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E3 Doesn’t Excite Me At All…

To be honest, I really didn’t feel like writing this article. At all. To be honest, I rarely feel like writing any articles these days. I see less and less point to what I do, but, a handful of readers ask me frequently to keep running with the torch, so it’s in my hand again. I […]

Dear Japanese Games: Stop Having Boring Butt Openings

Let’s start JRPG’s with less of this: And more of this: Maybe I’m just spoiled, maybe I just have a short attention span, but I have lost all patience for “humble beginnings in a sleepy village” openings. Guess what? I don’t care. I don’t care about the villagers. I don’t care about my quiet life. […]

I’ve been playing Trails in the Sky on an emulator…

And I wish I could play every game the same way. Let’s be honest, no matter how much you love RPG’s, they do have a lot of boring stuff. There’s a lot of animations that aren’t necessary (especially in battles), there’s a lot of walking around, and if it’s not your thing (and working full time […]

Adult Fans Ruin Everything or Are You Part of the Problem?

Alright ladies and gents, let us preface this article with a word from Proverbs, specifically 26:4 “Do not answer a fool according to their foolishness, or else you will become just as foolish as them” and 2nd Timothy 2:23 “Don’t have anything to do with foolish and stupid arguments; you know they just produce quarrels.” […]

You Should Pirate Nintendo Games – A Controversial Look at Nintendo’s Shoddy DRM and User Account Systems

I haven’t gone crazy, stay with me till the end. You should pirate Nintendo games. There’s no reason not to. Let’s examine what happens if you buy games digitally and your non-hacked 3DS breaks: All of your saves and downloads are gone. You have to start every single game over again. You have to call […]

Xeawn’s Project Updates – February 2016 Unseasonably Warm Edition

I live in Alaska. Why is it so warm? Where has my winter gone?   Xeawn Cross here with updates on our 2016 projects for you. When we last spoke, I announced my intention to leave behind the world of video game journalism (or at least take an extended hiatus) in favor of focusing on […]

Tekken 7 Extended Trailer – The Conclusion of the Mishima Saga

  Okay, so dreadful voice acting aside I am ridiculously excited for this new entry into the Tekken franchise! This game looks to take a few cues from the Tekken: Bloodline Rebellion movie, and also ties the entire franchise together. Though the game will center around the end of the war between Heihachi, Kazuya and Jin, […]