The Groping Scenes In Dragon's Crown, Parodied In One GIF

Despite Dragon's Crown being a solid game, its characters' bodies have come under some scrutiny. Regardless of where you stand on that issue, it's hard to defend interactive scenes in the game that allows you to grope NPCs. To show how touchy the player can get, here's a NSFW gif by psoodo that makes fun of said… » 8/07/13 1:33pm 8/07/13 1:33pm

Princess Crown is an Interesting Piece of Gaming History

With Dragon Crown’s upcoming Japanese release only a few scant weeks away, I decided to take a look back at one of its spiritual predecessors—the similarly titled Princess Crown. And while it is by no means a perfect game, it was a trail blazer for some of the most beautiful and beloved games of the past decade. » 6/28/13 4:00am 6/28/13 4:00am

Can’t Wait for Dragon’s Crown? Try its Spiritual Predecessor

In recent years, Japanese company Vanillaware has made some of the most beautiful and unique-looking games ever. But long ago, in the ancient time known as the 1990’s, before Dragon’s Crown, Muramasa: The Demon’s Blade, and Odin Sphere—before even the creation of Vanillaware itself—there was Princess Crown. » 6/25/13 8:00am 6/25/13 8:00am

Game Developers Really Need To Stop Letting Teenage Boys Design Their…

This is the newest trailer for Dragon's Crown, the Vanillaware-developed game that will be out this year for PS3 and Vita. It features the sorceress, one character from the game. As you can see, the sorceress was designed by a 14-year-old boy. Perhaps game development studios should stop hiring teenagers? At least… » 4/12/13 7:00pm 4/12/13 7:00pm

Atlus Publishing Vanillaware's Gorgeous Dragon's Crown

Dragon's Crown, an action-RPG from boutique Japanese developers Vanillaware (Odin Sphere), has been missing in action since its E3 debut last year. If you were thinking that meant the game was dead, though, you're wrong! Atlus just signed on to publish it on both PS3 and Vita, and it'll be out next year. » 4/19/12 10:20pm 4/19/12 10:20pm