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…

Shovel Knight Dig 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,…

Sparklite’s Spirit of Adventure

Sparklite looks in itself and finds a really special magic.

Link’s Awakening and the Death of Your Childhood

Koholint is just full of dreams.

Digimon Cyber Sleuth Complete Edition is a Great Example of How Game Collections on Switch Should Be Done

The Nintendo Switch is no stranger to the video game collections market. With the likes of Final Fantasy X / X-2, Mega Man X Legacy Collection 1+2, Mega Man Legacy Collection 1+2, already on the system, I am thrilled to…

Killer Queen Black Review

My history with the Killer Queen property really only began about a year and a half ago, when the legends over at Kinda Funny Games went crazy because of a Twitter profile pic change. After hearing their hyping up of…

IPP441: Link’s Awakening still has it, Shadowkeep is coming, River City Girls is something special!

The whole main crew is reunited after a couple of long weeks, a week off, and plenty of games. They get into River City Girls, back in Clash of Clans, revisiting Link’s Awakening, and what Zelda remakes will happen next!

Creature in the Well Review

Creature in the Well coins what it means to be a pin-brawler.

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…

IPP432: Summer Vibes Part 3 – Too Hot For Games

Logan gets worked up on Assassin’s Creed stories this week, as the summer continues, and Nabeshin makes us miss him.