Ys: Memories of Celceta PS4 – A Memory Worth Revisiting

As the pool of Vita exclusive titles continues to shrink with new ports releasing on other platforms, the PlayStation 4 is now home to yet another of Adol Christin’s adventures with Ys: Memories of Celceta. Initially hitting the Vita in…

Liberated 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…

If Found… Review

It’s what appears to be the end of the world, a black hole will soon devour Earth. At the same time, a young woman by the name of Kasio is returning to her small home off the coast of Ireland.…

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…

Ori & The Will of the Wisps Review Discussion

It’s time for another Review Discussion, this time on Moon Studios’ follow up to a beloved Metroidvania, Ori & The Will of the Wisps. Editor Quinten Hoffman sits down with Alex O’Neill to discuss what Will of the Wisps has…

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…

Lightmatter Review

You awake to find yourself alone in an abandoned lab. Debris and evidence of a serious accident having just taken place. Overhead the crackling sound of speakers come on and a voice informs you that they will lead you to…

Kunai 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…

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…