Elias Blondeau

Elias Blondeau
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I'm your friendly neighborhood critic. Games and anime are my eternal jam. Occasionally funny.
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Zero Escape: The Nonary Games Review

Zero Escape: The Nonary Games Review

The Zero Escape franchise has never had an easy time of things. 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors fell into the unfortunately massive pantheon of quirky, excellent DS titles that...
Super Bomberman R Review - Not A Total Bomb

Super Bomberman R Review – Not A Total Bomb

Bomberman has been on the skids since the 90s. After the disastrous Bomberman Act Zero (you know, the grimdark one with the weird BDSM overtones) plumbed the depths of the trash...
NieR: Automata Revew - The New Gold Standard

NieR: Automata Revew – An Oddball Masterpiece

"Genre" is an artificial construct that serves marketing execs more than consumers—at least as far as gaming is concerned. Shooter fans that think RPGs are “too complicated” may not realize that...
Resisting the Apocalypse in NieR: Automata – Preview 6

Resisting the Apocalypse in NieR: Automata – Preview

Plenty of video games feature post-apocalyptic scenarios.In fact, this very publication recently put out an article on the medium’s preoccupation with them! With this being the case, then, developers set on...
Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Review - A Disappointing Return

Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin Review – A Disappointing Return

Psychonauts is a beloved game most of us never thought would get a sequel, let alone two of them. Yet that’s where things stand, with Double Fine’s PSVR exclusive Psychonauts in...
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Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force Review – Little Creativity

The JRPG is in an exciting phase of transition, but don’t tell Compile Heart. While Square Enix continues to reinvent the wheel with games like Final Fantasy XV and the upcoming...
First 15: Sniper Elite 4video

First 15: Sniper Elite 4

CGMagazine explores a fifteen-minute segment of Sniper Elite 4 for the PlayStation 4 from Rebellion.
Sniper Elite 4 Review – A Perfect Shot

Sniper Elite 4 Review – A Perfect Shot

The Sniper Elite franchise has always struck just the right chord for me, personally, but I’ve never been able to wholeheartedly defend them as great games. Even as a fan of...
Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Preview – Missing the Mark

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 Preview – Missing the Mark

The Sniper franchise has continued to truck on for almost a decade, despite a history of lukewarm to outright negative critical reaction. Yet over 2.5 million units CI Games’ franchise have...
Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers Review – A Smart Twist on SRPGs

Dynasty Warriors: Godseekers Review – A Smart Twist on SRPGs

After Fire Emblem: Awakening came out, it was very clear that Intelligent Systems was taking a deliberate step backwards. Decades of steady evolution suddenly regressed into simplified strategy, inoffensive narratives, and...
War Commander: Rogue Assult Review -

War Commander: Rogue Assault Review – Free to Play Done Right

One could be forgiven for passing up War Commander: Rogue Assault on their mobile storefront of choice. Its generic title and blasé thumbnail make it look like another Mobile Strike, Clash...
Review Atelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea

Atelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Review

The Atelier series has been a consistently fun alternative to the bulk of JRPGs that come west. Their generally relaxed paces, easygoing plots, and novel mechanics make for role-playing experiences that...

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NieR: Automata DLC Heading West in May

NieR: Automata DLC Heading West in May

Square Enix has announced the Western release date for DLC that is set to come out for NieR: Automata, which already launched in March...