Ori & The Will of the Wisps Review Discussion

It’s time for another Review Discussion, this time on Moon Studios’ follow up to a beloved Metroidvania, Ori & The Will of the Wisps. Editor Quinten Hoffman sits down with Alex O’Neill to discuss what Will of the Wisps has…

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…

Lightmatter Review

You awake to find yourself alone in an abandoned lab. Debris and evidence of a serious accident having just taken place. Overhead the crackling sound of speakers come on and a voice informs you that they will lead you to…

Kunai 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…

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,…

Shovel Knight: King of Cards Review

I doubt backers expected back in March of 2013 that the retro-inspired Shovel Knight game they were investing in would continue to expand and grow for so long. The fact that this game has done so, and is now concluding…

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Review Discussion

Join Alex and Jarrett for their conflicted feelings on Jedi Fallen Order

Pokémon Sword & Shield Review

The core Pokémon RPG series takes it’s biggest leap forward with Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. It unfortunately came with a few sacrifices, but I still believe this is the best entry in the series. Sword and Shield pushes the…

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…

Indie Highlights October 2019: A Knights Quest, OUTBUDDIES, Manifold Garden

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 October 2019! Edited by: Mike Burgess (@MikeIP_) A Knight’s Quest EPIC…

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…

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel 3 Review

*Update 6-26-20: Review has been updated with a section devoted Switch-specific details* Over the course of 2019, I have spent close to 200 hours with my friends and classmates of Class VII at Thors Military Academy. I’ve witnessed the barriers…