Paige FTW: Tablet Gaming
I don’t play games on my phone or my tablet — not for very long, anyway. Oh, as regular readers well know, I take my turns dabbling in the likes of Fire Emblem Heroes and Pokemon Shuffle with bright, feverish passion.
Web-slinging ‘Spidey’ adventure might be best game this year
The Peter Parker that Insomniac Games and Marvel Entertainment have crafted in the new “Spider-Man” game is nothing like the one we’ve seen in previous games, or in the many movies.
Paige FTW: When Gaming Turns Reality
British newspapers reported in June that a 15-year-old boy committed suicide in February after playing Doki Doki Literature Club — and the boy’s father is claiming that the game is to blame.
Original feel of first game enhanced in sequel
Sega has teased “Valkyria Chronicles” fans for a decade. They wanted a sequel and the company released two of them, but unfortunately, the follow-ups were on the Playstation Portable.
Paige FTW: ‘Food Fantasy’ missing some ingredients
Sometimes, we all give into our weaknesses. And when I saw repeated Instagram ads for a very aesthetically pleasing mobile game called Food Fantasy that featured beautiful human incarnations of different foods, I found myself … piqued, almost against my will.
Super-powered fighting game is action packed
After “Naruto,” one of the next big franchises coming out Japan has to be “My Hero Academia.” The series has the familiar tropes that have come to dominate the genre. Instead of ninjas, this game is about people with superpowers. The abilities known as quirks are varied and widespread. In this society, several schools have sprouted up to teach generation of students how to use their abilities.
Paige FTW: Reboot Me
Reboots, remakes and adaptations are the lifeblood of pop culture in 2018. In a world where “live-action Dora the Explorer” is a real, actual thing, how can you be surprised? The recent flurry of movie and TV reboots (live-action Lady and the Tramp? A “darker” Sabrina the Teenage Witch?) have left video game reboots looking […]
Prevent ‘Ragnarok’ in Nordic folklore adventure
Activision-owned mobile game giant King has released its first game aimed squarely at traditional gamers. “Legend of Solgard” is set within the fantasy realm of Nordic folklore and follows the journey of Embla through the game’s nine massive worlds as she fights to prevent Ragnarok.
Paige FTW: Kingdom Hearts World Tour
Video game-themed concerts are few and far between here in Hawaiʻi. The last one I can remember coming here was The Legend of Zelda’s Symphony of the Goddesses back in 2016.