Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Great Steam Roundup

Hello, everybody! I want to try something a little different (yes again), so this time I’m going to list off 5 things very quick from Steam and whether or not I can recommend them and why. I don’t know if I can make this into a series or not and it’ll be kinda weird because some games from Steam I’ve already rated with full reviews, but worry not! This will be more or less to give you a quick scoop on different games from my library, which is currently standing strong at 240 titles, so that you can make effective buying decisions.

Without further ado, let’s get started!
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Mana Khemia – Alchemists of Al-Revis

General Overview

Alchemy goes magical in this magical academy outing from the makers of Atelier Iris. Quite an impressive array of new features are available, though many slow both the game and character development down. All the same, if you’re a fan of any of the Atelier games, it may still be worth checking out.
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God Hand

General Overview

It’s like Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star) as told by Clover Studios, creators of Viewtiful Joe and Okami, except wackier. It’s hilarious, over the top, fun as hell, and goddamn challenging after a while. True, this game may not be for everyone, but those it DOES appeal to will keep with the lols for some time.
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Manhunt 2

General Overview

Gore, violence, death, destruction, mayhem, murder, and plenty of other stuff you’d expect from just about any Rockstar game included all in one little package. Manhunt 2 gives us more, more, more…though it does end up a bit censored and kinda silly by the end of it. All the same, if you’re a fan of the original, it’s definitely worth checking out.
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Final Fantasy – Mystic Quest

General Overview

Being referred to in Japan as “Final Fantasy USA,” Final Fantasy Mystic Quest offers a nice, more casual challenge for a junior RPG experience. Of course, it offers a whole lot more than that as well, which is strangely overlooked and often scoffed at by various RPG veterans. Read on to find out why this game is more than mere child’s play.
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Sorcerer’s Kingdom

General Overview

An often overlooked title, Sorcerer’s Kingdom is effectively Shining Force, but with the ability to start and end combat anytime and anywhere. With the ability to micromanage your allies and a strong focus on singling out enemies, SK will provide a steady challenge to JRPG fanatics and has plenty to offer overall.
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7th Guest

General Overview

Riddles, mysteries, intrigue, gore, and puzzles abound in 7th Guest, a game about an evil toymaker who has invited 6 guests to his mansion…but who is the 7th guest? Prepare to flex your mental muscle as you attempt to solve some tough and in some cases near impossible puzzles as you unlock more and more rooms in the mansion uncovering the dark plot surrounding Stauf.
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