Summer 2016 | Mid-Season Review: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

heyitszel here with another post! We’re about midway through the 2016 Summer Season now. And I’ve decided to do a quick write up on my impressions of the shows this season as it appears that I’ve took it upon myself to watch most of the summer season.  For the most part Summer 2016 seems to…

A Newcomer’s Introduction

A Challenger new Author Appears! Hi There! As a new contributing author to level potato and as my first blog about anime ever, I figured what better way to give a semi-introduction to who I am and what my interests in anime are by listing my favorite anime thus far.  I originally had written this to be…

Welcome to the Teaser Son.

Demos have been a long standing way to market a game, from the days I would steal demo discs from the magazine stand in Safeway, cheeky bastard I know, up to the recent “playable teasers.” Calling a demo a playable teaser came with P.T. for the sadly cancelled Silent Hills. A way to introduce the…

Game Review: Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 Fortune

Dead or Alive Xtreme 3 promises more of the same game play as the previous versions of the game. Almost completely delivering the exact same package from Dead or Alive Xtreme 2. The main differences being the addition of Owner mode and girls’ swimsuit straps possible falling off. The game uses many of the same assets…

Game Review: Abyss Odyssey

Abyss Odyssey is a dungeon crawling Roguelike progressing further and further into an abyss to awaken a Warlock which is dreaming up your existence as well as the dungeon you’re making your way through. With controls that take a bit to master the game overall has great artwork but feels lacking in gameplay experience.

Game Review: Final Fantasy Explorers

Final Fantasy Explorers is an action RPG entry in the Final Fantasy Series, like many of the Final Fantasy games Explorers is set in its own universe in which you take the role of a player created explorer. Final Fantasy Explorers  takes on a feel very different from other Final Fantasy games as it is a quest…

Game Review: Pony Island

Pony Island is gate jumping adventure in which you play as a pony that must jump over gates to get to the flag pole. This is a true but ultimately misleading description for Daniel Mullins Games’ short horror adventure.

Game Review: PULSAR: The Lost Colony

PULSAR: The Lost Colony is an early access space exploration game on Steam, developed and published by Leafy Games. Still in the Beta phases this game offers a lot of potential as it is further developed. Piloting a ship with four of your friends or take on the challenges of navigating a ship through the vast void of space with random shipmates or even bots. PULSAR: The Lost Colony offers an open world cooperative experience that challenges your abilities to communicate and work as a team to ensure survival against drones and other ships.

Video Game Review: ARK: Survival Evolved

ARK: Survival Evolved, as suggested in the second word of the title, is a Survival game. A style of game which has been coming along more and more in the recent years starting with Minecraft (although Minecraft can be so much more) and many more examples such as DayZ, Rust, The Forest etc. Games in…

Video Game Review : Always Sometimes Monsters

Always Sometimes Monsters is a narrative role playing game about life. The choices we make always affect how our stories unfold, whether we know it or not. Always Sometimes Monsters takes you on an adventure cross-county to win the love of your life back. Maybe.

Cosplay Purchase Review: Sohoku Jersey Yowapeda

I am a big fan of Yowamusha Pedal or Yowapeda and have become an avid cyclist lately, taking part in the Festive 500 on Strava and going on almost daily rides on my Specialized Secteur road bike. After seeing a post on reddit and considering that I may want a biking jersey I purchased the Sohoku…

Potato Challenge: Transistor within 24 hours.

Transistor is a science fiction action role playing game complete with silent protagonist Red. A singer that had her voice stolen during an attack which kills a man who becomes your companion throughout the game via talking greatsword.