August has ended and Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games that hooked our staff. The newest Fire Emblem has unsurprisingly gotten a lot of play, but some rereleases have also caught our staff’s attention.
Author: Joshua Carpenter
July is passing quickly, so it’s already time for week 3 of #JRPGJuly. This week, the staff is building things in a Dragon Quest themed world, exploring Arland all over again, and fusing demons in SMT4: Apocalypse among many other games.
The first week of #JRPGJuly is in the books. Let’s see how things are starting out for the RPGamer staff with their chosen games.
Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games the staff has been playing in June. There are a couple of different forms of Dragon Quest being played while Call of Cthulhu, Phantom Dust, and Cadence of Hyrule are vying for staff gaming time.
It’s the end of May and Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games our staff is currently hooked on. Lots of monster collecting is going on between Yo-kai Watch and Pokémon: Let’s Go while South Park, RPG Maker, and Moero Chronicle Hyper are all competing for staffers’ game time.
Whatcha Playing is back for April and the staff is playing a wide variety of games. Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists is drawing mixed opinions from several staffers while Chocobo Mystery Dungeon, Zanki Zero, and even Mortal Kombat are vying for the staff’s attention.
Whatcha Playing is a new feature where the RPGamer staff share their experiences with the games they are currently playing. This inaugural edition covers the gambit of different games from Dragon Quest II to 428: Shibuya Scramble and many others in-between.
Over six months had passed since Nintendo revealed any information on the forthcoming Fire Emblem: Three Houses. It will take another five months for the game to finally hit the Switch, so a pair of staffers have fun analyzing the latest trailer.
In this edition of Adventure Corner, Joshua dives into the Iranian revolution via 1979 Revolution: Black Friday. This Telltale-inspired title marks a unique instance of a game providing context and clarity to historical events.
Gust has released some more info about the town-building aspects in Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists. Players will be able to unlock a number of character-specific buildings including a giant pie-shaped abode for Rorona.
Josh hasn’t completely forgotten about his PSP Backlog Quest. This time he tackles a pair of imported Falcom games that might be of interest to fans of the Trails series.
Valkyria Chronicles 4 marks the series’ tenth anniversary as well as a return to home consoles. RPGamer was recently given the chance to ask director Kohei Yamashita and producer Kei Mikami some questions about the newest release.
In RPGs, there are often two distinct yet important parts: a story to entertain and gameplay mechanics to engage the player. Octopath Traveler has Joshua questioning just how much he values those individual parts.
In this installment of RPGamer’s Adventure Corner, Joshua Carpenter plays the highly regarded 428: Shibuya Scramble. Can he manage the fates of five disparate people to solve a kidnapping?
Now that the Vita’s life is drawing to a close, the staff wanted to celebrate everything that was great about Sony’s handheld. Join us as we take a look at our favorite Vita RPGs.
The chibified casts of the last three Persona games are joining forces for some more Etrian Odyssey-style dungeon crawling in Persona Q2. But will it repeat the missteps of its lengthy predecessor?
July is over so it’s time for the last JRPG July update. This week Final Fantasy XV, Tokyo Xanadu, Zwei, Octopath Traveler, and Radiant Historia get their final due from our writers.
July is passing quickly, so it’s already time for week 3 of #JRPGJuly. Octopath Traveler has enthralled a few of our writers, while Shining Resonance and Radiant Historia captured the others’ attention this week.
Beep-0 is back for some new adventures with the Rabbids. This time, Donkey Kong joins the fray in this XCOM-inspired tactical RPG.
On this episode of PSP Backlog Quest: Sakura Taisen, a port of the classic Saturn RPG. Can Josh overcome a troubled fan translation to play one of the craziest premises in gaming?