Just short of eleven years ago, SEGA released a niche rhythm title on PSP: Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA-. As the name suggests, Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- features music from Hatsune Miku and her fellow Crypton Vocaloid companions. Despite its initial obscurity, this Japan-only release was just the humble beginning. Hatsune Miku -Project DIVA- expanded into a series of its own and released on PlayS...[Read More]
As with Resident Evil 2 before it, Resident Evil 3 has been completely remade for a modern age. While both versions of Resident Evil 2 are critically acclaimed, Resident Evil 3 is when many believe the classic trilogy began becoming stagnant. With the recent hype behind Mr. X of Resident Evil 2, perhaps a return of Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is just what fans need. Can Resident Evil 3 follow in the...[Read More]
With the recent release of Resident Evil 3, Capcom has released the appropriately titled Raccoon City Edition. The bundle includes both recent Resident Evil remakes including Resident Evil 2 and the aforementioned Resident Evil 3. With this in mind, it is the perfect time for a retrospective review of Resident Evil 2. In order of release, Resident Evil 2 is the second game of the series. With tha...[Read More]
Can Persona 5 Royal steal the hearts of Persona fans?
Ever since the launch of the Nintendo Switch, Arc System Works has released or re-released each of their flagship series to the hybrid system. These series include BlazBlue, Guilty Gear, Under night In-Birth and Bandai Namco’s Dragon Ball FighterZ. Now Chaos Code can be added to the list.
Back in the 1990s, a savage console war between Nintendo and Sega raged on. To compete with Mario, Sega introduced Sonic. And to compete with Fire Emblem, Sega introduced Langrisser. Much like Fire Emblem, Langrisser is a series of Strategy Role-Playing Games. However as Fire Emblem has only grown in popularity, Langrisser has continued to fade into obscurity. Despite finding recent success in mob...[Read More]
Ten short years ago, one of the industry’s latest and greatest fighting franchises debuted: BlazBlue. 2009’s BlazBlue: Calamity Trigger introduced players to fluid gameplay, an engaging storyline, and unforgettable characters. Three sequels later and the series as we knew it concluded with 2016’s BlazBlue: Central Fiction. While the release offered the climactic conclusion to the...[Read More]
Just a couple short years ago, the joined forces of Neptunia Team and Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu and Final Fantasy illustrator Yoshitaka Amano brought gamers a little game called Fairy Fencer F. The game served as a sort of spiritual sequel to Hyperdimension Neptunia, utilizing a more advanced battle system than that of its predecessor. With cute characters in a dark new world, the game ...[Read More]
Fifteen years and four releases ago, Atlus released a Strategy Role-Playing Game that, at the time, was unlike any other. Originally titled Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, the first game of the series introduced players to the dark settings and quirky humor that Nippon Ichi Software is known for today. While Disgaea: Hour of Darkness inspired a number of spin-offs, sequels, and spiritual successors, no...[Read More]