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Stories about royalty giving themselves a good sweat almost always feel more heroic than ones where the rulers spend most o their time in the throne room. Perhaps this is why I had high hopes for a game like The

Lab Zero Games had a good formula when creating its Skullgirls fighter. With its cute characters, fun mechanics, and vivid imagination, the game set the stage as one of the better original fighting titles around. (Well

When Koji Igarashi, the man who breathed the true essence of Castlevania into the franchise, wants to make a Metroidvania adventure, you best damn well let him. No longer held back by the chains of Konami, Igarashi went to Kickstarter

Calling Samurai Shodown a brutal fighting game is an understatement! The first new addition to SNK’s franchise in over a decade is filled to the brim with sword-slaying combat and mad trickery. What I nearly forgot about this series was

Just because a game looks cute doesn’t mean it’ll be a walk in the park. We should all know this by now after spending years playing stuff like Super Meat Boy and 1001 Spikes. But no, even at the Another

Sukeban Games changed the way you can craft visual novels with 2016’s VA-11 HALL-A, a title so jaw-droppingly good that I just had to give it my Game of the Year. Naturally, such an experience would be worth revisiting, as

When it comes to things that are frightful, Japan brings the biggest shrieks of all. From the works of Junji Ito to movies like Ju-On and Ringu, Asian horror manages to both scare and disturb viewers in ways Western filmmakers

Even a great and wise king needs to get crunk, but what happens when their spending spree goes too far? The duo of Lazy Bear Games and Uroboros Games aim to show the effects of a willy-nilly spending monarchy with

When you think of classic point-and-click adventures, the era of LucasArts comes vividly to mind. From the likes of The Dig and Monkey Island to Sam & Max Hit the Road, these games played a big role in fine-tuning true

Would Franz Kafka be a gamer? Although I doubt he’d be the type to jump into Fortnite or Call of Duty, I could easily picture him diving into someone more deeper and puzzle-based. Perhaps this is why I feel he