Mighty No. 9 Review (Wii U)


When Keiji Inafune announced that he wanted to crowdfund a spiritual successor to the Mega Man franchise, the fans let it be known. It became one of the fastest crowdfunded game and backers waited in anticipation, as it seems Capcom has no plans to continue the Mega Man series. Sadly, the progress of the game was met with delays and controversy behind the scenes. The once most hyped game almost became forgotten.

The game was finally released and it was met with mediocre reactions, causing people to think twice about crowdfunding games. Is there something about this game people are overlooking or will this have you crying on prom night?

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Furi Review (PS4)


Difficulty is often a thing most gamers look for depending on what experience they want. Some games are meant to be enjoyed leisurely and others are meant to be a test of both skill and patience. Sitting on both extremes are games like Animal Crossing and Dark Souls. Animal Crossing being a leisurely simulation game of living in a town and making your own way in this world helping both your neighbor and paying off your loan. Dark Souls on the other hand is a third-person action-adventure game that revels in its responsive fighting mechanics, yet its level design is merciless in its difficulty causing multitudes of deaths during a playthrough. Both games have their focuses and both games have their niches. Furi is a game that tries to be cruel in how tight your response times need to be during close combat, as well as its intensive bullet hell sections creating a weird amalgamation of a game; a fusion of both fighting game and shoot ‘em up mechanics. Does Furi confuse the term “challenging” with “unfair,” as many other games of its ilk have been criticized for in the past?

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Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX Review (3DS)


What started as software for creating vocaloid (sound generator) from Crypton Future Media, to becoming the company to create a cute blue-haired diva and help resurrect rhythm games (though the popularity in the US died with Guitar Hero and Rock Band), the Project Diva games have become a hit on PlayStation 3, Playstation Vita, and arcades. Only one platform is missing out on the fun; Nintendo. While the boom hit when the Nintendo Wii U was being released, its little brother, the Nintendo 3DS, has been selling well after the price drop. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai was released, but only in Japan and thanks to region locking, importing the game was out of the question. Its sequel Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX (which is mostly an update) would be released the following year, but this time the game would get a worldwide release…two years later. Does Hatsune Miku and company still have what it takes on the 3DS, or does their new look have you go back to the PlayStation version?

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Madden NFL 17 Review (PS4)


Football season is upon us, and with each passing year comes the newest installment in the Madden NFL franchise. I know what you are thinking, “another Madden game, how can it be any different from the previous twenty something games?” I can understand that to some people this game series is worn out, but Madden NFL 17 has tried to make some big steps to add life to a recently disappointing franchise.

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