By Sinan Kubba on March 9, 2014 - 1:02am.
Sinan Kubba is joined by Chi Kong Lui, Mike Bracken, and Brad "Gilligan" Gallaway for a round-up of some of the early big-hitters of 2014, including Bravely Default, Thief, Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, and, er, Inazuma Eleven. Then it's a quick-fire edition of listener's questions, followed closely by the ever-stalking Thumbs Up Thumbs Down"
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By Darren Forman on March 7, 2014 - 11:25am.
Now, Go Bravely
HIGH Forging ridiculously awesome equipment and putting it to use.
LOW The game is eternally marching towards an ill-advised cutoff point.
WTF Phonetically speaking, Esty Dee is quite possibly the most unfortunate name ever.
By Kristin Renee Taylor on March 7, 2014 - 11:12am.
HIGH Someone had fun making this game, and it really shows...
LOW ...Except in the unwieldy underwater segments.
WTF Of all the Disney women Mizrabel could go after, she chooses the anthromorphic mouse? I don't even want to know what's about.
By Sparky Clarkson on March 7, 2014 - 10:46am.
1995's EarthBound (SNES) is a widely known and beloved game, but one that sold so poorly upon release that it's probably beloved by significantly more people now than ever bought the original cartridges.
By Brad Gallaway on March 6, 2014 - 11:26am.
What is a man? A miserable little pile of... awesome!
HIGH Taking out a horde of enemies flawlessly while moving like lightning.
LOW The stealth section in the garden needs some tweaking.
WTF This game's Metacritic score. What the hell is wrong with people?
By Brad Gallaway on March 6, 2014 - 11:04am.
Great seasoning, but short on steak
HIGH Fixes some issues that Monster Hunter fails to address.
LOW Not nearly enough variety in all aspects.
WTF How can Hatsuho possibly walk in those shoes?
By John Vanderhoef on March 6, 2014 - 10:56am.
HIGH Nostalgic memories of website music from the mid-90's.
LOW Not much here besides bad pixel art and cheesy MIDI tunes.
WTF How is staring at a cellphone screen supposed to be soothing?
By Darren Forman on March 5, 2014 - 4:39pm.
We are all made of blood
HIGH Cresting the waves in a storm whilst laying siege to a fortress with mortar fire. Arrrrr!
LOW Pointlessly tailing some cretin across the map for the billionth time.
WTF I spotted that revelation about Captain Kidd right off the bat. How could Kenway possibly fail to see it?
By Richard Naik on March 5, 2014 - 4:04pm.
When Firefly is the highlight of your Batman game, you have a serious problem
HIGH Everything involving Firefly, minus his dialogue.
LOW Everything involving Bane, including his dialogue.
WTF If I need to sneak into the police station without drawing attention, why am I fistfighting the entire Gotham Police Department?
By John Vanderhoef on March 4, 2014 - 10:56am.
Not new, but improved.
HIGH Incredible vistas around every corner.
LOW The whole experience feels a little too automated.
WTF The preposterous voice acting of Mathias, the Solarii leader.
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