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SHOWTIME!! – Skullgirls Review

Set in the Victorian Era where our hair is possessed, androids attack and our singers are actually cat-skeletons, everyone is fighting for it – The SkullHeart. However, the only way to reach that is through one of the best arcade style 2D fighters known to Ladies and Gentlemen everywhere – Skullgirls!!

Skullgirls is a 2D Arcade-style fighting game created by Alex Ahad and Lab Zero Games. The basis of the game is that with the character you choose, you must journey through their story in order to reach the SkullHeart. The Skullheart is aThose who defeat the current Skullgirl, Marie, will be granted a wish. However, if there is any bit of selfishness within your wish, you will become the next Skullgirl(or Skullboy?). Be careful what you wish for, although, it is out of your control.

The basis of the fighting mechanics is choose your character and go wild! Just kidding, Skullgirls has a lot more to offer than just a story. It has a small but unique and quirky cast of characters such as the spunky Filia and F-Fukua, the wrestlers Beowulf and Cerebella and the blue haired nurse, Ms. Valentine. Not only can you learn of these fighters through their story mode, but you can create Teams of up to 3 in Local, Arcade and Online Play. If you think you’re not ready to go full force, you can always learn a thing or two at Ms. Victoria’s Training and Practice Mode.

Fighting is not all this game has to offer. Lab Zero went beyond gameplay and extensive combos to bring various eye capturing scenery and character designs. Not only that, but with a soundtrack featuring Ms. Michiru Yamane that has composed tracks from the Castlevania series, this is a game you simply can’t let go of in just a few months. You can also check out guest artwork in the Extras menu and even face one….seemingly unbeatable boss.

Skullgirls is a very beautiful thing to look at, but with the various playstyles of each character and a battle system that can handle combos of up to 99, this is truly a very fun fighting game. Skullgirls is available on Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 as Skullgirls Encore and on Playstation 4, Xbox One and Steam as Skullgirls 2nd Encore. The game is at a price of $15, but with 4 DLC Characters and a costume pack you may want to purchase, the game will rise up to a price of $40(unless it goes on sale). However, if you don’t have the money for Skullgirls and are still interested in the game, you can visit my YouTube channel and watch me and my friends face off against each other!

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Sonic Runners Review

In November 2014, the well known Sonic Boom started out, and it was a bad game among the thousands of people who have played it. Instead of the next game being a console or major handheld game and related to the Sonic Boom spin-off series, Sonic Team returns and hands us a better game that BigRedButton didn’t give us. Sega, Sonic Team and Criware created the mobile game, Sonic Runners.

Sonic Runners is a 2D Mobile Platforming game that focuses mostly on speed and defeating Eggman to save animals. Other than saving animals, you have Tails, Knuckles and Omachao traveling with you to defeat Eggman from creating more Badniks. As you run through stages for a certain distance, Eggman will appear as a short mini-boss battle for a certain amount of time. After every mini-boss battle, Sonic and his friends’ speed also increases to make the game a bit more challenging along with many obstacles, pitfalls and Badniks.

As you can normally play as Sonic, you can also play as Tails and Knuckles after completing a numerous amount of Levels. As you play the game, there is also a Roulette that gives you 3 free spins each day to let you grab items. There is also a Roulette that allows you to win companions such as Chaos, Chip from Sonic Unleashed, Caliburn from The Black Knight, and even other Sonic characters to help increase your score item usage, or play style through each level.

As a 2D platforming game, you probably wouldn’t expect the game to be that spectacular. Actually, it feels like a normal Sonic game that could be on the Gameboy Advance. The gameplay is very fun and fast-paced like a Sonic game should be. The music that also comes along with the game is very amazing to listen too because it feels very upbeat, adventurous and cool even if it does reloop after awhile. Also, with the use of Wisps from Sonic Colors and Lost World, Companions and Sub-Characters the game feels very varied and fun than most mobile games.

With the game being a mobile title, it is on iOS and Android devices. This is also a free to play title, so you don’t have to put any money towards the game if you don’t want to!

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Super Smash Bros. for 3DS/WiiU – Climax Review

Since the day it was announced, Super Smash Bros. was a big title for the Nintendo 3DS and WiiU. We would be getting our first Smash game for a handheld device and a game that could be 1,000 times better than Brawl. Mr. Masahiro Sakurai didn’t disappoint at all! Although the game has been out for a year, the DLC for the game actually ended February 3rd. So now that everything is out for the world to purchase, this will be a review of the entire game as a whole.

