Review: Xenoblade Chronicles (Wii)

By Steve Schoen | June 27, 2014
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Developer: Monolith Soft Publisher: Nintendo Genre: RPG ESRB: T Price: $45.99 Content Warning: blood, mild language, partial nudity, use of alcohol & tobacco, violence, slight anti-theism Story/Plot There is a tremendous amount of story in this game. That sounds like a ridiculous thing to say, but hear me out. You have the main plot, which…

Review: Kingdom Hearts Final Mix HD

By Jeremy Johnson | June 27, 2014
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Content Warning:  Kingdom Hearts is rated E10+ for Fantasy Violence. There is no inappropriate content in Kingdom Hearts besides the violence. There is no blood or gore. Kingdom Hearts was originally released in North America for the Playstation 2, just shortly after its Japan release, back in 2002. Thus began the magical and heartfelt story that…

Review: The World Is Still Beautiful, Episode 9: The Principality of Rain

By Rob M. | June 27, 2014
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Review: Okay, okay, I know I previously criticized the fast pace of the show, but after this episode I just have to say this: three months? We’re supposed to believe that everything that has happened took place over the course of three months? Event-wise, I suppose that’s possible, but character-wise? I’m sorry, but I find…

Top 16 Relient K Songs You Have Never Heard Of

By Wesley Wood | June 27, 2014
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Hello to everyone reading this! First off, I must say I am a major Relient K fan. I first discovered them when most people did back in 2004. That year they released their MMHMM album which rocketed them into mainstream success with the singles “Be My Escape” and “Who I Am Hates Who I’ve Been”.…

Review: Shovel Knight

By Drew Koehler | June 26, 2014
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Content Warning: Shovel Knight is a family friendly retro game. Mild cartoon violence and shovel slapping. This game satisfies retro cravings. I was skeptical about whether Shovel Knight would deliver because too many indie games try to be retro and fail. Shovel Knight does deliver on the look and feel of a retro game down…

Review: The World Is Still Beautiful, Episode 7: Wild Waltz

By Rob M. | June 26, 2014
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Review: Yep, this is a character-driven show, alright. Not that this is a bad thing, as I greatly enjoy this entry into the spring season. This time around, we are introduced to Livius’ uncle, who is the former prime minister of the Sun Kingdom. Apparently he gave up his post, and there seems to be…

Retro Review: Luigi’s Mansion (GC)

By Casey Covel | June 25, 2014
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Developer: Nintendo EAD Publisher: Nintendo Platform(s): Gamecube Price: $70.00 (new); $20.00 (used) Release Date: November 17th, 2001 With the release of the Nintendo Gamecube came Luigi’s Mansion–a game destined to become the console’s fifth best-seller in the United States. Luigi’s Mansion promised a unique Mario experience. With an all-new style of gameplay that dabbled in the…