Brian Ashcraft

Brian Ashcraft is a senior contributing editor at Kotaku and has been writing about video games for The Japan Times since 2007. He is also the author of two books, "Arcade Mania!" and "Japanese Schoolgirl Confidential." A graduate of Cornell University, Ashcraft has called Osaka home for over a decade.

For Brian Ashcraft's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Just waiting for the comeback

Digital | ON: GAMES Nov 25, 2018

Just waiting for the comeback

"The Last Remnant" finally makes to PlayStation after an 11-year wait; "Disaster Report 4" returns since 3/11; and "Pokemon: Lets Go!" is set to bring "Pokemon Go" fans into home-gaming.

An onslaught of new arrivals

Digital | ON: GAMES Feb 25, 2018

An onslaught of new arrivals

'Metal Gear' is a survivor When Hideo Kojima , the creator of the original "Metal Gear," left Konami, it seemed like the action-adventure series was over. Yet here it is again — this time in the form of "Metal Gear Survive," which introduces zombie attacks ...