The Beginner's Guide to Digital Importing

Digital games! What a world we live in! If the internet age has taught us anything, it's that waiting is for suckers. You can get any current-gen game you want, whenever you want. Unless, we're talking about imports, that is. You can get them, but there are a few extra steps to follow. Never fear, we're here to help. » 3/25/15 2:00am 3/25/15 2:00am

The Fall of SEGA

When talking about SEGA, the conversation inevitably turns to questions about what went wrong. A company that once nearly brought Nintendo to their knees was seemingly crushed and swept aside in the blink of an eye. The truth of the matter is—any success SEGA enjoyed in the console market was a fluke. » 3/24/15 2:00am 3/24/15 2:00am

A Primer on The Legend of Zelda Timeline

What is it with all these Zelda timelines lately? Since Hyrule Historia came out and defined the convoluted order in which the games succeed one another, folks have been coming out of the woodwork to either support or decry the official timeline. I like it, personally, and GamesBrained does a great job of explaining… » 2/26/15 1:03pm 2/26/15 1:03pm

Genshiken: Second Generation: The Ani-TAY Review

I've struggled with what to write regarding Genshiken: Second Generation. It's an otaku comedy that takes shots at the very people its marketing to at times, but it's also more than just that. Before you know it, Second Generation starts to deal with sexuality's confusing gray area, and it does so very well. » 2/17/15 8:00am 2/17/15 8:00am