Hyrule Warriors Legends Review

Hyrule Warriors made a pretty big splash with its announcement and eventual release on Wii U in 2014. It’s a novel concept – take beloved characters and weapons from one of Nintendo’s most cherished franchises and throw them into the “Musou” hack and slash gameplay seen in the Dynasty Warriors series. With a solid single-player…

April 2016 Update

Hey guys! We’ve been up for a little less than two weeks now and there were a couple things I wanted to go over. First and foremost, thank you so much to everyone who’s read any of our posts, followed us on Twitter, or just taken a look to see what we’ve been working on….

Top 5 Characters That Belong in Fighting Games

It seems like there’s barely a character on this earth that hasn’t been thrown into a fighting game at this point. From Battletoads to Bayonetta, Phoenix Wright to Freddy Krueger, Doctor Doom to Dr. Mario, is there a stone left unturned when it comes to making the most off-the-wall characters possible fight each other? Well,…

Pokken Tournament Review

Hello! PJ here with a review on Pokken Tournament for the Wii U. Pokken Tournament was developed by Bandai Namco’s Tekken team, and it shows. Pokken Tournament is a 3D/2D fighter with similar controls to the Tekken series.  What do I mean by 3D/2D? Well, Pokken Tournament switches between two different “phases” during battle, being…

Capcom’s Last-Gen Fighters (Head-to-Head)

Hey gang! This is the premiere of a BRAND NEW SERIES, tentatively called Head-to-Head! We’ll be taking a look at several similar games and determining which one of them has the most to offer (the Earthbound vs. Mother 3 article has been rebranded as part of the series as well). Enjoy! Capcom has historically been…

howdoken 1: Transition

Welcome, everyone! This has been by far the most difficult piece of the puzzle in my brand new journey to becoming a Street Fighter player. This will affect almost everyone who picks up this game, whether you’re coming from a Marvel background like myself, 3d fighters, anime fighters, smash, or even prior SF titles. No matter…

Playstation All-Stars – How NOT to Make a Fighting Game

After some rumors in late 2011, on April 27th, 2012, Playstation All-Stars Battle Royale was revealed. And for the past four or five years, everyone on earth has said the same thing about it; “oh, that Sony Smash Bros. ripoff”. It’s easy enough to see why – taking an assortment of characters, weapons and locations…

Earthbound vs. Mother 3 (Head-to-Head)

Mother 2 (released in America as Earthbound) and Mother 3 (released in America as… uh… well, not released in America at all) are two critically acclaimed RPGs from the mind of Japanese mega-star Shigesato Itoi. The original Mother is a Japanese exclusive game that came VERY close to receiving an American localization, but for various…

Welcome to Low Tier Heroes!

Hello everyone! It’s me, Jacob Collins, with great news – I’ve assembled an all-star team to create the hottest new gaming blog on the web! Stay tuned for future updates.