Articles by Josh Torres
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Review
Vanillaware's latest title is an utterly compelling journey and its unconventional structure is an astounding achievement for storytelling in video games that should be celebrated and commemorated.
by Josh Torres on 15 September, 2020
Sakura Wars (2019) Review
The long dormant series returns with a brand-new cast and modern advancements to the Sakura Wars series formula that make for a promising reboot, despite some noteworthy missteps.
by Josh Torres on 27 April, 2020
Katana Kami: A Way of the Samurai Story Review
Way of the Samurai returns with a smaller, more restrained, spin-off title that's an interesting experiment of how it would fare as an isometric roguelite, yet it never manages to capitalize on its ambitious gameplay systems.
by Josh Torres on 21 February, 2020
Lab Zero's crowdfunded Valkyrie Profile-inspired RPG has finally released and the result is a brilliant game filled with personality and heart.
by Josh Torres on 07 October, 2019
Astral Chain Review
The latest hit from PlatinumGames is an ambitious action adventure game that largely succeeds in many ways, though it's juggling so many aspects that some fall through the cracks.
by Josh Torres on 29 August, 2019
Tokyo RPG Factory's newest game has a lot of great ideas on paper, but never manages to fully realize them.
by Josh Torres on 21 August, 2019
Fate/Extella Link Review
Despite a shorter campaign, Fate/Extella Link feels considerably better to play than Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star with some great gameplay improvements and smart quality-of-life features.
by Josh Torres on 19 March, 2019