What is the concept? For those bored by the melodrama faced by Castlevania’s dour Belmont clan, Rabi-Ribi offers a refreshingly cheery alternative. In this PC port, players assume the role of Erina, who was once a cuddly bunny- ...Read More »
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When a gaming franchise surpasses twenty iterations, stagnancy is a threat. Far too often, publishers are guilty of pushing out follow-ups with nominal additions and a few tweaks- in an unabashed effort to separate players ...Read More »
What is the game’s place within the Corpse Party franchise? Corpse Party 2: Dead Patient was originally released for PC in 2013. Developed by a doujin circle named GrindHouse, two members of Team GrisGris aided ...Read More »
Ghost Blade was originally released for the Dreamcast in 2015, more than a decade after SEGA’s console had departed from store shelves. Despite the belated appearance, the title wastes no time making an impression. After ...Read More »
Today’s role-playing games have become standardized experiences. Habitually extending playtimes that exceed the forty-hour mark and teeming with a myriad of sophisticated mechanics to discover, they excel at offering drip-feeds of gratification. But they weren’t ...Read More »
With Atelier Ryza, Super Monkey Ball, Disgaea 4, and The Outer Worlds all releasing this week, bank accounts are expected to make a beating. Beyond these heavy hitters, there are also a number of smaller ...Read More »
Not long after the turn of the millennium, a prominent gaming site referred to Digimon as the “poor man’s Pokémon”. As a follower of the anime and game franchise, I found this remark to be painfully reductionist. Although ...Read More »
Industry has a way of watering down transgressive works. Take Children’s and Household Tales, the 1812 collection of folktales assembled by the Grimms Brothers. Far removed from the modern versions we might associate from studios ...Read More »
If there’s a certainty across game narrative, it’s that the end of the world is imminent. The sole divergence is how the apocalypse will occur, whether it’s Left 4 Dead’s and The Last of Us’ pathogens or Fallout and Metro’s nuclear ...Read More »
Hollywood invests extraordinary amounts of time, talent, and wealth to sustain their film franchises. Occasionally, these resources go unrewarded, with efforts like 2017’s The Mummy, which was so preoccupied with launching spin-offs for Universal Pictures ...Read More »