Hatsune Miku. A strange story, indeed. Starting as a synthesized voice model, she has expanded to an internet phenomenon, and now this virtual idol has tours across America and has even appeared on the David Letterman show. With her catchy tunes and upbeat music, Miku has captured the heart of many fans around the world. This rhythm game allows you to play along with her, with your button presses helping Miku hit the notes. The presentation is unique, but will Miku capture the hearts of your average fan outside of Japan? Ryan Johnson at The Gamer's Lounge investigates.
On this week episode we talk about Deus Ex Mankind Divided, Dark Souls, No Man’s Sky, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, Far Cry Primal, Madden 17, PS4 Slim, PlayStation Now, Nintendo NX, PlayStation Plus Price Hike, Retro Games, our #7FaveGames and more!
Severed is the newest title from Drinkbox Studios, makers of the super excellent Guacamelee. Within, we control Sasha as she fights to regain her memories and enact revenge on those who attacked her family. Severed is a touch-heavy game, but does not fall into the traditional tropes of the touchscreen genre. Severed cuts away the negativity that encroaches on bland iOS games and gives a satisfying experience all around.
Looking for a fun little racing game for XBox One? I'll let you know if this is that game, or why you should avoid it.
"Do I have to go in there?" As probably the most un-horror fan on The Gamer's Lounge team, Ryan gave the original Layers of Fear his coveted NOPE award, meaning he couldn't handle the scares and horrors inherent in it. However, when distilled down to it's core elements, Layers of Fear was a horror-walking simulator, with nothing much to do short of going through the motions. Here in the Inheritance DLC, the developers have produced that same icky feeling, with a resounding NOPE coming out of Ryan's brain. For true fans of the genre, though, they couldn't ask for anything more.
King of Fighters returns this year with a different art style. For the first time in the main series, the graphics have jumped to full polygons instead of the sprite-based gameplay that the series has held onto for so long. But did the base gameplay transition well? Ryan Johnson at The Gamer's Lounge investigates.
Telltale's new batman series emerges from the shadow's, but is it the batman we deserve? With their latest installment we take a refreshing dive into Bruce Wayne's psyche and what its really like being the worlds most eligible billionaire playboy philanthropist.
The Tour De France annual games are for a very specific niche market. And while I may not be that market PCM 1026, it does a great job of being quite accessible to newcomers while adding plenty of depth for the veteran cyclists.