Maplestory, First Second Take

It’s about time I did a followup for that initial peek at Maplestory. I managed to get two characters to level 40 with no issues, so I’ve got some stories to tell. I also explored a few old/new areas that have apparently undergone some drastic changes in regarding lower level access. There are also major […]

Terraria is NOT Minecraft, Okay?

Before I actually started playing Terraria, I was convinced that it was just a cheap 2D replica of Minecraft. At a glance, you may agree with this sentiment, but that’s why I’m here to convince you otherwise. Gameplay-wise, Terraria and Minecraft have many elements in common, such as crafting, digging, mining, and constructing. However, the […]

From the Abyss is Abysmal

Actually, it’s not that bad. I just wanted to have a word pun in the title. You can hate me all you want. So! From the Abyss is an Aksys “off to the side” game for the Nintendo DS. I’ll say right here and now that the sole problem with this game is that it […]

Smite Starts Off Small

It’s common courtesy to avoid smack-talking a game while it’s in closed beta… But you know what? I was never one for mixing courtesy and criticism, so let’s do this thang. Smite’s in the crosshairs this time, and I do have some rather critical suggestions this time around. First, a look at mechanics and gameplay. […]