Tag: ps4

Review: Icewind Dale (Enhanced Edition)

Can you believe it has been six years since I reviewed the first three “Infinity Engine” games; Baldur’s Gate, Baldur’s Gate II, and Planescape Torment? It doesn’t seem that long ago. For the longest time, these titles were mostly forgotten by everyone except for CRPG enthusiasts. Then, earlier this year the third entry in the Baldur’s Gate saga was released…...

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Review: Legend of Mana

As I get ever closer to wrapping up my RPG project, I find myself playing a handful of games that I somehow managed to miss out on back when they were new. Today, I’m going to talk about a classic JRPG title, Legend of Mana. Yes, this is another entry in the heralded Mana series. But this time around, we...

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Review: Mafia (Definitive Edition)

For my readers who follow my backlog reviews, I need to apologize. As you may suspect, my attention has recently been distracted by a handful of new blockbuster games and this has derailed my progress when it comes to grinding out older titles. But fear not! I haven’t been completely derelict on my duty of playing classic games – or...

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Review: Diablo IV

Rarely do I stop working my way through my backlog to play a new release. However, there are certain franchises that I simply cannot resist. Diablo is one of those. When I started this website over a decade ago, the Diablo games were some of the first titles that I took the time to review. Diablo III launched shortly after...

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Review: Chrono Cross

Ever since I played Chrono Trigger earlier this year, I’ve been extremely curious to see just how Square was going to try to top that experience. For me, Chrono Trigger represented the peak of 16-bit era JRPGs. It had all of the elements that I look for in an RPG and it delivered them with flawless perfection. With that in...

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Review: Kingdom Hearts

At long last, the time has come for me to review one of the most beloved games of all time, Kingdom Hearts. This is a game that combines the worlds of Final Fantasy with the Disney cartoon universe. If that seems like a rather odd combination, that’s because it is. The two franchises have almost nothing at all to do...

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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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