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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. […]

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 […]

The Only Constant in Life…

Is change. Time for a new post after the long dark. I feel like every few months I’m writing an article like this; generally its related to how I randomly get bizarre health issues or massive workflows. This last one was a combination of a few of those, as well as some personnel updates that didn’t […]

Let’s Weigh in on This Dragon’s Crown “Controversy” Shall We?

Dragon’s Crown. It’s pretty boss. Well, I’m assuming it is. I haven’t had the pleasure of playing it, but having beaten Oboro Muramasa every which way from here till Sunday I’m a pretty big fan of Vanillaware. I’m presently on my first play through of Odin Sphere (I know, I know! I’m way tardy to the […]


Let me begin by saying that if you haven’t seen this movie yet, I don’t think we can be friends anymore. I’ll try; Lord knows I’ll try. But, I dunno, it just might have to be over for us. I’ll think of you fondly! Au revoir! Ah, meis non, Wreck It Ralph is not perfect, […]

Japanese Companies and the Lies They Tell You

                Hi Japan, it’s me, Xeawn. How ya doin’ over there guys? Good? Good. Cool. Listen, it’s been a while since we’ve talked, ya know, because I’ve been trying to go easy on your gaming scene. It’s no secret how I feel about a lot of your games […]