Bandai Namco’s Tales series has been a premier name for action RPGs for multiple decades. RPGamer takes a look back at its mainline entries to give potential fans ideas on which of its many titles they should start with.
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As the world of RPGs grows and changes, it’s easy to get lost in new hotness. But what about those forgotten favourites? The RPGamer staff take some time to share some games that they feel should be in the spotlight once more.
With the release of Rune Factory 5, RPGamer has decided to share a retrospective about the series for newcomers and veterans alike. Take a trip down memory lane and see how the series has evolved since 2006.
It’s a new year of backlog busting, and this gal has some big goals! January to March offered an interesting variety of completed titles, but were they good? Let’s find out.
Itch.io is sponsoring a bundle to support children and doctors in Ukraine. The RPGamer staff shares their picks from the nearly thousand titles included in the bundle. There are still a few hours left to support the bundle, so don’t delay!
2021 has ended, and so has Pascal’s backlog challenge. Did he meet his goal? How many games were left unplayed once again?
Another year has come and gone, and it won’t be long until the RPG release flood begins anew. The RPGamer staff has picked out some of the titles they are most excited for in 2022 and beyond.
RPGamer’s Where to Start? feature returns to provide a guide for those looking to get into certain RPG series. This time out we provide some insights on Nihon Falcom’s The Legend of Heroes, in particular the Trails/Kiseki titles.
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.
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.
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.
The second week of #JRPGJuly is in the books. Let’s see how things are progressing for the RPGamer staff with their chosen games.
The first week of #JRPGJuly is in the books. Let’s see how things are starting out for the RPGamer staff with their chosen games.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! To be a JRPG fan and spreading good cheer! #JRPGJuly is the hap-happiest time, of the year! Welcome to another year of #JRPGJuly, where RPGamer staff will be celebrating the month sharing our love of JRPGs with the community through streams and write-ups.
Trails! SaGa! Dragon Quest, oh my! Sam is back for another three months of backlog slaying. Has she made a huge dent in her epic collection? Or bought a ton of games? Find out in this quarterly installment of Backloggin’ the Year!
For those just getting into SaGa Frontier, the first question is which character to start with. We have gathered a veritable Circle of SaGes, each tasked with taking one of SaGa Frontier’s protagonists and explaining why (or why not) they are a good initial option to take.
The Yakuza games have allowed players to beat up thugs and explore the streets of Japan for over 15 years. With a dozen different localized releases to choose from, RPGamer takes a crack at helping players figure out where to get into this unique series.