Apr 272014
 

In before… 

FF X HD box arts

Ah yes, the remake, when a game is so good you gotta release it again. Tonight the Inverseman investigates the nature of the remake, where it excels and where it falters and more. Read on!

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Mar 232014
 

Only 9998 more levels to go!

Log Horizon Akatsuki stats screen

If you’ve played a lot of RPGs or MMOs you know the term well. What makes the idea of grinding so well-known? Why do we loathe (or perhaps even love) it? Tonight the Inverseman investigates.

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Jan 282014
 

Heya, Kaushik here again this week, with a video game! This time it’s the demo for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, generally known as FF13-3. The demo was released on PSN earlier this week, so that’s the version I’ll be covering. I know a lot of people dislike the series (that may be putting it lightly) and I can understand their frustrations with the direction Final Fantasy has taken in recent years. I liked FF13 more than most I think, but even I’m getting a little sick of this universe and these characters. Still, I’ll approach this demo as impartially as possible! So without further ado, let’s go~

Lightning Returns cover

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Jan 122014
 

Now in classic 1D

playing cards traditional

In this day and age of computers and handheld electronics of all varieties, is there even a point to tabletop gaming anymore? I’ve discussed how video games will never die, but has the board game or card game been “strictly outclassed”? Or, is there still a place for gathering around a kitchen table on Friday nights? The Inverseman here with a few thoughts on the matter.

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May 122013
 

Hey all, Judge here. In celebration of Mother’s Day, we’ll be looking at some of the hottest moms in the video game world. For last year’s Mother’s Day, I compiled a list of the hottest moms in anime. Also, take a look at my friend Overlord-G’s list of hottest moms in anime. I’ve said it with many of my list posts but I’ll say it again: don’t take them too seriously, especially ones regarding “hotness” of fictional characters. I’m not a 2D worshiper, a pervert, or sexist. Well then…

10. Matriarch Benezia (Mass Effect)

Benezia-milf

If you believe women, like wine, get better with age, Benezia is for you. Especially if you’re into blue-skinned alien chicks. I’ll take her daughter Liara though. Continue reading »

Apr 302013
 

While I certainly managed to give you a fairly solid taste of what I consider to be the very best music the Final Fantasy series has to offer in my first episode of Tuesday Tunes, I didn’t even scrape the overall surface. And so, after exploring a wide variety of genres, eras, and composers, I thought I’d take this week to bring us back to the fine work of Nobuo Uematsu.

Final Fantasy - TRAVIS - 1

Click to following link to listen to this week’s episode of Tuesday Tunes!

Tuesday Tunes Episode 7: The Best of Final Fantasy Part 2

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