In the West, Nihon Falcom’s output is tarnished with the rare blemish. Notably, The Legend of Heroes: A Tear of Vermillion and Prophecy of the Moonlight Witch– the first two entries in the Gagharv Trilogy ...Read More »
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For over thirty-five years, Nihon Falcom has crafted a steady succession of enjoyable, consistently charming and wonderfully melodious role-playing and action role-playing games. In anticipation of the release of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, we ...Read More »
With appearances by Crash Bandicoot, Bonk, and Micro Machines, this week’s schedule of new releases seems right out of the Nineties. Look past the nostalgic haze assisted by the re-appearance of 1990’s Devil’s Crush and ...Read More »
Occasionally, the industry treats games as disposable commodities to be purchased, played, remastered, and then purchased anew. Fortunately, that’s not always the case, with some efforts favoring an autonomous experience that serves as an outlet ...Read More »
Let’s get this out of the way first: while Valkyria Revolution is set in the same world as the cherished Valkyria Chronicles franchise, similarities between the two are largely superficial. While SEGA published the inaugural ...Read More »
Russians say three things can be watched endlessly: water running, a fire burning, and a starry night. Over the years, Japan has contributed their own indispensable addition: watching nubile young women engage in playful pugilism. ...Read More »
While we might bemoan the intermittent meme shoehorned into modern localizations, yesteryear’s adaptations were especially cringe-inducing. Case in point: when XS Games brought over the esteemed Psikyo STG, Gunbird, some sweeping changes were made. From ...Read More »
With releases like Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls, Valkyria Revolution, Ever Oasis, and RPG Maker Fes, the first week of summer looks to be filed with a multitude of tantalizing games. Luckily, those who ...Read More »
On this episode of Indie Outlook Robert offers E3 impressions of Genesis Alpha One, Escapists 2, and Yoku’s Island Express, as well as hands-on impressions of Hollow Knight and Oxygen Not Included. Meanwhile, Say conquers ...Read More »
What is the concept? Following in the contrails of last year’s simulation, a title set on the outskirts of central Tokyo, I Am an Air Traffic Controller Airport Hero: Osaka-KIX tasks players with the ...Read More »