The next Mistwalker JRPG will be a subscription iOS game, Kaz Hirai is set to fully retire from Sony, and Nintendo are preparing to release two new Switch SKUs in the news of the week!
Ninja Theory lies to customers, Nintendo gets sued, and Square Enix is subject to an art exodus in the news of the week!
Having had his pizza time foiled by SiliconNooB, Lusipurr aims for something slightly more continental: grapefruit and apple fritters. But America’s lack of little juice tins, and increasing love for pink grapefruit, are impediments to his delectation.
Lusipurr, Ethos, and Mel confront a week of Nintendo-centric nonsense; Bup makes an appearance to discuss David Cage and Peter Molyneux; and the disappearance of Rhyme and Reason are explained. ALSO AS I SAID, Wikipedia says Zinc is a mineral, NOT a vitam
Hot on the heels of last week’s GameCube retrospective, Mel has decided to look back at current gen systems. This week he starts with Microsoft’s Xbox 360 and how it went from his first HD console to that thing he does not use anymore.
The possibility of a VII remake is stamped out for good and all by Wada, the 3DS XL is set to launch July/August, Reggie blasts anyone not with Nintendo’s program, and Hiromichi Tanaka takes his leave of Square Enix in this week’s oddly symmetrical news.
This week EA pleads their case, Atlus enters into a marriage of convenience, Hironobu Sakaguchi lets slip three impending iOS titles, and Ubisoft attempts to pass off a budget downloadable title as a full-priced PS Vita game.
Goodness, but it is giddying to contemplate just how far JRPGs have come since their teething years of the 1980s, yet those were the formative years wherein the foundations were laid that have enabled the JRPG industry to become the global cultural and economic JUGGERNAUT that it is today. As a small child in 1993 […]
It is hard to believe that it was but a few short years ago that independent game studios were as common as Tennesseans, churning out as many quality titles as Murfreesboroan fishwives popped out unwanted, unloved babies. It felt like those long days of golden sunshine and innocent laughter, palling about with friends and loved […]
Forgive the hyperbole, Greg Zeschuck’s latest response to the JRPG industry was actually rather more diplomatic than Daniel Erikson’s “You can put a j in front of it, but it’s not an rpg” outburst, though the inherent arrogance looks to be much the same. Their central message seems to be that the only way for […]