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! >:)

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.

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

Dx2 Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Review

I have spent three days playing this game non-stop, partly out of boredom due to COVID-19 still being a potential problem in my local area despite the lifting restrictions (for instance, it is still required to wear a mask when going to places or you'll be kicked out), partly out of irritability from lack of … Continue reading Dx2 Shin Megami Tensei Liberation Review

Thematic Analysis of the Steins;Gate Series

Please Note: This will contain Major Spoilers for the entire Steins;Gate series which include the Steins;Gate and Steins;Gate 0 Anime, Steins;Gate and Steins;Gate 0 Visual Novels, and the Steins;Gate film. For the purposes of this thematic analysis, I'll be exploring the subtexts of the Steins;Gate and Steins;Gate 0 Series regarding themes that I'm genuinely surprised … Continue reading Thematic Analysis of the Steins;Gate Series

Steins;Gate (Visual Novel on PSVita) Review and Impressions

A slow-paced story that ultimately has amazing characters, plot, narrative, and endings. Definitely worth reading/playing for Visual Novel fans.

Thematic Analysis of SMTIVA II Videoless edition

Thematic Analysis of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse II Low-Res Edition For Part 1: The Broad Themes Part 2 of 2: Specific Themes  This will contain Major Spoilers for Shin Megami Tensei II, Shin Megami Tensei IV, Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse, Devil Summoner: Raidou Kuzunoha vs King Abaddon, and Digital Devil Saga 2. Major … Continue reading Thematic Analysis of SMTIVA II Videoless edition