Clockwork Aquario

With initial development beginning in 1991, Clockwork Aquario has just won the Guinness World Record for the longest development cycle thanks to a 2021 release. A title intended to be an arcade game that long ago displays both a certain charm as well as some dated mechanics due to its age. Fans of solid sprite…

The Medium

It is not difficult to see why the reaction from the audience towards The Medium is completely divided. On one hand it is an amazingly crafted narrative experience heightened by very strong presentation, on the other hand it fall so incredibly hard on its face in the ‘being an actual video game’ department. The story…

Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart

Must play, Game of the Year, Masterpiece; these are all terms that get thrown around rather carelessly but in this case, they are definitely not over exaggerations. Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart is an amazing PS5 exclusive that should be considered by all gamers. It’s appropriate for children while offering up game play that will…

Xuan-Yuan Sword VII

It’s here, Xuan-Yuan Sword VII at long last, and thankfully you don’t need to have played the first six to know what’s going on. At its most basic, this is a fairly generic action RPG with linear storytelling and something adjacent to skill based combat. While Sword has plenty of mediocrity about it, it still…

Gleylancer

The original release of Gleylancer from 1992 only ever saw the light of day in Japan on the Sega Genesis. Then in 2008 a small portion of the state side gaming community had a chance to take it for a spin thanks to the Wii Virtual Console version. Fast forward to today and the 16-bit…

Crown Trick

Charming aesthetic and vibrantly cute monsters meet turn based roguelike with fairly punishing losses in Crown Trick. As with any game of its ilk, this is not for the easily frustrated, but there are many elements that combine to create an enjoyable experience. It’s quite easy to see and hear the surface value of Crown…