Michael Beckwith

Former Staff Writer

About Michael Beckwith

Avid Nintendo fan and Vita apologist. Favourite genres include RPGs, rhythm games, and visual novels. Favourite game of all time is Xenoblade Chronicles. Constantly demanding that people play AI: The Somnium Files. One half of radio show The Entertainment Dome.

Articles by Michael Beckwith

Total Articles: 14

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Five Classic Square Enix RPGs That Deserve an HD-2D Remake

After Live A Live and Dragon Quest 3, which other classic Square Enix RPGs should be remade in its unique HD-2D art style?

April 1, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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The Problem with Modern Mario Sports Games

The new Mario Strikers will likely follow the pattern of current Mario sports games, and that's not necessarily a good thing.

March 17, 2022 | 01:00 EDT

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Klonoa is Coming Back – Here’s Why Fans are Excited

Bandai Namco's Klonoa series is finally returning with a pair of remasters, but what exactly is it, and why are fans crying tears of joy over it?

February 28, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Life is Strange 2 is Just as Deserving of a Remaster

With the first Life is Strange and its prequel getting an HD remaster, it's only fair for the sequel to receive a similar treatment.

February 21, 2022 | 11:00 EST

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Yu-Gi-Oh! Master Duel is Overwhelming Yet Still Fun for Boomers Like Me

The Yu-Gi-Oh! card game is near incomprehensible for newbies and nostalgic fans, but it still remains as fun and engaging as ever.

February 14, 2022 | 01:00 EST

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Knuckles Could Be the Best Part of the Second Sonic Movie

The second Sonic the Hedgehog movie already looks to have got a lot of things right, among them being its depiction of Knuckles.

January 3, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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What Would the Ideal Persona 3 Remaster Look Like?

There are rumors of a Persona 3 Portable remaster and while such a project would be welcome, it alone would not offer the definitive Persona 3 experience.

December 29, 2021 | 12:00 EST

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Danganronpa S is a Dull Grind, and That’s OK

Despite the monotony of its gameplay loop and gacha mechanics, Danganronpa S's simplicity and fan service is enough to keep us coming back.

December 13, 2021 | 12:00 EST

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The Mario Movie Will Be Better Than the Original, Even with Chris Pratt

Even without a trailer, it's safe to assume that next year's Mario movie will automatically be better than the 1993 live action film.

November 29, 2021 | 11:00 EST

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Dragon Ball: The Breakers – 10 Villains That Should Be Playable

Dragon Ball has a lot of villains, but only so many of them would be a perfect fit for Dead by Daylight-style Dragon Ball: The Breakers.

November 24, 2021 | 12:00 EST

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Does Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Live Up to its Predecessor?

Both Hyrule Warriors games are a blast to play through and offer hours upon hours of content, but how do the two compare against each other?

November 20, 2021 | 01:00 EST

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Eight Years Later and Lysandre is Still Pokemon’s Worst Villain

The Pokémon series has offered some surprisingly good villains in its lifetime, but Lysandre from Pokémon X & Y isn't one of them.

November 5, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

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Can Marvel's Avengers Survive a Second Year?

After a tumultuous first year filled with delays, controversies, and a frustrated player base, does Marvel's Avengers have any future beyond 2022?

October 27, 2021 | 01:00 EDT

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Here's What a Great Ace Attorney Investigations Spin-off Could Look Like

It's too soon to move on from The Great Ace Attorney and Capcom has everything it needs to create the perfect spin-off.

October 12, 2021 | 12:00 EDT