Poison Control is the Shooter/RPG Hybrid with Franchise Potential

NIS Interactive may be best known for the Disgaea franchise, among other tactical role-playing games. However, the team isn’t afraid to step outside of this genre, as proven by the recently rereleased Prinny games. … Continue reading Poison Control is the Shooter/RPG Hybrid with Franchise Potential

Platforming and Rice-Farming Get Hitched in XSEED’s Latest Success Story

Suppose I’ve learned anything at all about my favorite genre over the years. In that case, it’s that smaller developers love to experiment with it. Pairing the platformer with other genres is … Continue reading Platforming and Rice-Farming Get Hitched in XSEED’s Latest Success Story

A Look Back At The Super Famicom

Turkey day is right around the corner, but that’s not the only thing worth celebrating this week. The Super Famicom turned 30 on November 21. While you probably know me … Continue reading A Look Back At The Super Famicom

Two Taiko Adventures to be Localized for Switch in Time for the Holiday Season

The sixth generation of consoles (PS2, Gamecube, Xbox) was great for reasons that went beyond heightened processing power and more expansive software. Developers were more comfortable in sending over localized … Continue reading Two Taiko Adventures to be Localized for Switch in Time for the Holiday Season

Brawler/RPG Hybrid Astral Chain is one of the Switch’s Sleeper Hits

You probably know Platinum Games due to their work on the acclaimed Bayonetta series, and although director Hideki Kamiya has assured fans that the third installment hasn’t become vaporware, we probably won’t … Continue reading Brawler/RPG Hybrid Astral Chain is one of the Switch’s Sleeper Hits

Paper Mario: The Origami King Combat System Revealed

  In not-so-Nintendo fashion, word of a brand new Paper Mario title practically fell from the sky just a few weeks ago. Dubbed Paper Mario: The Origami King. This next … Continue reading Paper Mario: The Origami King Combat System Revealed

New Bandai Namco IP Will Have you Using Brains Over Brawn

I’ve always adored action games that revolved around one central gimmick, especially when it’s used as a springboard for creative combat and level design. Whether it’s using a rocket-pack to … Continue reading New Bandai Namco IP Will Have you Using Brains Over Brawn

Trails of Cold Steel III Launches on Switch in June, Demo Available Now

The Switch has been getting a lot of RPG love as of late. From genre classics such as the original Dragon Quest series, the lovely M2/Sega Ages ports of the … Continue reading Trails of Cold Steel III Launches on Switch in June, Demo Available Now