DAGERSystem Archive

  • Kirby and the Forgotten Land Review

    The Kirby franchise’s nearly 30-year run has been revered for not only delivering fun platformers, but also making the genre something almost anyone can enjoy. Beyond the portable-only entries not exactly being the most user-friendly due to a small screen, Kirby’s mix of strategy with inhaling and action with that enabling him to get new […]

    Jeremy Peeples6 minute read
  • Indie Spotlight – Forgive Me Father

    In terms of mechanics, Forgive me Father’s most apparent inspirations are the first two entries of the Doom franchise.

    Carlos Moscoso3 minute read
  • Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition Review

    Square-Enix’s legendary Chrono Trigger saw two follow-ups. One was in the form of a visual novel called Radical Dreamers that never got a release outside of Japan officially, although fan translations were released for it later on. The more well-known successor was Chrono Cross on the original PlayStation, which has largely remained locked to that […]

    Jeremy Peeples5 minute read
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 Review

    Fight alongside your favorite Z-Fighters to stop the dark forces and save time itself! Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2 is both an action RPG and fighting game. It was developed by Dimps and published by Bandai Namco for major platforms like PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch, but I’m reviewing the PC version. Although it […]

    Mike Matlock4 minute read
  • Elden Ring Review

    Elden Ring is a masterpiece, and that’s putting it mildly. Tight, addictive game design, haunting visuals and soundtrack, and an open-world system that’s downright compelling will probably mean it’s one of the greatest games of this generation, which is why it’s so heartbreaking seeing the levels of toxicity coming from corners of the game accessibility […]

    Josh Straub3 minute read
  • Indie Spotlight – Tunic

    Tunic aims to deliver a similar experience to an overhead Zelda game, but with more of an emphasis on action and accessibility.

    Jeremy Peeples6 minute read
  • Horizon Forbidden West Review

    Horizon Forbidden West is the eagerly anticipated sequel to the hit open-world action RPG Horizon Zero Dawn created by Guerilla Games in 2017. Set in the 31st century after a cataclysmic event known as The Faro Plague has wiped out the majority of life and infrastructure on Earth, and the surviving remnants of humanity have regressed […]

    Carlos Moscoso5 minute read
  • Indie Spotlight – Grapple Dog

    Grapple Dog is inviting from the moment it begins, and that continues on into every core aspect of the game design.

    Jeremy Peeples4 minute read
  • Edge of Eternity Review

    JRPGs can be one a very approachable and accessible genre when done correctly. We have seen great strides made when it comes to making them easier to navigate, and things like fast forwarding have helped keep the pace up for turn-based games. Edge of Eternity has been in early access on PC for a while […]

    Jeremy Peeples5 minute read
  • Sifu Review

    Sifu is the sophomore effort by French Indie developer Sloclap and is available for the PlayStation 5 and PC. Sloclap rose to prominence in 2019 with the release of Absolver, a martial arts-themed MMO. After Absolver’s positive reception, many fans who shared the studio’s fondness for martial arts wondered what the studio would produce if […]

    Carlos Moscoso3 minute read
  • Indie Spotlight – Infernax

    What makes Infernax so interesting is that it aims to be both tough as nails while also still being fair to all players

    Jeremy Peeples5 minute read
  • Rainbow Six Extraction Review

    Help protect New Mexico from alien parasites! Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Extraction is a co-op multiplayer first-person shooter developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft. The game puts players in the role of “Operatives” tasked to fight the infection and rescue others in extraction missions. Rainbow Six Extraction was released last month on PC, […]

    Mike Matlock4 minute read
  • Mega Man X DIVE Review

    Capcom’s long-running Mega Man X series has gone over a decade without a new mainline game, but the PC port of Mega Man X Dive is now available and ushers in a new era for the series. While the core game itself is a mobile port, it has been fairly well-optimized for PC play and […]

    Jeremy Peeples4 minute read
  • Indie Spotlight – The Company Man

    The Company Man delivers a game that manages both a high-quality experience but also is fairly accessible with just its core game design.

    Jeremy Peeples4 minute read
  • Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection Accessibility update

    Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves is a repackaged bundle of Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End and its successful Hindi mythology spin-off featuring the return of the Uncharted 2 fan-favorite Chloe Frazer and Uncharted 4 deuteragonist Nadine Ross. And featuring updated graphical performance enhancements for the PS4 Pro and PS5 consoles such as improved framerate, 4K UHD […]

    Carlos Moscoso3 minute read
  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Review

    Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is a narrative-driven third-person action-adventure title based on the eponymous team of space-faring misfits, led by the well-intentioned but hilariously underprepared Peter Quill, also known as Star-Lord, and having more in common with the comics than their cinematic counterparts. Developed by Eidos Montreal and published by Square Enix, the story […]

    Carlos Moscoso4 minute read

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