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Perfect World International Review

Amongst the bigger paid MMORPG titles such as Blizzard's World of Warcraft and Square Enix's Final Fantasy XI, there's plenty of free titles out there. One of them is Perfect World (完美世界) from Chinese developers originally released back in 2005 in China before it hit the Western world in 2008. I thought I'd give it a try since it looked...


Dragon Age Origins Review

Dragon Age Origins has your typical Western fantasy storyline with yet another evil force threatening to destroy the world and once again, it's up to the elves, dwarves and humans to work together to put an end to it. You're a promising apprentice that just graduated and is recruited as a Grey Warden to help fight off a Blight - A large...


Persona 3 Portable Review

Atlus has released a second remake of their popular RPG Persona 3. Dubbed Persona 3 Portable, the game is based on the first remake Persona 3 FES - The Journey, and brings over all the improvements Persona 4 had to the game system  but the biggest change is - Catering for the female fans by bringing in a new Heroine that you can choose to...


Borderlands Review

In the FPS/RPG hybrid Borderlands, you're on Planet Pandora where there is rumoured to be a "Vault" that holds all kinds of treasures and you just happen to be one of the hunters after it. Right after you arrive, it just so happens the mysterious "Guardian Angel" suddenly contacts and starts giving you instructions to follow to find the...


Ys VII (Seven) Review

First thing's first. People seem to have confused Ys The Oath in Felghana being Ys7 so I'd just like to make it clear Felghana was really more of a side story like Ys Origin. I guess that's why Falcom decided to write the English word "Seven" instead of using the Roman numeral. So the Ys ARPG series has reached its seventh title, "Ys Seven...


Batman: Arkham Asylum, PC Version Review

Quite a few next-gen console ports to the PC lately and since none of the currently released PC titles appeal to me, I thought I'd try out another console port Batman: Arkham Asylum to give my underused graphics card a workout. The story begins with Joker being taken to the asylum but it turns out to be one of his clever plans in yet another...


Shin Megami Tensei Strange Journey Review

The latest Shin Megami Tensei game, "Strange Journey" tells of how humans have reached the point where the population has exceeded the 70 billion mark but without resolving the many issues that damaged the natural habitat of Earth, an odd phenomena has occurred in the Antarctic. A giant magnetic hole has appeared and is slowly...


Monster Hunter 3 Review

Monster Hunter never had much of a storyline but in the latest title for the Wii, "Monster Hunter Tri (3)" tells of how you arrive at the village of Moga as a hunter, a small village situated between the sea and dense forests. Lately, they've been having a lot of earthquakes and think the great sea monster Ragiakuls is responsible....


Arc Rise Fantasia Review

Arc Rise Fantasia begins when L'Arc, a soldier serving the Empire of Meridia is dispatched to eliminate the "Dragons of Corruption" bringing chaos to the world. However, he is knocked down from his ship and meets a Coder Diva named Ryfia who seems to be lost and doesn't seem to understand his language very well. As L'Arc escorts her to...


FFCC My Life As A Darklord Review

The next Square-Enix WiiWare title "Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: My Life As A Darklord" is now out in Europe for 1000 points (£7) with additional content costing more with Pay to Play scheme... A lot more. Monsters have been forced into hiding in a tower by heroes and the "kind" Darklord Craydall offers to be sealed away into a...