YAKUZA KIWAMI

Now, I know some of you probably think it is most awesome to be a badass and to have your name whispered in fear by people you pass on the streets. And if you say it like this, it does indeed sound awesome! But, what if you're name is tied to a gruesome murder and you wind up in jail for the better part of ten years? If this isn't bad enough, everything you have worked for so far is going down the drain really fast and your best friend is now your worst enemy. So, do you still think being the badass is awesome?

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TEKKEN 7

Some families just don't seem to be able to get along. Take the Mishima clan, for instance. Father and son are, even after twenty years, still at each other's throats. Now, I know that their argument is quite a bit more serious than with regular families. You see, Heihachi (the father) killed his wife Kazumi years ago and Kazuya (the son) can't forgive him for that! To make matters worse, Heihachi also decided to throw his son off a cliff...

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PUYO PUYO TETRIS

Are you familiar with the game Puyo Puyo? Or are you still dreaming about Tetris blocks falling down? Then we have some terrific news for you! Puyo Puyo Tetris combines these two puzzle games. And there is so much to do and to discover!

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YAKUZA 0

Japan, winter of 1988... The Kamurocho district is bustling with people, chasing the promises made by the electric whispering of the neon lights that illuminate its streets. Promises of good times, wealth and love. But, as is often the case in busy entertainment districts, these promises are merely a façade behind which sorrow, heartbreak and violence lurk in the shadows. The Kamurocho district is bustling with people, chasing the promises made by the electric whispering of the neon lights that illuminate its streets. Promises of good times, wealth and love. But, as is often the case in busy entertainment districts, these promises are merely a façade behind which sorrow, heartbreak and violence lurk in the shadows...

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POKÉMON SUN & MOON

The 7th generation of Pokémon is finally upon us, and boy what a long wait it was. Although Nintendo revealed the first trailer only at the start of this year, the wait for the actual release of the games felt like it lasted a lifetime! But that shows exactly how much Pokémon means to its fans; whenever a new game and especially a new generation is announced, the fans (including myself) jump aboard the hype train!

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FINAL FANTASY XV

Do you hear what I hear? It's the song "Stand by Me" by Ben E. King. It's coming from my TV and I see four guys having the greatest and most exciting adventure of their lives. There is a smart nerdy guy, one is sort of a doofus, one guy has the muscles for the dirty work and the fourth is naturally selected by the group to be the leader. What? You think I'm watching the Stephen King movie Stand by Me? Nope, you guessed wrong. I'm playing Final Fantasy XV!

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SWORD ART ONLINE: HOLLW REALIZATION

It's binga benga (J)RPG time! Japanese voice acting, sharp dressed characters and beautiful fantasy worlds are well-known features of this genre and Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization is no exception. So grab you katana, put "San" after your own name and jump into the world of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization!

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GOD EATER 2: RAGE BURST

This August, the moment was finally here: it was time for the North American and European release of God Eater 2: Rage Burst for PS Vita, Playstation 4 and Microsoft Windows! Yay, big party for me! I was looking forward to this game from the moment it popped up as a recommendation on Steam, while I was checking out other games. Normally I would ignore those kind of advertisements, but this game looked so good, it just couldn't be ignored...

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STAR OCEAN: INTEGRITY AND FAITHLESSNESS

Spacedate 537... At this point in history, between the second and third games in the series, the Pangalactic Federation is nearing the fulfilment of its mission to bring peace and order to the galaxy. However, the embers of conflict begin to stir once again six thousand light years from Earth, on the planet of Faykreed, as a new story begins in the cosmic sea.

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GRAND KINGDOM

Have you ever wanted to command groups of fearsome mercenaries and engage in battles across a war-torn kingdom? Well, now's your chance! On June 17, NIS America, Monochrome Corp. and Spike Chunsoft have released Grand Kingdom for the PS4 and PS Vita in Europe and North America. While our gaming brethren in Japan were already able to play since November 19, 2015, we had to wait for another 7 months before we could sink our teeth into this majestic Tactical RPG, filled with cool characters and epic turn-based battles.

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INDIVISIBLE PROTOTYPE

Indivisible, Lab Zero's next big thing is truly amazing! Last month, Lab Zero and 505 Games launched a crowdfunding campaign, including a playable prototype of the game for those willing to experience this brand-new journey.

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RODEA: THE SKY SOLDIER

The floating kingdom of Garuda is under attack from the evil terrestrial machine empire of Naga. There is only one man who can save the kingdom now! No, not Chuck Norris, although I'm pretty sure he could... No, ladies and gentlemen, I'm talking about Rodea: The Sky Soldier.

