Saturday, November 30, 2019

RPG Hell: Megaman Battle Network 3 Part 4

Battle network 3 concludes with The invasion of Wily's newest base, the Awakening of Alpha, and the post-game hunt through Sanctuary to become the king of the Undernet!
...A Title that's forgotten in all games following.

Saturday, November 23, 2019

RPG Hell: Megaman Battle Network 3 part 3

Battle Network 3 continues with confronting yet another environmental terrorist, being deceived by a pyromaniac, a confrontation with Bass, and a hunt through the undernet for its King!

Saturday, November 16, 2019

Saturday, November 9, 2019

RPG Hell: Megaman Battle Network 3 Part 1

The Battle network Reviews Finally Return with what is though of as the best entry in the lot of the GBA games, with Lan And Hub Having to deal with more normal Days for once!
...Well, as normal as they can be when cyber-terrorists invade your school...Again.

Saturday, October 19, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered): .hack//Unison

Sign and the IMOQ games wrap their main story with one big party having the various characters interacting!
One we REALLY hope wasn't retconned later unintentionally.

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered) : .Hack//Liminality Part 4

the Liminality OVA's end with the girls and Tokuoka infiltrating a server complex in order to save [The World] and CCCorp From itself!

Saturday, October 12, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (remastered) .Hack//Quarantine Part 2

the IMOQ games conclude with the bracelet broken before the final battle.
...Crap, they're going to need an 11th-hour deus ex machina to get out of this

Saturday, October 5, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (remastered) .Hack//Quarantine Part 1

The final game opens as things move towards their endgame with Morganna doing everything to avoid her fate, even as Kite and company finally get the edge to deal with her as needed.

Saturday, September 28, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered) : .Hack//Liminality part 3: the Case of Kyoko Tohno

In which it's once again addressed how Shinta screws up reviewing the Liminality OVA's by already having discussed the setting's backstory in prior coverage.
Eh, at least we can have fun with Kyoko's life story.

Monday, September 9, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered) : .Hack//Outbreak part 2

With the full team together, the Seige on the cursed wave continues, As Lios comes around to our plan to deal with them.

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered) : .Hack//Outbreak Part 1

With the damage continuing to spread through the system, the team suffers a crisis of resolve as the actions they've taken seem to make everything worse.
At least until a Knight of the Azure Sky enters the party.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered): .Hack//Liminality Part 2: the Case of Yuki Aihara.

The Liminality OVA's continue with our second case recipient getting stuck in a Mall during a blackout with a Woman much of the Fandom unintentionally mistakes for being Helba. She's not though. Seriously. We Were as disappointed as you.

Saturday, August 3, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered) : .Hack//Mutation part 2

Mutation Concludes with Working for the system admins not working out, thus requiring a trip to Hacker's Paradise to ally with the Queen of Darkness.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered) : .Hack//Mutation part 1

The IMOQ Games Return with the second installment showcasing the first consequences of Kite and Blackrose's interventions, as [The World]'s Administrators come out into the open.

Saturday, July 6, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered): .Hack//Liminality Part 1: the Case of Mai Minase

Liminality opens up exploration of the 'Real' World in the .hack Universe, as a Teenager manages to survive an attack without getting stuck in the game, and helping out a former CCCorp exec trying to get to the bottom of this.
Her Boyfriend?  Not so Lucky.  He has Terrible Luck.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered): .Hack//Infection part 3

Infection Concludes with the Team finally catching up with Aura, a Wild Terror of Death Appears...and in doing so gives the first sign of how big the mess they've fallen into Truly is.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered): .Hack//Infection Part 2

Infection continues with getting the band together and recruiting partymembers from the player-base, hunting down databugs, and dodging the admin's attempts to Delete the only thing that could save them.
Par for the course for CCCorp, really.

Saturday, June 15, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered): .Hack//Infection Part 1

The Game series sect of the story begins with the Player Kite losing his best friend to a Rogue monster, and setting off the second quest in [the world] to free people from a Coma.

Saturday, June 1, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered): .Hack//Sign part 4

Sign concludes with the system's Hold over everything broken, the awakening of Aura, and Tsukasa's return home.

Saturday, May 25, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered): .Hack//Sign part 3

The Cast Deals with Silver Knight going rogue to Harass players, as the item-hunters realize the key of Twilight might not be an actual 'key'.
...Knowing what I know about the comes later, maybe they should be looking for a sword...

Saturday, May 18, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (Remastered): .Hack//Sign part 2

Sign Continues with Exploring why Tsukasa's stuck here, the political complications of a game moderated by players of it, and the Game's mystery of the hidden "key of the Twilight" amidst a games inner story.

Saturday, May 11, 2019

.Hack//Retrospective (remastered): A primer on the .Hack Franchise and .hack//Sign part 1

Looking to get into Cyberconnect2's big gaming franchise and want to know what's relevant to find? We've got you coveed as Shinta Reboots his old retrospective for the modern Youtube Audience.

Let's begin again from Zero!
Shinta revisits the starting point of the .hack Franchise; the tale of Tsukasa, the first of many, MANY Characters in the 2000's to get trapped inside of a video game.
 ...Tron? what's that?

Saturday, April 20, 2019

RPG Hell: Digimon World Data Squad part 2

Data Squad's game tie-in continues with more localization issues and bad translation, trips through more dungeons, Demons possessing little kids, And a rather obvious big bad ending up being revealed by the end.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

RPG Hell: Digimon World Data Squad Part 1

After a LONG delay in getting this out, Shinta finally addresses the last PS2 Digimon RPG, and one that actively tied into the running Anime series of the time.
Lots of Localization problems in this one, but you'll never guess without knowing who was responsible for writing it.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Shinta Reviews: Digimon Savers the movie; Activate Burst Mode

Yet another patreon request returns us to Toei Content with the short-film feature of Digimon's third anime series.
...Which we freely admit to knowing not that much about.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Shinta Reviews: Farscape the Game

IN honor of it's 20th anniversary, Shinta dives into his favorite science fiction series...with its tie-in Video game that's impossible to find and no-one really talks about.
...Yeah, there's a reason for that.

Saturday, February 16, 2019

Shinta Reviews: RWBY Volume 1

A patreon request sends us off to a long-awaited talk about the world of Remnant, with Webvideo studio Rooster Teeth's Second Flagship series...and how awkwardly it's first season comes off as to many. Relax, we know it gets better.

Friday, January 25, 2019

RPG hell: Kingdom Hearts 2

Season 8, start up!
As the first of several patreon requests this year, Shinta dives back into the Convoluted chronicles of Kingdom hearts, with the second Numbered entry in the franchise about Giant key Swords unlocking the doors to light and Darkness, just in time to pre-empt the third Numbered sequels decade-long-awaited release.
For the record, Our Keyblade would be the Gate of Ouroboros.  Key of Twilight for the WIN!