Josh Torres

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39 games reviewed
70.3 average score
70 median score
41.0% of games recommended

Josh Torres's Reviews

Writer for RPG Site. Backlog Hell Citizen. Anime & Video Game Enthusiast. Opinions expressed are my own & not those of my employer
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Sep 15, 2020

Vanillaware's latest title is an utterly compelling journey and its unconventional structure is an astounding achievement for storytelling in video games that should be celebrated and commemorated.

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7 / 10 - Sakura Wars
Apr 27, 2020

The long dormant series returns with a brand-new cast and modern advancements to the Sakura Wars series formula that make for a promising reboot, despite some noteworthy missteps.

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Way of the Samurai returns with a smaller, more restrained, spin-off title that's an interesting experiment of how it would fare as an isometric roguelite, yet it never manages to capitalize on its ambitious gameplay systems.

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Oct 16, 2019

Game Freak's newest project is an adorable game that's marred by severe optimization and gameplay balance issues.

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9 / 10 - Indivisible
Oct 7, 2019

Lab Zero's crowdfunded Valkyrie Profile-inspired RPG has finally released and the result is a brilliant game filled with personality and heart.

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7 / 10 - Astral Chain
Aug 29, 2019

The latest hit from PlatinumGames is an ambitious action adventure game that largely succeeds in many ways, though it's juggling so many aspects that some fall through the cracks.

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4 / 10 - Oninaki
Aug 21, 2019

Tokyo RPG Factory's newest game has a lot of great ideas on paper, but never manages to fully realize them.

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It's been a hot minute since the Kickstarter for Koji Igarashi's new game wrapped up and Castlevania fans have a good reason to celebrate on how this turned out.

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Image & Form's latest SteamWorld entry dips its toes into the realm of RPGs as it delightfully integrates a deck-building card game into a turn-based RPG.

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Mar 19, 2019

Despite a shorter campaign, Fate/Extella Link feels considerably better to play than Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star with some great gameplay improvements and smart quality-of-life features.

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