Wait, what did that title say? Something about home fitness? Oh no, that means I have to get up and move again… Over the years, many have tried mixing a game console with physical activity. All the way back on the NES, there was the Power Pad mat controller with World Class Track Meet. Then
A game like Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin feels like an eventual inevitability. I’ve noted before that Demon’s Souls is a game that’s spawned a lot of imitations, largely because… well, it has. But it seems like Stardew Valley has also spawned a number of imitators in a similar vein, and it’s honestly not surprising
Running away to a remote town and maintaining a farm might not be a viable option for you at the moment, but if it’s something you’ve ever considered doing then Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town is here for you. This self-proclaimed “expanded remake,” developed and published by XSEED Games and Marvelous USA, releases
I’ll always have fond memories of the original Harvest Moon and Harvest Moon 64. The peaceful routine of watering my crops each day, planning out my investments in advance, talking to my fellow townspeople to learn the ins and outs of their personalities and schedules…it scratched an itch that few other games really do.
Every so often, you find a game that seems so perfectly targeted to your particular flavors of fascination and enjoyment that it seems like it should, nay, must have been made specifically for you. That is precisely the case for Daemon X Machina, which feels somehow like thirteen-year-old me was given a production role in
We can always count on XSeed to be showing off at least one unusually interesting game at the E3 booth, and at this year’s show, I would definitely give that prize to Gal Metal. It’s a game about defending the Earth from aliens with the power of metal, played by swinging around the Switch’s Joycon