Full-time drinker of caffeinated beverages and part-time chomper of biscuits, I'm a gamer that believes the Japanese games industry gets a lot more right than they're given credit for. I find that games from the east hold my attention with more authority than those from western shores so I'm here to share my love with anyone who shall listen, in the hope that doing so might release me from Dark Souls' unrelenting grip. I'm also the curator of www.Nintendo-Nation.net, because Zelda.

Dragon’s Crown Review

Dragon’s Crown Review

on October 11th, 2013 | 1,906 Comments

Remember Golden Axe? Yeah? Remember how awesome it was, playing that barbarian and carving through hordes of mythical beasties like Conan let loose in Middle Earth?…

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Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Review

Harvest Moon 3D: A New Beginning Review

on September 20th, 2013 | 2,527 Comments

It’s a rather pompous title isn’t it? Harvest Moon 3d: A New Beginning. It’s grand. Striking. Bold. I bet the marketing bods loved it. Mind you,…

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The 2DS ISN’T Bad for Developers – A Counter-Argument

The 2DS ISN’T Bad for Developers – A Counter-Argument

on September 6th, 2013 | 4,231 Comments

I’m sorry my dear Michael O’Connell-Davidson, but I simply don’t agree with your rather blunt assassination of the 2DS that you posted yesterday. Nintendo haven’t lost confidence…

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Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan Review

Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan Review

on September 2nd, 2013 | 3,697 Comments

Warning: Grind. I’m tempted to go around shops, whacking great big stickers on games with particularly grind-y natures. Battling waves and waves of enemies, just to…

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Review: Project X Zone

Review: Project X Zone

on July 16th, 2013 | 3,042 Comments

Project X Zone suffers from one problem and one problem alone; hero overload. OK that’s a lie, it also has a load of undercooked mechanics and…

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Review: Persona 4 Arena

Review: Persona 4 Arena

on May 10th, 2013 | 3,202 Comments

Reason one why Persona 4 Arena is brilliant – presentation.   Wait what? You were expecting an intro? Persona 4 Arena is a fighting game! A…

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Review: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

Review: Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate

on April 24th, 2013 | 2,459 Comments

Stop asking why. Why? Because Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate is as it is, ok? Why? Because it’s been like this for a while and it’s doing…

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