Posts Tagged ‘Monster Hunter’

The Evolution of the JRPG: Then and Now

by Nick Hancheton 29/12/2014
(Note: This article refers mostly to the Final Fantasy series for examples but the vast majority of points are relevant for all titles early on in the JRPG genre.) The Japanese RPGs of yesteryear and very much dead and buried. Turn-based battles are, for the most part, a thing of the past. Random battles are occasionally […]

Toukiden: The Age of Demons Review

by Nick Hancheton 05/05/2014
Toukiden: The Age of Demons is an odd beast. It not only borrows elements from the Monster Hunter franchise, but instead copies them like for like, under the disillusioned hope that it can differentiate itself enough from it’s source material. In doing so, however, it somehow manages to make itself less appealing than it’s primary […]