It's been five years since Half-Minute Hero first came to North America, and now it looks like we're finally getting the sequel, too.
Are you insane with envy that Japan got Half-Minute Hero 2, the sequel to Marvelous Entertainment's lovely satirical PSP role-playing game, but we never did?
Ever wonder how a Japanese game makes its way to the U.S.? What exactly does video game localization consist of? How many millions and millions of video game letters get translated from Japanese to English every year?
When Half-Minute Hero designer Kenichiro Takaki thought about what he wanted to see on the 3DS, he came up with Senran Kagura—for obvious reasons.
Many role-playing games ask us if we want to save the world. Even the parody role-playing game Half Minute Hero, which I love, and which was ported to Xbox Live Arcade asks this question. Help the Time Goddess banish evil? "Yes" or "no"? As if "no" was an option...
Back in 2009, PSP game Half-Minute Hero dazzled players with thirty-second bursts of gameplay and old school graphics.
The excellent Half-Minute Hero, a mix of role-playing, side-scrolling shooting and strategy, all delivered in short bursts, looks like it's making the leap from PlayStation Portable to Xbox 360.
Half-Minute Hero, XSeed and Marvelous Entertainment's delightful, experimental Playstation Portable role-playing game, is getting a sequel, according to IGN.
The Playstation Portable got a fun, new little brother this year in the form of the slide-n-go, download-only PSPgo.
Have you ever had your intelligence insulted or your time wasted by a Japanese role-playing game? This one won't do either.
The game's concept sounded simple enough to me – you play as little 8-bit characters that riff on classic role-playing game tenants and have 30 seconds to get through various levels that open up on a world map. However, when I picked up the game and actually started to play, I couldn't figure out which buttons did…
This was the most pleasant surprise of my week.