Author: Josh Tolentino

Necrobarista Review

A Short, Sweet Cuppa

HIGH Brilliant writing and characterization.

LOW What little gameplay it has tends to get in the way.

WTF “You’re not a crab, you’re a bin chicken!”


Persona 5 Royal Review

Peaked

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HIGH It’s the definitive version of one of the best JRPGs around.

LOW There really can be too much of a good thing sometimes.

WTF “Cats turning into buses is a very widely-held cognition!”


Josh Tolentino’s Highs, Lows, and WTFs of 2019

2019 has certainly been a year, and while it’s had its ups and downs, I’d like to think it’s been a pretty strong one for games — in part because the expected crop of sequels, franchise entries, and long-anticipated debuts fell surprisingly flat, clearing the field for new and unusual titles to have time in the spotlight.