Aspyr has given a new generation of RPGamers an ideal opportunity to experience BioWare’s Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic. While the combat very much feels like it was designed twenty years ago, the rest of the game stands strongly in an excellent port.
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Indie RPGs have come a long way, and continue to flourish in unique and exciting ways. In this feature, the RPGamer staff members share some of their favorite gems from the past to the present.
Welcome to the jungle, and the wetlands, also some deserts, plus mountains, forests, and caves too. There’s a lot of expeditions awaiting RPGamers, and all of them are appropriately curious.
The Mary Skelter trilogy is complete with the release of Mary Skelter Finale, which comes with a ready way for newcomers to get caught up on events. However, with dense systems and unbalanced pacing, it’s definitely one for the fans.
The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD is a remaster of one of the most divisive entries in the long-running series. Are the improvements enough to make this controversial entry shine brighter or is it doomed to stay a black sheep?
Teenage girls with memory issues lead the adventure in Blue Reflection: Second Light. Aside from some aspects that may feel improper to western RPGamers, the game is a solid second entry.
Bitmap Books has released a their largest book to date. This dedicated tome is tailor-made for those who love the JRPG, and provides an exhaustive overview of the genre, from the essential to the obscure.
Paul Shkreli returns with another Backlog update. This time, he discusses a sci-fi RPG from 1998 and gets his hands on another fat PlayStation 3.
Shin Megami Tensei V demands players be patient, pay attention, and learn from their failures, but it’s never unfair. It balances the series’ difficulty with enough tools to make it accessible to franchise newcomers.
Based on its predecessor’s reception, RPGamers could be forgiven for being wary of The Caligula Effect 2. However, FuRyu and Historia have turned it into a very pleasant surprise.
SWERY has a reputation for insane, off-the-wall storytelling and The Good Life is no exception. Does the gameplay follow suit, or is it just a boring slog to go through?
Phil Willis jumps into Solasta: Crown of the Magister to try his hand at saving the world. Does this game roll high, or is it a critical fail?
What’s more fun than hanging out with your friends, stealing a magical sword, and escaping the Machine Devil? Pack some snacks, and fill up the gas tank, because this is a road trip worth taking!
Gamedec offers a richly imagined sci-fi world to become familiar with. However, an intriguing premise of investigating crime in virtual space struggles under the pressure of overwhelming player freedom.
Anna Marie is back with her tenth Backloggin’ report. Wait, still no backlog busting was to be had? Shame, shame, shame!
Sacred Fire has many layers to make it a mentally engrossing game. Story enthusiasts looking for their next adventure take a look within.
Quarter 3 proves to be the worst one yet for Pascal’s backlog adventure this year. Balancing work and home life can be tough, but YouTube content creators have turned into the biggest threats to his gaming time.
Despite over a dozen releases in the series, Xuan Yuan Sword 7 will mark a first foray into a new world for many western gamers. DOMO’s ancient-China action RPG shows a lot of promise, but is not without its flaws.
Director Hiroyuki Ito returns with the release of Dungeon Encounters. Underneath a simple graphical presentation lies a dense network of gameplay systems which are surprisingly compelling.
Some games strive to create an open, accessible experience for all to enjoy. Others just want to take you to chocolate-coated moonscapes and laser-powered volcanos, where ninjas do battle with abominable snowmen.