Review: Pokemon Masters is a Gotcha Game

Review: Pokemon Masters is a Gotcha Game

Gacha games, games focused on acquiring collections of characters through random pulls, have become synonymous with the mobile market. Much like the toy collections from vending machines they are named for, gacha games draw in huge amounts of money for relatively low cost as people try to collect them all or look for their favorites. (more…)

Review: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Is Impressively Mediocre

Review: Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Is Impressively Mediocre

I was such a mark for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 that as soon as it was announced, I knew I was going to own it. I didn’t need to see the trailer, the roster, any of it—just the name. MUA (and the X-Men Legends games, and Marvel Heroes when it was active) just… hit that sweet spot for me. Gauntlet-style play, Marvel (more specifically, X-Men) characters, powers and combos, I’m here for it. Every time. (more…)

Girl Power Gone Sideways: A River City Girls Review

Girl Power Gone Sideways: A River City Girls Review

Highschoolers Kyoko and Misako are stuck in detention, but it does not take long for them to break out when they get word that their boyfriends have been kidnapped! The two must literally fight their way through the rough, unforgiving streets of River City on an ambitious journey to save their loves—no matter what it takes.

This review contains minor spoilers for the game. (more…)