Smash Bros. or Sm4sh was a great fighting game prior to the DLC! With constant updates to balance out the game and its characters, sometimes it was always a surprise what could come next. Although many things have changed and their may not be another update, no sense in complaining! Before the DLC, we had a roster of 58 characters from various series, ranging from Mario to Fire Emblem and Pokemon to Xenoblade. We also received 3rd party characters: Pac-Man, MegaMan and Sonic – who returned from Brawl! Some characters are stronger than others, but many also have better options over other characters. To spice up the battle from a 1-on-1 with your friends, you can play with up to 4 people on a 3DS, up to 8 people on a WiiU, set up Team Matches, set Special Rules, turn on/off items or even go online to face people all around the world! Not only that, but with Mii Fighters and “Amiibo!”, there are over 100 different setups for you to make for your desired character. One downside to many of these characters is lack of representation or over-representation. For example, there are 8 Mario representatives and 3 Kid Icarus characters. Is Mario a big factor of Nintendo? Yes. But there are also many options for characters from the Kid Icarus series that could have also made it in. There are a few downsides to facing characters such as Rosalina and Luma. If Rosalina’s shield breaks, but Luma is still alive, you can actually use Luma while Rosalina is out cold. A shield break is supposed to be an opening for your opponent, it doesn’t seem to fair to have this one character be an exception.

One of the biggest things a game needs to grab someone like me is a great soundtrack, and Smash DEFINETLY delivers spectacular tracks. With some being original tracks from their respective origins, Smash gives life to new remixes of songs never seen from their origins. With tracks like Xenoblade Medley and Lost in Thought All Alone, battles can get heated along with the varying genres of music. One downside to all of these songs comes down to the 3DS. For each stage on the 3DS, there are only 2 songs that have a chance to playing – unlike the WiiU where you can choose what song you want to play.

Finally, down to the Climax! On April 28th, Mewtwo was the first DLC character released to the public. Although I never purchased him, seeing Mewtwo outside of a normal Pokemon battle is fun to watch. Using his Psychic-Type abilities to float across the stage and send enemies to the skies – he was definetely worth the hype! Although on the day he was released, Lucas from Brawl and Mother 3 was announced to return! On the day he returned, we also received some surprise characters: Roy from Melee and Fire Emblem, and Ryu from the Street Fighter series! On the day they released, I wrote an article about the Direct and expressed my excitement – and I still can’t believe it happened. Roy is the 2nd strongest swordfighter in the game, dealing a lot of damage with his flaming Sword of Seals. The King of Combos: Ryu was highly unexpected to join the challenge, but players of Street Fighter must have loved his addition to Smash Bros. as he still holds some of the same command inputs from his original games. That was back in June and we wouldn’t see another announcement of DLC until November 12th. We were shown one of the most epic things in gaming history, and something the whole world would never see coming. Cloud Strife, from Final Fantasy VII, stormed into battle with his Buster Sword and proved that Sakurai could make miracles happen! With his Buster Sword, he could string together combos that can send opponents to oblivion and with his Limit Gauge he can bring true destruction with just one Finishing Touch. We received him on December 15th, the day of the last Smash Direct. But on that day, there was more – Cloud and more. Corrin(Kamui) from Fire Emblem If/Fates set his fate to join the battle in Smash before his own game came out in America! Using the blood of the first dragons, Corrin can shred his opponents to death by manipulating parts of his body into a draconic form that can stab into the ground and provide a mix-up for players to trick others with. The final DLC we received was based upon the votes of everyone in the world. Through months and months of voting, on December 15th we saw and on February 3rd we received- The Umbra Witch, Bayonetta! This was a character I wanted, but never imagine would come due to her Mature rating. But Nintendo found a way to sneak her in and make me dance in excitement with the gal. Bayonetta can deal out long strings of combos with her aerial attacks such as her After Burner Kick and Witch Twist. Not only that, but using her Bullet Arts and Madama Butterfly, she can steal kills and send opponents flying from blast zone to blast zone.

Smash 4 was a very anticipated game for many people all around the world as soon as it was announced. Being able to receive and fight with a set of characters, old and new, it brought fun and competition for many to enjoy. Although updates for the game are finished, it won’t stop the world from enjoying such a fantastic fighting game that could last for years.

