Matthew Hayes

From Kawaii culture to Masonic ritual: if it's weird, wild or funky, Matthew is into it. Favorite games include Jet Set Radio, Persona 4 Golden, Dragon Warrior, Rhythm Heaven Megamix, and Dark Souls. Matthew will go to great lengths to pet any dog he sees in public.

Review: Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice (3DS)

Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice Title

he Sonic Boom series has not been very well received, historically. Rise of Lyric on the Wii U was unanimously detested, and its 3DS counterpart Shattered Crystal didn't fair much better critically. I made a very conscious choice to leave Sonic Boom's reputation behind me and check my expectations at the… Review: Sonic Boom: Fire & Ice (3DS) Review: Sonic Boom: …

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Review: Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PS4)

Project Diva X

right colors, anime eyes, an endless wardrobe and maddeningly catchy J-Pop: This must be Hatsune Miku. Project Diva X, which marks the digital idol's debut on North American PlayStation 4s (and her return to the Vita). While it's a solid mix of old and new for series fans, it also serves as a totally… Review: Hatsune Miku: Project Diva X (PS4) Review: Hatsune Miku: …

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Review: The King of Fighters XIV (PS4)

The King of Fighters XIV

t's been a long time since I woke up thinking about a fighting game. Not since my glory days ascending the global ranks in Soul Calibur IV have I been so consumed by the urge to power on my console for "one more match" which, inevitably, turns into several more… Review: The King of Fighters XIV (PS4) Review: The King …

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