Reviews by Oliver Prevost

Monster Hunter Generations Review (3DS)

Monster Hunter Generations is an Action RPG where you hunt monsters of all shapes and sizes in order to craft awesome looking gear from their carcasses. You begin as a fresh faced upstart hunter and rise through the ranks until you’re taking on the biggest and baddest creatures there are or play the all new prowler mode. Monster Hunter Generations introduces four new signature monsters, as well as incorporating signature monsters and elements from previous titles.

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Obduction Review (PC)

Obduction is a point and click adventure game by the legends at Cyan Worlds, who are the same people that created Myst and Riven. It’s an emotional journey full of devilish puzzles and otherworldly views. Come explore a world that is as foreign as it is familiar, and see if you can figure out what it’s all supposed to mean.

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Enter the Gungeon Review (PC)

Enter the Gungeon is a top down, twin stick, shoot’em up rogue-like about adventures attempting to acquire a legendary gun that can kill the past. The Gungeon is a gun themed, randomly generated gauntlet filled with enemies, traps, shops, and bosses. With an expansive arsenal to be discovered you never know what you are going to find. Can you dodge roll your way to victory? Well, grab a gun and lock n’ load because it’s time to Enter the Gungeon.

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Kirby: Planet Robobot Review (3DS)

Kirby: Planet Robobot is a side-scrolling action-platformer about an adorable pink ball named Kirby. One seemingly normal day Kirby’s home planet is attacked by a mysterious robotic vessel which begins turning everything to metal. Kirby quickly jumps to action and right into another adventure, only this time, there are mech suits baby!

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Bravely Second: End Layer Review (3DS)

Bravely Second is about a boy named Yew Geneolgia, head of the Orthodoxy’s Crystal Guard and leader of The Three Cavaliers. After an attack on the seat of the Orthodoxy in Gathelatio, pope Agnes was captured by the evil Kaiser Oblivion just before signing a long fought for peace agreement with the Dutchy of Eternia. With old and new friends in tow, Yew must rescue pope Agnes and save the dream of peace that was almost fulfilled. But just like in Bravely Default, nothing is ever as it seems.

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Shadwen Review (PC)

Shadwen is a third-person stealth game in which a grappling hook wielding assassinette named Shadwen happens upon a young girl being harassed by a guard. The girl, named Lily, witnesses Shadwen kill the guard and thus can not be allowed to escape knowing what Shadwen looks like, but Shadwen isn’t about to kill a poor girl. Instead, she takes Lily with her, and together they make their way towards the castle. Almost a sort of stealth sandbox, Shadwen puts an interesting spin on the stealth genre using time manipulation.

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Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest Review (3DS)

Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest is a turn by turn, grid based, strategy game with RPG elements. Part of a set of three, along with Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright and Fire Emblem Fates: Revelations; Fire Emblem Fates tells the story of a prince raised in the kingdom of Nohr, who learns that his true parents are those of the royal family of a rival nation called Hoshido. Faced with a choice, the young prince must choose to either help his foster family conquer Hoshido or join his birth family to defend against the invading Nohrian forces. Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest shows the result of the young prince choosing to side with the family that raised him in Nohr, and is also considered the hardest of the three, and for a good reason. Will the young prince be victorious or will his conviction falter? That is something that only fate and a brilliant tactician can decide.

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Far Cry Primal Review (PC)

Far Cry Primal is an open world, FPS, with RPG elements that centers around a caveman named Takkar and his quest to bring his people, the Wenja, to dominance in the land of Oros and, ultimately, prosperity. By hunting, crafting, fighting other tribes, and rescuing lost Wenja, Takkar must rebuild his tribe in order to have the strength to defeat the rival tribes and claim the land of Oros as their own. Whether you’re exploring caves or hunting saber-tooths, there is always something for an aspiring caveman to do. So put on your loin clothes and sharpen your spears, because it’s time to go primal.

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Good Robot Review (PC)

Good Robot is a twin stick, rogue-like, shoot’em up, with 2D silhouette visuals akin to Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet. A rather simple game, Good Robot combines randomized levels and enemy placements with a money-based stat progression to form a fun and straightforward experience. Let’s see who the good robot really is.

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Bravely Default Review (3DS)

Bravely Default is a turn based JRPG with a unique jobs system that allows players to mix and match different jobs to create any type of build they want. Bravely Default also boasts a dynamic battle system involving battle points which allow each character to take up to four actions at once. Bravely Default is a masterfully executed JRPG with intense boss fights, a huge cast of memorable characters, amazing music and art, and a twist or two that will leave your jaw on the floor. So be brave and dive in because Bravely Default could be one of the greatest.

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