He’s a maniac
As someone who was born in the twilight of Sonic’s golden age, I’ve forever heard that the blue blur’s best was behind him. While I enjoyed the Advance and Adventure series of the early 2000s, that history was always at the fringe of my consciousness. As the hedgehog struggled to find an identity on rapidly progressing hardware, I found my interest waning, and for good reason. Sonic games became a junkyard of failed gimmicks and awful characters. Press continuously asked if *insert Sonic game here* would break the cycle of mediocrity, but the answer was always no. This is what makes Sonic Mania such an achievement; it not only reminds us of how good Sonic can be, it captures the magic that made us fall in love with him in the first place.
Continue reading Sonic Mania Review
The Yakuza series continues to make an impact on PS4 in 2017. Earlier this year we saw the release of Yakuza Zero and next month Yakuza Kiwami releases for the system. Continue reading Yakuza Kiwami Spotlights Fighting and Fun in Gameplay Trailer
It’s no secret that Sonic’s heyday was in the 2D era and Sonic Mania is looking to recapture his former glory in both old and new ways. Continue reading Watch Sonic Come to Life in New Sonic Mania Trailer
Being a part of the Yakuza isn’t easy. Sometimes you need to enjoy the night-life and let loose. Yakuza Zero has you covered with a robust selection of entertainment options. Continue reading Yakuza Zero Trailer Celebrates 80s Nightlife
The PlayStation 4 has returned Sony to home console dominancy in Japan, largely in thanks to the new slim model. Continue reading PS4 sales pass Wii U in Japan, Persona 5 hits 400,000 copies sold
Atlus has revealed new art for the steelbook case of Persona 5 that will be available when the game launches in the west next year. Continue reading Persona 5 Steelbook Edition for western launch revealed
As Yakuza 6 gets closer to its December Japanese release date, Sega has been dishing out a bunch of new details. The latest? About the game’s loading screens or lack thereof. Continue reading Yakuza 6 won’t have any loading screens
The good folk over at Sega have released a batch of new Yakuza 6 screenshots, as well as details about the prologue and side activities. Continue reading Yakuza 6 gets loads of new details about prologue, clan creator, gym, and smartphone usage
Sega has revealed that in Yakuza 6 you will be able to play a whole slab of arcade games — including Virtua Fighter 5: Final Showdown. Oh and cam girls. Cam girls have been confirmed as well. Continue reading You can chat with cam girls and play Virtua Fighter 5 in Yakuza 6
The first copies of Famitsu have been leaked in Japan, which is extra important this week, because the copies bring with them a review score for the highly anticipated Persona 5. Even more interesting than the review score, is the information about the game’s length that the review also reveals.
Continue reading Persona 5 is roughly 80 hours long