WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Kingdom Hearts 358/2 Days
This is possibly an unpopular Kingdom Hearts opinion depending on who is reading this, but I was never a big fan of Xion. I didn’t dislike her per se; I just never got attached to her like some fans did since I found her character to be rather generic and, considering 358/2 Days’ status as an interquel and the fact that she was never mentioned in Kingdom Hearts II (probably because Nomura hadn’t come up with her character at the time), she was most likely going to die by the end of the game. It’s hard to become engaged with a character when you know they’re not going to be around anymore soon. But that being said, her theme music never fails to make me emotional – especially the version of it that plays during her boss fight. Continue reading
WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the following:
Dragon Ball FighterZ
Dragon Ball Super
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2
Dragon Ball Z
I’m not the biggest Dragon Ball Z fan (in fact, I’ve never watched a single episode of any of the various anime series) but even I couldn’t help but look at Dragon Ball FighterZ – a fighting game developed by Arc System Works – and think “Damn, this game looks cool. I want it.” And so I got it, and while I’ll probably never be “good” at it, it’s still a lot of fun to play casually.
So with the recent announcement that ‘Season 2′ will begin this year, which will no doubt see more of this series’ eclectic cast of fighters join the fray (apparently starting with Jiren from Dragon Ball Super), here are ten characters that I personally would love to see make an appearance and fight against the likes of Goku, Vegeta and co. Continue reading
Here’s something I’ve wanted to do for a while. As a backer for Lab Zero Game’s upcoming RPG, Indivisible, I was able to play an exclusive preview of it.
So join me and my friend James and enjoy the cool combat, the amazing animation and my not so great gameplay.
The announcement of a brand new, wholly original Spider-Man game being developed by Insomniac Games got a lot of people, including me, very excited. It had felt like it had been ages since we got something like this – a console super-hero game that wasn’t just a cash-grab tie-in to a new movie or TV show. Everything about it looked promising and I felt like this could herald in a new age of high-quality superhero games. And judging by this game’s success, I think it’s safe to say that might just be the case.
Unless you’ve just not been paying attention, it’s no secret that Spider-Man (or Marvel’s Spider-Man – they seriously needed a better name) has been positively received. What was expected to be a moderate success has become Sony’s fastest selling first-party game ever and its first month’s sales beat the likes of God of War and Uncharted 4. It’s a good game is what I’m saying.
Honestly, I probably don’t even need to write a review about it. I’ll tell you right now; all the positive reception you’ve heard is right. If you have a PS4, this is a must buy. But, you know what, this game is SO good that I need to gush about it regardless. So rather than posit the question “Is Spider-Man on PS4 a good game?,” let’s discuss WHY it’s good. Continue reading
It’s another Entertainment Dome One Shot, and James is back with me this time! On this episode, we check out quirky puzzle game Donut County and completely ruin peoples’ lives by sucking things up into a giant hole.
Massive thank you to Jeff Lagaspi for giving me a code.
Last week on the Entertainment Dome, James and I were finally able to talk about all the juicy new Kingdom Hearts III details we got from E3, including the brand new Frozen world, the Ratatouille minigame, plot details and much more.
Steven Universe is well known for a lot of reasons – one of those reasons being its numerous musical numbers; the quality of which can range from decent to down right amazing. So it’s kind of a shame that the soundtrack for it’s console tie-in game turned out to be very generic. Not bad, just… a bit bland, maybe. It does have a couple killer tracks though that stand above the rest – one of them (fortunately) being the boss battle theme.
What do you get when you cross a 2D platformer with a pinball game? You get Yoku’s Island Express, where Yoku the dung-beetle’s first day as postmaster turns into a quest to save the island.
Massive thank yous to Bethany Aston and Jonno Stanton for providing me with a code.
This week on The Entertainment Dome, James and I are less than impressed with the Detroit: Become Human demo (to the point where we don’t even remember the game’s name), before moving on to a good PS4 game – God of War – and then we wrap things up with a quick look at the new Kingdom Hearts III details.
WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for Kingdom Hearts Birth by Sleep
While I don’t have as much as an emotional connection to many of Kingdom Hearts‘ original characters as some people do, I won’t deny that the series has some effective and enjoyable original antagonists. For example, Vanitas from Birth by Sleep became an instant favourite of mine due to his personality, his vocal performance and his theme music. Continue reading