The RPGamer staff takes a trip down memory lane with the Dragon Quest series in hand. These personal pieces showcase what this thirty-three-year-old series means to us, and how excited we are that it keeps releasing, nearly each and every year.
Category: Special Features
Sometimes it may seem as if Japan is another world, but what would another world be to the Japanese? Enter Ni no Kuni, a vast, Technicolor realm where anything seems possible, and familiar faces show up in the oddest of places.
August has ended and Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games that hooked our staff. The newest Fire Emblem has unsurprisingly gotten a lot of play, but some rereleases have also caught our staff’s attention.
Japanese gaming culture is different. That’s a given. But since it gives us theatrical releases of video game films, who cares? Let’s see what we’re missing.
We play games for their story and graphics, but what keeps popping up in our heads is the great music we heard over the decades. In this first edition, Erik, Lucas, Cassandra, Shannon, and Joe each pick a soundtrack that has made a lasting impression on them.
Welcome to the end of everyone’s favourite monthly gameathon, #JRPGJuly. Let’s see how folks finished out the month and if they were successful in completing their game of choice.
July is passing quickly, so it’s already time for week 3 of #JRPGJuly. This week, the staff is building things in a Dragon Quest themed world, exploring Arland all over again, and fusing demons in SMT4: Apocalypse among many other games.
Welcome to week two of #JRPGJuly! We have some newcomers, as well as sentai rangers! The fun never stops when you are chasing wigs and scoring big.
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.
Happy #JRPGJuly everyone! The RPGamer crew is back for another round of Chic Pixel’s annual celebration, and we are out to share what staff are going to be playing this month!
Whatcha Playing is back to round up the games the staff has been playing in June. There are a couple of different forms of Dragon Quest being played while Call of Cthulhu, Phantom Dust, and Cadence of Hyrule are vying for staff gaming time.
E3 has been in the books for nearly a week now. That’s enough time for our staff to collect their thoughts and pick out some of their personal highlights from the event.
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.
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.