Advertised as a beat-em-up, Fate/Extella does just that and nothing else

Advertised as a beat-em-up,
Fate/Extella does just that and nothing else

VIDEO GAME REVIEW
Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star
Nintendo Switch

By Alexander O. Cuaycong and Anthony L. Cuaycong

The Fate series has always had its foot half in and half out of Western markets. Fate/Stay Night and its sequel Hollow Ataraxia never received an official English translation, their commercial success in Japan notwithstanding. Such is also the case with Fate Tiger Colosseum and Fate CCC and various other light novels and stories. That said, Type-Moon seems more than eager to reach its audiences beyond the Land of the Rising Sun. From Fate/Unlimited Codes’ release in 2009, to Fate/Extra in 2011, to even Fate/Grand Order on Android and iOS this year, the noted developer is taking steps to satisfy its English-speaking fans in the West.

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Fate/Extella does just that and nothing else”

Reliving the good ol’ days

Reliving the good ol’ days

Concert
The 90s Live!
July 22, 8 p.m.
The Theatre @ Solaire,
Solaire Resort & Casino,
1 Aseana Ave., Entertainment City, Parañaque City

By Susan Claire Agbayani

When thinking of music of the 1990s, what comes to mind? Off the top of our heads: The Dawn, Alamid, INTRoVOYS, Afterimage, Eraserheads, Yano, Rivermaya, Color It Red, The Youth, True Faith, Orient Pearl, and FrancisM. Watering holes like Weekends Live, Atrium, Kalye, Club Dredd, Mayric’s, 70s Bistro, Chatterbox Pizza, Kampo, Freedom Bar, Yosh, Oracafe. Tugtugan Pamorningan. The NU Rock Awards. Channel V and MTV Asia.

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