EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5 Review

EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 5

Developer: SANDLOT
Publisher: D3 PUBLISHER
Released on July 11, 2019

Don’t you just hate it when you’re sitting down for a pleasant Sunday morning of coffee and relaxation, but soon enough, you hear a loud rumble coming from your front lawn. Thinking the neighbors are causing trouble again, you get up to see if it was an earthquake or something, only to find that there is a semi truck-sized ant aggressively burrowing into your house.

Genre: Bug-Squishing Action

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Persona 5: Are the Phantom Thieves Just?

What Does it Mean to Stay on the Path of Justice?

When I heard Persona 5 Royal was coming out, I couldn’t wait to watch the new trailers for this extended remake of the original Persona 5. And for the record, I’m a huge fan of Persona 5. After logging over 100 hours into the game, I grew attached to the Phantom Thieves, as if I was one of them, infiltrating palaces to steal the distorted desires of rotten adults.

For once, the Phantom Thieves are hogging the spotlight with pride.
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Indivisible Review

Indivisible

Developer: Lab Zero Games
Publisher: 505 Games
Released on Oct 08, 2019

Indivisible is an action-packed, fantasy RPG developed by the same guy behind the 2D fighting game, Skullgirls. Set in a mythical world of gods and demons, the protagonist is a rebellious teenage girl named Ajna with hidden powers, destined to save the world–or destroy it as the prophecy foretold. Influenced by anime, every character is hand-drawn to bring out the game’s quirky cast of “incarnations”.

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The Rise of Virtual Reality Gaming

In the context of video games, virtual reality (VR) projects a simulated environment in front of the player. Since its inception, virtual reality has taken the gaming community by force, changing the way people become immersed in their games. VR technology replaces the player’s field of view with an artificial world derived from the game’s setting.

Players that put on their headsets can explore their surroundings or interact with objects, guided by visual and sensory feedback. VR gear can be hooked up to a PC setup or a handheld controller, though some gadgets are strapped onto haptic gloves. Though the future of gaming is headed towards VR, the wearable devices themselves aren’t without their drawbacks.

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Transistor Review

Transistor

Developer: Supergiant Games
Publisher: See Above
Released on May 20, 2014

Transistor is a fast-paced, sci-fi story brought to you by the creators of Bastion. In this action RPG, you are Red, a former singer who wields an extraordinary weapon called the Transistor, capable of storing functions and combining them in strategic ways. With responsive gameplay set in the futuristic city of Cloudbank, it’s up to you to piece together the mysteries surrounding this weapon.

Genre: An Action-Indie RPG

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