Ron Duwell

Ron has been living it up in Japan for the last decade, and he has no intention of leaving this technical wonderland any time soon. When he's not battling giant ninja sea monsters from the cockpit of his mecha robot, he pursues the elusive dream of Japanese fluency and plays an unhealthy amount of video games.

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Valkyria Chronicles Remastered Makes its Long Awaited Debut on the Nintendo Switch

Valkyria Chronicles Remastered Makes its Long Awaited Debut on the Nintendo Switch

Ron Duwell

SEGA’s long-beloved strategy RPG Valkyria Chronicles Remastered is now available for the first time ever on a Nintendo console. The mobile powers of the Nintendo Switch properly transform the cult-classic into a handheld classic that you’ll be able to play for hours, no matter where you go or where you are. SEGA’s launch trailer doesn’t reveal anything new, just stirs up old feelings...

Kingdom Hearts - The Story So Far is yet another Kingdom Hearts Compilation

Kingdom Hearts - The Story So Far is yet another Kingdom Hearts Compilation

Ron Duwell

Haven’t yet caught up on the Kingdom Hearts series over the past half-dozen compilation releases? Worry no longer because Square Enix has yet another compilation coming to the PlayStation 4! Kingdom Hearts – The Story So Far is far more literally titled than any of the ridiculous compilations that Square Enix has come up with. When you’re comparing “The Story So Far” to the likes of “1...

Konami Launches a New Castlevania Website, Hinting that the Series Still has Life after Death

Konami Launches a New Castlevania Website, Hinting that the Series Still has Life after Death

Ron Duwell

Castlevania fans have had a pretty decent year. Two characters from the main series will be appearing in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Castlevania Requiem is set to bring the franchise's two best games to the PlayStation 4, and most importantly, the hit Netflix show from last year boosted a renewed interest in the property and will continue airing for a second season later this month....

Sony Caves in to Cross-Platform Play, Will Combine Servers With Nintendo Switch and Xbox One

Sony Caves in to Cross-Platform Play, Will Combine Servers With Nintendo Switch and Xbox One

Ron Duwell

It’s all over, folks. Put the pitchforks away, Sony has heard you loud and clear. You wanted cross-platform play with Fortnite between the PlayStation 4 and its rival consoles, the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch, you got it. Sony has confirmed that the mega-hit Fortnite will be the first cross-platform game on the PlayStation 4, starting today. PlayStation 4 players, who were previously...

Fan Trailer Re-imagines Star Wars: A New Hope as a 1980s Anime... and it's it so Awesome!

Fan Trailer Re-imagines Star Wars: A New Hope as a 1980s Anime... and it's it so Awesome!

Ron Duwell

I've been a big fan of Star Wars' Disney revival over the past few years. Most, but not all, of the films have turned out far better than I had expected when viewed through the lens of modern day film making. However, one thing I miss and, indeed, never got to experience myself is Star Wars long before it became the film empire that it is today. In 1977, Star Wars was just a movie… no...