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Naruto Ultimate Ninja Retrospective – Ultimate Ninja Storm 4

Now that we’ve covered all of the Ultimate Ninja console games that have been released, its time to talk about the next installment in the series: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4.

With the original manga already over and the anime also nearing its end, its time for the games to maybe come to a close as well. On December 14 of last year, Weekly Shounen Jump magazine and Bandai Namco Games announced Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4. At that time, what the game would offer was only speculated. However since then, we’ve been given a lot of information on the games.

Since December 19th info of the game from Matsuyama, a producer of the series from the CyberConnect 2 developer team, has been given out. Before going into game mechanics and the story, Matsuyama stated that he apologizes for thinking that America and Europe didn’t truly care for the story. He says that Storm 4 will continue the story and put even more depth into it. Also with the developers now working with Xbox One and Steam, they are always seeing what they can do to please their fans outside of the Playstation format. They’re also trying to see what they can do after the game launches to keep the longevity of the game.

On December 21st, the first trailer was released. Within the trailer shows Hashirama Senjuu and Madara fighting in a dynamic battle that goes beyond the anime’s expression. The next trailer was released on April 12th, showing Naruto, Sakura and Sasuke fighting in gigantic battles with each of their summons in a short gameplay cinematic. 17 days later, more information from Matsuyama and Bandai Namco Games was released.

With game mechanics, there will be new features implemented and a few leaving. The Leader Change System makes a big change to how the Storm series has worked. Instead of only having your support characters support you, you can now switch the leader between gameplay and they will retain all of their mechanics as if you were playing them from the start. More Combination Ultimate Jutsus will be available with certain characters, but mostly with pairings based upon the story. Matsuyama excitedly stated that with fan feedback of the Guard Break and Counterattack features, the team is trying their best to balance the game. Not only that, but with the three battle systems that were put in Revolution, Matsuyama was attacked from all sides and said that the separation from Ultimate Jutsus, Awakenings and Drives will no longer be.

With the manga series finished, the game’s story mode will continue all the way to the climax of the series with a high-unseen-level of animation. With the success of The Last: Naruto The Movie, some of the movie will be implemented into the game. Not only that, but there are plans to give Hinata’s sister, Hanabi, a big role as she is more gifted than her older sister. Matsuyama states that they are planning something special with the online mode of the Storm 4 that will further the longevity of the game even after clearing it.

As we are heading to the end of the retrospective, we still aren’t done yet. 2 weeks ago at Gamescom, a new trailer of Storm 4 was shown and right off the bat we see the son of Naruto and Hinata: Boruto and the daughter of Sakura and Sasuke: Sarada. With a fun trailer and upbeat music, we also see older Naruto, Sasuke, Sakura, Hinata and Kakashi duking it out! However to get early access to all of these new characters, you must pre-order the game. Other than that, the storm rages on as characters old and new, last generation and current generation, friend and foe battle to become the Ultimate Ninja!

Matsuyama, Masashi Kishimoto and everyone else at the development team of this game knew of the future of Naruto. Even with them knowing everything, they were just as surprised and saddened with the end of the Naruto series. However with the spin-off manga recently starting up, the world of Naruto is still expanding. Wether or not a game will feature the new age of Naruto is unknown. We have no idea what the far future holds for us, but the near future holds Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4.

The Perfect STORM is coming and releases this Fall 2015 for PS4, Xbox One and Steam. You can purchase prepaid cards from us for when the game releases. Otherwise, this is the end of the Naruto Ultimate Ninja Retrospective.

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Naruto Ultimate Ninja Retrospective – Part 2

The reason Ultimate Ninja 4 was hard to find may be because of Naruto Ultimate Ninja Storm releasing 2008 and 4 releasing 2009. Also with Ultimate Ninja Storm 2 releasing in 2010, there wouldn’t be a reason to continue with Ultimate Ninja 5 on the PS2. At this point, we are heading to Ultimate Ninja’s big move from a 2D fighter, to a 3D.

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Storm: A new way to introduce fans new and old to Naruto was to completely start from the beginning and in 3D. Storm only keeps a few elements from the original Ultimate Ninja lineup, but takes a bit from each game. For the story mode, an RPG format was kept where you could freely travel all around the areas that followed the story and a bit beyond. The battle system was heavily altered, but easy to get adjusted to. The biggest change being the game was now in full 3D. Support characters returned and became a main staple, Boss Battles for story mode were implemented, and one of the best changes: Awakening. When your health drops to a certain amount, your character is able to transform and/or gain a heavy burst of power. This mode is only limited for a certain amount of time, so it would be best for you to finish your opponent off quickly. All in all, this game was a great start to Naruto’s move into the next-gen(of then).

