The beta for PlayStation All-Stars is now available for PlayStation Plus users for the next two weeks. I have had the chance to play All-Stars at FanExpo Canada. Even after watching gameplay videos and playing the game without having the time to sit down I really didn’t understand what was happening. Oddly there are less characters available in the beta than the build I played in the summer but what the heck. The Beta contains online matches with a three-minute four player Free for All settings.
Ubisoft released Ghost Recon: Future Soldier, a captivating third person, cover-base shooter. As a fan of shooting games, I’m always looking for a game to last for about several months until it stales out. And Ghost Recon: Future Soldier has gotten me addicted since its release on May 22. Continue reading →
Disgaea is one of those JRPG series that draws you in or puts you off. Disgaea 4 is the latest tactical JRPG developed by NIS. NIS is known for their anime style bizarre tactics JRPG where levels caps at 9999 and where damage an reach trillions. Disgaea 4 finally upgraded their pixelated character sprites with HD sprites something that was oddly absent in Disgaea 3 which was also on the PS3. Those familiar with the series especially those who have played Disgaea 3 will know what to expect. Game mechanics from previous games mainly Disgaea 3 have been reworked to be more user friendly and balanced.
You play as Valvatorez a vampire who lost his power because of a promise that prevents him from drinking human blood and now has an obsession to sardines. He has fallen to Hades as a Prinny instructor training dead souls to become great servants in order to pay off their sins. The Corrupterment plans to kill all the Prinnys due to overpopulation and this drives Valvatorez to usurp the Corrupterment to save the Prinnys. With him is his servant Fenrich, a werewolf, a human girl who died but deludes herself thinking she’s in a dream. A man-made demon who wants to be the final boss. The cowardly son of death who was abandoned by his father and who everyone thinks is dead and a Thief Angel. Their end goals are different but they all benefit by following Valvatorz on his way to face the President of the Corrupterment.