Tag: Idea Factory

Trinity Universe Review

Hoarding: Netheruniverse Edition

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HIGH Engaging and seldom-tedious role-playing game combat.

LOW Being buried alive under an avalanche of loot.

WTF An extended debate over whether yelling the name of a special attack increases its effectiveness.

Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love Review

Pretty Girls and Mechs? Not as Awesome as it Sounds

Sakura Wars: So Long, My Love Screenshot

HIGH: The dating simulation "Adventure Mode."

LOW: Long battles, followed by even longer boss fights, without a break. (Or a save point).

WTF: The dating simulation is the high point. In a game about giant mech fighting.

Spectral Force 3 – Review

Read review of Spectral Force 3Despite being a game that appears on a gaming console that can put out some amazing graphics and support gameplay that couldn't be done on older hardware, Spectral Force 3 looks like a game that could have been developed for the PlayStation 2 and features play mechanics that were "fresh and new" back in the days of the Sega Genesis. This mediocrity serves to make it only more ironic that the title was developed by Idea Factory—because this is a game that is woefully lacking when it comes to anything resembling an actual idea.

Generation of Chaos – Review

I'm just not having much luck with review material lately. First I had to suffer through Drakengard 2 (which made me fall asleep—no joke), and now, a game lands in my lap which actually ties with Unlimited SaGa for the lowest score I've ever awarded a game in my entire career—Generation of Chaos on the Sony PSP.