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Fire Emblem Engage Review: Rebuilding the Foundations
Three days ago, Nintendo and Intelligent System released the seventeenth entry in their ever popular Fire Emblem franchise: Fire Emblem Engage. I had fallen off of Fire Emblem years ago as my interest in the franchise began to wane with the release of games like Three Houses, however something about Engage grabbed my interest so… Continue reading Fire Emblem Engage Review: Rebuilding the Foundations
The Wonder of Fire Emblem Heroes’ First Christmas
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house not a creature was stirring, not even a…scantily clad festive Tharja masquerading as an armored unit? Fire Emblem Heroes is no stranger to seasonal celebrations and alts. Let it be brides in springtime or (curiously) pirates in the twilight days of summer, the game has… Continue reading The Wonder of Fire Emblem Heroes’ First Christmas
The Hilarious Fault of Fire Emblem Heroes’ Battle Pass
Let me preface by saying that Fire Emblem Heroes is a mobile game that is dear to me as a longtime fan of the series. Though gacha is inherently predatory in its reliance on FOMO to nab sales, I like to think for a game that falls under the very same banner of Fate/Grand Order… Continue reading The Hilarious Fault of Fire Emblem Heroes’ Battle Pass
The Story Arc’s Top Games of 2020
History's most universally beloved year is over. And has been for a while now, actually. This was supposed to come out quite a while ago, but better late than never. It was a trying time for everyone filled with all sorts of unpleasantries that I doubt you need us reminding you of here. It was… Continue reading The Story Arc’s Top Games of 2020
Please Give Tokyo Mirage Sessions a Chance!
Tokyo Mirage Sessions is a beast of a game. Not content-wise or from a particularly ambitious story, but by the measure in which starting directly at it can cause blindness from sheer overstimulation. Okay, so it’s not quite an eldritch horror in that regard, but the game is weird. No way around it, and… Continue reading Please Give Tokyo Mirage Sessions a Chance!
VIRTUAL ODYSSEY: MARCH 2020
Virtual Odyssey A Journey Through the Game of the 2010s March 2020 Jre Best So how was your March?... Yeah it hasn't been a great month for anyone really. International pandemic, thousands of deaths, and political incompetence are what these next couple months will be remembered for. As of time of writing millions across the… Continue reading VIRTUAL ODYSSEY: MARCH 2020