Destiny 2 Beyond Light Review

Destiny 2’s latest expansion, Beyond Light, finally brings the Darkness to the forefront to tempt you with new powers and abilities to master. Alongside that, it brings stories of redemption, revenge, and a dark future for humanity to face. While…

Genshin Impact Review

A lot of players have been anticipating the attempt at a “Breath of the Wild-like” open-world game to the point where it almost felt inevitable. Genshin Impact is about as close as any developer has gotten to realizing that. But…

Crash 4 Its About Time Review

It’s been nearly a decade and some freaks decided to make a new Crash Bandicoot game. I was admittingly not a big fan of the original Crash trilogy when I was a young kid playing PS1 games. I never enjoyed…

Indie Highlights July 2020: Evan’s Remains, Roki, Hylics 2

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. It’s already July and there’s tons of neat indie games to check out! Edited by: Mike…

Granblue Fantasy Versus Review

The fighting game genre can be a daunting one for many people, especially when you layer on dense systems and a whole lot of anime. Granblue Fantasy Versus challenges the notion that anime fighters need to be complex to keep…

Bloodroots Review – A Bloody Good Time

The top-down arcade shooter has grown in popularity and mainstream appeal the past few years. Owing much of the renewed appeal to 2012’s Hotline Miami. A new contender has now entered the fray with the outlandish and gruesome Bloodroots. You…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Mutazione 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…