• Release Date: 2004
  • Time to complete: ~48hrs

There are plenty of stories where protagonists are attempting to save the world from ending, but even in the Shin Megami Tensei series, SMT3 is somewhat special in that the world ends about 10 minutes into the game. If there's one thing that's done ver...

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  • Released: May 2017
  • Time to beat: ~26 hrs

Linear visual novels aren't the most appealing form the genre to me, but Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception delivers a compelling story and some "actual" videogame sections which lessen the disappointment of the lack of player choice.

Like many in the ge...

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  • Release Date: September 2017
  • Time to complete: ~1hr

When done right, "belt scrolling beat'em up"s (that's games like Final Fight, or Streets of Rage), are a classic arcade-y experience that are a lot of fun, especially with a 2nd player. Fight'N Rage is up there with the best, with great feeling...

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I've managed to sucker a few people into watching the anime "Big Order" a couple of times, and I captured the chatlogs. The show is a complete train-wreck, but surprisingly amusing to watch, especially with other people that are willing to poke fun at it. I re-read this log every so often and I stil...

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  • Release date: Jan 2017
  • Time to complete: ~40 hrs

I'm not sure if Berseria is a good entry point to the Tales series, for even after 40 hrs of gameplay, I still didn't have a handle on the combat mechanics. Sure, I won my encounters, but I didn't REALLY understand what caused me to gain certain a...

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