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An onslaught of new arrivals

| Feb 25, 2018

An onslaught of new arrivals

by Brian Ashcraft

'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 ...

Beloved games get bigger and better

| Jan 21, 2018

Beloved games get bigger and better

by Brian Ashcraft

'Dissidia' breeding' In the "Dissidia" games, "Final Fantasy" characters get together and beat the crap out of each other. The latest entry is no different, but that doesn't mean it's just another "Dissidia Final Fantasy." Developed by Square Enix, the first "Dissidia Final Fantasy" debuted on ...

Inspiration can come from anywhere

| Mar 11, 2017

Inspiration can come from anywhere

by Samuel Thomas

Q-Pot dishes out more sweet stuff Q-Pot, purveyors of ultra cute and occasionally disconcertingly realistic sweet-themed accessories, is marking its 15th anniversary with its very first fashion line: Q-Pot Dress. Tadaaki Wakamatsu, the designer of the jewelry line, is himself taking on the challenge by ...

Yoshitaka Amano: The World Beyond Your Imagination

/ Jan 10, 2015

Yoshitaka Amano: The World Beyond Your Imagination

by Mike Sunda

Yoshitaka Amano, Illustrations by Yoshitaka AmanoPie Books, Nonfiction. Yoshitaka Amano has cultivated a reputation as one of Japan's premier character designers for his work on renowned series such as "Vampire Hunter D" and "Final Fantasy." This book presents a comprehensive ...

Your turn to shoot AKB47, alongside your BFFAKB

| Mar 24, 2014

Your turn to shoot AKB47, alongside your BFFAKB

by Brian Ashcraft

Zombie girls in uniform Proving anyone can become a zombie, members of popular idol group AKB48 have been turned into sailor-suited walking dead for a new arcade game "Sailor Zombie: AKB48 Arcade Edition." To end the plague, you must shoot antidote-loaded weapons at zomibified idols and ...