What’s this? A ‘Top 5 Games Beaten In 2017’ List in March 2018?

This post has been a long time coming. 4+ months, in fact. Anyways, 2017 was THE year of gaming for me – Between all the different platforms I owned, the frantic clearing of the backlog, and writing for Siliconera, it felt like I was constantly under the influence of video games. So here’s a look… Continue reading What’s this? A ‘Top 5 Games Beaten In 2017’ List in March 2018?

The Alliance Alive Impressions – The Essential 90’s RPG, Alive Again.

It was a while back that I translated the developer interview regarding The Alliance Alive. True to the producer-director’s words, there have been no extra DLC announcements, and save for a patch that fixed some bugs, and the release of the official soundtrack, the game stands alone as a complete package, for better or worse.… Continue reading The Alliance Alive Impressions – The Essential 90’s RPG, Alive Again.

[Translation] Interview with The Alliance Alive Producer and Director, Matsuura Masataka

This is what I’ve gone silent for the past two weeks for. I’ve been looking forward to the release of a 3DS title named The Alliance Alive – I loved Legend of Legacy’s somewhat refreshing battle system and it’s uniquely ambient atmosphere. However, it seems that The Alliance Alive is going for a bit of… Continue reading [Translation] Interview with The Alliance Alive Producer and Director, Matsuura Masataka