Video Game Book Club: Vanquish – Episode 2

Every other week, members of Irrational Passions will play through a new game. From modern to retro, obscure to popular, games we’ve played and those we haven’t, we will be hitting checkpoints as we go, sharing our experiences. Play along…

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…

Indie Highlights August 2019: Exception, Anodyne 2: Return to Dust, A Short Hike

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 August 2019! Edited by: Mike Burgess (@MikeIP_) A SHORT HIKE Played…

My Return to Terraria

Back in 2011, a hot new crafting and exploration game started to spread across the interwebs. Adopting a 16-bit style, Terraria gave players a more action and adventure take on a genre that began in 2009 with its more blocky…

SolSeraph Review

Being a child of the late ’80s, I have fond memories of the ’90s and the Super Nintendo. I vividly remember watching my older brother play all sorts of games, and me attempting to. One title of particular note was…

The Legend of Heroes : Trails of Cold Steel 2 -Relentless Edition Review

*Note: There will be spoilers for the first Trails of Cold Steel game, so be sure to finish that first before reading this! As an abridged review, this game is amazing and so is the first. Don’t do yourself a…

Video Game Book Club : Bioshock 2 – Episode 4 FINALE!

Each month, members of Irrational Passions will play through a new game. From modern to retro, obscure to popular, games we’ve played and those we haven’t, we will be hitting checkpoints as we go, sharing our experiences. Play along and…

Gato Roboto Review

Should cats be given weapons of mass destruction in the form of a mech suit? Gato Roboto doesn’t necessarily answer that question, but makes a case for why it’s fun at least. Gato Roboto is a metroidvania leaning its inspirations…

Void Bastards Review

Your reflexes and nerves will be put to test as you scavenge your way to freedom in Void Bastards. I went into Void Bastards expecting a fun pick-up-and-play, rogue-like title in space. What I found instead was a tense game…

Observation Review

You can immediately feel the loneliness of space in Observation. It’s quiet, bleak atmosphere had me on edge the moment I panned a camera. This sci-fi thriller is all seen through the lens of a space station computer system, S.A.M.…

Creature in the Well Video Preview (Direct Feed Gameplay)

Mike got to the play Creature in the Well at Pax East 2019 and played through and captured the full demo! The game was a standout title for Mike at Pax and we cant wait to see the game once…

Borderlands 3 – The Pros, Cons, and Questions Left Unanswered

As a longtime fan of the Borderlands series, I was rather ecstatic when I found out that Gearbox would be doing a panel at PAX East this year. Waiting in line for what felt like days, I ascended the escalator…