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.

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Welcome to the Summer Games

Digital | ON: GAMES Aug 11, 2019

Welcome to the Summer Games

Join the Olympic fever with Sega's official Tokyo 2020 Olympics game; Judge Eyes finally gets its release; and Arc System Works turns the Kill la Kill anime into a fighting game.

Favorites just got even better

Digital | ON: GAMES Jan 6, 2019

Favorites just got even better

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" ...

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.