The must-see Yokai Parade exhibition brings an assortment of iconic yokai-themed artworks to Wellington and Auckland.
Ghostwire: Tokyo conjures a brilliant, atmospheric rendition of Shibuya, but that potential is wasted on a bland, generic open-world game.
Nioh Collection is a perfect way to experience (or re-experience) Team Ninja’s yokai-filled vision of Sengoku Japan.
Nioh 2’s yokai-filled Sengoku setting brings plenty of pain, but a finely-tuned difficulty curve ensures triumph is always on the horizon.
Hyakki Castle channels the gorgeous art of the ukiyo-e movement for a simple dungeon crawler with a rich sense of atmosphere and style.
Yukie: A Japanese Winter Fairy Tale is a haunting interactive folk tale, and another example of what can be done with RPG Maker and a bit of creativity.
Nioh wears its Dark Souls inspiration on its sleeve, but it builds on that with deeper combat and captivating story of Sengoku-era Japan.
We had a chat with Joshua Hurd, the creator of beautiful Miyamori, about the game and his visits to Akita, Japan that inspired it.
It may not look it, but Yomawari: Night Alone is a terrifying, unsettling game, and its super-cute presentation is a big part of why that is.