Tag: Sega

Shenmue III Review

Excuse Me…

HIGH SHENMUE III IS A REAL VIDEOGAME AND I PLAYED IT.

LOW Will be seen as as laughably dated to newcomers.

WTF The 19 different ways western voice actors say the name “Ryo”.


Team Sonic Racing Review

Everybody’s Super Sonic Racin’ To Mediocrity

HIGH That opening theme song, yo.

LOW Lacks the pizzazz and nostalgia that made the previous such a good time.

WTF Sega had one job: put Segata Sanshiro in the game. They failed.


Shenmue I & II Review

I See

HIGH Offered an unprecedented level of detail for its time.

LOW The ludicrous maze-like layout of the Yellow Head Building.

WTF The absolutely bonkers left turn Shenmue II takes in its final moments.


Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review

Double Dragon

HIGH There are some amazing nods to the events of Yakuza 0.

LOW Catching occasional glimpses of Yakuza 2‘s antiquated design shining through.

WTF Virtua Fighter 2 on ‘Easy’ may be the hardest fighting game I’ve ever played.


Valkyria Chronicles 4 Review

Just When You Thought It Was Safe To Invade Gallia…

HIGH Climbing to the top of a ruin to fire a rocket into an enemy’s weak point.
LOW Losing that damn wounded sniper mission over and over again.
WTF How the Battleship’s engine gets fixed…