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 2: Keeping almost everything from before, Storm 2 continues the story of Naruto up until Pain’s attack on Konoha. The battle system wasn’t changed except for a few things, when caught in an Ultimate Jutsu there is no way to stop it or take less damage, you had the option to play without support characters and you could now unleash a Team Ultimate Jutsu with your support characters.. Other than that, the game is basically the same except with a roster increase of 25 to 42. However, two things that did change the game a bit was a guest fighter: Lars Alexandersdon from Tekken 6. He was one of my favorite characters to play, however he only stayed for that game. And the addition of online play, where you could battle many other players across the globe. This also was the first time the Ultimate Ninja series made its way onto Xbox 360.

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Generations: With new characters being added and having Tournament and Challenge mode implemented, there isn’t much to say about this game. As an anniversary title, it didn’t do much for the Naruto series. The story mode was changed similar to Ultimate Ninja 1, where you could choose certain character’s stories and play them. Other than that, cutscenes were made to be just like the anime. It wouldn’t be best to get this game at all, unless you wanted it to complete your Naruto collection.

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 3: Continuing the story from Storm 2, Storm 3 lasts until the climax of the Third Great Ninja War. With hardly any changes on the battle system, a new feature was implemented on states. When fighting on a stage that has a cliff or edge, you can knock fighters against that edge 3 times for a ring out and automatic win. The story retains its function as last time, except for most boss battles. When entering a boss battle, the player is able to choose the difficulty of Legend and Hero. Depending on the difficulty you choose, different takes on the battle and cutscenes will happen and may even unlock secret cutscenes. Even though the game is a bit outdated because of Revolution, I would still suggest buying it. There is also DLC that takes the story a bit further with Sasuke, Itachi and Kabuto.

Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution: Being the last Storm game for PS3, it had to go out with a bang and a lot of fun. With 118 characters in the roster and the special Mecha-Naruto character, things were sure to change. For the battle system; some characters now have two stage awakenings, a new form of Team Ultimate Jutsus were created where if you make a team between certain characters, they will have their own combination attack. A new support system was created, counterattacking, guard breaking and some other cool things. The game has 4 separate stories for you to play through, to avoid spoilers I’ll only say that one of the stories features Mecha-Naruto. A new game mode was added called Ninja World Tournament, where you face off against three CPU to collect as many orbs as possible in an all-out battle royal. This mode is very similar to the Clash of Ninja Revolution series on the Wii, so people who’ve played those games may find this easy. With this being the latest game in the franchise and the last one for PS3, you should definitely pick it up if you want to have a good time.

With Revolution being the latest installment of the series, the retrospective is almost over. The final part will talk about Storm 4 and what we have seen since its announcement to now.

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Naruto: Ultimate Ninja Retrospect – Part 1

Ever since October 23rd, 2003(June 26, 2006 for America); fans of the popular anime, Naruto, were able to fight with their favorite characters too become the ultimate ninja. This retrospective will go into detail of the Ultimate Ninja series, from Ultimate Ninja 1 to Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution.

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja: Starting its series on the Playstation 2, Naruto Ultimate Ninja was a very good game with a small roster. The game’s story mode only lasted until Orochimaru invaded Konoha, but you were able to play within the perspective of each character. The battle system is very simple and easy to get used to, and was staple throughout the series that worked. Characters battled on foreground and background planes, unleashing combos and Ultimate Jutsus. For a small game, it was very fun to play with friends when not playing the story. To go back and play it now however, isn’t something you should do.

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 2: Right in the year after, a sequel title to Ultimate Ninja was released. Personally, this was my favorite out of the Playstation 2 titles. Unlike Ultimate Ninja 1, Ultimate Ninja 2 changes up a bit of the formula. Instead of having the story mode similar to a manga, story mode was made to be like an RPG. Not only were you able to just play the story this way, but you could also have other characters challenge you to gain money or items. The roster was made bigger, from 14 to 32 characters and a bit of the battle system was changed. You were now able to choose any characters as a support character and you could also transform in battle. Another big change was with Ultimate Jutsus, originally when  it was activated both players had to input button commands quickly in order to take less damage or continue onto the next phase. In Ultimate Ninja 2, a lot more phases were added and 2 different ways to stop them were added: button mashing and analog rotation. Even with the release of Ultimate Ninja 3, this game still remains my favorite on the Playstation 2.

