Quick View Release date: December 17, 2019Price: $19.99Rating: E 10+ (Everyone 10+)Platform: Microsoft Windows, Playstation 4 What's It All About? Wattam is a tricky one to nail down, toeing the line between an "action" game, a puzzler, a sandbox, and a few other...
Xenogears was ahead of its time in a lot of ways; crucially, that its development cycle reads like that of a modern Kickstarter-funded game.
Stock characters are, generally, delightful. The exception tends to be protagonists, and for all I love anime, it suffers a lot from lead characters being the flattest members of their casts.
It always kind of astounds me whenever someone says that they’re a fan of the Final Fantasy series. Not because any individual entry in the series is that bad. More because the series is so wildly inconsistent.
Quick View Release date: November 15, 2019Price: $59.99Rating: E (Everyone)Platform: Nintendo Switch What's It All About? Even if you've been living under a rock for the last twenty years, you've still probably heard of Pokémon somehow. It's the entry-level...
The kind of people who will read a media blog are, on the whole, the kind of people who consume a lot of stories to begin with. And once you take in enough of them (probably by the time you’re in middle school, really), you start to see certain patterns keep showing up.
Where monster-catching series (and their merchandise) were laser-aimed at kids, they predictably had some soft core Aesop around “teamwork” or “friendship”. But I don’t believe that a single one of them executed on it half as well as Digimon.
I’m a long-time fan of the Pokémon franchise, including one of the longest-running animated series still being produced. Now, the Pokémon anime looks to be lining up the TV-season equivalent of a Greatest Hits album.