Kanon 2006 anime is the remake of short-live 2002 series. It also based on visual novel developed by Key along with Air and Clannad. The plot revolves about Yuichi Aizawa who moves back with his cousin Nayuki Minase. Yuichi doesn’t remember what happen while he was away. Throughout the course of the series, he encounters 4 girls from his past. Makoto Sawatari is a fox that Yuichi abandoned in his child. She have a grudge against him because of it. Yuichi finds out about Makoto was not originally human but a fox. Makoto strength slowly decrease and get headaches in her route. Thanks to Amano Mishio information about Makoto condition. Yuichi grants her wish to get married and later on disappears. Mai Kawasumi’s route is about Yuichi broke her promise about staying together.
She stays after hour in school to fight demons (which her powers). Mai carries a sword with her and uses to slay demon. Yuichi helps her by getting a kendo stick and later finds out her past. Yuichi learns about Mai’s mother and made a zoo of snow rabbits. We learn more about Mai’s friend Sayuri Kurata, who she want to protect. Sayuri comes from a rich family and very strict with her younger brother. Kurata play with her brother and the very end but passed away. Mai route is very emotional because after a demon attack Sayuri. She feels powerless and weak for not being strong enough. Yuichi eventually remembers her from years back and Mai stabs herself learning about her powers. Her route and story is the best in Kanon. Mai does act odd went talking to people but comes out her shell.
Team Fortress 2 is a team-based first-person shooter multiplayer video game developed and published by Valve Corporation. This is one of the first multiplayer team-based first-person shooter in 2007 afterward Blizzard Entertainment’s Overwatch was popular team-based shooter in 2016. Team Fortress 2 is a red vs blue team game featuring an all-male cast (include one female) with military classes.
The original Team Fortress was a free mod for Quake and Half-Life using the GoldSrc Engine. Valve originally planned for a modern warfare aesthetic which featuring a command system, parachute dropping and network voice but the team uses parametric animation for smoother movements and improve performance.
Hi Score Girl is based on the Japanese manga by Rensuke Oshikiri. The plot of Hi Score Girl revolves around pro gamer Haruo Yaguchi. Yaguchi is a advent gamer that loves playing 90s arcade games. He express his love for video games from the 1990s. During his time at arcade, Haruo is playing Street Fighter 2. Yaguchi is a Guile user and was the top player in his prime. A new challenger named Oono Akira defeats Haruo painfully with Zangief. Haruo pride was tarnish by Akira’s skill as a female gamer. He found a new gamer friend and wants play against her again. High Score Girl is animated by J.C Staff with 2D/CGI hybrid. The anime is still on-going and possibly have 12 episodes. There is a lot of video game reference and promotion in this series.
Haruo is a egomaniacal boy who enjoy playing video games and talking about them. He goes to school along with Ono. Every chance Yaguchi gets to try the latest game. Oono is one set ahead of him. Akira is not the only girl that defeats Haruo. Hidaka Koharu is another skilled female gamer that mercifully defeats Yaguchi. Akira Oono has no dialogue and only grunts. During Haruo and Oono interactions, Akira gets physical with him. Sometimes Akira gets annoyed with Haruo’s ranting. Haruo ranting and annoyance gets on Akira’s nerves. She comes from a wealthy family and don’t have to enjoy herself. Haruo shows Oono how to have fun.
Telltale Games is a video game company founded by former LucasArts employees. The company specialize in point and click video games. They first worked on Sam & Max: Freelance Police in 1993. Telltale Games is located in San Rafael, California with over 25 staff members. They have use their own engine called Telltale Tool. Telltale Tool provides texture mapping, physics-based models and dynamic lighting. The staff of Telltale games licenses properties NBC Universal to develop Back to the Future, Law & Order and Jurassic Park. Back to the Future: The Game was “most successful franchise to date” according to Steve Allison. Later on acquired The Walking Dead comic book franchise and was introduce to dialog tree. Quick time events was implemented giving more move-like experience. Later on expanded to episodic game for more seasons.
Walking Dead tv show is the most popular series on AMC. The game was a huge success just like Back to the Future. Telltale work with other comic book brands such as Vertigo’s Fables and DC Batman. Fables was renamed The Wolf Among Us and have same mechanics as Walking Dead. There is another popular show called Game of Thrones on HBO. Game of Thrones is based on George R. R. Martin A Song of Ice and Fire book series. Back to comic book Marvel and Telltale collaboration to bring Guardians of the Galaxy. Due to the Guardians of the Galaxy movie being a culture success. Telltale want to make a game based on the comic series. Later Mojang Minecraft was acquired and don’t have a story mode. The company wanted to have a story, it was named Minecraft: Story Mode.
Siegfried is a child of Frederick Schtauffen, who was a brave knight in a Holy Roman Empire of German Nation. Later on joined a band of brigands called Schwarzwind after his father left on a foreign crusade. Siegfried unintentionally kill his father during a ambush. He connived himself that someone else was to blame for his father death. Sieg goes on a quest to find the legendary weapon Soul Edge. With Soul Edge, Siegfried will take revenge for his father’s death. During his travels to Ostrheinsburg Castle, Sieg joins as a Landskecht hoping to get Stefan’s blade. During Ostrheinsburg Castle siege, Siegfried saw a opportunity to kill Stefan. As the search for the real Soul Edge and growing more insane. Finally, Siegfried found Soul Edge in the hands of Cervantes de Leon.
Cervantes was a dreaded pirate corrupted by Soul Edge power. After Cervantes defeat, he wield Soul Edge and a evil seed emanated from him. Siegfried want to bring his dead father back to life. In exchange for gather souls for Soul Edge. Siegfried agreed and started killing people for souls. Later on, Soul Edge consume Siegfried and turn him into Nightmare. After events of Soul Edge video game, Nightmare and his followers continue to devour souls. Astaroth, Aeon Calcos and Ivy aided Nightmare in a resurrection ceremony at Ostrheinburg. Two warriors confront Nightmare, Kilik and Xianghua to free Siegfried. After the battle, Soul Edge broke and Sieg regain humanity.