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 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 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 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.
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 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 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.
RPGamer is pleased to announce the inaugural edition of the JRPGL. Staff members have taken turns to create four-person parties, that will compete in a reader-voted tournament to determine the champion.
The JRPG legacy is synonymous with experimentation; even the most fondly-remembered titles, upon more frank inspection, reveal themselves as unique if not downright bizarre. How did this tradition begin, and where has it run off to?
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 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 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.
A strange and eldritch letter is found, seeped with fluids best left unknown. What outrageous piece of code has thus defiled the mind of one of this site’s bold writers and left behind such pieces that, were they placed as jigsaw sets, would show the holes wherein exist dark horrors no light may resist.
While at PAX East this year I got the chance to play a quick demo of Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition on Switch to see how it controls. I then got a chance to sit down for a quick talk with Beamdog’s CEO, Trent Oster about the past and future of the company.
Whatcha Playing is a new feature where the RPGamer staff share their experiences with the games they are currently playing. This inaugural edition covers the gambit of different games from Dragon Quest II to 428: Shibuya Scramble and many others in-between.
The RPG Elements column returns for a couple of imported JRPG art books. This edition looks at the Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Official Artworks: Alrest Record and the Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception / Mask of Truth Official Visual Collection.
Over six months had passed since Nintendo revealed any information on the forthcoming Fire Emblem: Three Houses. It will take another five months for the game to finally hit the Switch, so a pair of staffers have fun analyzing the latest trailer.
During a recent press event, RPGamer’s Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to spend some time with Anthem. In addition to coming back with some gameplay footage, he also had the opportunity to put some questions to producer Scylla Costa.
The slew of game re-releases on the PC is one of the strongest points for the argument that the PC beats consoles as the best retro machine. This month on the #CRPGClub, we played Final Fantasy VI, available through Steam on the PC.
After taking our traditional month off, unbound by deadlines, to fully digest last year’s releases, the RPGamer staff has voted for and tallied up our Best of 2018 Awards. Please enjoy.