Cblogs of 3/21 to 3/27/2020: Half Life: Alyx,  Paper Mario 64, and Pokemon raidin’
Mar28

Cblogs of 3/21 to 3/27/2020: Half Life: Alyx, Paper Mario 64, and Pokemon raidin’

Cblogs Recap: Week 13 –Dragonfan010 thinks of a few ways Nintendo can improve Pokemon‘s raids. –Black Red Gaming ranks the games in the Metal Gear series, starting with the first one. –AnonymousOne reviews the flash-based game, Tranformice. –Kerrik52 writes about his embrace of PC gaming. -Neronium reviews the original Ratchet & Clank game on the PS2. –Christos Chatzisavvas shares his...

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Ikari III: The Rescue is the latest Arcade Archives release
Mar28

Ikari III: The Rescue is the latest Arcade Archives release

Hamster returns to a classic SNK franchise for this weeks Arcade Archives release, as Ikari III: The Rescue has been made available to download on PS4 and Nintendo Switch. Released in arcades in 1989, before later being ported to home computers and the NES, Ikari III is the sequel to 1986 releases Ikari Warrriors and Victory Road. The run ‘n’ gun release sees Ralf and Clark (or Vince and Paul) dispatched to the jungle to...

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Review: Bleeding Edge
Mar28

Review: Bleeding Edge

As a four-on-four team fighter with limited content, Bleeding Edge has its work cut out for it. Ninja Theory’s third-person PvP brawler has drawn a lot of comparisons – and also a lot of skepticism. It’s the kind of game you can download with Xbox Game Pass and enjoy for a week, without question, but does it stand any real chance of sticking around long-term? I’m already expecting the worst given the scope of the...

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Review: Half-Life: Alyx
Mar28

Review: Half-Life: Alyx

Every so often we tackle dual reviews, where two authors share their takes on a game and provide a single combined score. What better game to bring that concept back than Half-Life: Alyx, the first new Half-Life game in ages. Gather around as Chris Carter shares his thoughts with the Valve Index version of the game, while Brett Makedonski plays it on the Oculus Rift. Read...

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Netflix confirms fourth season for Castlevania animated series
Mar28

Netflix confirms fourth season for Castlevania animated series

Netflix has made a short-and-sweet announcement that the Castlevania animated series has secured a fourth season. The news was announced via an animated teaser on the official Netflix Twitter. The first season of Castlevania hit the streaming service back in 2017, and won over fans and critics with its dark storytelling, brooding atmosphere and surprisingly wry sense of humour. It begins with the story of a down-and-out Trevor...

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Review: Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX
Mar28

Review: Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX

While the Mystery Dungeon franchise has been around since 1993, I imagine a lot of players only got their first taste of it more than a decade later when developer Chunsoft teamed up with The Pokémon Company to make Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team for the Game Boy Advance and Nintendo DS respectively. Unlike most Pokémon spin-offs, this one has survived through amazing highs — Explorers of Sky and...

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