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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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4) Review - Knights of the Zodi-Ech 11

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4) Review – Knights of the Zodi-Ech

Back in 2006, you couldn’t convince me that Final Fantasy could do anything wrong. It was, for all intents and purposes, my favourite video game series. After helping Tidus fight his...
NASCAR Heat 2 Made Me Get NASCAR… Sort Of 5

NASCAR Heat 2 Made Me Get NASCAR… Sort Of

A large part of my childhood was spent in Winder, Georgia—a NASCAR town, through and through. One of the more successful local businesses was a NASCAR-themed boutique. You could gently toss...
Aquanox: Deep Descent Preview—Topical Dystopia

Aquanox: Deep Descent Preview—Topical Dystopia

Major global superpowers can’t cooperate on anything. Earth is dying thanks to rampant pollution. Key resources are dwindling to comically low amounts. War is breaking out on a daily basis. This...
Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Preview—Candy Eggs and Chocolate Milk 1

Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Preview—Candy Eggs and Chocolate Milk

The Harvest Moon series is in an interesting state. What we know as Harvest Moon now isn’t actually Harvest Moon anymore—the Japanese series we know under that title is now called...
Tropico E3 2017 Preview - Shaking Up the Formula 2

Tropico 6 E3 2017 Preview – Shaking Up the Formula

A new development team taking on a beloved property can always raise a few alarms. Do the new people get it? Are they going to burn it all to the ground?...
Agents of Mayhem E3 2 The Real Crackdown Successor

Agents of Mayhem E3 2017 Preview- The Real Crackdown Successor

Crackdown 3 could be good. The guys at Sumo Digital are talented, and put out a lot of quality content. On the same token, though, that first reveal looked pretty darn...
Sonic Forces E3 Preview - The Next Era of 3D Sonic

Sonic Forces E3 Preview – The Next Era of 3D Sonic

I could open this with some snarky putdown of the Sonic franchise, but let’s face it—that’s old hat at this point, and a bit untrue considering almost all the mainline Sonic...
Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin E3 2017 Preview

Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin E3 2017 Preview

It’s hard to really pin down what exactly, Edelweiss’ new game is similar to. Sure, its direct influence by Japanese folklore could be easily compared to the likes of Okami and...
The Swords of Ditto E3 Preview—Hugs, Hats, and Heroes 4

The Swords of Ditto E3 Preview—Hugs, Hats, and Heroes

The Legend of Zelda is a series that has begun to move away from its roots in favour of a bold, more open direction. That’s all well and good—Breath of the...
Need for Speed Payback E3 Preview - Arcade Simulation

Need for Speed Payback E3 Preview – Arcade Simulation

Whipping down a highway alongside another car, I slipped into a familiar rhythm that I remember from my middle school years. Both my souped-up muscle car and the other driver’s vehicle...
Nintendo Showcase 2017 Recap 1

Nintendo Starts E3 2017 With a Roar

Nintendo's had a gangbuster year so far, and from the looks of things, they're going to bring their A Game well into 2018. This year's Nintendo Showcase offered up a variety...
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Tekken 7 Review – Great Mechanics, Barebone Presentation

They just don’t make 3D fighters like they used to. In fact, they don’t make them at all – the medium’s practically dead. Post-Street Fighter IV and the Mortal Kombat revamp,...

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Smite Mid-Season Patch Brings Big Changes

Smite Mid-Season Patch Brings Big Changes

With Dreamhack Valencia and the finals of the Smite Summer Split happening, the SMITE mid-season is fast approaching. With the mid-season, players can expect...