Category: Features

Dauntless E3 Impression and Interview

Dauntless is already a game available across several platforms, and E3 revealed the Switch as the latest console players can join up with. We got a chance to challenge the game’s newest Behemoth, Winterhorn, and chat with the developers a bit about the upcoming changes.

ESA Foundation E3 Interview

E3 may, on the face of it, be primarily about the games, but it’s also the opportunity for organisations to make their mark on the industry. Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to talk to the ESA Foundation’s Executive Director, Anastasia Staten, about its work on inclusivity in gaming and underrepresented populations.

The JRPGL – Final

The final of the JRPGL is here. The division winners — Alltrades Abbey Apollos, Terra’s Terrors, Zenobia White Wolves, and Alrest Flamebringers — battle it out in a reader poll to determine the champion.

The JRPGL – Division 4

The first round of the JRPGL concludes with Division 4. Readers are invited to vote for their favourite party and decide which of the Alrest Flamebringers, Mist Summoners, Treno Troublemakers, and Narshe Novas progresses through to the finals.

The JRPGL – Division 3

The JRPGL continues with Division 3. Readers are invited to vote for their favourite party and decide which of the Rabanastre Rats, Unova Unison, Zenobia White Wolves, and Balamb Garden Breakfast Club progresses through to the finals.

Whatcha Playing: May 2019

It’s the end of May and Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games our staff is currently hooked on. Lots of monster collecting is going on between Yo-kai Watch and Pokémon: Let’s Go while South Park, RPG Maker, and Moero Chronicle Hyper are all competing for staffers’ game time.

The JRPGL – Division 2

The JRPGL continues with Division 2. Readers are invited to vote for their favourite party and decide which of the Celadon City Gamblers, Insomnia Insomniacs, Terra’s Terrors, and Figaro Flywheels progresses through to the finals.

The JRPGL – Division 1

The JRPGL is now underway. Readers are invited to vote for their favoutire party and decide who of the River City Rollers, Alltrades Abbey Apollos, Heliodor HEYAAAAS, and Toad Town Townies progresses through to the finals.

MISTOVER Interview

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.

Whatcha Playing: April 2019

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.

Square Enix Impressions – PAX East 2019

Square Enix was showing off a number of upcoming titles at this year’s PAX. Mike Apps got a chance to spend some time with Dragon Quest Builders 2 on PlayStation 4, as well as the upcoming Nintendo Switch versions of Final Fantasy X|X-2 and Final Fantasy XII.