Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures 2 Review – Not a ghost of a chance

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In Pac-Man and the Ghostly Adventures, he thwarted Betrayus, who is after the Repository which houses the bodies of all the ghosts in the netherworld that will somehow allow him to take over the world. In the second game, he is once again after the Repository. Instead of doing it himself, he will try to … Continue reading

An Unexpected Cookbook: The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery review

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I received an early copy of Kitchen Overlord’s An Unexpected Cookbook: The Unofficial Book of Hobbit Cookery. The book consisted of different types of meals: Breakfast, Second Breakfast, Elevenses, Luncheon, Afternoon Tea, Dinner, and Supper. I chose the following to make with my baker friend: Pork Hand Pie (Second Breakfast), … Continue reading

Otorimonogatari Limited Edition Blu-ray review

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We continue the odd and eccentric third arc of Monogatari Second Season with Otorimonogatari. Middle schooler Nadeko Sengoku begins to notice things aren’t right when she finds a new friend in the form of a talking snake god. Story (Possible spoilers ahead) Nadeko makes her most drastic change out of all the … Continue reading

Doctor Who S8E10 ‘In the Forest of the Night’ review

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My favorite moments in Doctor Who are when the Doctor discovers the hidden “secret” to a conundrum or a villain, and swoops in to save the day. And likewise, the episodes that I tend to like the least are the ones where the Doctor appears ineffective, or even worse, helpless. … Continue reading

Whispering Willows (PC review)

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Distraught over the disappearance of her father, Whispering Willows has you playing as Elena Elkhorn, who’s on a mission to find her missing father. Created by Night Light Interactive, the puzzle side-scrolling platformer began as a Kickstarter Campaign and was released earlier this year. Using simple puzzles, an engaging story and modernized side-scrolling gameplay, … Continue reading

I’ve got 5 Minutes: An Indie Game Experiment

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By Patrick Walker I love Game Jolt. Why do I love Game Jolt? I’ve got 4 reasons: Almost all of the games are free All of the games are small It has a strong community of developers/gamers that create/play/rate The website has a simple, yet efficient layout that makes mindless … Continue reading

Short Peace: Ranko Tsukigame’s Longest Day (PS3 review): Even the title is an oxymoron

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Combining four short films and one video game, Short Peace takes some of Japanese animation’s biggest names and allows them to run free without boundaries. When you have names like Katsuhiro Otomo, a man who we’ve not seen in ten years since Steamboy, there’s certainly expectations to uphold. Centering around … Continue reading

Kill la Kill Vol. 2 Limited Edition Blu-ray and DVD

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It’s rare for me to even consider re-watching an anime, no matter how much I’ve enjoyed it. Jokes run dry, and twists don’t leave you on the edge of your seat. What I’ve experienced with Kill la Kill is an appreciation for detail. It’s the little things that you begin … Continue reading

Mudbloods: A Film About Quidditch (review)

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While viewers across the United States are transfixed on their TVs to catch the latest college football games, another group of students can solemnly swear that they are up to no good. Terrible Harry Potter joke aside, Mudbloods, A Film About Quidditch chronicles the journey of the UCLA Bruins inter-collegiate Quidditch … Continue reading

Alien: Isolation review – Hold your breath

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The first time I watched Alien was when I was 13. I wanted to engross myself into Ridley Scott’s space horror masterpiece after experiencing the more action-oriented Aliens from James Cameron. There was a sense of tranquil beauty that Scott’s Alien had that really can’t be explained in words. Certainly it’s not one in the trilogy that easily … Continue reading

Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus (PS Vita review)

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The girls from Hanzo Academy are now on the PlayStation Vita in Senran Kagura: Shinovi Versus. I thought the game couldn’t get any more perverted after playing Senran Kagura: Burst last year, but I was completely wrong. If you are uncomfortable with busty young girls in provocative outfits and situations, this isn’t the … Continue reading

The Book of Life movie review: Celebrating death without the gloom

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To assist me with the various details, backstory, and commentary, our very own Genevieve LeBlanc contributed much to this review. Some of the basic requirements in storytelling is being able to have your material connect with the audience. A handful of young children are taken by their guide to a … Continue reading

Sleeping Dogs: Definitive Edition review

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Close your eyes if you will and lets take a journey all the way back to 2012.. #Linsanity was dominating the NBA and social media, ‘Occupy’ protester students were getting pepper sprayed in the face.. and Square Enix released Sleeping Dogs. Fast forward two whole years and although Jeremy Lin … Continue reading

The Evil Within review: Frustration takes hold

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There is no other name that is synonymous with Survival Horror like Shinji Mikami, the creator of the Resident Evil series. Arguably the godfather of the video game genre, Shinji is truly an icon in the industry. With new horror sensations like Five Nights At Freddy’s, Amnesia, Outlast and The Last … Continue reading

Good Smile Company’s Nendoroid Akagi (figure review)

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If there’s something Japan’s been obsessed with lately, it’s personified battleships. Since last year, Kantai Collection (or “Kancolle” for short) has become one of Japan’s most popular online games. Available only in Japan, the game has amassed over 2.2 million users which is impressive when you consider not everyone can register to … Continue reading