The Pathless Preview Discussion – Pax East 2020

The editors of Irrational Passions once again descend on Boston for Pax East! This time around the editors chose to highlight or have a deeper dive into a particular game they felt spoke to them after having played it on…

Genshin Impact Preview Discussion – PAX East 2020

The editors of Irrational Passions once again descend on Boston for PAX East! This time around the editors chose to highlight or have a deeper dive into a particular game they felt spoke to them after having played it on…

I Was Wrong About Bayonetta

Spotify | iTunes – I’ve dedicated plenty of internet ink to why Hideki Kamyia is a goddamn genius/madman. The creator of Dante the devil slayer has a legacy of being an auteur of a exploitative sort of vision of games…

Indie Highlights 2019 Round Up Special!

Indie Highlights is a video series where we’ll highlight awesome indie games we’re playing or you might have missed and are worth checking out. In this special episode, we take a look back through ALL of 2019 and highlight some…

SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays Review

With its first release back in January of 1988, the long-running strategy series of SD Gundam has finally made its triumphant official debut in the west with SD Gundam G Generation Cross Rays on Steam. In the convening 30+ years,…

Indie Highlights November 2019: Superliminal, Lost Ember, The Touryst

Indie Highlights is a video series where we’ll highlight awesome indie games we’re playing or you might have missed and are worth checking out. These are our picks for November 2019! Edited by: Mike Burgess (@MikeIP_) Indie Highlights is a…

Super Monkey Ball Banana Blitz HD Review

In my humble opinion, it had been far too long since the Super Monkey Ball monkeys had a main entry on a major console. Now Aiai, Meemee, Gongon, and friends are back for an HD remaster of their Nintendo Wii…

Indivisible Review

Indivisible from Skullgirls developer Lab Zero Games streamlines some typical turn based combat systems with hints of fighting game flair and a whole lot of teen angst. It’s combat is all about making the most of character specific movesets and…

Sayonara Wild Hearts Review Discussion

Review Discussions are an initiative to talk past or beyond a review or in place of a written/video review in a more timely manner. They’re an interview-style discussion hoping to discuss specific aspects of the game in question that may…

Children of Morta Review

As an encroaching evil begins to spread across the land, a father must take up arms to protect his family. What he may not realize is his family is just as ready to fight as he is. Children of Morta…

Catherine Full Body Review

A wine is considered to be full-bodied when its taste is complex and lingering. In this way, there could not have been a more appropriate name for Atlus’ remake of their 2011 title Catherine. Even as I write this, the…

The Dark Pictures: Man of Medan Review

In 2015, developer Supermassive Games’ surprised audiences with their tribute to cheesy horror movies, Until Dawn. Its branching story, cliche but likeable characters, and a deep understanding of the language of the genre has made it a modern horror game…