Tag Archives: gaming

New Splatfest Brings Transformers to Splatoon

You’re a kid now; you’re a squid now. At least that’s what I’ve been hearing ever since Splatoon hit the market in May. Seriously, that gets stuck in your head way too easily. At any rate, Splatoon has seen the most success out of any...


NIS Releases Promo for Around in the Night

Today, a new promotional video for the upcoming horror title Yomawari (Around in the Night) began streaming on the official PlayStation Japan YouTube channel. Nippon Ichi Software (otherwise known as NIS) actually released the video earlier this month on it’s own official channel, but the endorsement...


Sega Begins New Collaboration with Hatsune Miku

The official blog of Hastune Miku has announced a new collaborative project between game developer Sega and Crypton Future Media’s Piapro community content creation initiative. Details of the project, including what the project will be, have yet to be revealed but it’s not hard to...


Dark Souls Beaten By Player Using Only His Voice

While I’m a huge fan of every entry in the Souls series, Dark Souls will always hold a special place in my heart. Partly because it was the Souls game that really pulled me into the series and beat for the first time, but...


Valkyrie Drive Bhikkhuni Gets a 2015 Release

The official website of the Valkyrie Drive series has publicized the release date of Valkyrie Drive Bhikkhuni, the publisher’s latest PlayStation Vita game. It will ship on the 10th of December in Japan and will be available for purchase at a price of 6,980 yen (about ~$56USD) for the...


CEO of Nintendo Satoru Iwata Passes Away

Satoru Iwata, Nintendo‘s acting CEO, has passed away at the age of 55 according to an official statement by Nintendo. The reason for his passing has been attributed to a bile duct growth. While the news is not sudden as Iwata-san has been battling...



Swords and Soldiers 2 Review

Swords and Soldiers 2 is a 2D side scrolling strategy game on the Wii U. The game starts with the fearsome Goblins; for a dreadfully long time the goblins have been searching for a special lamp and they have finally found it in the...


Playism is Bringing Japanese Indie Games West

Yesterday on the Playism official site, Playism announced it would be bringing service to North America and Europe. Playism is a digital distribution service for indie games that has been brining indie games to Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Vita and PC to gamers in Japan....


Etrian Mystery Dungeon Review

Eterian Mystery Dungeon is what you get when you cross Altus’ Etrian Odyssey series with Spike Chunsoft’s Mystery Dungeon series. As someone who isn’t familiar with either series, I went into Etrian Mystery Dungeon with no idea what to expect.  Much like my party...


Sekai Project Acquires New Visual Novels Licenses

This weekend, at the AOD convention in San Fransisco, Sekai Project announced that it plans to release English translations of both the Hitomebore and Kokonoe Kokoro visual novels. Sekai Project also announced earlier this week that it will release Ame no Marginal, the newest visual...


Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Videos Reveal New Details

February 13th is a big day for the Nintendo 3DS; the New Nintendo 3DS is seeing its’ North American release, The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D’s release in North America and Europe (releasing in Japan and Australia the day after) and Monster Hunter 4...


New Year’s Video Details Progress on Mighty No. 9

Any Megaman fans out there? Any fans of the series that don’t know about Mighty No. 9? Just in case, I’ll give you the quick and simple: Mighty No. 9 is a new project by Comcept and headed by Keiji Inafune (commonly refered to as Inafune), who’s...


Sekai Project’s Grisaia Game Trilogy Green-Lit for Steam

Today, Sekai Project has made the official announcement, though their Twitter (shown below), that their Grisaia series of visual novels (respectively titled The Fruit of Grisaia, The Labyrinth of Grisaia, and The Eden of Grisaia) has been green-lit under the Steam Greenlight Project. Which is a...


Sakura Angels Posted on Steam Greenlight By Sekai Project

On Thursday, game publisher Sekai Project posted Winged Cloud’s “Sakura Angels” on Steam Greenlight. The game seems to be very similar to Winged Cloud’s last project “Sakura Spirit”, so if you were one of the many people that enjoyed playing the last game then...