Alex O'Neill
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Alex is the Editor-in-Chief, overlord, and overall master of Irrational Passions. He loves JRPGs, Persona 4 Golden is his favorite game ever, and he hopes to take on a full-time editorial role at a video game outlet someday.

Buildings Have Feelings Too! Preview

A city management concept that proves that buildings do, in fact, have feelings.

Streets of Rage 4 Preview

A follow up coming years later from a new studio… How does it stack up?

Sparklite Preview

Sparklite is a very cool adventure game being developed by two brothers out of North Carolina, coming from Merge Games, a publisher known for their work on Dead Cells or Moonlighter. I got to spend 25 minutes or so wandering…

Windjammers 2 Preview

I think the expectation for Windjammers 2 is still some of the highest out there. The first is obviously beloved by a small number of people, but still passionately so. Dotemu got the chance to port the original title to…

Spelunky 2 Preview

Update from Sept. 1st: So, I have a lot of updates to this preview that I want to follow up on, so much so I’m pretty much adding an entire addendum preview to this. Some new developments and actually some…

Spelunky 2 Gameplay Trailer Breakdown

Join me in this frame by frame breakdown through the first gameplay trailer of Spelunky 2, upcoming game from Mossmouth and Derek Yu, and sequel to the much-loved original. Game trailer via Sony Interactive Entertainment.

The Messenger Review

Sabotage’s first title is a tour de force in action platforming.

IrrationalPod Ep. 391 with Justin Graffius

This episode we dive into The Messenger, World of Warcraft expansions, and Gamescom!

IrrationalPod Ep. 390

Video games are good! Actually they were always good, and this week we finally get INTO THE BREACH and some Ys VIII and Final Fantasy VII!

IrrationalPod Ep. 389

This week we catch up on news with Smash Brothers, plagiarism, release dates, DOOM eternal, and talk FF7, Darksiders, Monster Hunter and more!

IrrationalPod Ep. 388

We’re caught up! Video Games! we talk Chasm, video games sales, more Final Fantasy 7, and even more!

Pixel Ripped 1989 Review

Alex takes a dive into Dot’s world with this PSVR review