Posts tagged Square Enix


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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King 3DS review

Like many people in the US and Europe, Dragon Quest VIII for the PS2 was the first Dragon Quest game I ever played. It is a video game series that is best known for its art style by Akira Toriyama (well known for being the creator of the Dragon Ball series) and pun-filled stories. As one of the most prominent J-RPG series out there, I would definitely recommend you give it a go.

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Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past 3DS Review

Dragon Quest VII for the 3DS is a remake with some noticeable improvements. Although it’s not the same as its original experience, it’s still true to the series’ traditions, as you collect mini medals, sail on the ocean by boat and fly on a magic carpet. This remake is definitely a fine way to introduce the game to new players, as well as keeping it up to date to the fans of the original game. The game is visually more pleasing, through its added animations, and also has faster pacing, which suits the modern game era. Let’s not forget the game is also funny, with its many puns, dialects and accents, while still including dark themes and tragic storylines.

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The future that is Deus Ex

What Deus Ex: Mankind Divided set out to deliver was made clear in the marketing campaign leading up to the game’s release, with impressive live action trailers and shorts detailing the effects of a society divided by prejudice: the fullblown mechanical apartheid at its worst, its most unfair, its saddest. In terms of gameplay we were told to expect the well-known Deus Ex formula with freedom of choice and a large variety of amazing mechanical augmentations to experiment with.

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