Heaven’s Vault Review

Heaven’s Vault Review

Katana ZERO | BGMania Podcast #96

Katana ZERO | BGMania Podcast #96

BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! Review

BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! Review

Yoshi’s Crafted World Review

Yoshi’s Crafted World Review

Nipples Out of the O’s | Max Level Podcast #94
Sonic the Hedgehog (Retro) | BGMania Podcast #95
Yoshi’s Crafted World | BGMania Podcast, Bonus #16
New Nintendo 3DS XL 2DS New Advance | Max Level Podcast #93
Cuphead Review

Cuphead Review

What Games Have We Given Up On?

What Games Have We Given Up On?

Shakedown: Hawaii Review

Shakedown: Hawaii Review

Nearly seven years ago, Vblank Entertainment shocked the indie gaming world with Retro City Rampage, a retro-inspired open world ultra-violent action adventure game that felt like a smooth and quality reimagining of the early entries to Rockstar Games hit franchise, Grand Theft Auto. Retro City Rampage controlled nicely and delivered...
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Heaven’s Vault Review

Heaven’s Vault Review

Let me fill you in on a secret. I adore games that take players on an emotional journey without really even trying. This is the first thing that jumped out to me about Heaven’s Vault, the latest release from the team over at Inkle. Described as an archaeological science-fiction adventure...
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BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! Review

BoxBoy! + BoxGirl! Review

When BoxBoy! was released on the Nintendo 3DS in April 2015, few gamers envisioned it morphing into a multi-game franchise spanning years and systems. BoxBoy! became a sleeper hit on the 3DS and fit perfectly onto the system alongside the eShop’s other simple, addicting puzzle games. The Nindie Direct earlier...
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Yoshi’s Crafted World Review

Yoshi’s Crafted World Review

Good Feel has established quite a reputation for delivering amazing unconventional platforming games starring classic Nintendo characters. Namely Kirby and Yoshi, any time a new and wacky concept is introduced for those two franchises, I always eagerly anticipate the release for I know it’s going to be good. This remains...
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Cuphead Review

Cuphead Review

Nintendo Switch fans rejoiced when, during a Nindie Direct earlier this year, Cuphead was finally confirmed to be coming to our favorite portable platform. Unless you've been living under a rock, you are familiar with the nightmares and stories of horror from Cuphead veterans. The game is notoriously difficult and...
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Katana ZERO Review

Katana ZERO Review

Much to the enjoyment of many of the members of the Level Down Games team, the retro culture, style, and music of our childhood has made a recent return into popularity. TV shows, movies, and video games are returning to a simpler time of pixelated graphics, synth-pop beats, and neon-emblazoned...
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OPSEAT Grandmaster Gaming Chair Review (2019)

OPSEAT Grandmaster Gaming Chair Review (2019)

If there’s one thing anyone who sits at a PC for extended lengths of time knows, whether it’s for gaming or for work, the quality of chair you’re sitting in is of great importance. You want to feel comfortable, you want to feel relaxed, and most importantly, you want to...
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My Time at Portia Review

My Time at Portia Review

There’s something about starting a brand new life in an enchanting town that will always get me excited to play a game. Releasing on PC earlier this year (and even before that if you happened to play in the Alpha or Beta), My Time at Portia is now arriving on...
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Ghost Giant Review

Ghost Giant Review

I knew I was going to love this game from the very beginning. Ghost Giant is the first venture into the Virtual Reality market from Zoink Games, the creators of Fe. You play the titular role of the Ghost Giant, helping our feline protagonist Louis LeFleur by solving simple puzzles...
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ISLANDERS Review

ISLANDERS Review

I'm a sucker for sim games, indie games, and cutesy games with simple graphics and a lot of charm. In today's gaming landscape, this mold of game is thankfully releasing with an increased frequency, so once in a while, one or two will release unceremoniously and slip under the radar...
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Corpse Party: Sweet Sachiko’s Hysteric Birthday Bash Review

Corpse Party: Sweet Sachiko’s Hysteric Birthday Bash Review

Corpse Party: Sweet Sachiko’s Hysteric Birthday Bash was an interesting take when viewed in parallel with the other Corpse Party releases that fans like myself really enjoyed. It’s a lot more cutesy and fun in nature, and not really about the scare factor and horror that the previous entries focused...
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Devil May Cry 5 Review

