One of the biggest hooks a game can have to draw me in, is a character creator. I really appreciate games that offer a lot of choices in them and having a character creator is a huge step in that direction, even if the story is fairly linear. It allows the player a very tangible…

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Much has been discussed regarding the treatment of women in video games. Anita Sarkeesian infamously did an entire video series on this topic. While many people took issue with information she presented, it is undeniable that video games have largely not been very kind to women. It is not difficult to find a video game in…

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Another year has drawn to a close. Through it all, we’ve seen some major highs and lows. Nintendo launched the Switch in 2017 and as of this writing has already sold over 10 million units, Microsoft brought console gaming into the 4K space with the Xbox One X, EA came under fire for their use…

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Developer: Level 5, Capcom Publisher: Nintendo Genre: Adventure, Puzzle, Visual Novel Rating: Teen Platforms: 3DS Price: $29.99 One franchise that arguably helped the original Nintendo DS reach the heights of popularity that it did was the Professor Layton series. The combination of challenging puzzles with a charismatic Brit and witty script quickly became the new…

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