The 2010s were a really important for me as it was the decade where I changed from game player to game maker. Smack dab in the middle of the 2010s I made the switch, after being somewhat fed up with the games I was seeing and a desire to make my own. I don’t really […]Read More Ten Games of the Decade
I completely forgot to post this earlier, but the lovely folks at the Kaiju Transmissions Podcast had myself and Chris Oglio to talk about Dawn of the Monsters, game development, Seismic, and toy creation! Check it out at the link below and give these good folks a listen. It’s one of my favourite podcasts! You […]Read More Kaiju Transmission Podcast- Dawn of the Monsters Edition!
Hi all! Today’s post is a bit different than previous ones. In that it’s just a video. As covered in my Kaiju Video Games History Panel, Gamera: The Time Adventure was released in 1995 for the Bandai Playdia and, as mentioned in that panel, no one has uploaded footage of this game. . . Until […]Read More Kaiju Video Games – Gamera: The Time Adventure
This is a somewhat different entry from my usual video games stuff. Less Kaiju focused and instead focusing on an aspect of action game design in the context of classic Wii game Sin and Punishment: Star Successor. I hope you enjoy it! Ever since the dawn of the home video game system, developers have been […]Read More Action Game Purity and Sin and Punishment: Star Successor
Attack of the Friday Monsters: A Tokyo Tale (怪獣が出る金曜日) Genre: life simulation Players: 1 Release Date: March 13, 2013 (Japan), July 18 2013 (NA & Europe) Platform: Nintendo 3DS Director: Kaz Ayabe Developer: Millennium Kitchen Publisher: Level-5 This is the fourth part in a series on notable kaiju video games. Giant Japanese-style monsters and games […]Read More Kaiju Video Games – Attack of the Friday Monsters
This is the reason my updates slowed to a crawl. I’ve spent what little free time I’ve had over the last few months assembling this panel attempting to include as many kaiju video games as possible. As I explain in the video, I’m sticking mostly to non-Godzilla and non-Ultraman stuff but that still leaves me […]Read More Kaiju Video Games History – G-Fest XXVI 2019 Panel
Hi all, Sorry for the radio silence the past few months. I’ve been working on a few things: Some panels for G-Fest (one of which I will be uploading here shortly!), starting a toy company (seismic toys, check us out at @seismictoys on instagram, facbeook, and twitter!) and a brand new original Kaiju video game from […]Read More Announcing: Dawn of the Monsters!
This is the third part in a series on notable kaiju video games. Giant Japanese-style monsters and games are two of my favourite things in life, so to cross them over like this was only natural. I’m going to highlight classics, hidden gems, and everything inbetween. King of the Monsters 2 (Genesis/Megadrive version) Genre: Fighting […]Read More Kaiju Video Games – King of the Monsters. . . 3?!
Today on April 11, Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain launches on PS4! This is a spinoff from the main line of Earth Defense Force games, which is a series of games about defending the planet from onslaughts of aliens, giant insects and, of utmost interest to us, kaiju. This new title is “designed for a […]Read More Kaiju Game News – Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain launches today! + A Brief History of Sandlot and Yuke’s
This is the second part in a series on notable kaiju video games. Giant Japanese-style monsters and games are two of my favourite things in life, so to cross them over like this was only natural. I’m going to highlight classics, hidden gems, and everything inbetween. King of the Monsters 2: The Next Thing Genre: […]Read More Kaiju Games Part 2 – King of the Monsters 2: The Next Thing