Author: Heather De Boer

Been around the block as a Games Journalist for a year. Loves JRPGs, Fighting Games and Action games a lot but loves to dabble in adventure, horror and visual novels as well.

Fist of the North Star Vol. 2 continues where the previous volume left off. The second volume of the classic shounen series covers the remainder of the Golan arc and the Warriors arc and sets up the arc that comes after it while keeping up the momentum and pace that the first volume set up. Fist of the North Star Vol. 2 follows the drifter Kenshiro as he confronts the Golan army. A gang of soldiers that believe they are chosen by God and genetically superior with the ambition to build God’s Land no matter what it takes. Later on,…

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Dragon Ball Z is a legendary series that probably captured everyone’s love growing up through its anime and manga. There’s also been no shortage of video games based on the series, with the latest being Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot. Now, this entry adds a Switch release under its belt and delivers a faithful port with some expected dips in visual quality.  Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot has players control Son Goku and other characters from the series through a retelling of Dragon Ball Z’s major story arcs, from the Saiyan Saga up to the Buu Saga. While other video games have…

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My Hero Academia Vol. 29 continues from where the previous volume left off. Shigaraki has fully awakened from the operation performed on him by Doctor Garaki and has gained a tremendous power boost. This volume continues the second act of the Paranormal Liberation War arc and starts its third act. My Hero Academia Vol. 29 focuses on the fight between Deku, Bakugo, and Pro-Heroes like Endeavor, Eraser Head, and Shigaraki in Jaku City that had one-third of it destroyed by Shigaraki’s enhanced Decay quirk.  Meanwhile, at the Gunga Mountain Villa, The Villa Raid team, which comprises other Pro-Heroes and UA…

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Indie games excel most when they explore new concepts through unique means or whatever budget they have access to, which is generally what sets them apart. Black Book falls into the category of “interesting concepts” as it mixes the mechanics of a turn-based card-battling RPG with elements of point-and-click adventure games. The result is an experience that I found myself invested in. https://youtu.be/j9VqvalWwNM In Black Book, the player takes the role of Vasilisa, a young orphan woman who is destined to become a witch after being taught the craft by her grandfather, Old Egor. However, she refused this fate in…

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I spent a decent amount of time playing through Dragon Star Varnir on the Nintendo Switch over the last few days. This title is a JRPG part of Compile Heart’s and Idea Factory’s Galapagos RPG series, including Omega Quintet and Death end Re;Quest. The latter is a great game that got a Switch port earlier this year yet had its fair share of performance issues. Due to my experiences with the Switch ports for games like Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force, Megadimension Neptunia VII, and Death end Re;Quest. I wasn’t sure if the Dragon Star Varnir port would fix my…

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