Parallax Weekly Wrap Up

Parallax Weekly Wrap Up

This week has seen some interesting stories pop up throughout the gaming world. Today I’ll focus on a few that I found interesting. So without further ado, welcome to the first official Parallax Media Weekly Wrap Up (Editor’s note: boy, that’s a mouthful)! This will be a weekly column that...

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Super Mario Party: Getting this Party Back On Track
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Super Mario Party: Getting this Party Back On Track

Mario Party is the type of game that needs no introduction. I have such fond memories of the original Mario Party so I was extremely excited to get my hands on the new addition to the series! Super Mario Party for the Nintendo Switch came out on October 5th and...

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Soulblight First Impressions

Soulblight First Impressions

I am so conflicted when it comes to Soulblight. There’s a fascinating story that takes genuine work to unravel, and the characters are interesting in their monologuing and reactions. I want to sink into the story like a lullaby, gradually losing myself in the world. But any time I come...

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Can Project Stream Assassinate the Competition?

Can Project Stream Assassinate the Competition?

First Impression and More We heard rumors earlier this year that Google might be looking to break into the gaming industry and their recently revealed Project Stream is that rumor coming to fruition. Currently, in beta, Google is allowing users to play the new Assassin’s Creed Odyssey from a Chrome...

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3 Things That Could Bring Laser League to the Next Level

3 Things That Could Bring Laser League to the Next Level

Hats off to Roll7 for creating such an ambitious game for a small indie studio. The game is sound in its mechanics and has really proven itself in the indie game sphere. Since Roll7 has handed over development updates and support to 505 Games (more on that here) there has...

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SINNER: Sacrifice for Redemption (Review-in-progress)

SINNER: Sacrifice for Redemption (Review-in-progress)

C.S. Lewis once said: “The safest road to hell is the gradual one,” a sentiment very much embodied in Dark Star’s RPG infused hack ‘n’ slasher: SINNER: Sacrifice for Redemption. The world has been ravaged by meteor storms and it is up to the presumably eponymous Sinner to find out...

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It’s Time for A Full On Modern Remake of an Older Dragon Quest Title

It’s Time for A Full On Modern Remake of an Older Dragon Quest Title

(Warning: This article contains a spoiler for the true ending of Dragon Quest XI) Earlier this month, I wrote about how Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age renewed my interest in the main series. Something I didn’t mention, however, was how I’d like to see an older Dragon Quest...

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Jump Force – Closed Beta Impressions

Jump Force – Closed Beta Impressions

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, Shonen Jump will be bringing out a brawler that unites most of their various titles. Featuring primarily battle manga heroes and villains, the game plays similarly to J-Stars Vs+ (ironically by the same developer) and the Naruto Ultimate Ninja series. For the beta, we start...

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The Hidden Story: Body Language in Video Games

The Hidden Story: Body Language in Video Games

Video games have been telling stories since their advent in the 20th century, but it was not until graphics began to evolve into three-dimensional space that the capacity for nuanced body language was created. Storytelling could open up into the subtle world of non-verbal storytelling and the recent God of...

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8 Characters We Would Like to See in Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 2

8 Characters We Would Like to See in Dragon Ball FighterZ Season 2

Now that Cooler and Android 17 are out for Dragon Ball FighterZ, Season 1 is officially done. And although a second season has not yet been officially confirmed, the game’s massive success would indicate that Bandai Namco will continue working on it moving forward. There’s a slew of Dragon Ball...

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