Kyle Johnson

Japanese Gaming Specialist

Professional painter. Semi-professional weeb. I've played hundreds of games, but finished very few. I speak Chinese and Minnesotan.


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CyberConnect2 Announces Three New Projects, ‘Venom’ Now On Hold

The latest issue of Famitsu Weekly brings an interview with developer CyberConnect2, who revealed three new game projects. The interview with CEO Hiroshi Matsuyama, as reported by Playstation Lifestyle, covered upcoming…

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Shining Resonance Re:frain May Come to the West

Australia’s Classification Board recently published a rating for Shining Resonance Re:frain, suggesting a Western release. The rating, which was noted by Dualshockers, among other outlets, awards a “Mature 15+” classification to Shining Resonance…

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Demon Gaze II

The sequel to 2013’s Demon Gaze, Demon Gaze II is a colorful dungeon-crawling JRPG from the veteran team at Experience, Inc. Demon Gaze II follows the exploits of the “Demon Gazer,” as he unites…

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Demon Gaze II Review – If You Gaze Into the Abyss

Just over a year removed from its original Japanese release, Demon Gaze II has made its way to our shores. Combining colorful, anime-inspired visuals with a whole lot of dungeon crawling, Demon…

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Ys VIII Delayed Indefinitely For PC, Translation Patch Still Coming

NIS America announced late last week that the PC version of Ys VIII is delayed indefinitely, due to persistent framerate issues. A post on Ys VIII‘s Steam Community by NIS America’s VP and COO Mitsuharu…

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Summer of Nippon Ichi Brings Two New Games, Disgaea HD Remake

With the “Summer of Nippon Ichi” fast approaching, the Japanese developer and publisher streamed an event to showcase some upcoming games. NIS has streamed announcement broadcasts in the past, though…

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House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn Announced for Arcades

Sega has announced House of the Dead: Scarlet Dawn, the latest entry in the light-gun zombie shooting series, for arcades. The first mainline House of the Dead game since 2009’s Overkill, Scarlet Dawn…

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Gravity Rush 2 Online Shutdown Delayed Until July

In a surprise announcement, an in-game message reveals that the planned Gravity Rush 2 online mode shutdown has been moved to July. The announcement of the original shutdown came as a surprise…

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Super Famicom Wars Gets Unofficial English Translation

The first English translation of Super Famicom Wars has appeared, marking the first time the game is playable in English. As reported on by Siliconera, Super Famicom Wars was only physically available…

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Catherine: Full Body Coming West; Teaser Video Released

Coming off the heels of its reveal of Catherine: Full Body earlier this week, Atlus confirmed the remaster will be coming to the West. The reveal also comes with a new…