Elias Blondeau

Elias Blondeau
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I'm your friendly neighborhood critic. Games and anime are my eternal jam. Occasionally funny.
Latest Articles From Elias Blondeau
Yooka-Laylee Review - Turning the Page 3

Yooka-Laylee Review – Modernizing a Classic Style

My good buddy considers himself a pretty big fan of Donkey Kong 64. Despite its penchant for making the player backtrack, its borderline insane amount of collectables and its veritable treasure...
Persona 5 Review - Style First 9

Persona 5 Review – Style First

Persona 3 and 4 came at me during a crucial turning point in my life. It was when I was a teenager, testing my boundaries for the first time, messily jumping...
Atelier Firis: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey Review 5

Atelier Firis: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey Review

Slight as they may be, I enjoy Gust’s Atelier games. They’re generally fun, breezy adventures oozing with charm and cuteness. But beneath that, there’s generally a rock-solid blend of RPG and...
Bullet Soul Review - For Bullet Hell Enthusiasts

Bullet Soul Review – For Bullet Hell Enthusiasts

Some of my best gaming memories are with Japanese bullet hell games.My first Xbox Live Arcade purchase was Triggerheart Exelica, one of my favourite co-op experiences was blasting through Deathsmiles in...
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...

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Mario+Rabbids: Kingdom Battle E3 2017 Preview

Mario+Rabbids: Kingdom Battle E3 2017 Preview

When the Mario+Rabbids: Kingdom Battle poster leaked earlier in the year, most fans weren’t excited. Many thought that, if it was real, it would...