REVIEW: Shining Resonance: Refrain (2018)

The Japanese role-playing game genre has been a niche one on Western shores since the earlier days of its prevalence when publisher Square-Enix (formerly known as Squaresoft) began localization of its Final Fantasy franchise in 1990. Since those days, the JRPG genre has boomed into a multifaceted one, ranging from intense, action-oriented combat to turn-based… Continue reading REVIEW: Shining Resonance: Refrain (2018)

REVIEW: Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus (2002)

Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus was released on Playstation 2 on September 23, 2002. Developed by Sucker Punch, the story follows Sly Cooper, a master thief from a long line of master thieves. As a child, his family was murder by the Fiendish Five and his birthright and legacy, the Thievius Raccoonus, was stolen.… Continue reading REVIEW: Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus (2002)

REVIEW: Star Wars Battlefront II (2017)

When EA and DICE put out 2015’s Star Wars Battlefront reboot, some were disappointed by the lack of a story-driven single-player mode, criticized its weak progression system and how its season pass DLC model separated the player base. I, personally, had a blast with the game. Up until that point, I had never experienced a… Continue reading REVIEW: Star Wars Battlefront II (2017)