Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Review

LAYTON MEETS WRIGHT Released in Japan in November 2012, the long awaited 3DS crossover between the Professor Layton and Ace Attorney franchises is finally coming to the West with the awkwardly named crossover title Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney. Despite the game’s name, the two title characters are allies, not adversaries. However, does … Continue reading Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Review

5 games for our post-election reality

The 2016 United States presidential election has come to a close, and what a doozy it has been. Private email servers, sweaty primary debaters, small hands and a great wall are but a few of the highlights from the bizarre cycle. Frankly, I’m exhausted, and I’m sure many of you share the same sentiment. Luckily, … Continue reading 5 games for our post-election reality

MONG Staff Favorite Games List

Something that stands out here at Middle of Nowhere Gaming is our diverse staff. The diversity behind everyone’s tastes is what makes our content refreshing. Everyone has that one game. That ONE game that stands among the rest as their favorite. It’s interesting to see how every game on our favorite list is so different … Continue reading MONG Staff Favorite Games List

Unpopular Opinion:  I Didn’t Think Chrono Trigger Was Anything Special

This article contains spoilers. Recently, Eurogamer broke the news of a five hour tribute album to one of the most beloved games of all time:  1995’s Super Nintendo JRPG Chrono Trigger.  The album involved contributions by over 200 musicians and thirteen visual artists.  Proceeds of the album, entitled Chronicles of Time, will benefit Doctors Without … Continue reading Unpopular Opinion:  I Didn’t Think Chrono Trigger Was Anything Special

NEW TRAILER FOR PROJECT X ZONE 2 DROPS

The sequel to Banepresto and Monolith Soft’s ambitious 3DS strategy RPG/fighter hybrid recently launched in Japan, and now seems poised to release elsewhere in 2016. Why is it noteworthy? Well, just watch this shiny new trailer and see if you notice any familiar faces…

Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters Review

The Almost Great Unknown The visual novel is a genre that has been coming into its own for sometime now. While much more prevalent in Japan, games like Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney, Zero Escape: Virtue’s Last Reward, and the recently popular Danganronpa have started to gather a growing fanbase for visual novel games in the … Continue reading Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters Review