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Mike Fahey
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Kotaku elder, lover of video games, keyboards, toys, snacks, and other unsavory things.
Oct 16
3

I lost an enormous amount of progress in ffix due to a power outage when I was, like, 11, and I still haven’t finished it. it did turn me into a habitual over-saver, though. is saving 2-3 times every ten minutes too much? probably. but you can never be too safe, because you never know when the power might go out and Read more

Oct 16
4

Not dodging or rolling when I tell it to. I don’t care what you’re in the middle of. You’re swinging a sword, taking a stab, doing your taxes, just roll! Life saving measures should always take precedence, ESPECIALLY when you’re receiving an attack. I think I’d be far more likely to try to get away from a second Read more

Oct 7
2

This music makes me happy. Heck, I recall when I got this game oh-so-long-ago, I played it with almost a constant smile on my face. I’m still amazed that a game this big and pretty (for the time) came out on the regular old PS1.
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Oct 7
3

I’m just here to say that I really like that “Morning Music” feature, especially when it’s about JRPG music. Keep it up!

Oct 7
4

Just this week Square Enix put up a video of former idol and huge FF fan Ai Takahashi singing a piano version of Melodies of Life.

Sep 28
41

There was a point when I came to the realization I was planning life events around when I needed to harvest crops. I was finally able to break free of that and many other similar games and never looked back. I hope the remains of my farm burns to the ground with flash. lol

Sep 25
3

The first time a game soundtrack really grabbed me and elevated my mood while playing to a completely different level? Well, it depends partially on just how high we’re setting the bar.

Sep 25
4

If it makes any difference, I heartily recommend them (well the original trilogy, I can’t speak for newer entries). They hold up pretty nicely; they’re among that exalted class of games where merely moving is a joy.

Sep 25
1

They just dropped Version 2.0 of Dragalia Lost and holy fuck, is it so good. The new cell shading looks sick as hell and really provides an oomph to the visuals. The new Wrymprint and Weapon crafting is really weird since they got completely overhauled, but the new system does make my warriors stronger. I also love

Sep 8
1

Comes up as “video unavailable” for me. Is this region-locked?

Sep 8
2

The live action sequences in that video have extreme Catanonic Youths Instagram energy

Sep 8
10

So you're saying you play as the anime girls? Because the trailer led me to believe you play as a sentient pile of slashing and exploding animation effects.

Sep 8
4

This is the only thing the world need right now.

Aug 24
3

If you plan on getting in on the Evercade, I highly suggest finding the $100 premium pack, which comes with the console and three carts—Data East Collection 1, Atari Collection 1, and Interplay Collection 1. Read more

Aug 24
6

These guys should be commended for making something so nice and retro-y in the best way. Read more