OPINION: Console Exclusives are Good For the Gaming Industry

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

What's wrong with promoting competition and unique libraries?

DISCUSSION: Our Highest Expectations / Biggest Fears Regarding Wii U

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Join the Oprainfall Staff as we discuss expectations and fears for Wii U!

STAFF PICKS: What Will We Play on Wii U?

Friday, November 16th, 2012

What launch window games are the staff anticipating the most?

OPINION: Why I’m Skipping New Super Mario Bros. U

Friday, November 16th, 2012

New Super Mario Bros. is a series that goes against Nintendo's mantra of reinvention, and makes a mad killing for it.

Storytelling in Video Games: A Squandered Opportunity

Thursday, November 15th, 2012

What makes a video game such an incredible narrative platform? And how is the industry putting it to waste?

OPINION: Why Square Enix Is Losing Money—An Indictment

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

Square Enix's profits are plummeting—and it has no one to blame but itself.

Are RPGs Like Shin Megami Tensei: Digital Devil Saga I and II Becoming Obsolete?

Tuesday, November 13th, 2012

A comparison between an amazing RPG like Digital Devil Saga, and the games that are being produced now.

How Capcom’s Remember Me Deviates from the Traditional Western Formula

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Here’s why you should add Remember Me to your memory bank

Oprainfall Origins: Okami

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Okami is an unforgettable experience that can surely convince any naysayer that video games are art.

EDITORIAL: The New Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind Manga Box Set Brings Back Memories

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

My thoughts on VIZ releasing a deluxe hardcover edition of the classic manga Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.

Staff Picks: Game of the Month – October 2012

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Oprainfall picks out their favorite games from the month of October

What if Video Game Personalities Were President?

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

'Cause it couldn't be as bad as what we got... right?

OPINION: Revive F-Zero With Evolved Ideas

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

What do you want that we haven't done before?

OPINION: Metal Gear Solid Creator Should Make Next Silent Hill

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Why he might be exactly what the series needs.

Staff Picks: Top 10 Scariest Enemies in Video Games

Wednesday, October 31st, 2012

Possibly the most controversial list we've ever made.

Pixel’s Angels and Inner-Demons: Cave Story and Perseverance

Tuesday, October 30th, 2012

Six versions of the game, six different ways to see the “You have died” screen anywhere from 10 seconds to 10 minutes later

Character Battle: The Results

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Who were the victors and who lost out? You may be very surprised.

oprainfall Origins: Final Fantasy IX

Monday, October 29th, 2012

It’s too bad we probably won’t see another Final Fantasy quite like FF9, but in the end, maybe that’s for the best.

Heroes of Ruin Not Likely to Get a Sequel

Friday, October 26th, 2012

It looked promising. What happened?

PUBLISHER SPOTLIGHT: Aksys Games

Thursday, October 25th, 2012

Played Guilty Gear, BlazBlue or Record of Agarest? Then you've played an Aksys game!



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