Sony makes quite a few head scratching decisions. Among them is not marketing their portable systems at all. The PSP was perfect if you missed a lot of the first gen PS games as well as a lot of games that never saw stateside release first time round (like the original Star Ocean) and I ended up getting one right… » 1/23/15 2:23pm Friday 2:23pm

I've been a lurker on Kotaku since way back and would post a bit on the Talk Amonst Yourselves Open Forum. Then when it turned into TAY I just did a couple of articles here and there. Dyram was the one who made me an author after I made a rant about how video games are referenced whenever someone commits a violent… » 1/16/15 2:09pm 1/16/15 2:09pm

What always makes me happy about these releases is that when there's a digital version, the original physical version goes down in price. I don't know about you guys, but seeing the prices for original versions of SII makes my hair stand on end. And since I don't have access to the PS network, that means the physical… » 1/13/15 2:30pm 1/13/15 2:30pm

I'm still up in the air about wanting one. I love my 3DS and I get that the new model has a lot of whiz-bang improvements. But it still feels like a big ol' investment for just a few upgrades :/ » 1/13/15 12:52pm 1/13/15 12:52pm

Honestly, the biggest thing I regret during my younger days is not goofing off more. It's like, during school and college I was constantly working so damn hard that I never really did anything 'fun'. I barely went to the movies, I never went to any amusement parks or took vacations and then when I graduated that was… » 1/13/15 12:40pm 1/13/15 12:40pm

Every time I go into game stop I get shocked out how many new games, and really cool looking ones, come out for the Vita while the big box stores don't even have a Vita section half the time. It's like if you don't shop there or on Amazon, you forget about the systems' existances. » 1/08/15 2:44pm 1/08/15 2:44pm

I use my PS2 on a semi regular basis so I don't even pay attention. Usually any technical snags are due to having to connect the thing through the VCR and make sure it's on the right channel. Worse was trying to get the Atari to work because you had to hook that sucker in through the cable thing (the threaded kind).… » 1/08/15 2:10pm 1/08/15 2:10pm

Time off is a luxury of those who aren't self employed and work from home. I actually have worked every holiday this past year because I usually lose the time earlier in the week. Two ongoing web comics pretty much eat up anything resembling free time. Other than that I too have not completed any games. I am playing a… » 1/02/15 1:54pm 1/02/15 1:54pm

Personally I liked Star Ocean 1 and 3 more than Second Story. Great improvement for the battle system than in 1, but every time Claude and Rena argued with one and other I just wanted to hit the pair of them. But bonus points for remembering Star Ocean at all. It's an amazing series and not too well known. » 12/26/14 2:47pm 12/26/14 2:47pm

Just made my last run at Toyrus, alas still no good deals on the presents I want to get. Oh well, Empress is a patient lady. Also, Bayonetta only needs her guns so she'll be done next week. So excited! » 12/20/14 1:51pm 12/20/14 1:51pm

It makes me sad that Lego never got the license. Before it was Mega Blocks, whose sets were awful, and now it's Ionix. The Ionix sets don't look bad but I have no idea how good the blocks actually are. Some buildings set companies are better than others, but none match the quality and attention to uniformity like Lego… » 12/16/14 1:45pm 12/16/14 1:45pm

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