oprainfall Week in Gaming: Sep 17 – 23

Check out what the crew has been playing in our downtime!

REVIEW: The Legend of Nayuta: Boundless Trails

You can't stop the duo of Nayuta and Noi!

Nintendo Live 2023: Seattle’s An Amazing Event for Gaming Fans

I attended Nintendo Live 2023: Seattle, and I found an extremely well-run event for fans of the Big-N and video game lovers in general.

PAX West 2023 IMPRESSIONS – Granblue Fantasy: Relink

Friday, September 15th, 2023

I go hands-on with Granblue Fantasy: Relink at PAX West 2023, and I find a lot to really enjoy in this action RPG title from Cygames/XSEED.


Thursday, September 14th, 2023

I go hands-on with FOAMSTARS, SQUARE ENIX's newest multiplayer game, at PAX West 2023 and I find a lot to love in this neon-soaked world

Cooking Eorzea Week 28: Creamy Salmon Pasta

Friday, September 1st, 2023

For this week's Cooking Eorzea dish, I make Creamy Salmon Pasta and talk about the past 10 years of FINAL FANTASY XIV Online: A Realm Reborn

Cooking Eorzea Week 37: Boscaiola

Friday, August 18th, 2023

In this week's Cooking Eorzea, I make the Boscaiola pasta dish after attending FINAL FANTASY FAN FESTIVAL 2023-2024 and EVO in Las Vegas!

EVO 2023 Is For All Gamers, Not Just For Fighting Champions

Wednesday, August 16th, 2023

EVO 2023 is the premiere FGC in the world, and an event that anyone, no matter how good or bad at fighting games, can enjoy and love.

Oprainfall’s Top 6 ‘Top 6 EVO 2023’ Must-Watch Matches

Friday, August 11th, 2023

I pick out the Top 6 'Top 6 Finals' must-see matches at EVO 2023 that range across different FGC titles and different styles of gameplay.

Cooking Eorzea Week 36: Battered Fish

Friday, July 28th, 2023

For this week's Cooking Eorzea, I make Battered Fish by deep frying the fish and double frying French fries on top of a grill!

Cooking Eorzea Week 35: Bahn Xeo

Friday, July 21st, 2023

For this week's Cooking Eorzea column, I make Bahn Xeo, talk about my journey in life and in journalism so far, and more!


Wednesday, June 28th, 2023

I demoed Crystar's spiritual successor, CRYMACHINA, and I find a fun action combat game with a lot to enjoy.

IMPRESSIONS: Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless

Friday, June 23rd, 2023

I go hands-on with a demo of Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless, and I find a gorgeous game with fun battle mechanics!

INTERVIEW: Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless’s Director Shunsuke Minowa

Tuesday, June 20th, 2023

I interviewed Shunsuke Minowa, the director of Disgaea 7: Vows of the Virtueless, about the creation of the game, new classes, and more!

FINAL FANTASY XVI Pre-Launch Celebration Was An Amazing Fan-Oriented Event

Tuesday, June 13th, 2023

FINAL FANTASY XVI Pre-Launch Celebration was a SQUARE ENIX-hosted event that was made for fans of the FINAL FANTASY series.

Cooking Eorzea Week 34: Skybuilder’s Stew

Friday, June 9th, 2023

Closing out the Soups and Stews section of The Official FINAL FANTASY XIV Online Cookbook for Cooking Eorzea with Skybuilder's Stew!

Cooking Eorzea Week 33: Orobon Stew

Friday, May 26th, 2023

For this week's Cooking Eorzea, I make Orobon Stew...and it turns out to be my favorite dish, BY FAR, in this cooking series!

Cooking Eorzea Week 32: Oden

Friday, May 19th, 2023

I make the Othard region specialty, Oden, for this week's FINAL FANTASY XIV Online cooking column, Cooking Eorzea.

Cooking Eorzea Week 31: Oriental Breakfast

Friday, May 12th, 2023

For this week's Cooking Eorzea dish, I make the multi-part Oriental Breakfast, with the additional goal of having it all be ready at once!

Cooking Eorzea Week 30: Miso Soup with Tofu

Friday, May 5th, 2023

For this week's Cooking Eorzea, I make Miso Soup with Tofu from the Hingashi Region of Eorzea, and it turned out to be delicious!

Cooking Eorzea Week 29: Chestnuts and Lentils

Friday, April 28th, 2023

In this week's Cooking Eorzea, I make Chestnuts and Lentils soup from FINAL FANTASY XIV Online and I talk about game preservation.

Cooking Eorzea Week 28: Exquisite Beef Stew

Friday, April 21st, 2023

I make Eulmore's Exquisite Beef Stew from FINAL FANTASY XIV Online for this week's Cooking Eorzea, and I face my fear of working with garlic


Friday, April 14th, 2023

I interviewed Yu Namba, the Spike Chunsoft localization producer for ANONYMOUS;CODE, at GDC 2023 about how he is localizing this game.

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