A New Disgaea, The Guided Fate Paradox, and Time and Eternity Are…

Last night at their press event in San Francisco, NIS America announced they would be releasing three new Japanese titles this year. » 2/22/13 6:40am 2/22/13 6:40am

Grind? What Grind? Tokitowa's Just Fun to Play

Tokitowa is an ambitious game. It mixes sprite-based anime graphics with a 3D world, has dating sim elements, and debuts a unique battle system—all in the same package. Moreover, all these elements are tied together with a complex, time travel narrative. But is Tokitowa able to pull all these different elements into a… » 10/19/12 7:30am 10/19/12 7:30am

The Dream of Playing an Anime

During my sixth grade year, two things happened that would change the direction of my life forever: I saw my first anime (Lodoss War) and I played my first RPG (Final Fantasy VI). Both were gateways to expansive realms filled with amazing stories. And in my adolescent mind, a dream coalesced, "What if you combined… » 10/19/12 6:40am 10/19/12 6:40am

Tokitowa is Like Playing an Anime

Tokitowa is a new JRPG filled with time travel, multiple personality disorder, talking dragons, ghost towns, assassins, comedy, and cake—lots and lots of cake. Its creators have called it an "Anime RPG" as it uses 2D sprites for all the characters and enemies which are then superimposed on a 3D world. » 10/16/12 7:50am 10/16/12 7:50am