Inevitably, there will probably be a few prudish critics who will dismiss Kotodama: The 7 Mysteries of Fujisawa as little more than lecherous fan-service. Regularly, the game offers up a match-three puzzler where combos remove ...Read More »
Several generations ago, nearly every gaming platform had multiple two...
When a major publisher is squatting on a beloved property, occasionall...
The Senran Kagura franchise is approaching a pivotal junction. Across ...
With a multitude of must-play, first party efforts, the Nintendo Switc...
Scrap Rush is built around two irresistible pastimes: collecting junk ...
Bluetooth headphones are one of contemporary life’s best conveniences, allowing users to create effortless, wire-free connections with phones and tablet. But like most modern electronics, they require power. If you’re not diligent about recharging them, ...Read More »
From reuniting students from Thors Military Academy in Trails of Cold Steel II to uncovering the mysteries at the Fujisawa Academy in Kotodama, it’s time to head back to school with this week’s new game ...Read More »
The industry’s dominant puzzle franchises have been around for a while. Tetris is thirty-five years old, while Taito’s Puzzle Bobble (aka Bust-A-Move in North America) has been around for twenty-five years. Even Puyo Puyo is ...Read More »
Button mashing is term to describe the act of hitting controller buttons in a wild act of desperation. It’s often used to describe a rookie trying to fortuitously trigger a combo or special move. Occasionally, ...Read More »
Much like Keith Richards, the Bubsy franchise refutes the rules of longevity. The Rolling Stones’ guitarist persists despite a lifetime of bacchanalian revelry. Similarly, Accolade’s bobcat enigmatically endures, even after a succession of slipshod sequels. ...Read More »
Few developers have a body of work that demonstrates as much creativity as Santiago-based ACE Team. From surreal first-person fighter Zeno Clash, the integration of Chilean folklore and art nouveau into platformer Abyss Odyssey, to the B-movie ...Read More »
Save for Neon Genesis Evangelion’s tormented protagonist Ikari Shinji, many of us have an insatiable longing to pilot mecha. Rooted in the thrill of commandeering hulking military machinery outfitted with machine guns and homing missiles, ...Read More »
From American Fugitive’s Southern-fried interpretation of Grand Theft Auto-style pandemonium, Lapis x Labyrinth’s sprite-based chaos, and Total War: Three Kingdoms’ real-time strategizing, this week brings a number of notable new efforts. Oddly, it’s a prolific ...Read More »
Occasionally, games can seem like a jumble of ideas, with little sense of unity. Or perhaps, efforts like the recent release of Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland happen to blend ideas together so seamlessly, ...Read More »