Unrest

Review: Unrest

Unrest (PC) Developer: Pyrodactyl Games Publisher: Kiss LTD Genre: Adventure RPG Released: July 23, 2014 ESRB: Not Rated Unrest is an RPG that is vastly different than anything I would usually play. There’s no real combat in the game and there are no puzzles to solve. There’s no leveling up or experience gained. There’s not…

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Destiny

Destiny Collector’s & Limited Edition’s Revealed

Today is Bungie Day, and to celebrate the studio revealed three special editions for its upcoming FPSRPG/quasi-MMO Destiny. First up is the Destiny Limited Edition, which cost $99.99 and includes:       Limited Edition SteelBook Case and Game Disc       Guardian Folio, containing: “Arms and Armament” Field Guide: Many believe the weapons and armor featured in this record…

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Releases October 14th

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 game being developed by 2K Australia, has gotten a release date: October 14th. The game has also gotten a new trailer, dubbed The Moon Dance, which you can check out above. Experience low-gravity gunplay on Pandora’s moon with four new vault hunters and a whole new…

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Releases February 24, 2015

In a live streaming conference that wrapped up moments ago, CD Projekt Red announced that The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt would release on February 24, 2015 for PC, PS4, and Xbox One. In addition, a number of editions were announced. The standard edition of the game will include: Game manual Witcher recap Game map Soundtrack…

Bound by Flame

Review: Bound By Flame

Bound By Flame (PC, PS4 [Reviewed], PS3, Xbox 360) Developer: Spiders Publisher: Focus Home Interactive Genre(s): Action RPG Released: May 9, 2014 ESRB Rating: M – Mature Bound By Flame, the cross-generational RPG from French developing studio Spiders, gets the spotlight for being the first fantasy/action-RPG on PS4. Yes, it’s on PC, PS3, and Xbox…

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15 Minutes of Game: Bound By Flame

This is 15 Minutes of Game, a new video feature here at Vortex Effect. In this series of features we’ll do exactly what the title proclaims, show you 15 minutes (roughly) of a game. The videos feature no commentary. In this first installment, we’re taking a look at Spiders’ new RPG, Bound By Flame, out…

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Bound By Flame Releases Friday, Here’s A Launch Trailer

Bound By Flame, the RPG from Spiders and Focus Home Interactive, releases this Friday for PC, PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360. You can check out the launch trailer below. This latest Bound by Flame video highlights one of the important elements in the game, the background story and the gameplay: the relationship between the hero…

Witch and the Hundred Knight

Review: The Witch and the Hundred Knight

The Witch and the Hundred Knight (PlayStation 3) Publisher: NIS America Developer: Nippon Ichi Software Genre(s): Action-RPG Released: March 25, 2014 ESRB Rating: T – Teen This probably isn’t the best way to start out a review, but oh well’ “The Witch and The Hundred” is easily the most frustrating game that I’ve played in…

South Park: Stick of Truth

Review: South Park – The Stick of Truth

South Park: The Stick of Truth (PlayStation 3 [Reviewed], Xbox 360, PC) Developers: Obisidian Entertainment Publisher: Ubisoft Genre(s): RPG Released: March 5, 2014 ESRB Rating: M – Mature South Park: The Stick of Truth had a tumultuous development cycle that saw its original publisher (THQ) go out of business and multiple delays to the point…

Rainbow Moon Now Available on PS Vita

Good news Vita owners; eastasiasoft’s Rainbow Moon is now available on PS Vita for $14.99. The game released last year for PS3 as a downloadable title on PSN and I really enjoyed it (you can read my original review here.) I don’t have a Vita myself, but this is exactly the type of game that…