Shinobi: Is Less Truly More?
April 22, 2019
Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise
April 9, 2019
When giving a product form, one always envisions an audience in their mind’s eye. One that will later look at it with great desire. On rare occasions though, that desire isn’t from a single big audience but from various smaller groups. Fist of the North Star: Lost Paradise (Hokuto ga Gotoku, 北斗が如く) is one such title. Based on the manga from 1983 by artist Tetsuo Hara, writer Yoshiyuki “Buronson” Okamura and editor Nobuhiko “Mad Holy” Horie, The Fist of the North Star brand is a property that enjoys big popularity across the world, thanks in part to its highly detailed, gorey and powerful artwork, especially for a weekly comic. With a new game on the horizon, made by Ryu ga Gotoku Studios – known for the Yakuza a series – for such a famous franchise, people from numerous fan bases were bound to be interested. They are…
Weapon-switching | quality or quantity?
March 20, 2019
When a review begins by saying: “the game lacks combat-options or depth”, it is generally the first one nail in the coffin for action titles, while it often isn’t even the case. A mechanic like allowing the player to switch between weapons, abilities or even complete move-sets on the fly has to fit the vision of the game to be work. Thus it needs careful consideration. Games like Bayonetta offer a huge variety of weapon combinations to the player, while others like Killer is Dead only have a single weapon. One can assume the former is better but it goes much further than that.
Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 | a touch úp
February 12, 2019
Ninja Gaiden 2: Mission Mode
December 24, 2018
Ninja Gaiden II: Pursuit of Perfection
November 9, 2018
Enemies and their Design
July 27, 2018
God of War 2018: Shadows of Succession
June 19, 2018
Depth versus Complexity
April 13, 2018
Remember Me: Command or a Desire?
March 16, 2018
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