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.
Spoiler Warning: This discussion contains spoilers for the mainline Shin Megami Tensei series and other MegaTen related series such as: Majin Tensei I and II, Digital Devil Saga Duology, the Persona series, Devil Survivor series, and well . . . potentially everything MegaTen / Shin Megami Tensei related, but those are the main video game … Continue reading Shin Megami Tensei Discussions with Beadman
Part 1 of 2; The Broader Themes This will contain major spoilers for Shin Megami Tensei IV and Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse. For Part 2: The Specific Themes What can be said about SMTIV: Apocalypse? I'm not sure if my meager words can ever provide this game the sufficient praise that it deserves for … Continue reading Thematic Analysis of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse