King of Fighters XIV has gone back to the 3D visual style, not seen since Maximum Impact. The series has always been known for its 2D graphics and the hand drawn look from XII and XIII stood out from the top fighting games. The 3D graphics have been coming under some backlash but they have been slowly refining the visuals. When this game is released, hopefully it becomes visually appealing and more approachable gameplay wise.
Kirby Canvas Curse was an early DS game that really took advantage of the touch screen as a primary controller. It was a very unique game but fit Kirby and his world and sadly wasn’t revisited until now. Kirby and the Rainbow Curse brings Kirby’s rolling adventures back, bigger and better than ever, sporting a new art style to boot. Will this return be a success or is the game cursed to fail.
Enslaved: Odyssey to the West is an action adventure game and is an adaptation of the classic Chinese novel Journey to the West. Likely overlooked due to it being a singleplayer game with limited replay value, many gamers missed out on something special.
Our local EB Games held a Street Fighter X Tekken tournament March 6, 2012 the day of release for the launch of the game. This was an internally run tournament and the first of its kind in this particular EB. Myself and Coolboycorporate entered and I give you a rundown on how things went.