Shuyaku Sentai Irem Fighter

You could be forgiven for thinking that the company crossover game is a rite of passage for any esteemed software house, history's littered with them: Konami's Parodius, Sega's Fighters Megamix, Nintendo's evergreen Smash Bros. series, the self explanatory Namco Super Wars, Capcom vs SNK, SNK vs Capcom, and every other imaginable permutation of the above. … Continue reading Shuyaku Sentai Irem Fighter

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Alisia Dragoon

Alisia Dragoon falls into an awkward part of collective gaming memory, being one of those games with the peculiar invisibility that comes from being available everywhere (immediately losing that import-only allure) and by nobody whose name will earn you any of those all-important nerd points. Gainax's involvement is really more of a "Ah, that's interesting." footnote, Mecano Associates may have … Continue reading Alisia Dragoon

Sharing the Love: The Last Remnant Edition

(I'm sure most people reading this will be aware that the following post previously appeared on my old blog; I've reuploaded it here to celebrate/explain what's so great about the game in light of the PS4 (!) remaster (!!) announcement) The Last Remnant is a unique, exciting, and beautiful RPG from what’s now considered the … Continue reading Sharing the Love: The Last Remnant Edition

Galaxy Angel 2: Eigou Kaiki no Toki

How do you solve a problem like Galaxy Angel 2? Players looking to start this final installment will have already endured a male lead who has "developed" from Beigey McBeigerson to outright unlikeable, a selection of ladies who only manage to show brief glimmers of what could have been if they hadn't been saddled with … Continue reading Galaxy Angel 2: Eigou Kaiki no Toki