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

Want to Play Princess Crown in English? Here's How

Last week I looked at classic import title Princess Crown—the spiritual predecessor to the upcoming PS3 and Vita title Dragon’s Crown. However, I kept getting one question again and again. “How do I play it in English?” » 7/02/13 4:30am 7/02/13 4:30am

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

Beyond The Bosoms, This Art Is Some Of The Best In The Business

OK, so there are some issues with the character design in Dragon's Crown. Jason has written about this, people are divided about it, and many in both camps have very valid reasons for their respective cases. » 4/25/13 12:00am 4/25/13 12:00am

The Real Problem With That Controversial, Sexy Video Game Sorceress…

Two weeks ago, I wrote an article that criticized one of the characters in the upcoming game Dragon's Crown. Today, the man behind that character has responded to that article. » 4/23/13 12:00pm 4/23/13 12:00pm

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