Sometimes it may seem as if Japan is another world, but what would another world be to the Japanese? Enter Ni no Kuni, a vast, Technicolor realm where anything seems possible, and familiar faces show up in the oddest of places.
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Trails of Cold Steel is and remains a decidedly must-play title for anyone with a love of rich, masterfully crafted worlds. Being released on modern hardware just gives even more gamers an opportunity to enroll at Erebonia’s Thors Military Academy.
Mable & The Wood is a 2D side-scrolling RPG with some truly unique game play mechanics. Wield your unwieldy and excessively cumbersome sword to slay beasts and add their abilities to your arsenal. Use them to save the dying world, or potentially destroy it.
Nintendo held a Direct presentation today chock-full of RPGs. Headlines include Switch versions for Xenoblade Chronicles, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, and Divinity: Original Sin II, plus a release date for Game Freak’s Little Town Hero, a new demo for Daemon X Machina, and some more Pokémon Sword and Shield features.
August has ended and Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games that hooked our staff. The newest Fire Emblem has unsurprisingly gotten a lot of play, but some rereleases have also caught our staff’s attention.
Utawarerumono Zan sees Tamsoft and Aquaplus attempt to add some Musou to the series. It’s an idea that has worked for others, and RPGamer discovers whether that is the case here.
Catherine: Full Body looks to subtly enhance the original experience like a fine wine. But if two’s company, will three Catherines become a crowd?
The first chapter of Rain of Reflections is set to release this September. Developer Lionbite Games gave RPGamer access to a demo of the game, showcasing its mixture of point-and-click-style adventure and turn-based, stealth-focused encounters.
Gemdrops’ Crystar puts players in the role of Rei Hatada, a young girl fighting through Purgatory to rescue her sister. RPGamer examines whether the game is able to break out, or finds itself stuck in limbo.
Developer WayForward Technologies is adding an entry into the storied Kunio-kun series with its upcoming release of River City Girls. RPGamer got to interview WayForward’s Bannon Rudis about all things River City Girls.
The narrative fueling Attack on Titan is engaging and action-packed enough to make a game adaptation worth checking out. But does this foray into humanity’s desperate struggle against its monstrous adversaries manage to nail down the dynamic fluidity of its action set pieces?
The Marvel Ultimate Alliance series returns and harkens to superhero action RPG era of years past. Is the third, and most exclusive entry in the series a triumphant revival?
Japanese gaming culture is different. That’s a given. But since it gives us theatrical releases of video game films, who cares? Let’s see what we’re missing.
Three houses stand together, but when they fall apart, sides must be taken. Will the long awaited return to consoles for the Fire Emblem series be worth the wait?
Most of the time, sending a dog to fight armed soldiers is considered animal cruelty. Wargroove is an exception to that rule, and it manages to do quite a few other things also.
We play games for their story and graphics, but what keeps popping up in our heads is the great music we heard over the decades. In this first edition, Erik, Lucas, Cassandra, Shannon, and Joe each pick a soundtrack that has made a lasting impression on them.
SolSeraph seeks to reach the heights of a well-known SNES title. Does it reach the stars, or come crashing down like an angel with clipped wings?
Welcome to the end of everyone’s favourite monthly gameathon, #JRPGJuly. Let’s see how folks finished out the month and if they were successful in completing their game of choice.
Record of Agarest War: Mariage is ready to walk down the aisle with some lucky RPGamer. Is this marriage of traditional turn-based gameplay with new girls to woo a happy coupling or does it end in tears?
In Darksiders III’s latest DLC outing, Fury is sent on an interdimensional sojourn to clear out the infested Serpent Holes for Vulgrim. Looks like Earth will have to fend for itself for a while.