This port has less than a two star rating on PSN because people didn’t realize that this game is practically unplayable since it is entirely in Japanese. The menus, dialogue boxes, and story are almost unusable unless you memorize what they say or can read Japanese fluently. The only part that is not in Japanese is the game over screen, but shortly after the game over screen is the option to save and/or load a save which again is in Japanese!
Starting an RPG is a massive undertaking for a gamer. While a 20 hour running time in almost any other genre is considered long, it is fairly short for any RPG made in the past 15 years, with games regularly reaching the 40, 50 or 60 hour mark. It probably won’t be a thrilling ride all the way through, either. Glacial beginnings and intermittent rough patches are practically hallmarks of the genre, while level grinding and sprawling, empty dungeons are merely commonplace.
So why play RPGs...
What were the five most overrated games of the last generation? Gamers FTW have their answer but do you agree? The hugely popular Minecraft makes the list as does TES: Skyrim. You may be asking yourself why two of the most successful games of the last generation have been labelled as overrated by Gamers FTW. Read the full article to see their reasoning behind their choices.
I’m back, baby! What a week to show my face again, huh? I caught the flu and was so devastated I couldn’t make Gaming Happens (Or any!) videos for you all. It’s been too long; I’m so friggin’ glad to be back. Anyway, it’s Valentine’s Day today! For this week’s Gaming Happens, in the spirit of all the chocolate, I’ve concocted a list of my top 5 best and my top 3 worst video game romances. I hope you enjoy, lovelies. My gift for you on this precious day. Catch you next Friday with a new episod...
Could episode 2 wow gamers like the Wolf Among Us Episode 1 did? Its possible. There a few more twists and turn but it seems things are getting very interesting so far. The Gamer's Lounge has taken the time to review this episode and ask the hard hitting questions about what is really going on
Only the most dedicated, willing to spend countless of hours into fruitless effort, will get a modicum of enjoyment out of Elminage Original. Enjoyment is not the exact term though; rather, it will be a feeling of withstanding hardships, with no lingering gratification present. It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it.
"Following last week’s launch of two new figures in the Final Fantasy VII Play Arts Kai range, today sees the arrival of one of the most long awaited characters: Vincent Valentine from the Final Fantasy VII series finally makes it to the Play Arts Kai range. An ace gunman who was a former member of the Turks, as a result of the hideous experiments he was subjected to by the Shinra Company, Vincent has the ability to transform into ageless and indestructible monsters."
"Electronic Arts has revealed a new trailer for The Sims 3, celebrating the holiday season with the usual reverential humour associated with the brand. The Sims 3 is a hugely popular videogame across multiple formats, and this winter sees plenty of new content being brought to fans of the title."
A newly released study performed by the mobile device research institute App Annie Intelligence, using data collected by IDC, has found that the Playstation Vita is lagging in last place under many handheld markers. Mobile devices are dominating the handheld market, with Nintendo and Sony consoles lagging far behind. It was also found that half of all mobile gamers are female, among other important findings about the handheld and app-based gaming market.
"Last month Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) ran an interesting campaign across several online social networks asking gamers to respond with their favourite ‘#PlayStationMemories’. The culmination of that campaign has been revealed today as SCEE has unveiled the television commercial based on the responses."
"Three new action figures based on the Final Fantasy VII series are set to launch this winter, with Rufus Shinra and Yuffie Kisara set to be joined by the long awaited European debut of Vincent Valentine’s Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children design. These new figures are set to launch in two waves, both arriving this November."
According to Gamefront, EA have once again retained their crown with this year's edition of Fifa. Improved game mechanics have added a whole new level of realism to the game.
'FIFA veterans will immediately notice the increased intransigence of the ball, which behaves with a believable, physics-powered capriciousness.'
Fifa 14 continued to sell well this week in the UK and will continue to do so following the release of the Playstation 4 and Xbox One. If you're still sceptical about ho...