Tuesday, October 12 2010
The story that Kingdom Hearts wants to tell is not the story it could ideally tell.
Tuesday, October 7 2008
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
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
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
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 is a multi-million dollar, audio/visual fan fiction.
Sunday, April 13 2008
Dragon Quest Swords turns out to be an interesting study in knowing one's audience.
Thursday, April 5 2007
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
Will real-time combat revolutionize Final Fantasy or ruin it?
Wednesday, January 7 2004
If FFX-2's consideration of feminine identity is schizophrenic, so too is its game play.