Why Final Fantasy 13 is Better than Final Fantasy 15

Why Final Fantasy 13 is Better than Final Fantasy 15

Table of Contents Info & Structure Characters Combat Intro and Structure When people ask me what my favourite game is – which happens a lot given that I write about video games – I often tell them “Try not to hate me if you’re a Final Fantasy fan,” as I...

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World of Final Fantasy Maxima is the Second Chance the Title Deserves

World of Final Fantasy Maxima is the Second Chance the Title Deserves

World of Final Fantasy Maxima, an updated version of the 2016 Final Fantasy spin-off monster-raising RPG, World of Final Fantasy, was announced for a November 6 release on Nintendo Switch during the September 13 Nintendo Direct. It was later clarified that it would also be coming to Xbox One and...

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The Smash Direct Just Smashed All Expectations

The Smash Direct Just Smashed All Expectations

Boy. That was a lot of game. Nintendo revealed on Thursday how we’ll all lose our time and money because they did it. They cracked the code. They figured out how to give you the most bang for your buck PLUS a way to monetize and support the game for...

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It’s Time For Diablo 4

It’s Time For Diablo 4

The demon slaying, dungeon crawling spectacle that is Diablo 3 has recently made its way to the Nintendo Switch, where players can finally get lost in the world of Sanctuary and fight their way through millions of enemies to get that sweet, sweet loot. Totally unrelated to the Switch release,...

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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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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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What Matters Now: The Inevitability of Dead Games

What Matters Now: The Inevitability of Dead Games

I remember the first time I played Demon Souls, the precursor to the critically acclaimed Dark Souls. Who could forget dying in a tutorial? Or missing your bloodstain by mere inches? Or maybe taking on a boss with only a club and a loincloth? These mechanics are now commonplace in...

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A Rabbit Hole Named Dragon Ball FighterZ

A Rabbit Hole Named Dragon Ball FighterZ

How a simple game made me more invested in fighting games than ever before When Dragon Ball FighterZ released for the Switch a week ago, I decided to get it even though I already owned it for the PC. My reasoning was that it would make a great couch/multiplayer game...

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How Dragon Quest XI Increased My Interest in the Main Series

How Dragon Quest XI Increased My Interest in the Main Series

I’ve known about Dragon Quest from a young age, since back when I first had my Game Boy Color. However, back then I didn’t know how RPGs besides Pokemon worked, so of course I didn’t have much interest in them. My first foray into the franchise was with Dragon Quest...

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Final Fantasy: A Homecoming

Final Fantasy: A Homecoming

What started with pretty surprising and welcome news of Final Fantasy XII – The Zodiac Age getting a Switch port, quickly turned into me staring at the screen slack-jawed and teary-eyed. Final Fantasy VII (FFVII) is coming to the Nintendo Switch You might be thinking “come now, Jason. FFVII has...

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