Category: Game Review

Review: Blood Omen 2

I tried my best to have this review complete by Halloween, but I fell short by a few days. Despite missing my goal, I’m here with a review for yet another chapter in the Legacy of Kain series, this time with Blood Omen 2. If you’re a bit confused by the variety of sequels this series has to offer, don’t...

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Review: Corpse Party

Happy Halloween friends! As many of my long-time readers know, I try to review a scary game in time for Halloween. Typically, I pick a spooky game from whatever backlog era I’m currently working on. For example, in recent years I reviewed Resident Evil 0, Fatal Frame, and Luigi’s Mansion – all games from the GameCube/PS2/Xbox generation. This year, I...

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Review: Devil May Cry

I’m going to start the month off with a review for a game that was added to my backlog after being requested from multiple readers. The game in question is Devil May Cry. This is one that I’ve never played before and one that was not originally on my list. As I said above, about a year ago I asked...

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Review: Mortal Kombat – Deadly Alliance

The Mortal Kombat games have long been arcade staples. Next to the Street Fighter series, there’s very few arcade brawlers that could hold a candle to Mortal Kombat. I suppose that’s why the gaming industry took notice when Midway announced that the fifth entry in the Mortal Kombat series was going to be a home console exclusive. And true to...

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Review: Soul Reaver 2

Chugging onward through my backlog, I’ve finally reached the next chapter in the Legacy of Kain series, Soul Reaver 2. To date, my opinion of the games in this series has been pretty varied. If I’m being honest, I didn’t care for Blood Omen, at all. The next game, Soul Reaver, fared a little better. But it still didn’t capture...

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Review: Secret of Mana

It’s difficult to have a discussion about retro JRPGs without someone mentioning Secret of Mana. This game has long been heralded as one of the most critically acclaimed 16-bit era RPG titles. But despite all of the hype, it’s one game that I never managed to check out during it’s heyday. That being said, it’s also not a game that...

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Review: Silent Hill 2

Today is a special day. My backlog has finally brought me to a game that is nothing short of legendary. I’m talking about Silent Hill 2. As most of my readers will know, the Silent Hill series is held in high regard among gamers. But this particular chapter in the series is often considered to be one of the greatest...

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Review: Dragon Quest V – Hand of the Heavenly Bride

Over the last few years I’ve been slowly playing my way through the Dragon Quest series. One of the things that I’ve noticed about these games is that while they are all similar to each other both visually and in tone, each game also has something very unique to offer. The first Dragon Quest game was very much a cookie-cutter...

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