Saturday
Oct152016

QCF: Song of the Deep

s vast as the ocean is, nothing compares to the depth that it hides below; there’s this whole other world that exists under the fathoms, upon fathoms of the sea’s underbelly. So one would imagine just how well the explorative dynamics of a Metroidvania-direction would complement that sort of setting, especially with the caliber of a developer like Insomniac Games at the helm—and Gamestop publishing it themselves to boot.

In spite of this surefire recipe for success however, Song of the Deep only manages to live up to be somewhat endearing at best, and hopelessly mediocre at worst.

 Yeah, I know; the review is already going downhill from the start but my impression just simply couldn’t help from being deflated by the fact that the game’s biggest flaw happens to be one of the most important elements to a successful Metroidvania title.

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Tuesday
Oct042016

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 157 - Touhou Genso Rondo -Bullet Ballet-

t's finally happening! A Touhou game on Bullet Heaven! But you may not have expected this to be the first... and we didn't expect it to resemble another certain game we've taken a look as quite as closely as it does. Daeruna Calls them Ballet Shooters. I call them pretty neat. But how does Touhou Genso Rondo stack up? Let't take a look in the Series 7 Finale!

Touhou Genso Rondo on PSN 

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Friday
Sep232016

Bullet Heaven HD, Episode 156 - The Hurricane of Varstray

t's not especially often that a super-polished caravan-style vertical shooter is released these days, but Studio Siesta (Trouble Witches Neo!, Episode 52) seems to have it locked down with The Hurricane of Varstray. But how does it stack up?

CHECK OUT THE HURRICANE OF VARSTRAY:
http://store.steampowered.com/app/416380/

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Friday
Sep232016

Crate Dae! [#011] - I have the Book. Let's not be Silly. (Japan Crate)

i Hi Everyone! It's Crate Dae again! In this episode we take a look at the super neat Premium Japan Crate! Sugoi! What's inside? 

 

Check out Japan Crate! http://japancrate.com/

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Tuesday
Sep132016

Crate Dae! [#010] - Sempai Noticed Me (Akibento)

i hi! It's Crate Dae again! This time, we take a look at a Crate that's late: Akibento for August! August's theme was “Romance”!What could be inside?

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Tuesday
Sep132016

Crate Dae! Super Surprise Feature! [Episodes #006-#009]

i hi! It's time for a rapid-fire cavalcade of Crate Dae! Surprise! We did a whole bunch in a row, and now it's time to see what's inside! First up, we're taking a look at McFarlane Toys' Rabbids Invasion Series 2 blind bags. They were only a dollar each!

Next, we take a look at the Yo-Kai Watch Metal Pin Collection from Grin Studios! We didn;t know what these guys were at first, so Ser filled in the blanks in post-production!

We love Hot Wheels, and we found some Hot Wheels Mystery Models Blind Bags!! We took a look at a bunch of them; let's see what's inside!

Finally, we all know that everyone loves The Legend of Zelda! What's inside these Series 2 Zelda Tomy Gachapons?  

We really hope you liked our recent Crate Dae! Surprises! Don't forget to like and subscribe on YouTube! 

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Sunday
Sep042016

Bullet Heaven EX, Episode 33 - Caladrius Blaze

n episode 141 of Bullet Heaven HD, we took a look at Caladrius on the Xbox 360. It was a toned down version of a super fanservice heavy vertical shmup that was a little light on content but super approachable and pretty fun. H2 now brings the restored Caladrius to western audiences with Caladrius Blaze, featuring all kinds of extra goodies, less censorship and restored VO. But how does it stack up?  

CHECK OUT CALADRIUS BLAZE

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Saturday
Aug272016

PPR 100

WWWWWWW SHIT YOU GUYS! Did you hear? No really, did you hear! That one thing that’s coming out, it’s going to be so rad, like; the…RADDEST! No foolin’ I mean, err, wait what, you mean that it’s actually not as cool as I thought it was going to be.

Wait, wait, now you’re telling me that it sucks—oh….  

Oohhhh

On our hundredth (yeah, our official one-hundredth episode) we go on to talk about the unavoidable phenomena that is hype, and how it usually gets spearheaded in our face within our screens, phones, timelines, and worst—your fellow people. In addition, we decide to pit Candy Apple Faygo and Lime & Cucumber Gatorade against each other, Pokémon Go, Pokémon Sun/Moon, Gamescom, Metal Gear Survive, Inside, Galaga Wars, No Man’s Sky, Tekken 7, WarFrame, the leaked PlayStation 4 Slim, AM2R, and so much more.

It’s another long one you guys, settle in, and grab the right drink, (you know which one) as you listen to us on our “hundredth” show!

Mail us at our new email Mailbag@presspauseradio.com, leave a voicemail at 469-PPR-TALK, and be sure to stop by at our Forums if you haven’t already registered and post your thoughts about the show. Finally, make sure to rate and subscribe to us on iTunes and YouTube, follow us on Twitch page and Twitter, and finally take part in our Facebook and Steam group!

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