Blogs

Wanted: New Editor in Chief

For almost 6,5 years I have been working on improving Cassette Culture and making it a world dominating Internet magazine. Of course, we are not there yet. There is a lot of work to be done in the future. I…

Get Overcharged in Sunset Overdrive

There is always this one game that catches you by surprise. That one title that you did not see coming, but blew you away completely. Last year, for me that game was the Xbox One exclusive Sunset Overdrive. Sunset Overdrive…

Alien Isolation – PS4

The first time I saw movies from the Alien franchise, I was probably four years old. Ever since then I’ve  had a strange fascination with the titular character, often referred to as the xenomorph. I’ve had the occasional nightmare about…

Videogame gems of 2014

I’m known for my love for Japanese role playing games, so reviewing Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance was already slightly out of the ordinary for me. Even when playing different types of games, I usually stuck to Japanese games. I simply…

2014, A year in games

2014, What a great year it has been for video games. Not only did we see a lot of great games, but also the uprising of two new systems, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The start of a new…

Assassin’s Creed: Unity

In 2007 UbiSoft started a new franchise with Assassin’s Creed, a game received with mixed reviews. It was Assassin’s Creed 2 that got me hooked on the series, never missing anything again. It may come as no surprise that I…

Star Ocean, the Second Story (PSX)

Note: This review is about the original PSX game. I will touch on the differences between this game and its polished PSP remake near the end of the review. Roughly 13 years ago, something happened that would change my life forever.…

Game review: Suikoden 2 (PSX)

The Suikoden series has always had a major cult following, up to the point that you have to shill out somewhere between 100 and 150$ for a copy of Suikoden 2. How I first got my hands on a copy?…

Game review: Der Langrisser (SNES)

Dudes looking like chicks and chicks looking like adult actresses. I can't say it detracts from the gaming experience.

The SNES has always been a popular gaming platform for RPG’s. Even in recent years, many people have enjoyed old games like Bahamut Lagoon, Final Fantasy 5 or Chrono Trigger through emulators or re-releases. A fairly unknown game is Der…

Game review: Wild Arms XF (PSP)

Wild_Arms_XF

Originally, the Wild Arms series were a fairly standard type of RPG. The only thing that really distinguished it from other RPG’s was the fact that there was a heavy western theme throughout the games. Spanish guitars and flutes in…

Game review: Tales of Xillia (PS3)

After a recommendation from a friend, I recently picked up Tales of Xillia (2011), a PS3 installment from the famous Tales of- series that started with Tales of Phantasia back in ’95. I played that one through emulator and was…

Mists of Neutrality

I have been playing Mists of Pandaria lately and I have some things I want to get off my chest: First things first, I am really enjoying it and it really seems to have invigorated World of Warcraft for now.…

Magic the Gathering: M13 Draft

The 2013 Core Set of Magic the Gathering came out July 13th. Soon after, three of us bought a Fat Pack to play a draft. The fat pack contains nine booster packs, one card box, one spindown life counter, one…

Friday Night Magic

die

Though done in a moment of urgency to enter the venue last night the Xs on my hand have proven a useful camouflage for today’s tournament. I sit in a local gaming store surrounded by nearly exclusively males, most of…

TERA Online – An upcoming MMORPG

TERA, also known as The Exiled Realm of Arborea is a fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), developed by blueholestudio (In Korea) and published by En Masse Entertainment (In the US) and Frogster Interactive for the European public. The…