Across its three-decade long history, the three-dimensional dungeon crawler has been surprisingly resistant to change. Take a look back at 1989’s Dungeon Master or 1991’s Eye of the Beholder, and you’ll find a framework that ...Read More »
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Familiar faces abound this week! From the return of Tidus, Yuna, and the Final Fantasy X gang, grief-ridden Senua, and always the ready to rumble EDF crew, there are several notable characters scattered across the ...Read More »
Pedigree is often accompanied with elevated expectations. That’s likely the case with the PlayStation 4 and PC release of Zanki Zero: Last Beginning. Uniting several members of Danganronpa’s development team with Lancarse, the team who ...Read More »
Across the past seven years, Fruitbat Factory has localized some of Japan’s more obscure, yet entertaining titles. With IndieGo #14, we look at two of the publishers’ latest localizations. First up is Akashicforce, a frantic ...Read More »
The Switch’s popularity has propelled publishers to reach into their back catalogs, with the hope that a re-issue can pad the company coffers. Occasionally, that means players receive a second-serving of a lackluster title or ...Read More »
From an anthology of Phoenix Wright titles, pensive post-apocalyptic adventure in Zanki Zero: Last Beginning, a ghoulish spin-off from the Corpse Party series, as well as the spiritual successor to the Burnout series, this week ...Read More »
Unsurprisingly, VIZ Media’s inaugural interactive publishing extends a chatty narrative conveyed through manga-like character portraits. What is unexpected is the ingenuity behind The World Next Door’s real-time mechanics, which offer an innovative twist on match-three ...Read More »
Sometimes, a single smart design decision can catapult a game to success. With the release of Galak-Z: The Void: Deluxe Edition onto the Nintendo Switch, developer 17-Bit makes several shrewd choices, resulting in an experience ...Read More »
Few role-playing franchises are as plentiful as the Atelier series. Dating back to the 1997 release of Atelier Marie: The Alchemist of Salburg, the prolific property is comprised of eighteen successors, sixteen spin-offs, as well ...Read More »