Devil May Cry 5 Review

Walking back in to the Devil May Cry franchise after 2013’s less than average DmC reboot, I’ll admit I was a bit cautious. All the trailers, all the hype, the gameplay footage that had been shown over and over again at numerous conferences… everything seemed to be pointing in the...
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The Division 2 Review

The Division 2 Review

Fans of post-apocalyptic scenarios of survival and warfare have never had more reason to rejoice than they do now. Publishers in all mediums are clamoring to cash in on the trend, from movies and television shows to podcasts and books. Luckily for you and your doomsday-prepping gamer friends, video games...
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Review

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Review

Thanks to our friends over at XSEED Games, I was able to revisit The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel on PlayStation 4 after having reviewed the PC version back in August of 2017. The PS4 version is identical to the Steam release in that it has 50% more...
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One Piece World Seeker Review

One Piece World Seeker Review

Games based off of anime franchises tend to fall in to one of two categories. The game is either loved and adored by fans of the franchise and general gamers alike. Or it’s shunned by the fan base and general gamers may never give it the time of day. Sure,...
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The Princess Guide Review

The Princess Guide Review

Have you ever wanted to become an Instructor and decide the fates of four uniquely different Princesses, each with their own wants, needs, and desires? If so, The Princess Guide might just be the game for you. The latest entry from Nippon Ichi Software hitting our shores thanks to the...
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Fate/EXTELLA Link Review

Fate/EXTELLA Link Review

It brings me great joy anytime I get the pleasure of talking about a Musou game. A genre that I find exists solely to be fun, there’s been several great games released this generation. I had the pleasure of reviewing Fate/EXTELLA: The Umbral Star back in 2017, and while that...
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Tick Tock: A Tale for Two Review

Tick Tock: A Tale for Two Review

A concept we find a lot of enjoyment in are games that allow us to work together to solve puzzles and progress the story. Experiences like A Way Out, We Were Here, and We Were Here Too have brought loads of enjoyment for Frank and myself as we tried to...
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The Caligula Effect: Overdose Review

The Caligula Effect: Overdose Review

We actually reviewed The Caligula Effect when it originally released in 2017 on the PlayStation Vita, and Jessica was simply not impressed with it. While she had small amounts of fun due to the style it was mimicking, the game underneath just wasn’t that fun to play through. Now almost...
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Dead or Alive 6 Review

Dead or Alive 6 Review

Allow me to be perfectly honest. I’m the type that enjoys playing fighting games for the stories the developers have weaved together. Those familiar with me know that I am not a competitive gamer by any stretch of the imagination, partly due to the fact that I’m terrible when it...
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Discussing PS4’s Sales Numbers and Who Is Still Buying
What Games Have We Given Up On?

What Games Have We Given Up On?

Easy Modes in Gaming

Easy Modes in Gaming

Are We Closer to Having Digital Trade-Ins?

Are We Closer to Having Digital Trade-Ins?

Let’s Discuss Apple Arcade

Let’s Discuss Apple Arcade

Discussing State of Play and ID@Xbox Game Pass

Discussing State of Play and ID@Xbox Game Pass

Censorship, SEGA, and Judgment

Censorship, SEGA, and Judgment

E3 2019 Changes

E3 2019 Changes

Evo 2019 Lineup Announced!

Evo 2019 Lineup Announced!

What is Google Going to Announce at GDC?!

What is Google Going to Announce at GDC?!

What Else Could Transition into the Battle Royale Genre?
Kingdom Hearts 4 World List Predictions

Kingdom Hearts 4 World List Predictions

Nindies Showcase Spring 2019 Reaction

Nindies Showcase Spring 2019 Reaction

NIS America Showcase 2019 Reaction

NIS America Showcase 2019 Reaction

Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct Reaction

Pokemon Sword and Shield Direct Reaction

Nintendo Direct February 2019 Reaction

Nintendo Direct February 2019 Reaction

Days Gone “World Series” Trailer | Reaction

Days Gone “World Series” Trailer | Reaction

Mortal Kombat 11 Geras Reveal Trailer | Reaction

Mortal Kombat 11 Geras Reveal Trailer | Reaction

10 of the Best Zelda Dungeons Ever

10 of the Best Zelda Dungeons Ever

10 Games You Forgot Were Releasing in 2019

10 Games You Forgot Were Releasing in 2019

Top 10 Games That Defined the Xbox 360

Top 10 Games That Defined the Xbox 360

Top 10 Sex Scenes in a Video Game (NSFW)

Top 10 Sex Scenes in a Video Game (NSFW)

Top 10 Best Launch Titles

Top 10 Best Launch Titles

Top 10 Most Popular Animal Crossing Villagers

Top 10 Most Popular Animal Crossing Villagers

Top 10 Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games

Top 10 Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games

Top 10 Upcoming JRPGs For 2018

Top 10 Upcoming JRPGs For 2018

Top 10 Final Fantasy Protagonists

Top 10 Final Fantasy Protagonists

Top 10 Games Releasing in 2018 (So Far!)