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BLAZBLUE: CHRONO PHANTASMA EXTEND

Finally, BlazBlue: Chronophantasma Extend, Arc System Works' latest addition to the BlazBlue universe has come to Europe. The game was already released in June for North America and now, a few months later, here in Europe, we can get finally our hands on this beauty!

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TALES OF ZESTIRIA

I have to be totally honest with you; I haven't played the last few entries in the ‘Tales of' series. Nevertheless, I was really eager to get hands-on with the latest installment in the series: Tales of Zestiria!

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DENGEKI BUNKO

In a world where there are more than enough fighting games to choose from, being different isn't always good. fortunately Dengeki Bunko: Fighting Climax is a welcome addition to the already well established fighting game genre and its big hitters.

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DRAGON QUEST HEROES: THE WORLD TREE'S WOE AND THE BLIGHT BELOW

This review was a face-off between Kevin "Methodone89" van Dongen and Ferry "Sadhonker" Adams. Although they both raced to finish it, Kevin won. Admitting defeat, the only thing left for Ferry was to bow to Kevin's ultimate awesomeness! Well played, sir... well played!

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SAINT SEIYA SOLDIERS' SOUL

Saint Seiya was once a popular Manga series, back in the 80's. It even managed to be a decent Anime series in the 90's. So I guess that only leaves one question: does the latest Saint Seiya video game honor the franchise as it should?

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SAMURAI WARRIORS 4-II

Kevin "Methodone89" van Dongen decided to walk the path of the samurai. Strong, focused, always aware of his surroundings he went into battle in feudal Japan. But he's not alone... this time, he's accompanied by his horse-riding, square-button-mashing girlfriend. Will this dynamic duo be able to come out victorious? Read on and find out...

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AFRO SAMURAI 2: REVENGE OF KUMA

Afro Samurai already was an amazing Manga, Anime and also had a pretty decent first video game. Afro Samurai, created by Takashi Okazaki, is an amazing mixture of Japanese folklore, western voice acting, mature violence and unbelievable Hip-Hop music produced by the RZA. All these things make Afro Samurai a unique and worthy franchise!

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ONE PIECE: PIRATE WARRIORS 3

So… let's start this review with a confession: I have never, ever watched a One Piece episode in my life, nor did I play any of the previous One Piece games. Is this a bad thing? Well, all you One Piece fans out there would probably say “YES”. But, since Pirate Warriors 3 offers the full story from the start I'm going to disagree with you...

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ONECHANBARA Z2: CHAOS

Blood drenched hack and slash gaming? Zombies?? Women with huge... ehm... personalities and small bikinis?! Damn, where can I get this game? Well, we were lucky enough to recieve a copy of this game from our friends at NIS America during our visit to their booth at GamesCom 2015. So let's get down to its bloody core and see what this game is all about!

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CELESTIAN TALES: OLD NORTH

There I was, all alone in my dungeon building monsters, killer traps and various other nasty things, when my all seeing orb blinked: I had received a mail from the boss. Hmm, an offer to review a RPG game that she thought would be right up my alley. Well, I did have some time left in-between killing heroes, conquering the world and generally being evil, so I decided to just give it a try. Let's play Celestian Tales: Old north.

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NEKOBURO: CATS BLOCKS

Our story takes place on a distant planet in the Universe of NekoBuro. It's a story about a fantastic electric wave life featuring the Square Cats; a whimsical group of aliens. Is this already weird enough for you? In that case, just wait until you get a load of the questionably translated comic-like cutscenes.

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TOBARI AND THE NIGHT OF THE CURIOUS MOON

There I was, just relaxing in my dungeon, planning the demise of a fresh set of adventurers when I saw a twinkle of magic hovering in my magical glass orb. So join me as I play Tobari and the Night of the Curious Moon.

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THE AWAKENED FATE ULTIMATUM

If you were God would you make the right choices? Would you regret your choices? Could you live with yourself if you made the wrong choices? The Awakened Fate Ultimatum offers you just that: a glimpse of what's it would be like, being "God".

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UNDER NIGHT: IN-BIRTH - EXE:LATE

Under Night In-Birth Exe: Late is a hidden gem in the 2D fighter genre, that is often overshadowed by the towering Champions of said genre. It has its own unique style and characters, and that's exactly what sets it apart.

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ISBARAH

When Platformer meets Bullet Hell, a hell it is indeed. Follow Iria's journey through her lineage, as she battles her way through some amazingly designed boss fights.

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