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R-Type Tactics II rated by the ESRB

  According to a post on Siliconera, the ESRB has rated R-Type Tactics II with Irem as the publisher.  It may possibly be an online-only release.  Either way it would be good news for the few of us hoping to play the game in English.

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Daisenryaku Perfect PSP preview at Famitsu

My copy of Daisenryaku Perfect for PSP shipped yesterday, so I’ll be providing some import impressions.  Systemsoft is the only Japanese developer left still making hardcore, full fledged tactical simulation games for consoles – the kind with dozens of real life nations, hundreds of units, generals, and all that good ...

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Video game performance and game theory articles.

Here are some science articles on game theory and video game performance I’ve found over the past year or so. What gamers have in common with top athletes Size of Brain Region Affects Video Game Performance Men’s Reactions Peak at Age 39 Study: Playing Video Games Improves Eyesight The Future ...

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Aksys possibly porting Blazing Souls: Accelate to NA

2009/07/23 [PSP] [1] [2] Blazing Souls Accelate According to a Gamefly entry, from a post on Siliconera, the strategy RPG Blazing Souls: Accelate may be coming to NA.  Blazing Souls is the series of games Idea Factory was cranking out before they started on Agarest War.  They are both pretty ...

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Skulls of the Shogun stream at 1up

1up will be live streaming Skulls of the Shogun tomorrow.  This will be the first public demonstration of the game.  It’s a super-simplified TBS designed primarily for multiplayer, coming to Xbox Live Arcade and PC.  Check out the preview here. UPDATE: Here’s a link to the recorded livestream.

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Tactical Insights review methodology.

Tactical Insights review methodology. Tactical Insights review methodology: This article is dedicated to explaining how I write my reviews and what my subjective opinions and tastes are. A decent portion of my reviews will be put towards technical analysis and explanation of facts about the game. For example, if I ...

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Super Robot Wars Review/Guide Compendium

Super Robot Wars Review/Guide Compendium Last updated: Oct 24, 2011 SRW (Gameboy) – Completed it. Not too much to say here. I wasn’t recording turn counts or trying to avoid deaths, in fact I sacrificed a few units when I saw better robots to recruit. Unlike most SRWs it seems ...

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Recommended turn based tactics games

Recommended turn based tactics games This is a list of tactics games I recommend to average or experienced tactics gamers. I mainly play tactics games for their strategy and combat, not plot and characters. If you have a suggestion feel free to let me know as there are many games ...

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