Archive for October, 2007

PS1 games you may have missed: Non-RPG edition

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2007 by chris

Believe it or not, I like a few PSX games that aren’t RPGs! Of course, several of them are still hard-to-find (because I like to like things nobody knows about).

Unfortunately, I do not have copies nor solid recollections of all of them. But I can tell you about a couple more to look …

Gaming Meccas of Japan Pt. 2 — Akihabara, Tokyo, Japan

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007 by tyson

Every hobby and every religion has their sacred place. Baseball fans have Cooperstown. Gamblers go to Las Vegas. Catholics go to the Vatican. Maple syrup lovers go to Canada. For us, the nerds, the geeks, the otaku, we have Akihabara. It is here that we can fulfill our wildest, dorkiest dreams. If we feel like …

Review – Rune Factory

Monday, October 1st, 2007 by jay

Game flow usually follows a straightforward path. In any Zelda game, you adventure, find items, speak to an odd character like Tingle, then adventure some more. The adventuring itself is compelling because it is great fun and the items you receive for adventuring often add a new play mechanic and unlock new areas for adventuring …