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Bobby Pashalidis

Toronto
TheZenState

Favorite Games:
  • Final Fantasy IX
  • Assassin's Creed II
  • God of War

121 games reviewed
83.5% of games recommended
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Recommended - Live A Live
Jul 21, 2022

Live A Live transcends decades given its age but the new visuals make it feel like an entirely new video game worth playing - especially for JRPG fans.

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Jun 21, 2022

Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Hopes is an excellent 'what-if' scenario of Fire Emblem: Three Houses thanks to the Musou-style gameplay, newcomer Shez, and tighter mechanics all around.

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Recommended - Neon White
Jun 15, 2022

Neon White comes in like a hurricane and delivers one of the most satisfying speedrunning titles in recent memory. If you're tired of open-world bloat, this stylish, sleek, and bizarre game from Ben Esposito is worth your time.

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After years of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles being out of the spotlight, it's Exciting Seeing the heroes in a half-shell return to what they do best — Kick Shell!

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Jun 8, 2022

Mario Strikers: Battle League is full of style but little substance. The core gameplay is exciting and challenging but the content itself leaves more to be desired.

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Recommended - Card Shark
Jun 3, 2022

Aside from some tricks being a bit too hard to remember, Card Shark's mechanics are often tense and lead to some promising circumstances.

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Avoid - Loot River
May 9, 2022

If a top-down Souls-esque experience is something you may be craving, Loot River is a great go-to. But if you're hoping for a little more reward with your risk, look elsewhere.

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Apr 27, 2022

Nintendo Switch Sports offers some great moments and is an entertaining follow-up that will not only whet the appetite of Wii Sports fans but also anyone who enjoys gaming with their friends.

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Chrono Cross: The Radical Dreamers Edition includes quality of life upgrades making this the definitive version, bringing a game that was firmly stuck in the past to a new generation.

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Recommended - ANNO: Mutationem
Mar 28, 2022

Anno: Mutationem has some solid legs to stand on but it stumbles with its narrative at times and the combat paired with the cyberpunk aesthetic makes this a fun title.

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Mar 23, 2022

Kirby and the Forgotten Land is the perfect bookend an abnormally busy release calendar. Packed with tons of hidden secrets, exciting Copy abilities, and well-thought-out platforming, the Nintendo magic is on full display.

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Mar 23, 2022

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax celebrates the Persona series in a fun and exciting way — by letting the rosters duke it out in exhilarating, flashy battles.

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Recommended - Tunic
Mar 16, 2022

Tunic is more than a love letter to several properties, it is an exemplary video game filled with creativity, adoration, and respect for the medium.

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Recommended - Triangle Strategy
Mar 3, 2022

Triangle Strategy offers a coherent, adult story centred around some excellent gameplay mechanics that will keep you invested right to the credits.

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Recommended - Gran Turismo 7
Mar 2, 2022

Polyphony Digital has created something beautiful to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Gran Turismo and it is unequivocally one of the most realized racing simulators out there.

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Recommended - Cyberpunk 2077
Feb 26, 2022

Cyberpunk 2077's patch 1.5 brings with it a next-gen upgrade and a ton of improvements, making CD Projekt's divisive title finally worth checking out.

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Recommended - Elden Ring
Feb 23, 2022

Elden Ring is unabashedly a FromSoft title and without a doubt was worth the wait. It provides a challenge; it gives us a vivid world that feels like a dream and challenges us at every turn.

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Avoid - Monark
Feb 19, 2022

Monark's horror vibe is a nice touch but the needless and frustrating grinding paired with bland world design make this hard to recommend to anyone but the most hardcore JRPG fans.

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Feb 14, 2022

Horizon Forbidden West is the rare sequel that not only improves on every mechanic but also creates a lived-in world full of danger and wonder in every corner.

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Recommended - Sifu
Feb 6, 2022

Sifu can often be satisfying when things come together and the action unfolds like a martial arts film but the difficulty will divide players.

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