Platforming and Rice-Farming Get Hitched in XSEED’s Latest Success Story

Suppose I’ve learned anything at all about my favorite genre over the years. In that case, it’s that smaller developers love to experiment with it. Pairing the platformer with other genres is … Continue reading Platforming and Rice-Farming Get Hitched in XSEED’s Latest Success Story

Shantae And The Seven Sirens- 1/2 Genie’s Finest?

After an incredibly long wait, the fifth installment in the long-running Shantae series has finally leaped to consoles and PC after being an Apple Arcade exclusive. I’ve been following this series since … Continue reading Shantae And The Seven Sirens- 1/2 Genie’s Finest?

Turn-based RPG Sea of Stars is Sabotage Studios’ Next Game

Sabotage Studios’ debut title, The Messenger, released in 2018 to widespread critical acclaim. It was a linear action-platformer that transforms into a more expansive Metroidvania around the halfway point with the core … Continue reading Turn-based RPG Sea of Stars is Sabotage Studios’ Next Game