PAXtravaganza 2013!: Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight Logo Screenshot

The new “retro” craze found itself in full swing with the Kickstarter for Shovel Knight, a new action game looking to hearken to its myriad of inspirations. Yacht Club Games, the people asking for your money and support, look like no strangers to the style they’ve selected – as ex-WayForward…

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The List: Final Fantasy Tactics (Part 2)

Final Fantasy Tactics is what we’d call, nowadays, a “Strategy Role-Playing Game” in the Japanese vein. Basically, you use various units (here, depicted as people) with various abilities to achieve certain objectives on a battlefield. Tactics takes a turn-based approach similar to Matsuno’s Tactics Ogre, except mightily improved from that…

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Monday Update – Week of July 30th, 2012

Wow, was last week a lot of NieR! Because I wrote so much self-indulgent content, I can say for sure that I am not going to be writing a List entry this week. I think you and I both need a break from such long-winded articles. Expect some varied stuff…

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Independence Day and Metal Wolf Chaos

I suppose the 4th of July has become a giant Michael Bay-splosions fest, where people (for some reasons I will never understand) decide to blow things up in real life, probably including an essential extremity or two, rather than within the confines of a game, movie, or elsewhere. That American…

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