Animal Crossing: New Leaf Review

Animal Crossing is one of of Nintendo's biggest franchises and when the 3DS version came out, many stores were sold out.  As someone who had never played an Animal Crossing game, I decided that the 3DS version would be a great place to start because there was major hype!  I went to my local EB Games … Continue reading Animal Crossing: New Leaf Review

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Final Fantasy XIII Review

PROS: One of the best looking games on the Xbox 360 & PS3; it truly is visually stunning. Interesting story. Unique battle system that is dissimilar from typical turn-based RPGs. CONS: Very linear with little to no exploration.  In this game you do not visit any towns, purchase items in shops, or walk around on … Continue reading Final Fantasy XIII Review

999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors Review

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T2ck7QuXilU Summary Pros: Extremely gripping, sadistic, and creepy storyline with a great cast of characters; the game plays like a book that you cannot stop reading. Creepy and haunting musical score that has a horror movie vibe mixed with a darkwave sound. Fantastic villain that is incredibly scary and you have no idea who it is. … Continue reading 999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors Review

Chrono Trigger Review

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oypmWnIX2LE Summary Pros: Very unique story (especially for its time) involving time travel and saving the world with the help of various people from various periods in history. Beautiful musical score by Yasunori Matsuda and Nobuo Uematsu. Fun traditional turn-based gameplay; no random battles. Large world map with various locations across time. Memorable cast of … Continue reading Chrono Trigger Review

Ni No Kuni (PS3) Review

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFR9ymMEUVc Summary Pros: One of the best looking games on the PS3 (or any platform for that matter); the cell shaded Studio Ghibli graphics are breathtaking. Heartwarming story with whimsical characters. Amazing musical score by Joe Hishaishi (known for his work scoring most Studio Ghibli films). Fun real-time/turn based battle system. Great Japanese voice acting … Continue reading Ni No Kuni (PS3) Review