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JUMP Festa 2011: Pokemon + Nobunaga’s Ambition

JUMP Festa 2011: Pokemon + Nobunaga’s Ambition

It’s that time of the year once again. It’s time for the annual JUMP Festa. For those who don’t know about JUMP, its a annual convention that celebrates the various anime and manga and is sponsored by Shueisha, the creators of the various JUMP magazines, most notably Shonen JUMP. Various anime shows that get created had their start on the pages of JUMP […]

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Two Japanese movies to get excited about

Being a fan of video games and anime, whenever there is an announcement that a property is being turned into a live action movie, a hint of skepticism and doubt is cast. Especially with video games. But sometimes, there are a few that may surprise and even cause people to have actual hope and hype. There are two different properties that fall under that category. The […]

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Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 coming to the US

Sadly I missed out on the first game, Hyperdimension Neptunia, due to high demand and low supply. Though it had mixed reviews the concept behind the story was really unique. What it was that there was this mystical land called Gameindustri and is divided into four regions: Lastation, Lowee, Leanbox and Planeptune. If you haven’t caught on yet, the game […]

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Crunch time

So its been a while since I updated this blog of mine. Its not like I’m ignoring it or anything, its just since my last post, things have gone into crunch time. By that I mean game publishers and their PR people are starting to send out review copies of their games to various publications and websites. Which includes the team […]

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5 simple beginners’ tips for Dark Souls

5 simple beginners’ tips for Dark Souls

This past weekend I’ve spent most of my play time on a game that I’ve been waiting for since it was announced last TGS: Dark Souls. I did a review of it for original-gamer.com, which you can read it by clicking here. So far I’m really enjoying the game so far, despite dying many, many times often becuase I wasnt paying attention […]

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Ni no Kuni gets an American release

A couple of weeks ago, I made a post about Ni no Kuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joo and about importing it since there was a slim possibility of it making it over to the states. Well we don’t have to import it after all. In a bit of news that I have over look, it seems that at the Level-5 […]

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Final Fantasy XIII: Episode Zero: Promise

Most of you that may know me know that I am very vocal when it comes to Japanese games getting that something extra and that same game in the West gets nothing of the sort or is something cheap. Now this doesn’t pertain to all companies. Companies Aksys, NISA, XSEED and Atlus do their best to give fans something a […]

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XSEED to disturb fans with Corpse Party

It’s been quite a while since I’ve been truly disturb by a game. Not since games like the original Silent Hill, Resident Evil, Fatal Frame and Siren have made me want to play with my lights on.Don’t get me wrong, current horror games like the Dead Space series, Condemned, and many other do scare me, but they didn’t leave that lasting impression like […]

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The Import Report: Ni no Kuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joo

The Import Report: Ni no Kuni: Shiroki Seihai no Joo

So I decided to start this article “series” again after a long while. I’ve been meaning to do another but kind of lost track and forgot about it. What I do in this article is pretty simple: look for games or accessories that have been released in Japan and shed some light on them to other gamers who maybe interested in either importing or […]

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First Post

First post. Its been a while that I used one of these blogging things. Tried it back a few years ago never kept up with it like I said I would, being busy. Now that I’m not that busy might as well have one of these simpler ones just for laughs. Who knows, if I write anything that’s not for […]

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