The tireless historians at Ackk Studios have turned their lens of inquiry on the late ’90s in their newest period drama. YIIK: A Postmodern RPG lets everyone know once and for all what those surreal, alienated years were like for a recent college grad, his friends, and a magical talking panda.
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Sam Wachter returns with a final edition for Backloggin’ the Year. She looks back at what she managed to clear out in 2018 despite some trying periods.
This ascension feels more like a descent into madness. A return to the Styigan Abyss is not a journey to be recommended.
If the mechanics of this game are extrapolated into the real world, adults giving children piggyback rides with a pet on the child’s head make a powerful team. No one appears to have attempted this challenge, which is disappointing.
2019 already has plenty of titles to get excited for. The RPGamer staff picked out a selection of games they are most anticipating and are keen to hear what readers are looking forward to.
With Xenon Valkyrie+ now out on the Nintendo Switch, RPGamer is going to give this bite-sized rogue-lite indie adventure a closer look.
Yo-kai Watch 3 travels across the globe, allowing players to meet a whole new set of yo-kai. The game first makes a stopover in Europe, giving RPGamer a chance to check it out ahead of its North American arrival date in February.
Thing Trunk’s planned seven-part Return 2 Games anthology kicks off with an ode to Blizzard’s Diablo. Does Book of Demons provide a strong first chapter to build upon, or does its Paperverse crumple up under pressure?
Welcome back to RPG Elements, the corner of RPGamer where we take a look at select merchandise related to the RPGs we love. Kicking off Volume 2 of the column, we take a look at three decades’ worth of Akira Toriyama’s contributions to the seminal Dragon Quest franchise.
I took a journey to sadtown while playing She Dreams Elsewhere. However, is there hope for Thalia to get out of her own head? We’ll find out when the game releases in 2019.
Pull the pin and count to three! Mixing tactical historical warfare with gothic horrors should make for an explosive concoction. But with repetitive gameplay cycles and a less-is-more approach to its IP, this pen-and-paper adaptation is a bit of a dud.
Adventure Corner returns, providing impressions and pseudo-reviews for games that don’t fall under our regular coverage. Today, we dive to the role of an Earth Defense Force (EDF) recruit, sworn to protect the earth from aliens and monsters.
C Prompt Games is a new studio founded by industry veterans Ian Fischer and Robert Fermier. Its first title, Heretic Operative, is coming in early 2019 and Ian and Robert were kind enough to answer several of RPGamer’s questions about the game.
In a now-bygone era of Japanese history, problems were routinely solved with violence and everyone was literally two-dimensional. That may not sound like a ringing endorsement, but it’s a time worth experiencing.
With its final episode released, the complete season of Big Bad Wolf’s narrative adventure is now available. RPGamer finds out if The Council is worth joining.
Empathy and kindness are now needed more than ever, especially in tough times. Stardew Valley reminds us with ease how important and necessary empathy is in our day to day lives.
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.
Pokémon finally makes the jump to the Nintendo Switch with a new spin on its classic formula. RPGamer is here to find out if Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu! is truly the very best, like no game ever was.
RPGamer has teamed up with Materia Collective for a new musical giveaway. We have five digital copies of OMEGA: A Tribute to Xenogears, a new 44-track album featuring arrangements and performances of the game’s soundtrack, to give to lucky readers.
The lack of any true narrative makes Persona 3: Dancing in Moonlight feel like half of a complete game. The half it presents is done quite nicely.