Is Ace Attorney as timeless a brand as Capcom and its fans would have you believe? Well, on the one hand, I would say yes. These murder mystery courtroom dramas with an abundance of Japanese cultural influence provide incredibly well crafted stories that can be enjoyed by anyone who’s ever picked up a book.
Right, allow me to just get one thing out of the way. It’s going to be very hard for me to review Akiba’s Trip. Why? Well, because I’m basically about to admit that I love a game where your primary objective is getting into fights with Japanese teenagers and relieving them of their clothes.
It’s that time again. A time where legendary icons square off against one another to prove their dominance. The immovable objects clashing against the unstoppable forces of Nintendo’s vast and storied history. Where portly Italian plumbers trade blows with bounty hunters, anthropomorphic mercenaries, pointy eared warriors and the like.
I thought very highly of Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc when its Vita port released in Europe earlier this year. Its tried and true murder mystery premise was familiar, but felt entirely fresh because of its setting with remarkably well written characters and plot.
Now hear me out on this one. How bizarre would it be if the first ever third person cover shooter ever made was not, in fact, Western made, but instead by a small Japanese team more famous for the Dynasty Warriors franchise? It sounds like something I’ve just pulled from thin air, but, it’s actually the truth.
Quite a while back, I wrote an article showing off ten of my favourite songs in video games that happened to feature vocals. Listening to all those songs sure was good fun, and many were quite the nostalgia trip! But why stop with just ten?…
It’s 4:45 pm on the island. A rap battle is taking place between Eiji Aonuma and Ganondorf. Elsewhere, Sumonix Editor-in-Chief Adam Vjestica is farting alone in his apartment. Welcome to Tomodachi Life, one of the best non-games I have ever played.
It’s been ten years since the last Mario Golf title, Advance Tour, graced our GBAs with its charming role-playing presence, so it’s high time we were due another entry in the beloved Mario sports series. Thankfully, Camelot have stepped up to the tee once again with Mario Golf: World Tour on the 3DS, so polish your irons and find out why the latest in the series should be the latest title in your 3DS library.