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Utawarerumuno, God Wars, Final Fantasy VII – Just Played

Utawarerumuno, God Wars, Final Fantasy VII – Just Played

on June 27th, 2017 | 1 Comment

This week we’ve been playing a lot of JRPGs, especially tactical ones! There really are a lot of great JRPGs coming out this year,…

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Top 12 2017 Backlog Games That Need Your Immediate Attention

Top 12 2017 Backlog Games That Need Your Immediate Attention

on June 26th, 2017 | 2 Comments

We’re just past the halfway mark with 2017, and it’s been a great year for games so far. There’s almost literally no way you…

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Steam Summer Sale 2017 – The Biggest Deals for Japanese Games Fans

Steam Summer Sale 2017 – The Biggest Deals for Japanese Games Fans

on June 23rd, 2017 | 1 Comment

The Steam Summer Sale is back! It’s one of a handful of massive sales Steam runs throughout the year, but there’s something about the…

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Could Super Mario Odyssey be a Donkey Kong Prequel That Completely Changes How We Think of the Franchises?

Could Super Mario Odyssey be a Donkey Kong Prequel That Completely Changes How We Think of the Franchises?

on June 16th, 2017 | 2 Comments

Mayor Pauline, a Donkey Kong musical reference, New Donk City. The city area in Super Mario Odyssey has many references to the original Donkey…

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Sony almost made PlayStation Switch five years ago – but dropped the ball

Sony almost made PlayStation Switch five years ago – but dropped the ball

on June 14th, 2017 | 8 Comments

 Those of you who know me will know that, for years, the PS Vita has been my favourite console. My trusty JRPG and retro machine forever…

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Dark Rose Valkyrie, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Trails of Cold Steel, Mother 3 – Just Played

Dark Rose Valkyrie, Guilty Gear Xrd REV 2, Trails of Cold Steel, Mother 3 – Just Played

on June 12th, 2017 | 1 Comment

It’s all gone a bit JRPG for most of in the office this week. Not only with Dark Rose Valkyrie, but with some older…

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Chess of Blades is on Kickstarter!

Chess of Blades is on Kickstarter!

on June 9th, 2017 | No Comments

Oh, to be a nobleman! It truly is a wonderful way to live. Exquisite finery is forever at your fingertips. Delicious food and fine…

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Social Links Have Helped My Self-Improvement – How Persona is Changing JRPGs

Social Links Have Helped My Self-Improvement – How Persona is Changing JRPGs

on June 9th, 2017 | 3 Comments

Persona is more popular than ever with the Persona 5’s recent and well-deserved success, and part of that is due to the game’s in-depth “Social Link” &…

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12 Dream E3 2017 Announcements & Why They’ll Probably Never Happen, but If They Do Happen Then We Deserve Recognition for Predicting Them

12 Dream E3 2017 Announcements & Why They’ll Probably Never Happen, but If They Do Happen Then We Deserve Recognition for Predicting Them

on June 7th, 2017 | 2 Comments

E3 is a place where dreams come true. Many announcements have been dropped on those hallowed stages that have shaken the hearts of fans….

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Why Koro-sensei is My Favourite Superhero

Why Koro-sensei is My Favourite Superhero

on June 6th, 2017 | No Comments

When people think of superheroes, the obvious choices probably spring to mind: Superman, Batman, Spider-Man, Donkey Kong etc. But I can say, quite sincerely,…

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