Catherine Review

Catherine Review

Initial NA Release Date: July 26, 2011
Review Date: November 9, 2016
Reviewed on: Xbox 360
Platforms: PS3, Xbox 360

A love-triangle, chattering sheep, mysterious deaths, and a lot of alcohol, it’s no wonder why Vincent Brooks; the protagonist of Catherine, can’t get a good night’s sleep. As Vince’s mind continues to ponder over his future, so do his decisions grow harder and dreams grow stranger. 

Adult narratives in games are not usually depicted too often without the overwhelming use of violence, and the matter of adultery is a rare concept that centers the plot of a game. However, Catherine manages to tell a mature story that focuses on the inner turmoil of the heart and how it affects everyday life relationships. Continue reading “Catherine Review”

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Review

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Review

Initial NA Release Date: September 30, 2014
Review Date: October 4, 2015
Reviewed on Xbox 360
Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

They did it again.

Atlus and Arc System Works have brought us yet again another outstanding 2D fighter packed with all the persona action and glory that the original JRPG fans of Persona 3 and Persona 4 wished for.

As a big fan of the original game in the series, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax (P4U2) was going to be a game that wouldn’t have to change much from the original Persona 4 Arena formula to sell me on it.  Arc System Works may have known that coming into making the sequel, but instead of playing it safe, they delivered an exceptional game that introduces new game mechanics as well as touching up the areas where Persona 4 Arena (P4A) needed improvement. Continue reading “Persona 4 Arena Ultimax Review”

Persona 4 Arena Review

Persona 4 Arena Review

Initial NA Release Date: August 7, 2012
Review Date: October 4, 2015
Reviewed on Xbox 360
Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3

Flow. Persona 4 Arena (P4A) has a special flowing nature to it that sets it apart from old school 2D fighting games.

Everything from the way the characters move, to smooth mechanics, to how the soundtrack fits perfectly in amping up the player to put up a fight. Everything just flows perfectly.

Spinning off from its JRPG roots, Atlus with the collaboration of Arc System Works brought us a fantastic fusion of the characters we loved in Persona 3 and Persona 4 but in a different setting we are used to seeing them in. This time instead of fighting shadows together, they are forced into the arena and are pitted against each other. Continue reading “Persona 4 Arena Review”

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