Indie RPGs have come a long way, and continue to flourish in unique and exciting ways. In this feature, the RPGamer staff members share some of their favorite gems from the past to the present.
Bitmap Books has released a their largest book to date. This dedicated tome is tailor-made for those who love the JRPG, and provides an exhaustive overview of the genre, from the essential to the obscure.
Paul Shkreli returns with another Backlog update. This time, he discusses a sci-fi RPG from 1998 and gets his hands on another fat PlayStation 3.
Anna Marie is back with her tenth Backloggin’ report. Wait, still no backlog busting was to be had? Shame, shame, shame!
When level grinding in an RPG grinds players to the ground, they shouldn’t beat themselves up for feeling beat down. Players should know it’s okay to not finish a game and that the five-hour rule can help start one that may otherwise seem risky.
Quarter 3 proves to be the worst one yet for Pascal’s backlog adventure this year. Balancing work and home life can be tough, but YouTube content creators have turned into the biggest threats to his gaming time.
Life is like a package of supermarket sushi. You might know what you’d like to get, but there will always be that one item in the corner of the box that you just don’t like. Will it be eel? Fish eggs? Eggplant? When the right ingredients come together, most anything is possible, even if we don’t have to like the results.
Hot girl summer may be over, but rowdy road trip fall is hot on its heels. Get in the Car, Loser! rips down the eternal highway with a story of queer friendship and punching the Machine Devil in his stupid face. We talk to Love Conquers All Games’ Christine Love about inspiration, fashion, and the rules of the road.
Anna Marie is back with her ninth Backloggin’ report. Wait, no backlog busting was to be had? Shame, shame!
The last three months have mostly felt fulfilling. July and August were spent using the weekends to go on a variety of mini-trips across Ontario....
Upcoming Pokémon Legends: Arceus is set to showcase the series’ first fully open-world game. Will the pivot be fraught with peril or full of potential?
Ryan Radcliff and his retro Backloggin’ report return to detail the second four month stint of the yearly progress. The Random Retro RPG Wheel has produced countless memories, both fond and embarrassing.
Paul Shkreli is back with a two-for-one update to his backlog. There’s a little bit of something for everyone in this end-of-summer summary.
Anna Marie is back with her eighth Backloggin’ report. Though a little tardy and slim on backlog titles this month, a smidgen of progress was still eked out.
Have you ever felt disappointed when you defeat the final boss and then the true final boss appears? A winning strategy for both developers and players means there must be a clear path to such a plot-twist.
WitchSpring3 Re:Fine is the first console release for the Korean RPG series. Ahead of its upcoming western Switch release, RPGamer was given the chance to chat to STUDIOARTDINK’s Masashi Saito, KIWIWALKS’s Yeonju Kim, and IKINAGAMES’s SeJong Joo about the game and series.
Anna Marie is back with her seventh Backloggin’ report. The backlog grows, the backlog shrinks, and new games manage to sneak in too.
Welcome to the end of everyone’s favorite monthly gameathon, #JRPGJuly. Let’s see how folks finished out the month and if they were successful in completing their game of choice.
Summer sales cause Pascal’s backlog to get a little tight at the waist. At least there’s some big-ticket names to cross off the list for the second quarterly update.
The summer is heating up and so is JRPGJuly! Let’s see how week 3 worked out for the RPGamer crew.