Tag: Exclusive

Castle Of Heart Review

A Knight In Corroded Armor

HIGH The storybook intro and outro are rather nice.

LOW The controls are atrocious.

WTF A classic-style, side-scrolling platformer that only controls with the analog stick?


Yakuza 0 Review

Meeting Old Friends For The First Time

HIGH Putting a chicken in charge of a high-profile financial district.

LOW Enemies equipped with firearms are a time-wasting annoyance.

WTF There aren’t nearly enough scenes involving Nishitani.


Interview With Hideyuki Shin On… Let It Die

In February 2017, it was announced that Playstation 4 free-to-play exclusive Let It Die had passed more than two million downloads in North America, Europe and Japan combined. In order to mark the occasion, I had the chance to ask the game’s director, Hideyuki Shin a few questions. Here are his answers, translated from Japanese.


Horizon: Zero Dawn Review

A Misguided Journey

HIGH The first four or five hours are amazing.

LOW Getting mobbed by three different kinds of enemies in the desert.

WTF A lot of this game feels seems directly lifted from Far Cry: Primal


Nioh Review

Not Just Shogun Souls

HIGH The feeling of one-shotting a boss.

LOW Lots of re-used environmental assets.

WTF How does something that small have a tongue that huge?


Let It Die Second Opinion

Free-To-Slay HIGH The gameplay loop is incredibly addicting. LOW Getting one-shotted by Haters twice my level. WTF The prices of some items in the PSN store…    There’s a lot to be said for simplicity of design and a focus on core ideas. I played an absurd number of games […]