Category: Feature

The Three Great She-Devils of Square

Among the Japanese RPG fanbase, there’s a specific term for a set of female characters largely disliked by the audience:

Holy Umbrella: Dondera no Mubou!

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Revengers of Vengeance

Revengers of Vengeance may not come up in conversation often, but when it does, it’s usually because of its title.

Linda³

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Love and Destroy

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The Tale of Oeilvert – Final Fantasy’s Forgotten Heroine

One of the big appeals of Final Fantasy IX was the way it appealed to the nostalgia of longtime series

Captain Rainbow

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Emerald Dragon

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Primordial Pauline: How Did Mario’s First Girlfriend Get Her Name?

The story of how Mario got his name is fairly well known – in the original Japanese arcade release of Donkey

Hybrid Front, The

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Garage: Bad Dream Adventure

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Star Cruiser

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Asuka 120% Final Burning Fest

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Kuma Uta

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Digan no Maseki

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