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Sony Clarifies PlayStation 5 Backwards Compatibility

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There you go, Sony. Was that so hard to clarify? Could have saved yourself some bad press if your initial PlayStation 5 Backwards Compatibility announcement wasn’t so muddled. It originally was announced as though it would launch with only about 100 B/C games and with more to come. That is, assuming the original wording was […]

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“The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening” Review

A true GameBoy classic is back... now at full retail price

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The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for Nintendo Switch is a tough game to review because there are a few different aspects about it to consider. First of all, is the game itself good? In short, yes. Secondly, is it a good remake? In most ways, also yes. But does it feel like a product […]

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Persona 4 : Golden Review A Look Back At The Classic

Re-reviewing my love for a modern JRPG classic

| Categories: Anime, Featured Posts, PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita, Retro, review, SideArc, Video Games | 26 Comments »

Welcome back In case you hadn’t heard, Persona 5 has had the best opening week for the series in Japan, and is coming out soon in the West. At least if you consider February to be soon. Even though this is a few months away for most of us, this seemed like a great time […]

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The Game Awards 2019 Stream and Discussion

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It’s time for The Game Awards 2019 , so you know what that means: time for some cringey awards presentations alongside some new trailers and – possibly – new game reveals. Join us below with your real-time impressions and anything else related that you may want to talk about. Stream for the show can be […]

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SideArc Reviews – Persona 5

A masterclass presentation of JRPG style and substance that is not to be missed

| Categories: Anime, Featured Posts, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, review, SideArc, Video Games | 14 Comments »

Let me just get this out of the way as soon as possible: Persona 5 was one of my most-anticipated games of all time from the moment I finished playing Persona 4 Golden, even though it wasn’t even officially announced yet. I love this series. As such a big fan, I had a ridiculously high […]

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How I Think Naughty Dog Could Improve With The Last of Us Part II

Let's take a great game and make its sequel even better.

| Categories: Featured Posts, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, SideArc, Video Games | 14 Comments »

There’s no denying that The Last of Us is a beloved game. An honestly great game, one that is considered by many to be a masterpiece. Yet for me, as much as I did truly enjoy the game, there were flaws and inconsistencies that dragged the overall experience down just a notch. Let me just […]

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E3 2017 – Sony Conference Stream and Discussion

| Categories: PlayStation 4, SideArc, Video Games | 207 Comments »

It’s just about time. Considering PS4 is the best-selling console of this generation, chances are this is the presser you’re looking forward to the most. According to Sony’s own teaser trailer for their E3 conference (seen here, for the curious: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cFNNlrAPaDU ) you can expect some news on God of War, The Last of Us Part […]

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E3 2017 – PC Gaming Show Stream and Discussion

There's still plenty of proof that PC gaming isn't dead

| Categories: PC, SideArc, Video Games | 1 Comment »

Hello? Is anyone there? Here’s your chance to watch and talk about the next big E3 conference, the PC Gaming Show. What can we expect from this PC-centric show? According to PCGamer: • A major announcement from Firaxis Games. • A new game from Klei Entertainment, creators of Mark of the Ninja, Don’t Starve, and […]

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