Naruto: Ultimate Ninja 3: Ultimate Ninja 3 was the last game that followed the original story, until Storm began. The only differences made between this game and the last ones were the removal of phases in Ultimate Jutsus, removal of the support characters but the ability to customize your characters was implemented and you could use the summoning jutsu to enter a giant battle. The story mode was no longer like an RPG, it was broken down into arcs. However, there was a new mode implemented: Ultimate Contest. This mode was given the RPG playing style, where you battle other characters for their crystals. After completing the contest, you are allowed to roam and continue playing freely. 10 new characters were added onto the roster, and this isn’t counting transformations. With this game, you’re sure to have a great time fighting your friends and with Ultimate Contest.

There are 2 other games that followed into the Ultimate Ninja series. However, with Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 4 being difficult to find and Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja 5 never coming to the Americas, I won’t be able to cover them. However, I will say that Ultimate Ninja 5 has the best opening. The next parts of this retrospect will talk about the Ultimate Ninja Storm series and the upcoming Ultimate Ninja Storm 4.

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Three 3DS Games Worth The Money

As it is already well known, this year Nintendo added a new member to the handheld family: the New Nintendo 3DS. The name isn’t the only thing new about the system, the system is faster than the previous 3DS, has Amiibo functionality and some exclusive games. For those that would look into getting a 3DS in general, here are just a few games that are definitely worth the wait.

Animal Crossing New Leaf: 814zkcBpsKL._SL1500_ This game is almost like My Sims Kingdom, I should have my 3DS confiscated for saying that but let me finish. The fact that you own a home, is similar to My Sims Kingdom. However, this game is far better than that. In New Leaf, you travel to the town that you randomly name but are mistaken as the new Mayor. Even though this was a mistake, you take responsibility for this and enjoy life in your own town full of animals. After gaining the towns 100% trust, you’re able to build foundations an d just continue enjoying life as the Mayor. The game never ends and is also real-time based, so the only way you can get a game over is if you neglect the game. Trust me, if you’re gonna play this game make sure you play for at least an hour a day.

Fire Emblem Awakening or Fates(If): 81FTXe7QynL._SL1072_ I haven’t played either of these games, also considering the fact that Fates hasn’t released in America yet. However if you’ve played Smash Bros., then you should know what Fire Emblem is. That enough makes you want to learn of it, and you’ll learn that Awakening is a great game. It’s a turn-based RPG and that is something I’m a sucker for. So if you like turn-based games or maybe even the Disgaea games, you would like this game. hero-hd-og Now with Fates, thats something I can highly recommend. From the other gameplay attributes of creating your own Kingdom, amiibo functionality and even the amazing music offered, this game is something you should definitely get behind.

Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance: kh3d-riku-sora-and-mickey-mouse-wallpaper2-1280x800 If you’ve played the Kingdom Hearts game and actually care about the story, definitely get this title. Dream Drop Distance not only adds a lot more to the story with more things that may be hard to understand, but it also changes up the way we’ve known to play(again). The combat is still a bit the same, however a new mechanic was added to also help with movement and fighting: Flowmotion. Grinding and flying across the skies, Flowmotion will help you offensively and defensively so get used to it. Lastly, one of the best things about this game is that you can also play as Riku and The World Ends With You makes an appearance. This game, as much as people hate the multi-platform side of it, is amazing. I’ve beaten the game in 5 days, so you can buy this game, beat it and then get your money back. But if you want to keep the game, do it because its worth it.

These are just three games for you to try out though. There are still many games in the 3DS library for you to enjoy, Japanese or English. Fire Emblem If has released in Japan already, so you can purchase a card from us in order to get it!

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Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice Review

After already making its way on the PS2 and PSP with Disgaea 2, the Disgaea franchise was ready to move forward. Those steps forward led to the next game being on the PS3, Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice.

With the story not having a direct plot point direction with Disgaea 1 or 2, Disgaea 3 tells the story of Mao, a young demon that is the #1 honor student at Evil Academy, that plans to defeat his father: The Overlord and Principal. The reason being why he is doing this is because his dad keeps stepping on his Slaystation 3. However, thats not the only reason you’re traveling through different lands in the Netherworld. At the beginning of the story you’ll meet Almaz, a young man who has entered the Netherworld in order to find Princess Sapphire. Soon after just meeting him, you make him your vassal and also end up having your childhood rival, Raspberyl, join your team.

