The Prettiest Game I Saw at the Tokyo Game Show

Among my personal Japan-only favorites is the PlayStation RPG Walk Over My Corpse (Ore no Shikabane wo Koeteyuke). It took sumi-e style graphics, turn-based combat, and a breeding system to make an infinitely replayable classic. Now, a decade-and-a-half after its release, the sequel was playable at this year's TGS. » 9/27/13 7:00am 9/27/13 7:00am

One of Metal Gear Solid's Most Iconic Tropes Was Almost Axed

Looking at its gameplay, Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain and its prologue, Ground Zeroes capture the spirit of the Metal Gear series despite worries arising from director Hideo Kojima's announcement that the game would be open world. However, a staple of the series—the exclamation point—was almost not included… » 9/21/13 10:30am 9/21/13 10:30am

Dead Rising 3 Demo Gameplay: More Zombies and More Screwing Around

The Xbox one exclusive Dead Rising 3 is still the mood-swinging zombie hack and slash that the previous two games were. At first glance, the game seems rather dark with its nocturnal background and gritty characters, but when the actual gameplay starts, you realize the core gameplay hasn't changed. » 9/20/13 7:00am 9/20/13 7:00am