Happy 15th to Fire Emblem: Blazing Blade!

Categories: Features, Retro

Late April is a popular time to release Fire Emblem games, it would appear — after Awakening, Path of Radiance, Echoes, and the very first entry in the series celebrated birthdays just last week, today marks the 15th anniversary of Fire Emblem: Blazing Blade’s release in Japan. How time flies!…

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Speedrun Sunday: Ballad of the Black Knight

Categories: Features, Switch, Videos

Welcome to Speedrun Sunday: that sadistic time of the week when we dare to challenge both your D-pad’s durability and sanity’s stamina with the ultimate test in video game bragging rights. Hot off the red clad kicks of our super Sonic Mania challenge comes yet another enchanting run that’ll give neither calm…

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Impressions: Atelier Lydie & Suelle

Author: Tom Brown
Categories: Features, Switch

When you start playing a Japanese RPG you don’t usually expect something calming – typically there are burning villages, amnesiac heroes and world-ending prophecies within the first hour. Gust’s Atelier series has long worked against those assumptions, delivering an experience quite unlike any other JRPG out there. The aim? Building…

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Happy 57th birthday, Reggie!

Categories: Features

It’s a special day for a member of Nintendo royalty, as everybody’s favorite Purple Pikmin, Bowser impersonator, and all around meme machine Reginald Fils-Aimé celebrates his 57th birthday today. Reggie joined Nintendo in late 2003, but broke into the gaming consciousness — and all our hearts — with his E3…

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