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A Celebration of Natsume Yuujinchou

Natsume Yuujinchou, or Natsume’s Book of Friends as it’s known here in the West, has long been one of my favourite series. Over the years I’ve eagerly watched each anime series, and I’ve read all twenty-two volumes of the manga … Continue reading

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Five Improvements We Need in Breath of the Wild 2

With its massive world and open-ended gameplay, Breath of the Wild was a well-received game that claimed hundreds of hours in the lives in many Legend of Zelda fans. With that in mind, it’s no wonder that the trailer for … Continue reading

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Xenoblade Chronicles

Long ago, a war raged between two gods, the Bionis and the Mechonis. Now, those gods have fallen still, and their bodies have become home to all manner of life. On the Bionis, the humanoid Homs face continued assault from … Continue reading

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Final Fantasy XV

Together with his faithful retainers, Prince Noctis Lucis Caelum is on his way to get married, a move designed to secure peace between his nation and the Niflheim Empire. But all that goes horribly wrong when Niflheim attacks the Lucian … Continue reading

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Some things Square-Enix could do next

Kingdom Hearts 3 is finally here. Part one of the Final Fantasy VII remake is coming in March. Apart from churning out more episodes of FFVIIR, what will Square Enix focus on next? Rather than considering the prosaic and realistic … Continue reading

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The Ancient Magus’ Bride: Elias and Chise

Chis Hatori has always been able to see magical beings, a talent that has both made her life more dangerous and estranged her from what’s left of her family. Having lost all hope and optimism for her life, Chise puts … Continue reading

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Thirteen improvements that would make Final Fantasy Type-0 more fun

Over the past few days, I’ve been trying my hand at Final Fantasy Type-0. This HD remaster of a PSP release marked the game’s debut in the West, and although I had let it languish on my shelf for a … Continue reading

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Final Fantasy Play Time Analysis

Whilst trying to get an estimate of how long I’d need to set aside to play Final Fantasy Type-0, I found myself on the website How Long to Beat. I soon found myself fascinated by the statistics on offer, and … Continue reading

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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

Back in the day, my relationship with the original PS2 release of Final Fantasy XII was as brief as it was disappointing. Long gone were the days when the release of each new FF game was cause for anticipation and … Continue reading

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To The Moon/Finding Paradise

SigCorp is a company with a remarkable technology. For people on their deathbeds, they promise the fulfilment of any wish – thanks to a machine that lets its trained operators work backwards through the memories of a client, allowing their … Continue reading

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