Being a niche gamer can be a lonely endeavor. Jervon explores the beauty and frustrations of it and how Phantasy Star Online 2 is challenging his preconceived notions of friendships, personal fulfillment, and moving on
The home computer has had an interesting roller-coaster ride alongside consoles through the rise of today’s gaming industry. The CRPG Book is an indispensable resource for everyone from hobbyists to historians, covering over 400 games.
JRPG Study Time is a new series where we explore the vast world of JRPGs and how they have evolved. We start with a look at the title that laid the technical and narrative ground work for many games to come.
The Yo-kai Watch series is the perfect complement to lounging by the pool or avoiding mass infection. Slow down, whip out that stylus, and look under some vending machines.
Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games the staff played in March and April. Dragon Quest III, Trails games, Trials of Mana, and Persona 5 Royal were among the many vying for staff gaming time as we stayed indoors during the lockdown.
In this article Erik van Asselt looks at the recent much anticipated remake of Final Fantasy VII. And he finds out it is not his cup of tea.
Quarantine and self-isolation have given us plenty of time to follow our hobbies. Possibly too much time. But nobody ever said that it was time that must be spent on the new, after all. Old games need love, too, and they always have things for us to ponder.
We reach the end of our RPGs of the Decade spectacular with the top ten from our staff-wide voting. We hope that everyone enjoyed reading both the full results and our staff members’ personal lists, and hope to hear from you about your favourite titles from the previous ten years.
Our personal RPGs of the Decade lists are now wrapped up. The final entry comes from Mark McLaughlin, with just the staff-wide top ten left to reveal.
Our RPGs of the Decade feature edges closer to completion. In our penultimate personal list, Elmon Dean Todd shares his selections.
We begin the final day of our RPGs of the Decade feature. Sam Wachter kicks proceedings off with her personal list of favourites.
We wrap up today with one more personal RPGs of the Decade list. Phil Willis comes in with his top games from the 2010s.
The penultimate entry on the penultimate day of our RPGs of the Decade feature. Robert Sinclair gives us a quick look at his top five titles.
Another RPGamer staff member gets the opportunity to share their RPGs of the Decade. Erik van Asselt is the latest to give his selections.
The penultimate day of our RPGs of the Decade feature continues with another personal list. Ryan Radcliff gives us his choices.
We start the penultimate day of our RPGs of the Decade feature. Kicking things off is Kelley Ryan, who picks out her favourites from the previous ten years.
The second set of of results from the staff-wide RPGs of the Decade vote gives us those titles that ranked 25-11. We now wait to see what made it into the top ten.
Matt Masem wraps up the personal RPGs of the Decade lists for today. We’re now just over half-way through, so there’s still lots to look forward to.
The RPGamer staff’s personal RPGs of the Decade list continues. Joshua Carpenter is next up to offer his set of picks.
A new day brings us another set of RPGs of the Decade lists. Alex Fuller kicks Monday off with his personal selections.