Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle - the NotGoodForReview

Hello, all! NotGoodForYou here with another one of my amazing, totally-not-bought review. It’s been a while since I last did one of these, isn’t it? Well, I have a reason for that. Game companies stopped paying me to make their games look good Somehow all of my game consoles (all of 4 of them!) burned their graphics… » 8/02/15 11:00am Today 11:00am

Storytelling in Gaming: Choices and Exposition

The plot of a game has always been something that separates it from everything else and what helps sell the product. It is one of the holy trinity that comes together to create coherent games. besides gameplay, and graphics. Games can be great even if it doesn’t have a story, or gameplay or graphics as long as the… » 8/01/15 4:17pm Yesterday 4:17pm

Paying Homage to My Favorite Boss Battle

I am a fan of all kinds of video games. I enjoy everything from Destiny to the Madden series, and I’ll give most games a shot. I tend to prefer well-written stories and characters in the games I play (though Destiny is certainly an exception), and I also love to be challenged. If a game is too easy, I typically lose… » 7/31/15 9:09am Friday 9:09am

The Graveyard Shift: Vanilla~

New to Talk Amongst Yourselves? Jump in and say hello! This is the Graveyard Shift—the nightly hang-out hosted by Kotaku’s reader-run blog. Feel free to talk about anything—your lives, your gaming habits, or whatever else you desire. Hop on in and join the discussion! When you’re done here, you could always go check… » 7/30/15 9:00pm Thursday 9:00pm

Gamer Diary: Ar Tonelico II


I don’t know what it is about Gust games that I just love so darn much. I know they are filled with loads of anime cliches and bland lead heroes, but I am just such a sucker for their moe themed, goofy RPGs. I originally bought Ar Tonelico II a while ago on a whim, which turned out to be a good idea because shortly… » 7/30/15 1:45pm Thursday 1:45pm