the West on October 6th with a special edition available only as pre-order — it will include first print copies, a OST showcasing songs provided by composers like Teruhiko Nakagawa (Shinobi), Naofumi Hataya (NiGHTS into Dreams…), Kenichi Tokoi (Sonic and the Secret Rings), and Jun Senoue (Sonic Adventure series, Sonic Heroes, Sonic and the Black Knight).
In Fighting Climax’s crossover fighting game extravaganza, characters from over a dozen of Dengeki Bunko’s light novel series come together to fight in intense 2D combat. Fans can expect notables like Asuna and Kirito from Sword Art Online, [...]
Title: Lost Dimension Publisher: Atlus Developer: Furyu Reviewed On: PS3 Release Date: 7/28/2015
A copy of this game was provided by the publisher for purpose of review.
This article will be a continuation of my preview of Lost Dimension published last week, so please go read that first if you would!
Lost Dimension is a game that lives and dies by its gameplay. It has an excellent battle system that rewards thinking over simple brute force — difficult to execute without stifling the player. It is actually possible to take an entire turn to fall back just out of enemy range and then sit and watch as your foes come running forward only to be slaughtered the [...]
Today Atlus announced that the recently announced remake of the 2007 Vanillaware action RPG Odin Sphere would be coming to the west sometime in 2016 on the PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, and Vita. Subtitled “Leifthrasir,” which is pronounced “LAYV-thra-sheer” according to the folks as Atlus, the remake will feature redone visuals, combat, and systems, information about which will be released sometime in the near future.<>
First released for the PS2 nearly ten years ago, Odin Sphere spins a tale encompassing five brave heroes who all fight for very different reasons. Told against the backdrop of a water-color [...]