Hope's Peak Academy is a prestigious, invite only high school that only invites the students that are deemed to be the best of their field. The students who attend this school are dubbed "Ultimate __________" with the blanks ranging from sports skills such as Baseball Star to creative talents such as Writing Prodigy to pretty much anything else imaginable. It is said that attending this school will set someone up for life... but not all students are attending for their notable attributes. Enter male protagonist Makoto Naegi who manages to win a national lottery which grants him access to the school as the "Ultimate Lucky Student". However this luck may not prove so useful for Makoto, as when he arrives on the very first day of classes to fall unconscious in the main [...]
There are so many interesting video games out on the market all pitching a unique concept to a pre-defined genre. While usually this is all well and good, as a gamer I like to see something truly unique, thats why in mid-2013 I held the first round of “Sam’s Quest for Something Different” where I […]
Tomb Raider has without a doubt been a successful video game series since its inception back in 1996 with “Tomb Raider (1) on the PC, PlayStation 1 and Sega Saturn video game consoles. But despite its long history and chronology, Crystal Dynamics alongside Square Enix opted to reboot the franchise last year with Tomb Raider […]
With the rather lackluster sales of the PlayStation Vita in comparison to its home video game console counterparts (Especially here in Australia), it was inevitable that Ubisoft would be forced to release Assassin’s Creed Liberation on other consoles eventually. A year and a couple of months after its near-simultaneous release alongside Assassin’s Creed III, the […]
While its rogue-like dungeon crawling system may not have tested the bounds of the genre, the game offered amply challenge for newcomers and seasoned fans alike. The developers provided an ample supply of static and randomly generated areas to explore, plenty of curry-related gameplay mechanics and [...]
Not every video-game franchise can survive its first 15 years on the market, and with Polyphony Digital achieving this milestone they have evidently been doing something right. This "something right" is simply providing fans with an enticing racing experience without any of the over-the-top frills... an experience that you would expect to see on the television screen during your typical racing season.
[...] While I can highlight positives about all three games.... there is nothing much I can say about Adventure Time: Explore the Dungeon Because I Don't Know other than... I suppose it makes a decent appeal to retro style visuals.
With the Xbox One offering a larger launch line-up than the Playstation 4 did, it becomes more vital for players to divvy up their gaming funds between select titles as it may not be practical to buy all of them at once. Despite the console coming with the Kinect 2.0 device bundled in with it, while some games throw in selective Kinect support, Fighter Within is one of the few to offer full integration with the device....
November 2013 saw a different approach being taken towards the two key racing games of the year - Gran Turismo 6 and Forza Motorsport 5. While Sony Computer Entertainment decided to play it safe and release GT6 on their now "last generation" console, Microsoft and Turn 10 Studios decided...