June 2007 Archives

Game Review: Atelier Iris 3: Grand Phantasm for PS2

By Dennis Wyman on June 18, 2007 6:23 PM | Permalink |

I'll admit this right now: I have yet to play an entry in the Atelier series of RPGs. However, after falling in love with last winter's Ar tonelico, which was done by the same developer as the Atelier series, I figured I should check this series out. Upon hearing that the recently-released Atelier Iris 3 had no story connections to the previous games in the series, I knew it would be the best time to.... (Read More)

Game Review: Odin Sphere for PS2

By Dennis Wyman on June 6, 2007 9:53 PM | Permalink |

For those who know me, you know that I am tired of the same 'ol, same 'ol in RPGs. So, imagine my excitement when I get a game that feels fresh and new in the tired genre... a game by the name of “Odin Sphere,” which shatters all the norms you'd expect to see in your average action-RPG. Fusing beautiful hand-drawn backgrounds and sprites with elements from classic side-scrolling beat 'em up and RPG games.... (Read More)