Learning to love Dragon Quest as a devout Final Fantasy Fan

With the latest trailer Itadaki Street: Dragon Quest & Final Fantasy 30th Anniversary, I thought it'd be a great opportunity to repost this blog entry I wrote a few months back! (now that I  actually have a few readers)  Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIiUFmB_TWw The first time I ever witnessed the opening to Final Fantasy VII my mind was blown. [...]

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The state of Japanese PC ports

Over the last few years, we’ve seen a push by Japanese publishers to bring more of their games to the PC. An unexpected move given the relatively unimportant position PCs hold in the Japanese gaming industry. But the long tail potential, thanks largely in part to Steam, might have influenced publishers to rethink their strategies [...]

Monster Hunter World of Salt

Look, I’m just as disappointed as anyone that Monster Hunter XX’s localization wasn’t announced at e3. But the hatred spewing from the Monster Hunter community is just insane. People are so up in arms, saying how MHW is nothing but a casual and westernized take on the series we love. But the community’s reaction is [...]

E3 2017: Bethesda and Ubisoft

Who would have thought that Ubisoft would have the best e3 conference up till now? Bethesda, on the other hand, was pretty weak, as half of it was much milk they could squeeze out of Skyrim and VR shenanigans. Now there were a lot of great games shown off in both the Bethesda and Ubisoft [...]

E3 2017: Microsoft Conference

You have to admit, Microsoft hasn't lost their tenacity despite an overwhelming support for the Playstation 4. As much as Microsoft has struggled to improve Xbox One as a platform, you can just feel the gap between the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 grow by the minute. In a desperate attempt to compete with the [...]