IGN: Worlds collide, etc.
"It's very...Japanese." This used to be a lazy way of saying something was weird. Now it speaks volumes about what to expect from an experience, whether you're American, European, Antarctican, whatever. To the gaming literate, each game carries a distinct cultural stamp that identifies it in numerous ways; as time goes on the line differentiating what's "western" and what's "Japanese" is getting blurrier.