Top 10 Games Releasing in 2018 (So Far!)

Top 10 Santa Cameos in Gaming

Top 10 Santa Cameos in Gaming

Top 10 Holiday Games

Top 10 Holiday Games

Top 10 Movie Video Games That Don’t Suck

Top 10 Movie Video Games That Don’t Suck

Top 10 Snow Themed Levels in Video Games

Top 10 Snow Themed Levels in Video Games

Top 10 Games Missing From The SNES Classic

Top 10 Games Missing From The SNES Classic

PowerA Princess Zelda Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Unboxing

PowerA Princess Zelda Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Unboxing

Unboxing PowerA Nintendo Switch Gamecube & Pro Controllers

Unboxing PowerA Nintendo Switch Gamecube & Pro Controllers

Guava Juice Box Unboxing | Holiday Edition

Guava Juice Box Unboxing | Holiday Edition

Akibento Unboxing | August 2017

Akibento Unboxing | August 2017

Akibento Unboxing – July 2017

Akibento Unboxing – July 2017
E3 2018 Recap! | Max Level #48

E3 2018 Recap! | Max Level #48

This week on the Max Level Podcast, Bryan and Frank recap all the important news and details from E3 2018!...
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Nintendo Direct E3 2018 | Reaction

Nintendo Direct E3 2018 | Reaction

Join Bryan from Level Down Games as he reacts to the Nintendo Direct at E3 2018 from Tuesday, June 12,...
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Ubisoft E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Ubisoft E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Join Bryan from Level Down Games as he reacts to Ubisoft's E3 2018 Press Conference from Monday, June 11, 2018!
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PC Gaming Show E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

PC Gaming Show E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Join Bryan and Frank from Level Down Games as they react to the PC Gaming Show E3 2018 Press Conference...
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Limited Run Games E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Limited Run Games E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Join Bryan from Level Down Games as he reacts to the Limited Run Games E3 2018 Press Conference from Monday,...
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PlayStation E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

PlayStation E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Join Bryan and Frank from Level Down Games as they react to the PlayStation E3 2018 Press Conference from Monday,...
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Square Enix E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Square Enix E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Join Bryan from Level Down Games as he reacts to the Square Enix E3 2018 Press Conference from Monday, June...
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Devolver Digital E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Devolver Digital E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Join Bryan and Frank from Level Down Games as they react to the Devolver Digital E3 2018 Press Conference from...
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Xbox E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Xbox E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Join Bryan and Frank from Level Down Games as they react to the Xbox E3 2018 Press Conference from Sunday,...
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Bethesda E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Bethesda E3 2018 Press Conference | Reaction

Join Bryan and Frank from Level Down Games as they react to the Bethesda E3 2018 Press Conference from Sunday,...
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EA Play E3 2018 Conference | Reaction

EA Play E3 2018 Conference | Reaction

Join Bryan and Frank from Level Down Games as they react to the EA Play E3 2018 Press Conference from...
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NEO GEO Mini E3 2018 Presentation | Reaction

NEO GEO Mini E3 2018 Presentation | Reaction

Join Bryan and Frank from Level Down Games as they react to the NEO GEO Mini E3 2018 Presentation from...
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Sony E3 2018 Predictions! | Max Level #45

Sony E3 2018 Predictions! | Max Level #45

This week on the Max Level Podcast, it's still E3 2018 season baby!! Bryan and Frank continue their four week...
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Microsoft E3 2018 Predictions! | Max Level #44

Microsoft E3 2018 Predictions! | Max Level #44

This week on the Max Level Podcast, it's still E3 2018 season baby!! Bryan and Frank continue their four week...
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Third Party E3 2018 Predictions! | Max Level #43

Third Party E3 2018 Predictions! | Max Level #43

This week on the Max Level Podcast, it's E3 2018 season baby!! Bryan and Frank kick off their four week...
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