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Tristan Jurkovich

Tristan Jurkovich
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Tristan Jurkovich began his career as a journalist in 2011. His childhood love of video games and writing fuel his passion for archiving this great medium’s annals. He dabbles in every genre, but he’s particularly enthused with RPGs and portables. Secretly he enjoys the Just Dance series a little too much. Aside from writing, Tristan also hosts a plethora of shows on his YouTube Channel, ReActionExaminer.

Power Blade’s Bizarre Localisation Legacy

I recently stumbled on a NES game called Power Blade at a local retro game shop. It's a pretty cool game – but its history is what makes it so interesting.

Predictions for Square Enix’s Avengers Project

A Deux Ex-style stealth adventure? A top-down Diablo-style RPG? We don't know what the Avengers Project will be, but it's fun to speculate.

20 Years With My First RPG: A Final Fantasy VII Retrospective

This month marks Final Fantasy VII's 20th anniversary. Feel old yet? Originally debuting in Japan on 31st January 1997 for PlayStation 1, it later followed in...

Nintendo Announces Four New Fire Emblem Games

Just a week out from their Nintendo Switch event, the big N held another small gathering - this time to discuss the Fire Emblem...

Nintendo Switch Event News Recap

It’s been a long wait, but all the Nintendo Switch secrets have finally been unveiled, mostly. It was first mentioned as the Nintendo NX in...

4 Upcoming Japanese PS4 Games, Tested

It’s only been a week and I’m already amped up for 2017’s crop of upcoming games. To satiate my appetite I logged into Japanese PSN and downloaded...

A Brief History on Double Dragon’s Confusing 30-Year Legacy

Double Dragon is one of the forefathers of the beat’em up genre. While it started in arcades, most gamers are probably more familiar with...

Top 10 Biggest News Stories of 2016

Not only was 2016 filled with incredible video game experiences that were really hard to narrow down into a best-of list, but the news...

Radiantflux: Hyperfractal Review

Hacking made a huge presence in 2016 video games. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided's set of mini games was simple but rewarding. Quadrilateral Cowboy was...

Octocopter: Super Sub Squid Escape Review

Indie games have remained one of the most creative spaces for the industry to grow. There are rarely any corporate overlords to tell the developer...

Top 10 Underappreciated Video Game Gems of 2016

It’s cliché to say this, but 2016 was packed with too many great games. I have my pick of favourites, but there have also...

Valkyria Revolution Heading West in 2017

Valkyria fans rejoice, because the next game in the series, Valkyria Revolution, will be heading westward to the PS4, PS Vita, and Xbox One...

Yooka-Laylee Cancelled on Wii U; Release Date Revealed

Today, developer Playtonic have announced that the Wii U version of Yooka-Laylee has been cancelled. Instead, they are hoping to port it to the Nintendo Switch. It's not...

Jak and Daxter: Naughty Dog’s First Foray into Dramatic Storytelling

At PSX this past weekend, three out of four of Naughty Dog’s biggest properties were showcased. The company is making a standalone expansion to...

Dragon Quest Heroes II: Twin Kings and the Prophecy’s End Coming to the West

The wait is over Dragon Quest fans: a new game is finally getting localised in the West. Square Enix announced plans to bring over...

Final Fantasy XV Was Well Worth the Wait

It’s been just over a week since Final Fantasy XV, after 10 long years, finally launched worldwide. The reviews from critics are generally positive, and though...

The Game Awards 2016 News Recap

Last night the third annual Game Awards took place, hosted by Geoff Keighley. There were some big winners, and if you’re curious how it...

Fighting Evil by Moonlight, Winning Love by Daylight: Persona 20th Anniversary

November marked Persona's 20th anniversary in the U.S. The legacy of its succession of sequels and origins are as bizarre as the plots in...

The Many Ports and Remakes of Final Fantasy IV

The debate over the best Final Fantasy wages on and will likely never come to a satisfying agreement with every fan. That said, Final Fantasy...

The Mistakes and Triumphs of the Wii U

Nintendo has basically now confirmed that production of Wii U will be stopping globally. Frankly, it was inevitable as soon as the then-Nintendo NX was...
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