There are still many attributes to the story, but also to the games mechanics. From previous Disgaea games, Geo Panels come in a new form as Geo Blocks. The more blocks stacked together, the bigger their effects influence the battles. A new mechanic introduced from Dark Hero Days returns as a staple into the series: Magichange. When having a monster character next to a humanoid character, you have the option of increasing your strength by using your monster as a certain weapon. This isn’t the only way of combining strength, when using certain special attacks against the same enemy, you can rack up damage and take them out easier. Similar to the Item World is the Class World, where you can increase and improve some of your character’s attributes and skills.

Overall, Disgaea 3 is a great game. It takes some of the systems that worked in Dark Hero Days and other games, and makes it a lot more fun. With new weapons that are available and a more ways to become stronger, you’ll be sure to reach 1,000,000 damage in no time. Disgaea 3: Absence of Justice is available for Playstation 3 and there is also a remake of the game available for PSVita, Disgaea 3: Absence of Detention.

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Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories Review

Back in 2006, the SRPG franchise: Disgaea made one of the best games for the PS2 and still today. This game is Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories.

Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories tells the story of a young man named Adell that wants to defeat Overlord Zenon, in order to stop the changing of humans to demons and stealing their memories. Trying to bring Zenon to him by summoning him, Adell accidentally summons his daughter: Princess Rozalin. However because of the summon, Rozalin is now bonded to you and it is your job to find your way to Overlord Zenon and defeat him. The journey there is dangerous, but with the characters you meet and the character creator system, you won’t ever be alone.

For a game from back in 2006, it still holds up well and plays almost exactly the same as future Disgaea games. The battle system is easy to get accustomed too and with the story the game delivers, battles can become very fun even with just the turn based system. However, there are also many strategic properties to this game. Geo Panels can change up what happens to your team and your enemies, the Item World can help strengthen your weapons and armor, and the Dark Assembly: where you can go to court and pass laws to change up the game. Also with Tenpei Sato composing the music, battles will be followed up with amazing tracks such as: Cyber Dance and Disgaea Rhapsody.

There are many games produced by Nippon Ichi Software and this game is one of their all time best. If you want to get Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories, it is available for PS2 and PSN. For those that would like to play it on the go however, Disgaea 2: Dark Hero Days is available for the PSP and includes more content and features.

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Jet Set Radio (PS3) – Review

Back in 2000, SEGA released an amazing title: Jet Set Radio! 12 years later and still today, Jet Set Radio is available for people too enjoy on PSN and Xbox Live Arcade.

From starting the game, a warning message appears stating that graffiti is a form of art but also a form of vandalism. And from that, you learn the core mechanic of this game. Jet Set Radio is a skating, rail-grinding and tricky game where you tag all around Tokyo-to, Japan with your custom-made graffiti. However, fulfilling this task isn’t easy. During each mission, you must avoid Chief of Police: Captain Onishima and the SWAT team and their attacks too stop you. You take the role of Beat, a young run-away teenager, that forms the GGs, a gang of graffiti artist. As you complete missions, you will meet other crew members that wish to test your skills. Complete their challenges and have them join your gang!

The game begins with a tutorial by one of your crew members, Gum. She shows you the ropes of how to not only control your character, but to pull of tricks such as grinding, wall riding and tagging graffiti all over the place. Future crew members will also test out how well of a gang leader you are in order to strengthen your skills as a leader. Not only is the game extremely fun to play, but it is great to look at and listen too. For being the first cel-shaded game created, it looks cool and has an awesome feeling too it. The music is also amazing to listen too. Mostly composed by Hideki Naganuma and various other artists such as F-Fields and Deavid Soul, the soundtrack features an amazing variety of songs. From rock to hip-hop and funk to metal, Jet Set Radio’s soundtrack is something you may even enjoy if you don’t even play the game!

Jet Set Radio is an amazing title that many people still enjoy, even though it is 15 years old! The game is difficult, but the feeling of success after completing a mission is fantastic! There is also a sequel title, Jet Set Radio Future, however it only released for Xbox. Jet Set Radio costs $10.00 for both PS3 and Xbox, if you would like to try out the game before purchasing there is also a free demo. Even if you don’t have an English PSN, the game is also available on the Japanese PSN and you can purchase a card from us to help you enjoy this title.