Games published by Koei Tecmo
Looks pretty, plays poorly
September 27, 2017 - Although mostly known for their Atelier series, Gust occasionally tries something new. Blue Reflection is a simple story-driven experience but is it one worth playing?
Read more: Blue Reflection Review
An orgy of Koei Tecmo
September 10, 2017 - Omega Force's long-running Musou series has featured a wide variety of spin-offs over the years. This time around, plenty of familiar faces from across the Koei Tecmo universe have come together to duke it out so let's get ready to hack and slash.
Read more: Warriors All-Stars Review
Omega Force's oni hunter returns
April 3, 2017 - The sequel to Koei Tecmo's medieval Japanese monster hunting game is finally here so grab your demon hand and let's fight some oni.
Read more: Toukiden 2 Review
The adorable JRPG series goes open-world
March 8, 2017 - When it comes to delightful carefree JRPG fun, no series tops Atelier. Firis is the star of the second Mysterious game so let's see if she has what it takes to become a certified alchemist.
Read more: Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey Review
Musou with a lot more Guts
March 2, 2017 - Games based on obscure Japanese franchises definitely have a niche market in the west. Berserk has been around as a manga series since the late '80s so let's see how it holds up as a Dynasty Warriors style adventure.
Read more: Berserk and the Band of the Hawk Review
Souls without much soul
February 10, 2017 - Team Ninja definitely wear their influences on their sleeves in this latest tough-as-nails action RPG. Although it borrows heavily from a familiar franchise, does Nioh offer enough fresh gameplay to solidify its place in gaming history?
Read more: Nioh Review
Two Shallies are better than one
January 21, 2017 - Now that last year's journey with the delightful Sophie is behind us, it's a good time to revisit the final chapter of the Atelier series' Dusk trilogy. Atelier Shallie is now available as a portable adventure so let's see how this plus-sized tale holds up.
Read more: Atelier Shallie Plus: Alchemists of the Dusk Sea Review
The alchemy of a great RPG
June 7, 2016 - Gust's flagship series is back with the adventures of a brand new alchemist. Does Sophie have what it takes to fill the shoes of legendary atelier owners like Rorona and Ayesha? Let's turn on the cauldron and see how it boils down.
Read more: Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book Review
Prepare to die as a samurai
May 4, 2016 - Now that gamers have sunk their teeth into Dark Souls III, here's a new IP to get excited about. After playing Nioh's alpha demo, it's clear that this game is going to be incredible. However, does it have what it takes to convert dedicated Souls fans?
Read more: Nioh Could Be Team Ninja's Dark Souls Killer
The game that won't give up the fight
February 27, 2015 - It looks like Team Ninja is jumping on the fighting game re-release bandwagon like so many other developers. Within the past two and a half years, Dead or Alive 5 has been through four iterations. It makes you wonder; is it worth getting if you've already played a previous version or is it best to wait for the inevitable Dead or Alive 6?
Read more: Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Review