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Octopath Traveler Guide

Octopath Traveller is quite a big game and with some of the mechanics falling back to the old JRPG days, it's not an easy game either so here are some tips that should help you. After clearing the first chapters, you might notice shrines as you explore Orsterra. These will allow you to unlock jobs as sub-jobs for characters which will...


Octopath Traveler Review

It's been a long time since Octopath Traveller (the British English spelling with double "L") was revealed for the Switch and now the name's here to stay with Square-Enix's latest JRPG. It's proven to be so popular that the first batch of physical copies sold out before the holiday weekend in Japan. You can choose to start the game as...


Valkyria Chronicles 4 Platinum Trophy Guide

Not long ago I reviewed Valkyria Chronicles 4, the latest and long awaited new entry to Sega's popular VC franchise and I enjoyed it so much I decided I'd write a guide for platinuming it. I'm sure there are already plenty of videos that show you how to 1 turn missions for S rank (or "A" in the case of localised Western copies of the game...


Valkyria Chronicles 4 Review

It's been a looong time since Valkyria Chronicles III on the PSP - more than 7 years ago. We had a mediocre arcade style spin-off Valkyria Revolution but that didn't quite satiate the fans hope for a real new VC game so needless to say, there was plenty of excitement when VC4 was announced. Valkyria Chronicles was a special game on the...


Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Tips and End Game, Collecting Those Rare Blades

I've thoroughly enjoyed Xenoblade Chronicles 2 despite not liking the slow battle system at first. So much that I decided to continue playing after finishing the game to fight all the unique monsters, collect all the Rare Blades and complete side quests for the extra cutscenes. Collecting all the rare blades and maxing out Poppi QT...


Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Review

I enjoyed Xenoblade Chronicles for both its gameplay, open world and presentation. I liked it so much that when I sold my Wii along with its games to clear up clutter I ended up buying it again for the New 3DS. So, needless to say I was really excited when a new game was revealed for the Switch. I was even going to hold out on the Switch until...


Tokyo Xanadu Visual Guide Artbook Review

I didn't really enjoy Tokyo Xanadu so it was a good thing I bought it second hand. However, I do like it's artwork - well, nearly all Falcom's artwork are good. Even Makoto Shinkai worked for them before after all. So I decided to import this A4 160 page "visual guide" artbook. Unfortunately, the wrapper arrived damaged because the proxy...


Dragon Quest Builders Review

Basically Dragon Quest meets Minecraft which means you build and explore with a purpose. The world has been destroyed by darkness and you as the hero/heroine is the only one that can remember how to build things. Silly plot eh? Each land represents a level and your objective is to build up the town and then eventually defeat the boss...


Blue Reflection Review

Blue Reflection is Gust's last title in the "Beautiful Girls Festival" series following after Atelier Sofie and Nights of Azure 2. Taking part in its production includes character designer Mel Kishida (Atelier series) and writer Keiichi Shigusawa (Kino's Journey, Alison, Sword Art Online: Gungale Online). Should be something...


Nier: Automata Review

Never did get into the Nier game on the PS3 but after playing the demo, I was quite excited about Nier:Automata. The post apocalyptic story is quite silly - aliens sent automatons to Earth and became a threat so big humans had to flee to the moon. Now they have come with a way to transfer their memories between androids to continue the...