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

Cotton Reboot!, Finally Takes to the Skies In Q1 2020

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not much of a shm’up player, and I’ll also be the first to admit that I’m awful at them. That being said, … Continue reading Cotton Reboot!, Finally Takes to the Skies In Q1 2020

Crash 4- It’s About Time Review (PS4, Xbox One)

Before kicking things off, I want to pay respects to the late Mel Winkler. For those who don’t know, he was the original voice actor of Aku Aku. He passed … Continue reading Crash 4- It’s About Time Review (PS4, Xbox One)

Streets of Rage 4 Gets Balance Patch and More Updates to Come

Earlier this year, we took a look at Streets of Rage 4 when it initially launched across all platforms. While visually stunning with a pumped-up soundtrack, it simply paled compared to the … Continue reading Streets of Rage 4 Gets Balance Patch and More Updates to Come

Maxiboost On Battles It’s Way to Western Shores Next Week

  While the arcade scene in North America fizzled out in the late 90’s thanks to advancements on both the home console and PC front, it has continued to live … Continue reading Maxiboost On Battles It’s Way to Western Shores Next Week

Rhythm Platformer Mashup “Mad Rat Dead” Launches this Halloween

Ubisoft’s Rayman Legends proved that injecting rhythm elements into a traditional platformer can work surprisingly well when done right. Since its release, I’ve been pining for something that explores the … Continue reading Rhythm Platformer Mashup “Mad Rat Dead” Launches this Halloween

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?

Save on Bandai Namco’s Latest and Greatest (as well as a classic)

If you’re still looking to round out your collection of anime adaptations for your Switch before May closes out, you’re in luck. Earlier this month, Bandai Namco kicked off a … Continue reading Save on Bandai Namco’s Latest and Greatest (as well as a classic)