Back to school: An unexpected lesson at Habataki High

  [CONTENT WARNING: Brief mentions of domestic/emotional abuse] Scary games? Pfft. Drop me in a room filled with virtual zombies, giant crabs, or aberrations that have clawed their way up from the depths of Hell itself and I'll have that place cleared out faster than you can say "Actually I prefer the psychological horror found in … Continue reading Back to school: An unexpected lesson at Habataki High

Gu Jian Qi Tan 3

The bad old days of "Oh, you mean like that bootleg NES Final Fantasy VII?" whenever you mention Chinese and Taiwanese games aren't quite behind us yet but things are looking brighter than they've ever been thanks to Softstar's very welcome albeit unexpected push into foreign publishing with Sword and Fairy 6, Empire of Angels IV, … Continue reading Gu Jian Qi Tan 3

Returning to Phantasy Star Online 2

Seven years feels like an eternity in online gaming land but that's about how long Phantasy Star Online 2's been around now, quietly outlasting any official version of the legendary Dreamcast-led original you can think of. I can happily report that it's not merely still alive but thriving - regularly receiving sizeable updates, brand-new content, … Continue reading Returning to Phantasy Star Online 2