Throwback Bit Thursday: Arc The Lad II

Arc the Lad I and II, were some of the earliest PlayStation RPGs released in Japan. As such, they resembled SNES RPGs visually, and in their primitive character development. The biggest problem for these games is that it took Working Designs over 6 years to bring them to our shores as part of the Arc… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Arc The Lad II

A New Jak And Daxter Could Be Just What Sony Needs

The latest news of Sony maybe playing it safe rather than greenlighting risky projects have led me to remember some of the older PlayStation classics that I miss. Classics that arguably may not have been approved if they were presented today. Naturally many come to mind, but the one series I continuously want a reboot… Continue reading A New Jak And Daxter Could Be Just What Sony Needs

Square Enix Rumors Plus Sony Backtracks on Closing PS3/Vita Stores

The new console generation is taking shape, and it promises to be more competitively fought than the last generation where Sony was able to run away the winner with more than 115 million PlayStation 4s sold, to Microsoft’s estimated 50 million Xbox Ones sold. Square Enix remains one of Sony’s biggest partners, and rumors of a… Continue reading Square Enix Rumors Plus Sony Backtracks on Closing PS3/Vita Stores

Top 5 Best-Selling PlayStation JRPGs

The original PlayStation was home to many wonderful JRPGs. This week, we want to look at the top five based on the amount of copies sold. There’s a lot of Final Fantasy on this list, but I’m sure that does not surprise anyone. These numbers reflect sales on the PlayStation only, not any re-releases or… Continue reading Top 5 Best-Selling PlayStation JRPGs

Days Gone Wasn’t a Great Game but its Sequel Could Have Been One

When I reviewed Days Gone last year, my score for the game (7.5/10) was in line with Metacritic’s 7.1 rating. According to recent reports, the less than stellar critic ratings are the main culprit for Days Gone being canned by Sony. Bend, the developer, approached Sony about starting a sequel for the game which was… Continue reading Days Gone Wasn’t a Great Game but its Sequel Could Have Been One

The Last of Us: Part II and my Inability to Forgive Abby

* Spoiler Warning: I was finally able to write a piece about the emotional impact that the Last of Us: Part II had in me when I first played the game last year. Because important plot points are discussed, if you haven’t played the game yet, it would be best to avoid this piece in its entirety as… Continue reading The Last of Us: Part II and my Inability to Forgive Abby

Director Confirms that a Legend of Dragoon Remake is in the Works

Via: Kappa

The news of Sony of Japan Studio’s demise, all but shattered the hopes of a Legend of Dragoon “Remake” for the game’s fans. However, hope has been rekindled by a recent unexpected development.  “It has been a rough 21 years. Our parent company (Sony) showed no interest in the IP whatsoever. Our game (Legend of… Continue reading Director Confirms that a Legend of Dragoon Remake is in the Works

Horizon Zero Dawn: Breathtaking And Beautiful

With Horizon Forbidden West (hopefully) right around the corner, it has me thinking about the game that started it all. Horizon Zero Dawn is one of my favorite games for the PlayStation 4, and honestly all time. It is one of those games that I wish I could erase from my memory so I could… Continue reading Horizon Zero Dawn: Breathtaking And Beautiful

Japan Studio’s Demise Signals a Shift Towards Sony’s Western Focus

News broke out this week, that Sony is finally shutting down its longest running internal Japanese Studio, Japan Studio. Fans all over the internet have lamented Sony’s decision, as they fear that the company might be losing its identity.  According to VGC.com, Sony’s Japan Studio hasn’t been profitable, thus Sony decided it was best to… Continue reading Japan Studio’s Demise Signals a Shift Towards Sony’s Western Focus