I am a massive fan of video games and the industry as a business entity. I typically play all genres of games but my primary preference lies within JRPGs. Narrative is my greatest motivator, I find it is Japanese games which appeal to this prioritisation of characterisation and storytelling most effectively.

Final Fantasy X is a Reminder of Greater Times Gone By

Final Fantasy X is a Reminder of Greater Times Gone By

on March 22nd, 2014 | 52 Comments

So Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD collection is out this week, and to say I’m excited would be an understatement. It’s not often I look forward to…

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Why doesn’t the Video Games Industry Ever Learn?

Why doesn’t the Video Games Industry Ever Learn?

on February 16th, 2014 | 34 Comments

The video games industry is a curiously abstract entity. Encapsulating diverse experiences and thousands of games it has evolved into a magnificent interactive platform, unfortunately this…

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How Can Nintendo Save The Wii U?

How Can Nintendo Save The Wii U?

on December 3rd, 2013 | 61 Comments

The Wii U is dying. Sales have remained stagnant since release and Nintendo itself has even acknowledged, so far, the console has failed to meet expectations….

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Preview: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

Preview: Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII

on October 14th, 2013 | 41 Comments

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII is Square Enix’s final title in the divisive trilogy, featuring a more action orientated battle system, and only a single playable…

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Eurogamer Expo Overview

Eurogamer Expo Overview

on October 8th, 2013 | 1,346 Comments

As expected the Eurogamer expo was filled to the brim this year with audiences from across the globe coming together to sample the latest software from…

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Is Sega's acquisition of Atlus a good thing?

Is Sega's acquisition of Atlus a good thing?

on September 23rd, 2013 | 1,344 Comments

With the news of Index Corporation’s financial predicament, the sale of prized asset Atlus – one of the most respected publishers, developers and subsequent localisers of…

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Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 32

Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 32

on August 20th, 2013 | 31 Comments

Quiet weeks seem to be becoming common place in the Japanese video game industry as yet another mediocre sales period passes by. With the top 10…

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Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 31

Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 31

on August 12th, 2013 | 67 Comments

Disney’s global media domination continues with the emphatic triumph of Disney Magic Castle: My Happy Life. Taking number 1 this week and interestingly published by Namco…

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Phoenix Wright Scores Ace With Number 1 In Japan – Week 30

Phoenix Wright Scores Ace With Number 1 In Japan – Week 30

on August 4th, 2013 | 1,120 Comments

Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 30 (July 22nd – 28th) Via Neogaf                         …

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Mario and Luigi Take Number 1 in Japan – Week 29

Mario and Luigi Take Number 1 in Japan – Week 29

on July 29th, 2013 | 1,037 Comments

  Japanese Video Game Chart Analysis – Week 29 (Via Neogaf -neogaf.com/forum/showthread.php?t=633011)   Week 29 (July 15th – July 21st) – The numbers are in from Media…

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