The Yakuza Roundtable

Jen’s finally gotten around to Yakuza Zero right as Colin digs into Yakuza Kiwami, so the two sit down with mics to talk about the Yakuza series! Colin’s a series vet, Jen’s a newcomer, but both have strong thoughts about the strengths and weaknesses of the open-world crime drama games. You can find Colin on …

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The Joys of Agony

In the seven months since Nier: Automata’s release, I’ve played through a number of heavy-hitters and memorable gems alike, yet none have had the same level of permanence. The wounds left by Yoko Taro’s depressing masterpiece never closed: “Vague Hope (Cold Rain)” still makes me tear up without fail, and few things give me greater …

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