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The Guided Fate Paradox receives a release date!

NIS America announced today that The Guided Fate Paradox™ is set to release on November 5 in North America and October 25 in Europe, exclusively on the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system! Additionally, the first run of the standard edition will include an official soundtrack, and will be available at retailers across North America! “God has never had […]

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Disgaea D2: New Trailer!

The Netherworld — a place where might makes right and today’s friends are tomorrow’s enemies. After a long journey with many ups and downs, Laharl finally finds himself as a full-fledged Overlord. However, the other denizens of the Netherworld do not see him as such, so he sets out on a journey with his loyal(!?) […]

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Objectivity vs. Dragon's Crown: ++Editorial [UPDATED]

For the review, go HERE. (This is not an accusatory piece. I do take recent events into account, and so it might seem like I’m pointing fingers, or getting uppity and angry with a very narrow set of industry professionals, but I assure you, the application of my statements is very broad, and not meant […]

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Nintendo: A History of Odd Decision Making

Back in 1983 when Nintendo entered the market in Japan, they were known mostly as a company that made playing cards and the occasional arcade game.  Sure, they had been dabbling in games since the 1970’s, but when the Famicom first surfaced, gaming in Japan was dominated by computers.  It’s closest rival was Microsoft’s MSX series of […]

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[UPDATE] ++Review: Dragon's Crown

If you prefer controversy, go HERE. When I booted up Dragon’s Crown for the first time, there was a great deal of weight behind my anticipation. Having loved Odin Sphere, GrimGrimoire, and Muramasa; having followed George Kamitani from Princess Crown to Dungeons & Dragons and beyond; and having written the first print preview ever published […]

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Vanillaware's Dragon's Crown – ++Rantview 10/10

As of July 29th, the embargo on Vanillaware’s Dragon’s Crown was lifted by Atlus and the reviews began pouring forth. While most reviews judged the game solely on the merit of the games mechanics, controls and the games’ 2D heritage, several media outlets opted to use the title’s art style to grandstand their own personal […]

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