(Just a small update today, since we missed our usual Sunday deadline) I recently had the joy of playing through Yakuza Kiwami, which would actually be the first time I completed the very first Yakuza game since I’m one of the slow-pokes that only picked up the series on Zero. While the title has issues … Continue reading The children of video games; examples of actually likable minors.
This week's upload is another episode of 'Oliver gushes over the Yakuza,' this time the remake of the first game. I'm fortunate enough that the amazing crew over at Gaming Respawn let me do the review for their website, and thus comes with a lot more fancy pictures and a better summary. Due to posting … Continue reading Yakuza Kiwami review (link)
I’ve been thinking about it for a while, and I gotta admit that I’ve got a lot of respect for Larian Studios: not only did they make a shining example of a truly deep and engaging RPG when they made Divinity: Original Sin, they proceeded to somehow make an even better version of what was … Continue reading Voice acted RPGs: how role-playing is both enhanced and hindered by voice acting.
Hey! This is the post where Oliver gushes over all the stuff he couldn’t talk about in the previously posted review (here: https://oliverculling.wordpress.com/2017/02/20/yakuza-0-review/). Be warned that its spoilers all the way down from here! So, Yakuza 0. I’m pretty sure that the review made it abundantly clear that I really like this game, and would … Continue reading Yakuza 0 – Spoiler talk
The Dragon Awakens Way back in the early 2000’s, Sega had found its stride as a game’s company. They had built themselves a respectable place among the leading game developers of the time by focusing on a worldwide, child friendly audience. This ensured they were beloved overseas as well as in their home market of … Continue reading Yakuza 0 review
Forgoing twenty bear asses. Last week, I said we’d be having a look at the brilliantly stylish and over-the-top world of Yakuza 0, and we will be doing so, but there’s been a slight change in plan. When I do a full review I want to do the game justice, and talk about as many … Continue reading The Art of good Side quests, feat. Yakuza 0.