I’m not over the moon for the overworld, but I do love a good one and, like many gamers, prefer titles with one rather than without. It’s a staple of RPGs that shouldn’t be overlooked or underappreciated.
Author: Jason McFadden
RPGamers who love to create as well as play RPGs will soon be able to give their imagination free rein with the upcoming RPG Maker Unite, as if backlogged game piles weren’t enough of a time sink already.
The Nintendo Direct for February 2022 was pretty massive for RPG devotees. No less than nine significant titles were revealed, from remakes to all-new games, which players will happily wishlist, backlog, or play this year.
Gaming nostalgia isn’t a new thing. That said, modernized pixel-art titles aren’t just a blast from the past since many add once-futuristic visuals to the mix, creating a truly unforgettable look and feel.
A role-playing game can absolutely win Game of the Year at The Game Awards. Doing so ensures outstanding prestige, which promotes the overall value of this rich and rewarding genre.
How did players enjoy RPGs long ago with 2D sprites and few colors? The magic spell that bedazzles RPGamers might be more than meets the eye.
When level grinding in an RPG grinds players to the ground, they shouldn’t beat themselves up for feeling beat down. Players should know it’s okay to not finish a game and that the five-hour rule can help start one that may otherwise seem risky.
Upcoming Pokémon Legends: Arceus is set to showcase the series’ first fully open-world game. Will the pivot be fraught with peril or full of potential?
Fantasian continues to impress in part two, expanding its world travel, battle mechanics, and character abilities as the story unfurls. The game is great on mobile, yet a release on PC and consoles would be even greater so more gamers can experience the wonderful title.
Have you ever felt disappointed when you defeat the final boss and then the true final boss appears? A winning strategy for both developers and players means there must be a clear path to such a plot-twist.
A fan of Final Fantasy ventures on a Dragon Quest and becomes a convert. His problem now is deciding which will be his next slimy adventure.
Imagine one of the most beloved 16-bit era RPGs remade with one of the most bedazzling game styles today. It would be dancing madness if Final Fantasy VI Remake didn’t become a reality soon.
Rote fetch quests for mere loot are bland. The ideal sidequest should enhance an RPG’s main story with savory immersion, letting players connect more deeply with the game.
Mistwalker’s experienced development team casts a magic spell with Fantasian. The game proves that a console-like RPG not only works on a mobile platform, but it also sets a new high standard.
When considering new battle systems, it’s safe to say that finding a good one is comforting. But finding a great battle system requires bravely leaving one’s comfortable starting town and venturing on a heroic quest into the unknown.