Opinion: Horizon Zero Dawn

Jonathan Alan is playing Horizon Zero Dawn…A LOT.  Here’s what he’s saying: Who is the main character in your view? Aloy (pronounced AY-LOY). She is the typical outcast turned hero but with surprising depth and a twist that alloys her to become a unique character. She will be the next PlayStation icon. What is the Read More

Opinion: Zelda: Breath of the Wild

Jacen Hardy and BScotch are playing Zelda: Breath of the Wild.  Their thoughts are captured here: Who does Link remind you of in this new Zelda game? Anime character, movie, TV series, other game, etc? Jacen Hardy:  So far? After 15 hours of exploring – he reminds me of Link. The silent hero of Hyrule. BScotch: Read More

Commentary: Final Fantasy XV CTg Q & A

The CTg bloggers who played and finished Final Fantasy XV answered a few questions concerning the game.  The responses are below: 1. Who was your favorite character? Jacen Hardy: Arden (Ardyn?) I can’t freaking remember BScotch:  I would say Ardyn…yeah – the bad guy. Jonathan Alan: Arena Highwind Rage Lionheart: Ignus.  He really was the core of the Read More

Editorial: Final Fantasy XV Verdict Part 3

MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD This is not a review.  There are enough of those to go around on this game.  This is a post script of a game that no longer has a home on my PS4 Hard Drive. Final Fantasy XV.  Where even to start? My fears were both wiped away – then brought to Read More

Editorial: Thoughts on Final Fantasy XV Pre-launch – Part 1

I have a confession to make.  In the summer of 1998 I faked a sickness to my manager at Taco Bell.  During the phone call I committed a long list of cliche’ acts you would expect of such a pursuit…the fake cough, the hoarse voice, and of course the revelation (lie).  I felt bad for about 20 Read More

4 Hour Review: I Am Setsuna

I am Setsuna is an ode to the classic JRPG.  Does it capture everything?   Is it fun?  Most importantly, is it worth your time? A fun game to be sure, but far from compelling.  There are other sites that will boil down specific points, so I will get right to it.  I am Setsuna Read More

Review: The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

“Help me Link!” She screamed.  I watched in horror as my best friend was carried off by a grotesque Goblin riding a giant boar, grunting and snarling as they made their way to Hyrule Castle.  Without a moment’s hesitation, I whistled for Epona, my horse, to come to my aid.  Mounting my steed, I raced Read More

Final Fantasy VII-1, VII-2, VII-3, VII-4

We will probably have a Podcast on this topic, but I wanted to address the news that Square Enix has decided to split FFVII up into 4 parts following the FFXIII model. I love Final Fantasy VII. It’s not my favorite Final Fantasy, but it’s darn close. That being said, here’s what I wanted from Read More

Dark Souls: A New Type of Adventure

  A New Type of Adventure “Ahh, you think you’re different? That you can handle it? Yes, I remember that feeling. For I was the same.”   When you think of action/adventure RPGs (AARPG) what comes to you mind? You have certain types of classes: knights, mages, Templars, thief, etc. You have a grand story Read More