Backlog Quest II: Day 3 – Asura’s Wrath – So much yelling

Dear Journal, Today I got so angry that I grew extra arms so I could punch people six times as fast. Asura’s Wrath is a game that falls into that sort of middle range in terms of success and popularity. People know of it, they’ve heard it exist, but try to find a gamer friend who has played it let […]

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Dr. Geek: The Darker Side of Anime

Although perhaps not as big sales wise as it once was, anime and manga remain highlyinfluential in the United States since exploding unto the scene with the Pokemon universe in the 1990s.  The aesthetic qualities and conventions of anime and manga have influenced American artists (I’m looking at you, Joe Madureira) and creators of comic books and animation (see Avatar: […]

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