Anthony John Agnello

Anthony John Agnello

Anthony John Agnello is a writer living in New York. He works as the Community Manager of Joystiq.com and his writing has appeared in The AV Club, Salon, Edge, and many others. He is patiently waiting for Namco to finish Klonoa 3.
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Strider Review

Strider review.
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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze review.
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Bravely Default Review

Bravely Default review.
Gaming

Jetsetter: Microsoft refuses to give up on Japan, even after Japan gave up on it

This week in Jetsetter, we look back on Microsoft's history in the Japanese console market. The company's only sold around 3 million consoles in the country over 12 years, but it just keeps trying. It's also managed to convince some of…
Gaming

Jetsetter: Have we learned nothing from Final Fantasy’s terrible numbering?

This week in Jetsetter, we look at Inazuma Eleven and the double-edged sword of when a traditionally import-only series finally makes the jump to the US. The biggest problem is that you don't get to play any previously released games, but…
Gaming

Jetsetter: Another British racing dev fades as Burnout Paradise studio loses founders

This week in Jetsetter, we mourn the erosion of one of Britain's greatest racing game developers. Criterion Games, the developer of Burnout Paradise, isn't dead but it's close now that co-founders Fiona Sperry and Alex Ward have left…
Gaming

Jetsetter: Resident Evil is dead, long live Resident Evil

This week in Jetsetter, we look at how one of Japan's most storied developers can keep one of its longest-running series thriving long into the future. If Capcom wants Resident Evil to have a future, it has to do what its shareholders finds…
Gaming

Jetsetter: Can PS4 replace the PS2 in India?

This week in Jetsetter, we look back at the PlayStation 2's impressive history in India on the eve of PlayStation 4's release in the country this winter. Can the PS4 finally unseat the PlayStation 2 in the hearts of India's gamers?
Gaming

Jetsetter: Rayman and the French New Wave

This week in Jetsetter, we consider what role the limbless hero Rayman and his creator Michel Ancel fill in the pantheon of video game history. Both Ancel and his signature creation are actually icons of a brief, beautiful movement in game…
Gaming

Jetsetter: Microsoft backs away from Canada, making the UK the home of Xbox One

This week in Jetsetter, we look at how the deeply American Microsoft continues to expand and contract its game development operations abroad, expanding in the UK while shrinking in Canada.
Gaming

Jetsetter: Nintendo’s import future lies in the arts rather than games

This week in Jetsetter, we find Nintendo easing down on its across the board region-locking of the Nintendo 3DS. The first cartridge playable on any console highlights Nintendo's history in the arts and the evolving role of handheld gaming…
Gaming

A look at what lies ahead for Final Fantasy

Digital Trends sit down for a chat with Yoshinori Kitase and Yuji Abe, two of the foremost creative minds currently working to shape Final Fantasy, on what's ahead for the quarter-century old series.