Monthly Archives: February 2018

A sad day for digital importers; JCB pulls out of the US.

For a little over a decade now, I’ve been carrying around a JCB (“Japan Credit Bureau”) credit card, and it has been an endless source of amusement when using it to pay for goods and services.  I’ve occasionally gotten to … Continue reading

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Press Y for Yuri: Nights of Azure 2

I didn’t exactly plan things this way, but for some reason the last year has seen me playing quite a few Koei Tecmo games.  Nioh, Blue Reflection, Nights of Azure, Fatal Frame III, even Metroid: Other M by a technicality.  … Continue reading

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Entirely Objective Commentary on the Quality of Star Wars: Battlefront II

I’m not a big multiplayer gamer, so I really can’t explain why I bought the 2015 “Star Wars: Battlefront”, an almost-entirely-multiplayer game.  I fell into the trap of “no, really, we added single-player content!” without realizing that the single-player content … Continue reading

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