Everybody has a preference between weighty hard fantasy and flashy, delightful soft fantasy. Witch Hat Atelier does both marvelously.
Welp, an MMO finally got its claws in me. Makes some sense that it’d be Final Fantasy XIV. But this isn’t the first time I’ve made a pass at this particular MMO – so why does Final Fantasy XIV work for me now?
Man does anime love to geek out over oddly-specific stuff. That can be a real trip when, like Silver Spoon, it hits on something personal.
Animal Crossing and Rune Factory both hold my attention long after their objectives run dry. Sometimes, you get to write your own quests.
I appreciate Guilty Crown quite a lot. I am also acutely aware that Guilty Crown is not a good show. But that doesn’t mean it didn’t have a lot to give.
People still love the look and feel of physical books, which we lose a bit in games. Kindred Spirits on the Roof takes a crack at remedying this.
Megalobox isn’t nailing the exact elements of a vintage show; it’s more trying to evoke the feel of one.
I’m setting my sights on a particular character, a leading example of the missteps that Persona 4 makes with its messaging: Yosuke Hanamura
Komi(-san) Can’t Communicate and Gokushufudou rely on one-joke conceits to keep the audiences entertained. But is it enough? (Spoiler: yes!)
In some ways, Superstar Saga feels like as keen an entry point into turn-based battling as the omnipresent Pokémon. And it impressed on me just how much more compelling Luigi is than that red brother of his.