Review: NieR Automata

Zigg is a machine with a dream as he takes on Taro Yoko and PlatinumGames’s robot battling epic.

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VA-11 Hall-A Review

It’s 207X A.D., and Glitch City is a cyberpunk dystopia. A corrupt Big Brother watches through nanomachines in the very air people breathe. Basic necessities are prohibitively expensive, and the gap between the haves and have-nots only widens with each passing day. Just being outdoors invites the possibility of being mugged or murdered. Wouldn’t you like to get away? Sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your name, and VA-11 Hall-A is all about capturing that feeling.

Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late Review

As the latest from former doujin developers French Bread, Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late certainly has colorful characters and flashy super moves, but does it do enough to stand out from the crowd? Is it better than its incredibly long and awkward title lets on? Can I get through this entire review without saying “Melty Blood”? Let’s have a closer look.

An Editorial On Editorials

I have often noted how proud we are of the wide variety of opinions we present here at The Glorio Blog. Witnessing the recent “#Gamergate” madness though has made me re-evaluate how our blog operates and some of the content we have posted. Considering we are just an amateur blog and video games are only…

The Unfortunate Implications of Kantai Collection

You’ve probably seen them before, whether it’s on social networks, in fanart, as figures on online shops or in the seedier underbellies of the anime fandom. The kanmusu, or “ship daughters”, twee teenage girls dressed like fashionable sailors and armed to the teeth with equally cutesy heavy weaponry, are the heroines and mascots of Kantai Collection, the new cult phenomenon taking the Internet by storm. Yet the context on which Kantai Collection exists, is a rather problematic one.