The Last Story Reflex Review: Keep Making These

Hironobu Sakaguchi has a history of naming games he creates as if it will be the ultimate game he has ever created. “Ultimate,” used as an adjective, means final or last. He used “final” when Squaresoft was on its last legs as a video game company and created Final Fantasy. Though his and Mistwalker’s latest… Continue reading

Drawing the Line at Tails – Super Gaming Best Friends #116

Josh transforms into Big Bo, Justin is confused by Death’s weaponry, Cole is convinced The Last Story will be the only story, Brandon is training a new generation of heroic builders, and together they take a stand against interspecies procreation. Super Gaming Best Friends: the podcast where Horrible Night writers and friends get caught up on… Continue reading

Gaming Connoisseur: When Death in Games Mattered

Remember when you actually cared about trying to stay alive in a video game? You were given a certain amount of lives to complete your task. While there were ways to gain an extra life, there was somewhat of a challenge involved with doing so. Today’s games lack the same challenges of the old days…. Continue reading

Horrible Newswire: It’s Getting Humid in Here

Steam wanted all of the attention apparently as it stole all of the conversation this week. First with a big change, and then with the sale that everyone loves/hates. It was announcement week on Horrible Night with two events kicking off, but we also found time to offer plenty of advice. Last Week’s Headlines Valve… Continue reading

Shiniest Objects: Seaman Joke

So it turns out that the 3DS is doing just fine. Fine enough for an old friend to swim its way to the system and for demons to invade your brain. Didn’t follow that? You may be more interested in Syndicate reviews as they are making about as much sense. The Horrible Night writers were… Continue reading

Nintendo and Reggie Keep It Direct

Nintendo just dropped its second Nintendo Direct presentation, featuring NOA President and COO, Reggie Fils-Aime. The video includes game and release date announcements and a couple of interviews. Highlights are an April 6th launch date for Xenoblade Chronicles, the reveal of a NA localization of The Last Story and the inclusion of the 3DS stand… Continue reading

The Last Story Is Not Final Or Lost But Fast

Mistwalker may not stand out as a development studio to you at first, so how does the studio of the creator of Final Fantasy, Hironobu Sakaguchi, strike you? Good, I’m glad we are on the same page now. Sakaguchi has been dedicated to one project recently, and the trailer for that game, The Last Story… Continue reading