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The History of Final Fantasy 2 and 3
After going the distance and fleshing out the history of Square and the rocky start to the first Final Fantasy title, it’s time that we move with the face of the role-playing genre. Today, we’re going to elaborate on the history, development and legacy of both Final Fantasy II and…
The History of Fighting Games: Part 1
There is no genre of video game that has seen more ups and downs, more personal re-invention, more fervent support by fans and developers alike than fighting games. The simple format of two guys standing on opposite sides of a screen and trying to punch each other to death has quickly become a profe…
The History of Final Fantasy: Part 1
Having the likes of Mario, Zelda, Mega Man and the numerous other figureheads of gaming to choose from, we felt that Final Fantasy was the perfect place for us to start our history series. Just as Mario can be considered the face of platforming (and of gaming in general), Final Fantasy is widely reg…
The Crazy and Profitable Origin of Ms. Pac-Man
It has been stated that imitation in the sincerest form of flattery. In the early ’80s arcade market, imitation was a gold mine. According to a Time Magazine report from 1982, arcade games earned $2.8 billion in quarters in 1980, followed by $5 billion in 1981, which was almost twice the tota…
How to Cosplay: Morrigan Aensland
Ladies and gentlemen, if you’re looking around to figure out how to cosplay your favorite characters, look no further! Arcade Sushi introduces their all-new How to Cosplay series, starting off with the ever-alluring Morrigan Aensland. She’s both bad-ass and pretty, a vain succubus who …
Cosplay Column: Life as a Cosplayer
We love our cosplayers here at Arcade Sushi and we thought it would be a great idea to have them participate in special guest columns talking about the world of cosplay. Our next guest writer is Gabriela Almeida, a Brazilian cosplayer who is one of the most stunning women we’ve ever featured …
Cosplay Column: The Basics of Cosplay
We love our cosplayers here at Arcade Sushi and we thought it would be a great idea to have them participate in special guest columns talking about the world of cosplay. Our first guest writer is Stella Chuu, who is ranked in the top 5 of our Hottest Cosplay Girls list. In this special Cosplay […