Video Game Review: Terraria: Journey’s End

Details: This is a review for the latest update or expansion, which is only available for PC at the moment. I wrote a review for this game previously which can be found at https://elliotsview.wordpress.com/2017/04/05/video-game-review-terraria/

More information can be found at https://terraria.org/

Score: 7/10

Journey’s End is the free, final update to Terraria (they’ve said this before for prior updates), a game I reviewed before. This new update adds thousands of changes and additions to the game, making it more of an expansion rather than an update. This is mostly going to cover the changes I ran into, not review the whole game.

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Video Game Review: Fire Emblem Fates, All Downloadable Content

Details: Spent about seven hours playing through it all. More information can be found at https://fireemblem.nintendo.com/fates/dlc/

Score: 6.7/10

This is a review of all the downloadable content (DLC) for Fire Emblem: Fates. There’s quite a bit so I’ll just review them each.

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Video Game Review: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies

Details: It takes about twenty-six hours to beat according to howlongtobeat.com. More information can be found at http://www.ace-attorney.com/ and  https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/phoenix-wright-ace-attorney-dual-destinies-3ds/

Score: 7/10

Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies is a good visual novel, but it could be better with some more animations and full voice acting.

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Video Game Review: Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!

Details: Played for about twenty hours. More information can be found at https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/pokemon-lets-go-pikachu-switch/

Score: 6/10

Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! is a remake of the first generation of Pokemon games. It offers almost nothing new or progressive to the franchise, at least in any meaningful way.

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Video Game Review: Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney

Details: More information can be found at https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/professor-layton-vs-phoenix-wright-ace-attorney-3ds/

Score: 7.3/10

Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is a well told mystery story that successfully combines the puzzles of the Professor Layton franchise with the courtroom gameplay from the Ace Attorney franchise. I’ve never played a Professor Layton game before and I’ve only played one Ace Attorney game before that I did not love, so I wasn’t sure what to expect with this one. Luckily, I found in this game a quality story told exceedingly well.

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