Dick Starspeed… Dick Starspeed is the name of the main character. Do I really need to keep doing this review? If games were based solely on character names, this would be a solid 10! But alas, they are not, so I’ll digress and continue my review… The Deadly Tower of
Handheld games can be a mixed bag, and no one but Nintendo seems to find consistent success in them. Systems like the PlayStation Go and the Vita suffer from low adoption rates, while the 3DS flourishes. The success comes down to the quality and quantity of games produced for the
Dragon Quest Heroes: The World Tree’s Woe and the Blight Below is the latest Warriors cross-over title, and first one to feature the iconic universe of Dragon Quest. Will it be the return of an old friend, or will it be a monster that you destroy for some extra experience? Let’s find out!
What names come to mind when I say iconic game franchise? Sure, Mario, is up there, and so are the Zelda games and Tomb Raider. But there is one franchise that has helped shape Xbox and make it what it is today, and that is the Halo series. The folks at 343 Industries have been really hard at work to keep Microsoft’s star franchise one of the best ever made, and they really hit it out of the park with their latest title, Halo 5: Guardians. Fans have been patiently waiting since 2012 for another chance to control the Chief, and that day is here. Now let’s dig in.
I’m what you would call a collector. Over the years I have acquired over 100 Transformers figures and countless pieces of paraphernalia. I’m a fanboy; any time something Transformers related comes out, I’m normally the first to get it, see it, or play it. So when the new game was announced by Platinum and I saw that first piece of cell shaded art, I couldn’t wait. This seemed to be the game that would take the series back to its roots and it did just that.
I have chased dragons around the planes, I’ve put my life in the hands of a dice roll, created teams of superheroes to do battle with their arch enemies, and more, all from the comfort of my kitchen table. But now, now I had to lead my forces of Elves against a legion of Orcs…in a game of football?