"Super Mario" introduces Peachette; "Biohazard"/"Resident Evil" rises again in an even scarier form; and "Catherine" gets fleshed out.
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.
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For the love of 'Kingdom Hearts' The wait is over: "Kingdom Hearts III" is finally coming out. Originally announced in 2013, this is the third mainline entry in the popular "Kingdom Hearts" series, a collaboration between Square Enix and the world of Disney. The "Kingdom Hearts" ...
Chill out with "Fortnite: Deep Freeze," join pop-star actor Takuya Kimura in "Judge Eyes" and gorge yourself on "God Eater 3"
"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.
There are different ways to battle — swords, guns and just being smart.
As "Mega Man" celebrates his 30th birthday, Nintendo gets more hands-on and "The World Ends With You" gets a Switch update
The upcoming month brings with it the "Marvel's Spider-Man" PS4 game and console release, an all-women SNK game and the expo for all gamers — Tokyo Game Show.
Nintendo embraces "Minecraft," SNK offers a tiny big-game experience and "Okami" comes to Switch
Nintendo's summer releases include a new look for "Pokemon" characters, an unusual sushi battle game and a tennis game that has already stood the test of time.
"Lumines" is back with a haptic rumble, "Detroit: Become Human" will have you questioning android life and "PixelJunk Monsters 2" goes 3D.