Movie studios like Walt Disney Pictures, Pixar, and DreamWorks craft films capable of entertaining both children and adults. But in the realm of interactive entertainment, few firms outside of Nintendo have been able to consistently ...Read More »
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The original 2005 release of Killer7 was Goichi Suda’s first game released outside of Japan. Many consider it to be the director and writer’s magnum opus. Delving into the title, you’ll soon understand why. Although ...Read More »
With a double-dose of Persona-based music rhythm, mechs, Monster Boy, and GoatPunks, this week’s schedule of new release star a motley crew of characters. Traditionally, the period following Black Friday/Cyber Monday only has a few ...Read More »
There have been a multitude of techniques used to reinvigorate the 1980 coin-op classic, Battlezone. Whereas the original game used a periscope-like viewfinder to observe a stark, vector graphics-driven warzone, a 1998 successor adopted a ...Read More »
The release of Maidens of a Hollow Dream demonstrated that doujin circle Akiragoya understands the fundamental elements of a STG. Built around an innovative mechanic where success required players to swap between the two lead ...Read More »
A decade of PC building, tinkering, and repair has taught an important lesson: never skimp on component quality. From clearance-priced power-supply units that expired with a puff of smoke, case fans that mimicked the sputter ...Read More »
Faster processors have allowed mobile devices to play console-quality games. But there’s still an obstacle that frequently inhibits enjoyment: touch screen-based control schemes. While these interfaces might work for simple titles, they present a problem ...Read More »
The period around Black Friday is a windfall for publishers, accounting for an estimated 25% of all yearly software sales. While that means a few outstanding titles might make it to market before the shopping ...Read More »
With a rich history that spans almost four decades, dungeon-based role-playing games (or DRPGs) have been especially prevalent across the last few years. Standout titles like Stranger of Sword City, The Lost Child, Ray Gigant, ...Read More »
When Pioneer Entertainment Sailor Moon S: The Movie arrived stateside in 1999, it trailed the original theatrical Japanese release by a half decade. While the film showcased the irrefutable charm of the animated television series, ...Read More »