Let It Die Composer On Creative Process, Silent Hill, And Suda51. Oh, And Persona, Too

What would the soundtrack of a brutally violent, post-apocalyptic Japan sound like? In Suda51’s latest, Let It Die, it’d be a rock playlist of Japanese Indie bands hand-picked by Silent Hill music legend Akira Yamaoka. But for these current times, Yamaoka would recommend listening to Dizzy Mizz Lizzy.


I Couldn't Be More Excited For The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II

In 2016, the Trails series became a personal savior of JRPGs, thanks to its intriguing lore, fun battle system, and sharp writing—proving the genre still appeals to this jaded player. Spending time with Trails of Cold Steel II at E3 solidified that. But I’m not the only one with love for Cold Steel’s Class VII.

One Year Later, Did Sony (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2015 Promises?

One of the most talked about things from Sony’s E3 2015 Press Conference was the unveiling of a Final Fantasy VII remake. But it wasn’t the only thing that happened during the 90 minute presentation, honest! Let’s take a look at all the promises from last year, and see if Sony and their development partners delivered.

One Year Later, Did Microsoft (And Friends) Keep Their E3 2015 Promises?

E3 2016 starts next week, and with it comes the opportunity to cheer or groan over teases about upcoming games and news. As we do every year, we’re checking back on the hype from last year’s show, to see what the big three platform holders actually delivered. Let’s start with Microsoft and see how they and their…


Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress Can Be Scary, But It Could Be Scarier

One thing that fascinates us about zombies is the absence of humanity—from both the dead and the living. This begets moral ambiguity, and upheaval of societal norms. For some, zombies may be overused but for me? I’m terrified of them. Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress sometimes feeds into my obsessions with the undead.…

Thanks For Making Me Miss My 80 GB PlayStation 3, Person of Interest

You know why I have mixed feelings about Final Fantasy XIII? It’s not just the long corridor I recall running along in for hours. Or my dark secret that I don’t despise Hope. No. It’s that Final Fantasy XIII destroyed my 80 GB PS3. Person of Interest’s season 5 premiere just had to remind me about my long-dead console.