Year: 2018

Banzai Pecan: The Last Hope For the Young Century

Hey, do you love anime from the mid to late 2000s like FLCL and Panty and Stocking? Do you like

Strife

Note: Screenshots are taken from the 2014 Veteran Edition, which has enhanced graphical options. On June 17th, 2000, Deus Ex

Dusk

Dusk is part of trend of nostalgic, indie-developed first person shooters, which aims to recapture the genre’s glory days back

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Final Fantasy Tactics

After the release of Final Fantasy Tactics Advance in 2003, the world of Ivalice become important to the core franchise,

Black Rainbow

The hidden object genre is kind of fascinating because while it’s certainly lacking in depth, the formula for making a

Final Fantasy Tactics Advance

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Final Fantasy Tactics

Final Fantasy Tactics was a huge success, though Yasumi Matsuno and his crew changed gears for their next title, the

Final Fantasy Tactics

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Final Fantasy Tactics

When it was released in 1995, Quest’s Tactics Ogre shook up the strategy-RPG formula with its strong, politically oriented storytelling

What Remains of Edith Finch

The ‘walking simulator’ subgenre of adventure games (or, as some prefer to call it, the ‘environmental narrative’ subgenre), has always

Psycho Soldier

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Athena

After releasing Athena, SNK apparently decided that they liked the character so much that they’d re-use her in a completely

Athena

The SNK of the mid-80s was mostly known for military-themed action games like TNK III or Ikari Warriors. Athena is

SegaSonic Bros.

This entry is part 12 of 22 in the series Sonic the Hedgehog

Sega found massive popularity with Sonic the Hedgehog, a cute-but-cool animal mascot that almost singlehandledly turned around the fate of

Superior Soldiers

Street Fighter II changed the face of gaming on its release in 1991. Sure, it wasn’t the first game in

Dark Ages

It should be said before anything else: Dark Ages isn’t really a very good game. However, it IS a huge

Three Wonders

In 1991, Capcom decided to release a very unusual coin-op consisting in three relatively short games of different genres: an

Shinsetsu Mahou Shoujo

In the world of free games, there are countless games released every day, but how many of them are worth

Let’s help crowdfund Japansoft: An Oral History

Back in 2013, The Untold History of Japanese Game Developers project began on Kickstarter, as dozens of developers of classic

Silver Case, The: The 25th Ward

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Silver Case, The

With the DS remaster of Flower, Sun, and Rain from 2008 and The Silver Case‘s 2016 remaster, the release of

SolarStriker

Nintendo has long been known for creating games that cover a wide range of genres. By 1989, they had their

Massive Chalice

Double Fine’s initial success with crowdfunding definitely came from nostalgic fans, but their second attempt showed that they had learned

Septerra Core: Legacy of the Creator

We currently live in a resurgence of the classic style JRPG. Square-Enix has finally realized just what made their beloved

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