Throwback RPGs aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. But with a Nintendo Switch port having been released, is Shadows of Adam worthy of genre enthusiasts’ time?
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As part of confronting his insecurities, Jervon Perkins revisited the Xenosaga trilogy. A decade after first playing the games, he learns an important lesson about self-esteem and self-confidence.
While Kiryu may no longer be roaming the seedy streets of Kamurocho, that doesn’t mean that the fun has to stop. Judgment explores the familiar red-light district through a detective’s eyes, but do the new mechanics merge well with the familiar brawler gameplay?
Happy #JRPGJuly everyone! The RPGamer crew is back for another round of Chic Pixel’s annual celebration, and we are out to share what staff are going to be playing this month!
SaGa Scarlet Grace is coming west! Fans of the series know what to expect — or do they? It’s said that the more things change, the more they stay the same, but for a series with such a history as a collection of oddities, it pays to know what you’re getting into.
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.
The 3DS isn’t finished quite yet, even though Persona Q2 may be its last major release. There may never be another opportunity to learn what happens when Yukiko and Ryuji team up in a fight, so be sure to take advantage.
Get ready to investigate one of the deepest plots in a well-crafted world with this impression of Masquerada: Songs and Shadows. Just be prepared for a few twists and turns.
Braveland Trilogy swears vengeance, flings spells, and shouts ‘Yarr!’ on the Nintendo Switch, but is this trio of throwback games worth your hard-earned gold?
With an engaging battle system, deeply customizable job system, and beautiful visuals and graphics, Octopath Traveler has a lot of wonderful parts. Does the total game exceed the sum of those parts or somehow fall short?
E3 has been in the books for nearly a week now. That’s enough time for our staff to collect their thoughts and pick out some of their personal highlights from the event.
Mormo’s Curse has descended upon the land of Ditto, and it’s up to the many generations of Swords to right the wrongs done to this land. Is it worth the time to take up the Legendary Toys, put on a cape, and rock this world?
RPGamer’s Adventure Corner returns for a detailed look at visual novel World End Syndrome. The recently-released title from TOYBOX and Arc System Works sends players to the rural town of Mihate, where they are thrust into a mystery involving the themes of life and death.
The latest installment of the massively popular Taiwanese-developed RPG series makes its console debut on the PlayStation 4. While the narrative and cast of characters are compelling and memorable, the game suffers from technical issues that make it difficult to recommend without caveats.
Swag and Sorcery bills itself as an idle RPG and city-building game. While there is truth in that advertised blending of genres, the ingredients offered don’t combine into a palatable recipe for success.
Nippon Ichi’s Lapis x Labyrinth combines 2D sidescrolling action with a type of Japanese sweet. It’s an odd combination, but it works well enough to provide good hours of enjoyment.
ToeJam & Earl & Lewanda & Latisha are trapped on Earth. Getting back to Funkotron will require a box of tomatoes, a few pairs of strap-on wings, and some serious (more or less) teamwork.
Fell Seal: Arbiter’s Mark invites players to come for the tactical combat rife with customization options, then stay for a spell for the engaging story at its center. Favorable comparisons to other well-known tactical RPGs are really just a bonus.
The Fate series makes its debut on the Switch. Although at first glance it may seem like a Dynasty Warriors clone, Fate/EXTELLA LINK adds to the tried-and-true formula by speeding up the combat, adding more moves, and polishing gameplay.
The Electronic Entertainment Expo is upon us once more, and RPGamer will again be providing plenty of coverage for our readers to enjoy. Check out the article to see the various ways to keep up with our E3 coverage and for a handy reminder of the key conference and stream times.