Lahftel, some guy with lots of lukewarm takes on video games. Mostly responsible for the FFXIV section and some variety content. Big Nerd. Top guy, smart guy, educated speaker.
The Knight Witch Review

Review – The Knight Witch

Here is our review for The Knight Witch, a beautiful Metroidvania Shoot’em Up. Review copy provided by publisher Team17 and reviewed on PC. Intro I don’t even know how to start this review, outside

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2B one of the protagonists of Yoko Taro's NieR: Automata

NieR: Automata Is Getting an Anime

Square Enix’s breakout hit, NieR: Automata is getting an Anime Adaptation, here are all the details! NieR: Automata was released in 2017 to critical acclaim, and the game singlehandedly launched its director Yoko Taro’s

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Goat Simulator 3 Review

Review – Goat Simulator 3

Objectively the greatest game ever made, again! Here’s our Goat Simulator 3 review. G.o.a.T. Part 2 or Part 3? It is finally here, the long-awaited next sequel to the 2014 classic Goat Simulator. And

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Honey, I Joined a cult, a mashup of sim management genres from Team17

Review: Honey, I Joined a Cult

Honey, I Joined a Cult: Rimworld meets Rollercoaster Tycoon, what could go wrong? I think the title of Honey, I Joined a Cult is a tiny bit misleading. Because this is not a fun

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How to Get Into Final Fantasy

With Final Fantasy XVI on the horizon, many people are looking at the Final Fantasy franchise for the first time. So let’s try and explain what Final Fantasy is and where to start. Playing

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Persona 5

Please Play Persona 5, Please

With Persona 5 releasing onto almost every platform known to man, let me make this final plea to you to play it! You never saw it coming For the uninitiated, Persona 5 was huge

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A screencap from Silent Hill 2 showing the iconic, empty, fog filled streets

SILENT HILL Transmission Recap

It’s been years since Konami decided to do anything with their cult horror franchise, here you’ll read everything they have in store for the future of Silent Hill. After the canceled Silent Hills project

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Final Fantasy XIV – Materia Guide

Check out this handy little guide about everything Materia. What’s Materia? If you’re a Final Fantasy fan, you’ll probably wonder what the little stones from Final Fantasy VII are doing in the critically acclaimed

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One of FFXIV's Main Story Quest NPC's, Alphinaud, trains in the art of the Sage

Final Fantasy XIV – How to play Sage

Learn everything you need to know about Final Fantasy XIVs healer with a lasergun. It will forever remain a mystery to us how Square Enix lands on a Job’s aesthetics. White/Black Mage? Just someone

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The Tokyo Game Show 2022 Capcom Showcase

Capcom’s Tokyo Game Show 2022 presentation has just wrapped and here is everything you need to know in one package. Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak’s Free Update 2 While Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak is already

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Gamescom Opening Night Recap & Trailers

Gamescom’s back! And the Dorito pope himself Geoff Keighley blessed us yet again with a two-hour presentation of upcoming games. While they were no surprises present, there was a healthy helping of indie titles

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The Crowd at EVO 2022

Everything That Went Down at EVO 2022

The Evolution Championship Series 2022 comes to a close. And after a searing hot weekend of fighting game action. History is written by those who dare to achieve the immortal glory of champions on

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Video Games is written in the sky above a cartoon man walking down a street

More Video Games You Should Play

Lahftel continues his quest to showcase the very best, this time featuring a selection of titles from the West’s back catalog. Here are a few More Video Games You Should Play. Last time, I

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Why Final Fantasy Matters

Here is ESTNN’s Lahftel philosophically waxing over the legacy and importance of Final Fantasy. It’s probably no secret that I’m an avid fan of Final Fantasy. I probably wouldn’t have this gig if it

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Escape from Tarkov

Why I can’t Escape from Tarkov

Escape from Tarkov will wipe probably this week. And that means it’s the best time to get into what is probably the peak of the hardcore survival shooter genre. Let me try and sell

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Asmongold returns to Final Fantasy

Asmongold returns to Final Fantasy XIV

After almost a year, twitch streamer Asmongold returns to Final Fantasy XIV on June 21. The OTK Alumni Returns to the Critically Acclaimed MMORPG For those who missed the announcement– Final Fantasy 14 streams

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Final Fantasy XVI Is in Good Hands

Finally, after almost 2 years we have some new information on Final Fantasy XVI, including a potential release window. While everyone else focuses on the new story bits, the chunks of gameplay and theorizing.

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Upcoming Games in May 2022

Here are the upcoming releases for May 2022! From immersive survival action sims to top down dungeon crawlers, there’s a whole serving of new releases to sink your teeth into this May. Wildcat Gun

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