In truth Severed is an awesome game with some really great music, visuals and some systems you just do not see in most games. This makes it one of the most interesting PS Vita games to date conceptually. The one thing holding Severed back is its unwieldy control scheme. Perhaps it is just because the PlayStation Vita is so wide in design that not having that second hand on the opposite side makes it so uncomfortable after a while, but this one drawback is a somewhat serious one. However, this...
"MegaTagmension is the latest from the line of Hyperdimension Neptunia spin-offs, featuring the least “gifted” goddess this side of Gamindustri. MegaTagmension feels and plays quite similar to Action Unleashed, another spin-off from the same series, if you’ve played it before. If not, it has a very Dynasty Warrriors/Musou feel going for it during the story mode, and a sort of Monster Hunter style feeling for the online missions. Well then, places everyone, as we take a look at the anime styled..."
Brett from The Game Bolt: "When Severed was first announced at PSX in 2014 it quickly became one of my most anticipated games. Firstly, it is Drinkbox Studios’s next game following the excellent Guacamelee!, and is a PS Vita exclusive. Being on the Vita, I had hopes Drinkbox would utilize the system’s touchscreen for a unique experience. Secondly, Severed was advertised as a first person dungeon crawler with some RPG aspects added in, a farcry from their previous game."
Paranautical Activity was originally released on PC in 2013 and had a rocky start by being removed and re-listed on Steam under a different publisher. In 2015 it came out on PS4, Vita, and Xbox One, and finally arrived on the Wii U in 2016. With the retro graphics and minimal space requirements, the Wii U is a good match.
Ray Gigant is a new downloadable dungeon crawler/visual novel title for the PlayStation Vita. Within, a traditional anime story unfolds of world destruction, with the youth being the only ones who can save us from extinction. While rough in some spots, it still provides an entertaining experience by offering new takes on inventory management and resources.
The end result is that Ray Gigant manages to instill some new ideas into the dungeon crawling genre. Of course any time you do something new, there are some rough edges and they present here now and again, but the battle system is a lot of fun, exploration is far less of a grinding chore than we usually see in titles like this, and while the story itself never quite reaches 'great' status, the rest of the game's systems help to prop it up. If you have been on the fence about trying the genre ...
After previously excelling with their Sparkle titles, Azkend 2 is a classy match-3 adventure game. While traveling from Liverpool to New York your ship was pulled down into a massive maelstrom and you woke up in a place that may have never been gazed upon by the eyes of men. Your goal is to ascend from the bowels of the earth and return to civilization.
We all know of Zen Studios and we all know what a superb job they do of bringing various franchises to the pinball masses. We've had original IP's, we've had Marvel stuff and we've seen plenty of Star Wars ideas make their way to Pinball FX2. Hell, even South Park has been treated to the mash up.
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I was a fan of the last two games by Experience Inc. that were localized, but Stranger of Sword City is probably my favorite of the three now. I liked the unique setting, and while I am already a fan of the genre, the small new additions were welcome changes as well. This is no doubt a tough game to start off and get in to, but it is rewarding and one of the best candidates I can suggest to those who are curious about the dungeon crawling genre but have not yet taken the leap.
Skullgirls 2nd Encore has made its way to the PlayStation Vita largely in tact. There are some disappointing issues with the port graphically, especially with the text as it hurts the experience for newer players, but otherwise it’s nearly perfect. It’s also the only way to play Skullgirls on the go, and those that pick it up won’t feel like they’re getting a stripped down experience.
Publisher Limited Run Games have revealed the sale date of Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, their latest title to receive the limited run treatment.
Scheduled for sale on April 25th via their webstore, the PlayStation 4 version will see 5,000 copies available and the PlayStation Vita 2,500.
A release window for Futuridium EP Deluxe has also been announced.
Overall, Trillion (the game, not the monster) was much more enjoyable than I was honestly expecting. You build a liking for most, if not all, of the characters, the battles are fluid, the soundtrack is solid and the gameplay is well defined. While the style might be a little too specific for most people, those used to either JRPGs or Rogue-likes ought to get a fair amount of enjoyment out of it. While it does have a few drawbacks, none are truly game-breaking or debilitating to the point that...
Covering the epic action from the recent blockbuster film, with that unique LEGO feel, gamers will be able to play through all the storylines from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The game will also feature exclusive playable content that takes fans and newcomers on adventures set in the time leading up to Star Wars: The Force Awakens, providing additional insight about the new movie and its characters.