Werewolf: the Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest Demo Impressions

Deep in the woods lying hidden are the secrets of your family’s past that you must discover in Werewolf: The Apocalypse – Heart of the Forest, an upcoming visual novel adventure RPG from developers Different Tales. I had the chance…

Simulacra 2 Makes Social Media An Actual Nightmare

  Listen to this article: Spotify | iTunes | Download – Social media is hell. I say this not as a curmudgeonly old man, but as a mid-twenty something who a big portion of their income to afford actual food…

Sparklite’s Spirit of Adventure

Sparklite looks in itself and finds a really special magic.

Polymega Interview with Bryan Bernal

Recently, staff member Jurge Cruz and I, the retro enthusiasts of Irrational Passions, were set up with a unique opportunity. We got the chance chance to speak with Bryan Bernal, Co-founder and CEO of Playmaji, creators of of the upcoming…

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…

Metro Exodus – A Blind Entrance to the Series

I’ve long found myself intrigued by the premise of the Metro series, but for one reason or another, I’ve simply never taken the plunge into the post-nuclear war wasteland of Moscow. Metro Exodus’ more wide open frozen landscape and apparent…

Vignettes Is a Delicously Bright Game Full of Surprises

I’m a sucker for a very specific sub-genre of game. That being games that are about the enjoyment that comes from just tinkering with something colorful and imaginative. Games like developer Funomena’s Luna and Ko_Op’s GNOG. These are titles that…

Luna is an Endearing and Colorful Experience

In the past two to three years, I feel like I’ve come across many games that very specifically value the inherent interactive and visual nature of the medium. Of course, these are elements in every video game, but these interactive…

Editorial: Who Really Took E3 2017?

Alex gives his two cents on how he felt the big three did at E3, from what they showed, to what they didn’t.

Editorial: Where Are We With Switch?

Alex breaks downs what he felt went right, and what went wrong, with Nintendo’s formal Switch unveil.

The Best Video Game Music of Games I’ve Never Played

There are few times when I can actually make myself listen to new music. I have a hard time listening to full albums and I usually skip songs on playlists that don’t grab me thirty seconds in.

Editorial: Switch-Stepping to the Side

Time to face the facts: the Nintendo Switch may just not be for you.