iRate:- The Zany Girl Problem

I’ve been playing a lot of Tales of Graces F recently and a handful of hours into the storyline I gained access to Pascal, a party member who has rapidly become my least favorite. The thing I can’t quite figure out is why I don’t like her. She’s perfectly competent in battle and out of [...]

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Wed, May 29 2013 » Articles, iRate » 2 Comments

iRate:- Grinding My Gears

  There’s something ever-present in the world of video games that really gets to me sometimes. I’ve never really noticed it before, but I’ve always acknowledged it as a thing and it wasn’t until I decided to complete the Pokedex in Pokemon Black 2 that I realised just what it is that irks me: The [...]

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Fri, May 24 2013 » Articles, iRate » No Comments

iRate:- My Issues With Blizzard

Blizzard Entertainment is a fantastic company known for it’s ability to produce well programmed and written titles such as Starcraft, Diablo and the juggernaut that is  World of Warcraft. With over 10 million monthly subscriptions, this is one of the industry’s most successful titles of all time. While I am a fan of their works, [...]

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Mon, July 30 2012 » Articles, iRate » 1 Comment

iRate:- Region Locking

Since Mass Effect 3 is still taking much of my already depleted available time for games, I don’t have anything on hand to review, so what better time to share with you an issue that has been troubling me for a while now. Today we’re going to talk region-locking and artificial product boundaries. Before getting [...]

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Thu, March 29 2012 » iRate » No Comments

iRate:- The DLC Season Pass

With game publishers looking to extract every single dollar from gamers they can in a world where the idea of free costumes for playing a game is antiquated and Gamestop (along with the various online grey market sellers) are looked at the same way as the Eye of Mordor, the newest trend is to bundle [...]

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Wed, November 9 2011 » Articles, iRate » No Comments