Final Fantasy VII is a game that for many was a genre-defining experience. So many people were awakened to the possibilities of JRPGs when it was released. The scale of the story combined with the series' first foray into 3D, the love that people felt for the cast, and the spite for the game's villain... Continue Reading →
Get Ready for My Fire Emblem Tier List Stream with these Sacred Stones Rankings!
Fire Emblem is one of my favorite all-time video game series. I have played almost every title with a western release and for many of them, my playtime exceeds hundreds of hours. I'll happily dive into Fire Emblem time and again to discover the varied support relationships of the characters, play through each story path,... Continue Reading →
Farewell Persona 5 Strikers – Discussing the Pros and Cons of Every Phantom Thief
I've grown to love this cast a lot over the last few years and I am delighted to have had the opportunity to spend another game with them.
Overcoming First Impressions: Persona 5 Strikers Shines Brighter Beyond the First Chapter
There's a saying about first impressions: we rarely move past them. Your initial impression of a thing colors every interaction with it, establishes a bias for which your mind seeks confirmation and little else. It's something that became very evident to me when I started regularly writing first impression articles for Adventure Rules - often... Continue Reading →
First Impressions: Examining the Blend of Persona and Musuo in Persona 5 Strikers
In November the crossover title Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity released on the Nintendo Switch. It was a game which blended the lore and characters of Breath of the Wild with the 1-vs-1000 gameplay of the Dynasty Warriors franchise. While I wasn't impressed with the storytelling in Age of Calamity, the mechanics redefined my expectations... Continue Reading →