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Tuesday, October 12 2010

Disney and Square: A Failure of Synthesis

The story that Kingdom Hearts wants to tell is not the story it could ideally tell.


Tuesday, October 7 2008

Infinite Undiscovery

As much as Undiscovery's combat feels fresh, the plot feels like it was something taken from the Generic JRPG Plot discount rack.


Sunday, August 10 2008

Final Fantasy Tactics A2: Grimoire of the Rift

In Final Fantasy Tactics A2 there isn't really a point at which you can stop grinding and say, "I'm ready to hear the plot now".


Wednesday, July 2 2008

Mystified by the Cult of Chrono Trigger

Excited as anybody by the upcoming DS re-release of Chrono Trigger, I'm curious as to what makes it such a well-regarded and influential game.


Thursday, May 15 2008

The World Ends With You

Almost without exception, the changes to the standard JRPG formula in The World Ends With You improve the gameplay and provide a startlingly fresh take on the role-playing experience.


Thursday, May 8 2008

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII is a multi-million dollar, audio/visual fan fiction.


Sunday, April 13 2008

Dragon Quest Swords: The Masked Queen and the Tower of Mirrors

Dragon Quest Swords turns out to be an interesting study in knowing one's audience.


Thursday, April 5 2007

Mario Hoops 3-on-3

Anybody who's ever watched the end of a blowout basketball game can see the value in a super-risky, ultra-rare power-up 20-point basket.


Sunday, February 4 2007

Final Fantasy XII

Will real-time combat revolutionize Final Fantasy or ruin it?


Wednesday, January 7 2004

Final Fantasy X-2

If FFX-2's consideration of feminine identity is schizophrenic, so too is its game play.


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