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Death Stranding Review

Posted by Jaffy Crisologo on

Death Stranding Review

    Death Stranding is a polarizing game. The reception has ranged from vitriol to absolute masterpiece. For the 40 hours I poured into beating the game, I will say: the game is like no other like you will ever play. I enjoyed my experience but can completely understand why other people would hate it. The best way to describe it is that it's a game with non-AAA gameplay but with the polish and budget of a AAA game.     Sam Porter Bridges, one of the world's few porters, is tasked with “making America whole again” by connecting the...

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review (Mild Spoilers)

Posted by Jaffy Crisologo on

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Review (Mild Spoilers)

  The end of the third trilogy in the Star Wars saga is here and it had the unenviable task of juggling tying up the previous two films, concluding on its own, and still maintain a sense of continuity with the other films in the series. Does it succeed? In some respects it does, and in others, not so much. I'll explain why. The previous film, The Last Jedi, is without a doubt the most polarizing film in the series because of its handling of certain fundamental plot points from The Force Awakens. This film feels like an attempt to backtrack on...

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Kingdom Hearts III Review

Posted by Jaffy Crisologo on

Kingdom Hearts III Review

   It's been so long since we've gotten a mainline game in the long-running Kingdom Hearts series that it's become difficult to keep track of the various stories and characters. Kingdom Hearts III attempts to wrap most, if not all, of those story threads in a neat package and for the most part, it succeeds.    Unlike the slow start to Kingdom Hearts II, this game almost immediately launches Sora, Donald and Goofy in the thick of things with the Hercules-themed world, Thebes. From here, the characters weave in and out of familiar storylines as they traverse between worlds in...

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Alita: Battle Angel Review

Posted by Jaffy Crisologo on

Alita: Battle Angel Review
James Cameron's long-gestating manga-inspired passion project is finally in theaters, and it's a much more faithful adaptation than I, or likely a lot of other people, expected.

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Resident Evil 2 Remake

Posted by Jaffy Crisologo on

Resident Evil 2 Remake
The long awaited remake of one of Capcom's most critically acclaimed games is finally here

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