Blood of Zeus (2020): A Netflix Original “Anime” That Disappoints as Expected

I just watched six episodes of this very boring and banal snoozefest on a whim; to its credit, it had me hooked up until episode 6 where the plot became your typical boring, generic crap as expected of the barbaric culture of the Western world. In what could have been an interesting plot of Gods … Continue reading Blood of Zeus (2020): A Netflix Original “Anime” That Disappoints as Expected

Completely Disappointed with the HD Remaster of Nocturne: Last TDE scene is the 4:3 Bordered PS2 version

https://youtu.be/nuv1Rs_VcKo?t=8017 At 2:13:37 Credits go to Buffmaister for rapidly going through the entire game on Merciful (with the boss battles being on Hard mode) for the True Demon Ending route on the Dante version. Dante version has no epilogue just like before. No changes and while the scene after defeating Kagutsuchi is absolutely fantastic in … Continue reading Completely Disappointed with the HD Remaster of Nocturne: Last TDE scene is the 4:3 Bordered PS2 version

Progressively less enthused by Atlus Japan’s direction of the Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster

I understand it is a Remaster of the second re-released version in Japan meaning the Amala Labyrinth was the extra bosses and dungeons from years prior. We’re getting Dante as DLC likely for licensing reasons pertaining to Capcom along with the addition of voice acting, but the direction of these other planned DLC has really … Continue reading Progressively less enthused by Atlus Japan’s direction of the Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster

SMT1 / SMT4A Theory: Is it weird that as I play through SMT1, it makes SMTIV Apocalypse seem like a meta-revenge story?

A theory about Akira being a parallel of SMT1 Hero / AU SMT1 Hero and how it relates to Nanashi's journey in SMTIV: Apocalypse.

The Failures of Persona 4’s Plot

This will contain massive spoilers for Persona 4

Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne Analysis and Response to The 4th Snake: Yuko Takao is The True Villain

Toxicity as villainy. How SMT Nocturne presents a well-written toxic human being as arguably the true villain of the main plot of SMT Nocturne.

Strange Journey Redux: First Impressions and Comparisons to the DS Original

Strange Journey Redux / Deep Strange Journey is full of revisions that change it from an intriguing lore, setting, and mystery into complete shit.

Is the Shin Megami Tensei Series Anime? A Friend of mine takes a shot at answering that question

Be warned it spoils SMT1, SMT2, SMT3 Nocturne, SMT4, and a bunch of animes made by Go Nagai and Megazone 23.

Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha vs King Abaddon had one of Atlus’s Best Plots By Far

Note: This'll contain Major Spoilers for Devil Summoner 2: Raidou Kuzunoha versus King Abaddon and Major Spoilers for Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne.

SMTIII: Nocturne HD Remaster and Successfully Replacing Siliconera with Gematsu as my go-to website for JRPG News

One of my favorite games ever is getting an HD Remaster and I couldn’t be more excited! >:)

Grenadier: The Smiling Warrior (2004) Anime Review

The Anime's Positives far outweigh any negatives. I am genuinely surprised and pleased with the serendipity of choosing to watch this 12-episode series.

Tales of Crestoria Review and Impressions

Note: This review will contain Major Spoilers for Tales of Crestoria, Tales of Zestiria, and Tales of Graces F. This’ll be more of a “stream of consciousness” type of review, because I’m not sure how I feel about this game. More precisely, I’m unsure if I can say the positives and negatives outweigh each other … Continue reading Tales of Crestoria Review and Impressions

Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne Theory: Who Was the Lady in Black?

Examining the unresolved mystery in SMT Nocturne: Who was the Lady in Black? Surprisingly, it probably isn't Paimon. Read and find out why. Here are my best guesses based on my research into the best kept secret of SMT Nocturne.

Ghost of Tsushima – First Impressions and Anecdotes

Ghost of Tsushima is a Must-Buy Game. It is the Best PS4 Exclusive game released this year. It far outshines everything I anticipated regarding its hype.

Polygon and Siliconera’s Racist Double-Standards against Japanese Game Developers and Japanese Culture

Japanese developers are being scapegoated due to racism in the "gaming journalist" community. From Kazuma Hashimoto falsely accusing Japanese politicians of being White Nationalists, to Annette Polis deleting comments of ethnic minorities who point out Atlus's positive LGBT representation, to Jenni Lada's distortions, and finally the racism of Laura Kate Dale and Allegra Frank against Atlus Japan.

Re:Thinking Re:Zero: How I slowly lost all interest in Re:Zero

How I slowly lost all interest in Re:Zero – Starting Life in Another World. Too much suspension of disbelief.

The First Season of Netflix Castlevania: In Defense of Dracula

Why Dracula is ethically and religiously justified in his war against the people of Wallachia.

Debunking the “Tragic Asshole”: Debunking Eirikrjs “Maniacs Retcon Woes” without any snark

If you need convincing that Eirikrjs has no idea what he's talking about, then please give this a read. I debunk Eirikrjs by quoting SMT Nocturne itself.

Debunking the “Tragic Asshole”: Eirikrjs Lied about the Kabbalah References in SMT Nocturne

SMT Nocturne is referencing the Qliphoth, not the Sephirot as Eirikjrs claimed; there's some evidence to show Eirikrjs knew it and deliberately lied.

Debunking the “Tragic Asshole”: Why JJCAT Only Proves Eirikrjs is Looking for Racism when there is None

Exposing the lies of a privileged racist