What is love? A crazy little thing? A second hand emotion? What you ask before you say baby don't hurt me no more?
Welcome, all, again. Today's discussion will be about KanColle, which is set in an alternate timeline in which young women are presented as the [spiritual] personifications of World War ...
Chicago is finally getting warmer and the crazy mountains of snow we received are now turning into rivers of water; it’s the perfect time to reflect on a very fun ...
Kana got a chance to talk to a newly formed idol group, called 4TE, about their latest release! Listen in as they discuss the troubles of living across country and ...
If you've been paying attention to the site, you'll notice the lack of simulblast. I can explain that.
We got the chance to sit down with Jan Scott-Frazier who is known for her work in Japanese animation and business! Find out what we learned about the culture and ...
Welcome, all, again. In this installment, we will discuss Saekano: How to Raise a Boring Girlfriend, a cautionary tale of professional and romantic ambition. Or something like that. ...
After exploring the halls of the PlayStation Experience in Las Vegas, we had the honor of meeting David Jaffe! Not only did we get a chance to talk about his ...
We had our yearly chat with the con-chair of Kami-Con! Raymond Lenzner sat in the Korner to talk about all the events happening and all the great guests you can ...
We got a chance to talk to Comfort Love and Adam Withers about the state of working in the comic industry. We also touch upon their series The Uniques ...
Greetings denizens of The Fan! You might be thinking, "Wait, didn't Maki just review an album this month?" And the answer would be YES, I did! But, in my ever ...
Happy New Year greetings, denizens of The Fan! Hope all of you had fun and safe holiday celebrations!
On the third day of Christmas, The Fan gave to me... three gender-bent Chun-Li's! What happened at Anime Midwest this year, why not click and see?
On the first day of Christmas, The Fan gave to me... one Youmacon party! Here's our pictures from Youmacon, make sure to let us know which are your favorite!
Posted on Jul 20 2014
I had never really played an adventure game before. I'm fairly young, so that genre had fallen out of the mainstream before I ever got the chance to play them. So, with no prior experience, I dove into Quest for Infamy.
Posted on Dec 22 2013
I recently bought two games and spent hours on end playing them. The two games were Game Dev Story and Ridiculous Fishing. These two games are entirely different games.
Posted on Sep 02 2013
On the 28th, there was a curious announcement from Nintendo. The Wii U Deluxe bundle is dropping to $299.99, and there is a new handheld making its debut. The 2DS made a rather large splash on the internet, to say the least.
Posted on Jul 22 2013
Video games have come a long way. From 2D or vector graphics and only a few sprites on-screen to thousands of polygons and near realistic gameplay. When I had a Nintendo 64, I just needed to plug-in one of my four or five cartridges into the slot on top and play. Currently, it's not that different.
Posted on May 27 2013
Back then, games were worth much more than just a pretty penny. Now, we complain about how expensive games are priced at 60 dollars. With the indie scene and the wealth of good games for under 20 bucks on XBLA and PlayStation Network, tons of great games under two dollars in the iOS app store, and companies going bankrupt even when they’re selling millions of games, it’s easy to wonder what the value of a game really is.
Posted on Mar 04 2013
Video games can do so many great things when it comes to creating an experience. The amazing thing about video games that most other mediums don't have is the sheer interactivity of it.
Posted on Feb 04 2013
Princess Pajama presents itself as something much like a tower defense in the same vein as Cartoon Wars, where you fight off hordes of monsters trying to get to the other side to take down their base while trying to defend your own. Not really what you would think the game to be right?
Posted on Dec 10 2012
Let's see here, so Kana---the only one who voted mind you---picked out Undo The End for the free indie. Honestly, I don't really like it. It has a unique game mechanic that might be cool, but it doesn't really deliver.
Posted on Nov 26 2012
I remember giving Fez a mention in my first article here, but I didn't give it that much detail as I wasn't focusing on it.
Posted on Nov 12 2012
Ludum Dare, a contest to create a game within 48 hours. This is a great event for people who want to make their first game because it sets a specific 48 hour goal that people can focus on very hard without a worry for bugs. In the end, a game can win on coolness, fun, graphics, audio, humor, mood, theme, and innovation.