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The Kill la Kill IF PS4 demo is out now and free in most countries; it comes with pre-orders in the US and Canada. I was buying the game no matter what, so I'll get it tomorrow. To be continued.

 
 
 

I found it. Mezquita Hearts, a real Kingdom Hearts fighting game. I dug too deep to get here... my soul... is in... pieces. I leave you... with... thissssss......


 
 
 

I think the Dragon Quest Heroes look more interesting in Smash Ultimate than Banjo and Kazooie, who I find plain. AND I CURRRRRSE YOU ALL TO ENDURE AT LEAST ONE MORE SWORD CHARACTER BEFORE THE FIGHTERS PASS IS THROUGH! EEEEEE-HEEHEEHEEEEEE!


 
 
 
 

Went insane from pre-E3 news drought. Over past week, played 8 hours of the Black Desert Online trial, and downloaded over 10 free fighting games. All of it is good. All of it is good. All of good All good All good AAAAll g-g-g-g-g-GGHCKK


 
 
 

Here's a short n' sweet article about boss fundamentals in action games. A summary would steal its thunder, but I like the emphasis on making the player move a lot. I'll pay attention to that in the future. https://www.patreon.com/posts/26838015

 
 
 

Just discovered a parallel Chris Carter that reviews movies instead of games.


 
 
 

Combining two posts for maximum mechanical efficiency. Happy birthday, Final Fantasy VII Remake. I heard that the Kingdom Hearts 2 battle planner was working on Torchman, so I have absolute faith that he'll turn out good.


 
 
 

Steam and PSN are having a legendary Golden Week sale, and... I don't even know. I don't even know! I don't even know. Here, just... throw game suggestions at each other, and maybe at me. I don't even know.

 
 
 

If you're looking for a pure celebration and discussion of Mortal Kombat's history, I wrote an article listing 5 characters I'd like to come back. Thing is, it's published on another news site, so I'm leery about linking. If you want to read, check below.

 
 
 

I have spent an hour and a half trying to articulate the whiplash that Sarazanmai has left me with. It is goofy, it is feel-bad, and it is deeply complicated. I'm in for the long haul. There better be a soundtrack at the end of all this.

 
 
 

I recommend the anime "Sarazanmai". It is... quirky, and vaguely unsettling. Possessed of an otherworldly beauty, and weird butt stuff. Don't look anything up, just... watch. Destructoid, this one's... for you?


 
 
 

I landed a writing internship at a geek media magazine. Pretty great so far. There's nothing big in entertainment happening in the next three months, right?

 
 
 

I've been owned by the Nintendo Direct rumour. Thought I was above it, but I guess not. Time to start expecting nothing again.

 
 
 

I've bought into the Nintendo Direct rumour more than I intended, and am already suffering.


 
 
 

This one's a real relationship strainer (or so I've read…), but it must be done, and the time is now. Can Dragon Quest be Dragon Quest without Toriyama's art style? I say yes.


 
 
 

Power Rangers: Battle For The Grid is releasing 3 free characters with its first major update. If future updates are like this, it sheds some light on how the devs plan to support this game, and what they plan to do about the small roster.


 
 
 

The final release of a total gameplay conversion mod for Kingdom Hearts 2 Final Mix just came out, replacing Sora with Vanitas. Looks really cool, and seems like a great expansion for KH vets. New party members and bonus bosses too!



 
 
 
 

Poking Sekiro helped me overcome my anxiety over starting Nioh. 1 hour in, and William has already broke new ground in weebism. And some say that Edward Kelley is more chuuni still!


 
 
 

Last year, April Fools shared a day with Easter. This year? Christmas.


 
 
 

The mad lads at From Software tricked the mainstream into playing Metal Gear Rising. I love it.

 
 
 

This guy is giving me some serious Warhammer vibes, and that's not something I expected to say about a Final Fantasy character. FFXIV continues to be cooler than it has any right to be.


 
 
 

When the Granblue Fantasy Versus devs promised that "characters" would be revealed on March 9th, they weren't exactly lying. Of note: is that an install super with a giant character? Arc is doing what I've been wishing Capcom would since Tatsunoko!



 
 
 

In this time of great rejoicing, let us not forget the sacrifices that led us here.



 
 


About Uncle Arena Fighterone of us since 11:00 AM on 12.28.2018

Howdy. I have many names, but you can call me Uncle Arena Fighter.

Big fan of action games, especially stylish action and arena fighters. Regular fightin' games are an old flame of mine, though I was never any good at them.

As for a bit about myself, I am an aspiring writer and game designer. I'm Canadian, and thus subject to raised Canadian game prices! Woo! I'm also a real uncle, believe it or not. Not an old one, but most likely a weird one.

Ask me anything about arena fighters. I know a little about a lot of things.

 
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