The Fate series has come a long way from Fate/stay night, the adult visual novel that started it all. There have been anime series, films, light novels and manga series. Additional games have offered us the chance to go beyond “Choose Your Own Adventure” interactive experiences, offering us fighting games and JRPGs. Given the number of combatants and in-series war for supremacy, it isn’t surprising to see Musou/Warriors-style beat’em up where we fight for territory.Read more
Let’s head back to 1988! In this video preview, we show you a slice of life in Yakuza 0, following Goro Majima as he heads to the arcade, swings a bat around really hard and tries desperately to get back into the family.Read more
Welcome to Kirby25! To celebrate the Kirby franchise’s 25th anniversary, we’re playing all the games in the series in weekly video features. It feels like 2017 could use some happy, relaxing fun, and we hope these episodes will be a welcome respite from the stress of life.
This week, Lucas White (@HokutoNoRucas) joins in as we play through the very first game: Kirby’s Dream Land for the original Game Boy. The game’s a fascinating case study in just how much of the eventual formula was in place in the first title and how much wasn’t.Read more
Not all games release in the West, a sad fact with which we’re all too familiar. That doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some choice imports! We are, as always, here to help. We’ve picked the five best games to import, ones that you aren’t too likely to see localized but are fun enough to go through the trouble of playing anyway.Read more
Happy holidays, Michibiku readers! To celebrate the end of the year, we’re taking a look at the end of GameCube kiosk demo discs: Interactive Multi-Game Demo Disc Version 35! It’s a great showcase of a system with a legacy that outlives its era.Read more