That said, yours truly has kept touch with The Man, The Legend since then, but save for a New York City concert which I should have reported on by all means, I was bound in blood not to reveal the nature of his most recent projects. Flash forward to May 12th 2009, when Konami of Japan stunned the unsuspecting masses with the release of Contra ReBirth for the WiiWare. I was sorta "in the know" about this little project, because Chibi had previously told me his new employer was none other than... *drumrolls* M2 of Japan. And... it so happens that Mr. Tech himself is listed in the staff credits right alongside the legendary SAKIMOTO Hitoshi, who made such musical masterpieces as Radiant Silvergun, Gradius V, Final Fantasy Tactics et j'en passe!
So uhhh, where's the review of the game itself? You'll have to head over to underdog game news site Siliconera, where the article was just published today. I figured a piece like this would get more exposure over there, but I'll always have this blog for in-depth Toromi features and delirious hockey/denpa comparisons. For what it's worth, an extensive Brandish: The Dark Revenant article was also written for Siliconera in mind, so check that out if you're into hardcore dungeon crawlers.