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…

Langrisser 1&2 Review – A Classic Series Steps Back Into the Spotlight

If you quickly glanced at the new Langrisser 1+2 remake on Switch, you may confuse it with another popular strategy RPG series developed by Nintendo. That would be doing this package of games a great disservice. Any fans of high…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

Sparklite’s Spirit of Adventure

Sparklite looks in itself and finds a really special magic.

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…

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…