Ryse: Son of Rome is Worth Your Time

Ryse: Son of Rome is a historical action adventure game developed by Crytek and released on November 22, 2013 for Xbox One. Following Roman centurion Marius Titus, the game details his part in the defence of Rome against the barbarians as well as his quest to avenge his murdered father. Originally developed as a… » 6/17/14 10:10am 6/17/14 10:10am

Silver Spoon is Worth Your Time

Silver Spoon (Gin no Saji) is an ongoing manga series written and illustrated by Hiromu Arakawa and serialized in Weekly Shonen Sunday. It follows the adventures of Yugo Hachiken during his time as Yezo Agricultural High School after enrolling there to get away from the pressure put on him academically by his parents.… » 5/13/14 3:19pm 5/13/14 3:19pm

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is Worth Your Time

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky is a Japanese role-playing game developed by Nihon Falcom for the PlayStation Portable. Published by XSEED in North America on April 6, 2011, the game follows Estelle and Joshua Bright on their journey across Liberl to find their missing father and become full-fledged members of… » 5/08/14 5:07pm 5/08/14 5:07pm

Sword Art Online Vol.1 - Aincrad: The Review

Sword Art Online Vol.1 - Aincrad is the first installment in the Sword Art Online series of light novels. Originally written in Japanese by Reki Kawahara and published in English on April 22, 2014 by Yen Press, SAO Vol.1 marks the English debut of the series after the widespread popularity of its anime adaption. » 4/21/14 4:16pm 4/21/14 4:16pm

Valkyria Chronicles II is Worth Your Time

Valkyria Chronicles II is a Tactical-Action RPG for Playstation Portable published by Sega. Released on August 26, 2010, it is a sequel to 2008's Valkyria Chronicles on Playstation 3. Set two years after the end of Valkyria Chronicles, the game follows the school lives of Avan Hardins and his classmates at Lanseal… » 4/14/14 5:21pm 4/14/14 5:21pm

Valkyria Chronicles 3 - The Photo Unboxing

There are lots of unboxing videos on Youtube. Lots. So I've decided to change things up and try something a little different, using high resolution photos to create what I call a photo unboxing! I love getting a look at what's inside a package, so I've decided to share a bit of this experience with everyone using some… » 4/08/14 9:12am 4/08/14 9:12am

How Packaging in the Game Industry Has Improved

Nothing is more frustrating to the average gamer than difficult to open packaging, and just the mention of plastic blister packaging is enough to make even the most seasoned consumer shudder. One could be forgiven for thinking at some points during the past decade that consumers of the world would be doomed to suffer… » 3/24/14 1:44pm 3/24/14 1:44pm

Join the Ani-TAY Club!

Hello Ani-TAY! I love to organize what anime I'm watching along with my ratings for each show, and I thought it would be cool to create a club for all of us Ani-TAYers share with each other what we're currently up to. I enjoy using myanimelist.net to do this, so I've made a club just for TAYers, come on out and join… » 3/23/14 7:06pm 3/23/14 7:06pm

Doing Preorder Bonuses Right

Let's be honest, Square Enix isn't the easiest company to love. Regardless of your opinion of them, they deserve credit for the fantastic limited editions upgrades they offer to those who preorder. This week the Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD collection came out and Square Enix offered a free limited edition upgrade to those… » 3/19/14 11:04am 3/19/14 11:04am