Chop, chop, dig, dig! Are you ready to befriend cute animals and farm to your heart’s content? Sam Wachter checks out Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town and lives her farming fantasy. She may have also named her cows Beef, Chocolate, and Steak’ems!
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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.
NIS America and developer Experience have released Saviors of Sapphire Wings for the Nintendo Switch and PC. A stellar cast of characters improves an otherwise ordinary dungeon-crawler.
Anna Marie is back with her third Backloggin’ report. It’s another month focused on newer releases, but at least the backlog hasn’t grown.
The year 2020 was a record-setting list of difficult and awful choices. This game most certainly numbers among them.
Kadokawa Games returns to Japan’s Shimane Prefecture for its follow-up to Root Letter. The new title, Root Film does a good job emulating the appeal of TV murder mysteries, even if it doesn’t end up standing out from its niche.
Fun character designs and competent combat may be enough for a satisfactory single experience. However, doubling that up without any substantial bells and whistles makes the whole thing less appealing.
Players lead a group of mercenaries in turn-based battles to save the foggy city of Grant. Based on 17th-century European folklore, Black Legend includes an original set of classes, enemies, and sidequests.
While briefly sidelined in March, Paul is back to discuss his RPG and other adventures during the months of February and March. Is his backlog actually shrinking?
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.
Sam has been playing a lot of games from her backlog while trying not to buy too many new ones. Has she been succeeding on the challenges she set for herself? Let’s see how she did during the first three months of 2021.
The goddesses are back for another spin-off. Neptunia Virtual Stars sees them getting involved with the creation of content with the help of numerous VTubers.
Four Quarters’ nifty rogue-lite RPG is a fascinating little title with a lot hiding under the surface. Even though it doesn’t all quite come together, it’s an interesting game well worth checking out.
Everhood doesn’t rein back on the similarities shared by other well-known indie titles. Despite that, the game delivers on its promise of being an unconventional RPG where players better “expect the unexpected.”
In a world of 1s and 0s, where the virtual is sold at a premium while the mundane is dirt-cheap, we all need something real. Something like professional wrestling. At least, that’s what one game producer thought, and who are we to argue with a technical knock-out?
For his first Backloggin’ update, Pascal feels the humiliation of being defeated by a buffed backlog boss. It’s not called ‘Backlog Boondoggle’ for nothing, folks.
Collection of SaGa Final Fantasy Legend 2 brings the classic RPG to the Nintendo Switch as part of a trilogy edition. Does this 30-year-old game still stand the test of time?
Two of RPGamer’s Atelier experts put their heads together to analyse Atelier Ryza 2. The resulting, sometimes passionate, discussion has been edited down into a readable review format.
Anna Marie is back for a second month, but she had less success in bustin’ her backlog in February than in January. Some really great games came out this month, so it’s a little understandable.
A modern Japanese office building is being haunted by ghostly apparitions each night. After falling asleep at his desk, Jun Tsukimiya awakes to find himself locked in for the night just as the haunting begins anew.