Save State takes a look back at older combat games that served as the foundations for incredible sequels in later generations. This includes older Monster Hunter and the first English language Fire Emblem.
Save State goes to the dark side this week with a foray into Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia, and then springs back into the brilliant light in pop of colorful confetti with Lapis x Labyrinth.
Save State Vince digs into two sci-fi heavy games of yesteryear this week, blowing dust off years of his backlog catalog. He rides to space in Star Ocean: First Departure R, and then goes back to the future with the Mega Man-like 20XX. To infinity!
This week our brave Save State Columnist dances enemies into submission with the alluring Shantae: Half-Genie Hero, then turns around and goes on an epic old-school quest with Radiant Historia. We may never see him again!
This week our Save State columnist dives into one game series that you probably all know well, The Halo Master Chief Collection, and one game that you may not have ever played, or at least remember: Yggdra Union.
This is a bit of an odd week as our Save State columnist performs accidental gremlin genocide with the Kerbal Space Program. And then we have Riviera: The Promised Land, a classic JRPG that challenges players to forget everything they think they know about how to actually play one.
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?
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.