Make War is a wargame that takes most of the planning elements and presents them almost like a logic puzzle. It makes for a nice twist on the Epic Battle Simulator genre. It’s lack of polish is forgivable given the very low cost of entry and many hours of fun gameplay.
This week our Save State columnist does a little silly co-op with The Stretchers on the Nintendo Switch. But after getting pushed into saw blades too many times, he reverts back to brooding single play with The World Ends With You.
Join our Save State columnist Vincent Mahoney this week as he goes ultra-modern and also way old school at nearly the same time. He’s tackling the PlayStation 2 classic Dark Cloud 2 and the definitive edition of Xenoblade Chronicles. Wonder which is the better game?
One of the most unique games to come out in a long time, The Longing challenges gamers to help a cute little shade wait a long time to resurrect his king. Thankfully, the game progresses even if you are away, or else you would share his lonely fate.
This week our intrepid Save State gamer embarks on the epic quest offered by Octopath Traveler. After a few too many hours in that lovely world, he completes the experience with the fiery Freedom Planet platformer.
This week out intrepid Save State columnist goes deep into the wacky past to take on two exciting and unappreciated titles from yesteryear. Say hello again to Legacy of Goku II and Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.
The Trials of Mana is a fully faithful remake from the original story with much better graphics and a more thrilling, high definition soundtrack. As for the plot of the game, both good and bad elements make the jump, but for this title, it’s mostly good stuff.
Thanks to games like Super Mario Maker and Xenosaga, gamers will be able to make the most of their time in lockdown. Vince goes over some tips and tricks this week, while trying to find enough bread to make an endless sandwich fit for Fiora and Shulk.
One of the most successful shooters of all time gets another great upgrade with Borderlands 3. Be ready for some ridiculously overpowered weapons and streams of even more ridiculous bad guys in this over-the-top, bullet-fueled adventure.
Our Save State expert takes some time from his lockdown to enjoy a few classic games that he never got to finish when they were new. If you are looking for something cool, and inexpensive, why not follow suit and try Shovel Knight and the games of the Mana of series?