Tekken Revolutions & Dead or Alive Ultimate

About a month ago Tekken Revolution was released exclusively at PSN. The game uses the F2P model so it’s generally free, but uses micro-transactions for something. In TR’s case money is used to buy ‘coins’. These coins are then used to play matches. You have coins (2 for Arcade-mode and 5 for Online-mode) and they regenerate so at the moment there’s no need to use real money to access any features. I think that this is a very good way to introduce Tekken to new players as it requires no investment, but we’ll see if they decide to add some DLC-junk.

After DoA5 came DoA5+ for the PSP and then they announced DoA5U for PS3 and XB360. DoA5U comes in two variants one is F2P called “Core Fighters” and the actual retail game is just DoA5U (which comes in 5 variants: normal, collectors edition, CE-kasumi, CE-Momiji and CE-kasumi+momiji [24,990 円]!! [1]). Continue reading Tekken Revolutions & Dead or Alive Ultimate

Operation Genesis

I’m not the biggest fan of modern games, in fact I dislike them on many levels (DLC, repetition, generic music, repetition, etc.). However there are few exceptions, games that break the stigma of ‘modern-game’ and are just awesome. One of these is actually a trilogy, The Mass Effect Trilogy.

I like it so much that I actually bought the trilogy to (my brothers) PS3. I would have bought the PC version (as it was cheaper), but since ME doesn’t work in Linux, it’s a no-go.

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