30XX Impressions – Jump’n and Shoot’n Still Feels Great In This Roguelike Sequal!

Battery Staple games were released 20XX back in 2014. This game took the historic gameplay of Capcom’s legendary Mega Man X franchise and infused it with the rogue-like genre’s essence. The result was an incredibly fun action platformer roguelike that…

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury Video Review

Super Mario 3D World has finally made its way onto the portable console after four years of waiting and frankly was the last port I was waiting for. Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury finally brings one of Mario’s…

A Trip to Nintendoland Ep.7 – Next in the HD/2D Series!

Join us on a trip to Nintendoland! Your monthly source for Nintendo News and games chat from IrrationalPassions.com! In this episode, Mike & Alex are joined by AJ McRae from Fanatix Four to talk about the Nintendo Direct that dropped…

Voidigo Mixes Ratchet and Clank and Monster Hunter to Break Away From the Roguelike Pack

It was around my third or fourth run, while I was trading fire with a strange flower with a hunting rifle while a pair of pig men with shotguns closed in, that I realized that Voidigo might be special. The…

IP Podcast 494:

We are back again (this time later than ever) and Tony has finally entered the VR-Sphere!

I’ll Take One Nagoriyuki, Please

My relationship with Guilty Gear has always gone the same way for the past almost 20 years. A game gets announced and looks incredible. I consume every bit of media I can about it up to launch. I buy the…

Skul: The Hero Slayer’s Roguelike Mechanics are Terminally Old School

I’ve become quite infatuated with SouthPAW Game’s and Neowiz’s Skul: The Hero Slayer. As a roguelite, the die-till-you-win grind is front and center, but the simple side scrolling beat-em up gameplay makes hopping back into each run a breeze. It’s…

IP Podcast 493: Mario is Allowed to be Fun Again

This week it’s just Alex, Scott, and Tony as they travel from financial real estate to capture stars, to more tactics games. Download: Apple Podcasts — Google Play — RSS Feed — MP3 Direct Download Audio Version Timestamps: 00:40 –…

A Trip to Nintendoland Ep.6 – #ReleasetheHaradaCut

Join us on a trip to Nintendoland! Your monthly source for Nintendo News and games chat from IrrationalPassions.com!   In this episode, Mike & Alex return in 2021 to chat about what they hope to see from Nintendo in the…

IP Podcast 492: Jarrett & Scott Explain the Stolk Market

Jarrett and Scott educate us all on the Stock Market and also we played some crazy video games.

Final Fantasy XV & The Open Road

“It’s not about the destination, but the journey along the way.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson The open road is one of my favorite places to be: listening to music, wind blowing through my hair, and smelling the local scents. One…

Professor RPG’s 10 Favorite RPGs of 2020

The new year is underway and while our feeds are full of exquisite Bernie in mittens memes, I find myself reflecting back a bit on the adventures I undertook last year. 2020 was quite the powerhouse in terms of RPG…