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February 2012

Soul Calibur V: Mechanical Excellence Marred by Shallow Content

Soul Calibur is one of my favorite fighting game series, alongside Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. It’s always occupied a fairly unique niche in the genre, focusing on a wide variety of weapon-based fighting compared to the usual emphasis on martial arts and hand-to-hand combat and aiming to have a story that advances with each installment, […]

The Legend Of Zelda- Skyward Sword: Not the Best Zelda Ever, But I Forgive You

The Legend of Zelda is one of Nintendo’s most iconic video game series, and for good reason. The series has been critically praised for consistently high quality, and some entries, such as Ocarina of Time, my introduction to video games, are considered some of the greatest games ever made. As such, I have never failed […]

Golden Sun: Dark Dawn- A Good Game, or at least Half of One

I’m not the hugest turn-based RPG player around. My dalliances with the Pokemon games aside, I tend to prefer turn-based strategy or action-adventure/puzzle games. However, I do occasionally enjoy a good RPG, and the Golden Sun series has been rather satisfying in that regard, including the latest installment, Dark Dawn. The Golden Sun games take […]