Reviews by Kazuma Hashimoto

Rune Factory 4 Special Review
Rune Factory 4 Special Review

Rune Factory 4 Special arrives on the Switch, proving to be a worthwhile Farming Simulator/Dungeon Crawling hybrid.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 25 February, 2020

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Review
Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Review

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 proves itself as an enjoyable, if not straightforward, isometric RPG that doesn't strive to be more than it is.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 04 August, 2019

Judgment Review
Judgment Review

Judgment brings new levels of narrative and mechanical intricacies to the familiar setting of Kamurocho in Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio's latest title.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 20 June, 2019

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Switch Review
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Switch Review

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age soars onto the Nintendo Switch, proving itself to be another successful and highly entertaining port of a Square Enix classic.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 29 April, 2019

Dragon Dogma: Dark Arisen Switch Review
Dragon Dogma: Dark Arisen Switch Review

Discover the world of Gransys on the go in this great port of a cult classic.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 28 April, 2019

Final Fantasy X & X-2 HD Remaster Switch Review
Final Fantasy X & X-2 HD Remaster Switch Review

Another fantastic Final Fantasy port arrives on the Nintendo Switch.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 16 April, 2019

Kingdom Hearts III Review
Kingdom Hearts III Review

Kingdom Hearts III is a masterful game when it succeeds and a mediocre one when it simply doesn’t.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 07 February, 2019

World of Final Fantasy Maxima Review
World of Final Fantasy Maxima Review

We revisit World of Final Fantasy with its newest re-release and Maxima update.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 26 November, 2018

The Witch's House MV Review
The Witch's House MV Review

The Witch's House finds a re-release six years later, but does it hold up and retain its status as a cult classic horror RPG?

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 10 November, 2018

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Review
Assassin's Creed: Odyssey Review

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey is a solid attempt to create a new epic, but it also falls foul of similar missteps to its predecessors.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 01 October, 2018

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Review
Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise Review

Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise attempts to fill the void and offer a truly great RPG experience set in this iconic universe, but does it hold up?

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 01 October, 2018

Divinity: Original Sin II - Definitive Edition Console Review
Divinity: Original Sin II - Definitive Edition Console Review

Divinity: Original Sin II - Definitive Edition comes to consoles, bringing Larian Studios' critically acclaimed Western RPG to a new audience.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 29 August, 2018

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review
Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review

Yakuza Kiwami 2 aims to recreate one of the greatest entries in the series, and it doesn't disappoint.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 23 August, 2018

Moonlighter Review
Moonlighter Review

A vibrant and visually stunning rogue-like that boasts an exhilarating combat system and an immensely enjoyable shopkeeping mechanic.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 28 May, 2018

Dragon's Crown Pro Review
Dragon's Crown Pro Review

A masterfully crafted game ported to near perfection.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 08 May, 2018

Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs Review
Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs Review

A beautiful homage to the Disgaea and Persona franchises that tries to tread some familiar ground.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 10 April, 2018

Yakuza 6 Review
Yakuza 6 Review

The story of Kazuma Kiryu comes to a dramatic and ultimately satisfying close.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 15 March, 2018

Assassin's Creed: Origins Review
Assassin's Creed: Origins Review

Embracing a more RPG approach, Origins's engrossing open world experience is marred by persistent glitches and a narrative that suffers from poor pacing.

review by Kazuma Hashimoto on 26 October, 2017