Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE is an odd crossover project between the Fire Emblem and Shin Megami Tensei franchises that no one expected. While it was not what most people wanted (including myself, a darker R.P.G.), this game proves the two can easily combine for great gameplay. The story, however, mostly falls to the wayside due to its straightforward predictability, but there are a few little surprises here and there; this is a shame because both series are known for deep, great storytelling. So without further ado, let’s get started. *Warning – There are some minor spoilers!
When this game was first announced, the “trailer” only showed a cast of characters from both the Shin Megami Tensei and Fire Emblem series in their original artworks and then at end there was something supernatural happening in a modern city.
Then it was awhile (three years?) before having any sort of updates, so many people believed the project was canceled. There was at least one post on GameInformer and other sites saying that “it’s on schedule” but nothing else besides that.
With the last Nintendo Direct, we finally got a real trailer confirming its existence and showing off some cutscenes and gameplay. There are many who are excited while others have concerns, like how it looks more like the Persona series than anything else. How do you feel about it? I’ll tell you some of my thoughts… Read the rest of this entry →
2015 is the year of video games. Nintendo doesn’t have a large list of games coming out, compared to Sony and Microsoft, but there are going to be some strong titles out there. This year is critical for the Wii U to try to restore consumer confidence and hopefully get third party support finally. I have hope that they’ll turn the system around. I don’t think Amiibos will do the trick, especially considering all the struggle and controversy about them. Anyways, here are most anticipated for the Wii U: Read the rest of this entry →