Square Enix’s extended celebration of the Final Fantasy series continues, with Final Fantasy XII the latest entry in the series to find a home on the Nintendo Switch. It’s a game that feels right at home on the hybrid system, and the years have been very kind to it.
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The JRPG legacy is synonymous with experimentation; even the most fondly-remembered titles, upon more frank inspection, reveal themselves as unique if not downright bizarre. How did this tradition begin, and where has it run off to?
In Outward, the player is not some hero who is destined to save the world, but an ordinary person who needs to etch out a living in this harsh land. Phil Willis helps us determine if this is a life worth living, or better left behind.
Dark Devotion may be a Souls-like, but it’s not just another clone. While nailing both the combat and atmosphere of its inspiration, it also keeps things fresh by adding rogue-lite elements, streamlined character progression, and a forward-only exploration style to the mix that encourage replayability.
South Korean developer Krafton is currently developing a Japanese style RPG for Steam and the Nintendo Switch named MISTOVER. James Han, a producer for MISTOVER, answers some of our questions and gives us a preview of the upcoming game.
Become the Watcher and hunt a renegade god. Captain a ship, assemble a crew, and brave the high seas in this old school pirate adventure.
It’s such a tired concept to have a lot of people get killed on Earth and then be granted immortality by a god, along with massive combat prowess. Exist Archive represents yet another iteration of this incredibly common idea.
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.
Nelke gets by with a little help from her alchemist friends. Too bad they couldn’t synthesize a better 20th anniversary title for this long running series.
While many more years will likely go by before the remake of Final Fantasy VII comes out, a slightly enhanced version of Final Fantasy IX is available now on consoles. Do touched-up character models and combat cheats make a twenty-year-old game new again?
Vaporum was designed and released for the PC a couple of years back. Does the PS4 release hold up for this grid-based steampunk dungeon crawler?
Spike Chunsoft’s newest title sees it teaming up with Lost Dimension developer Lancarse for dungeon-crawler Zanki Zero: Last Beginning. Its hypothetical advances in cloning technology certainly come with caveats, not least the end of the world.
Developer Image & Form takes its steampunk robots into the RPG realm with SteamWorld Quest. With memorable characters, an engaging battle system, and beautiful graphics, this Switch title should prove enjoyable to many RPGamers.
In Inti Creates’ action RPG, the Dragonblood Clan is seeking revenge after many years of violent persecution. But it’s the dearth of others to share the experience with that has marked the game itself for death.
Michael Apps got the chance to try a build of Indivisible at PAX East, to see how the RPG from the creators of Skullgirls is shaping up. Find out within how the demo of the game showed off the beautiful hand drawn 2D art.
Some things get better with age, but Final Fantasy VII likely isn’t one of them. The game’s release for Nintendo Switch underlines why a remake seemed like a good idea.
Yuke’s take a shot at the Earth Defense Force series. Does this entry hit the mark, or is this one rain storm you want to avoid?
RPGamer is looking for new staff members to join our team and Uncle Cid has put out a call for interested parties to apply. We have numerous roles to fill, with details and a link to application form available within.
Sam Wachter takes a trip down memory lane as she recounts her inability to complete Phantasy Star as a child. Twenty years later, she finds success and completion with the Sega Ages edition for the Nintendo Switch.
War Theatre wants to recruit YOU to serve on the front lines of tactical combat. Unfortunately, its lack of user-friendly design earns it a dishonorable discharge, post-haste.