For better or worse, almost anything that Yasuhiro Wada creates is destined for comparison with the Harvest Moon/Story of Seasons series. It’s a franchise that’s spurred twenty-five sequels, a quartet of spin-offs, and inspired titles ...Read More »
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Centuries from now, when anthropologists attempt to assess the early 2000’s, they’ll likely notice an obsession with survivalism. From reality television shows where contests confront unhospitable locales to fictionalized films and series that survey how ...Read More »
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Popular racing franchises like Gran Turismo, Forza Motorsport, Need for Speed, and Dirt all put players in the driver’s seat of petrol-swigging cars. But the genre wasn’t always so unadventurous. During the late Nineties, you ...Read More »
With game titles like Pleasure Goal, Red Dead Hentai Horse, and Operation Pig, there’s a bit of quirk to be found in this week’s releases. Fortunately, there’s also the prospect of quality with Hitman 2, ...Read More »
Tech-Gaming and Warner Bros. have teamed up to give away fifteen copies of The Meg on Digital, available on Blu-ray™ November 13th, 2018. For a chance to win a copy, simply leave a comment with ...Read More »
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When Taiko: Drum Master arrived on the PlayStation 2 in 2004, it was all too easy to become charmed by Namco’s contribution to the music rhythm genre. As an adaptation of a 2001 arcade game, ...Read More »
Horror-themed attractions in Japan are fundamentally different from their Western counterparts. Before venturing into a labyrinthine recreation of a mental hospital or school, you’re often prompted to watch a short video which describes the creepy ...Read More »