Crispy Gamer

Post-TGS 2009: What's in a Name? (Not Much)

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Teti Jones Hooray

I have to assume that these games spotted on the TGS show floor sound super-exciting in the original Japanese.

Last Ranker

Yikes, really tempting the Metacritic fates here.

Last Ranker

Multi Raid Special

Wait a minute … Generic Japanese Video Game Title Generator Bot 1.0, is this your handiwork? I thought you were retired! You old dog.

Multi Raid Special

Last Escort

Just to make sure, there's no way this game isn't about male whores, right? OK, whew. I thought it was just me.

Last Escort

Nier Gestalt

Finally, an RPG that appeals to German psychological theorists.

Nier Gestalt

Archaic Dragoon

"Hey, do you want to play this new dragoon game I got?"

"Nah."

"Did I mention the dragoons are archaic?"

"I must play that game immediately."

Archaic Dragoon

Bounty Hounds Online

I don't think the cutesy colorful game on the screen below the banner is Bounty Hounds Online, but then again, I really hope it is.

Bounty Hounds Online

Cruz Del Sur

There are already complaints online about the wildly varying difficulty in this game. The shuffleboard quest was a piece of cake but damn if people aren't spending hours trying to conquer the buffet line.

Cruz Del Sur

Unidentified Mysterious Animal

Figured I'd wrap things up with one good name. I'm genuinely looking forward to UMA.

UMA