Scott Wachter had the chance to check out the latest in the Inazuma Eleven franchise. What he learned playing Ares is that he clearly needs a Nintendo Switch.
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With both Final Fantasy VII and IX announced for Switch during the Nintendo Direct, many are asking why Final Fantasy VIII was left out. The game’s odd graphical position between those games is likely a significant reason.
Bandai Namco releases its first MMORPG on Xbox One next year. RPGamer got the chance to see Bless Unleashed at PAX West
Wasteland 2 is now available on Nintendo Switch. Its Director’s Cut has been available on console for a few years now, but there’s a lot to appreciate about being able to play it on Nintendo’s hybrid system.
In this installment, Sam Wachter plays a horror visual novel called Distress, and recognizes that she wants to rewatch Strange Days. Given she isn’t a fan of horror, why does she do these things to herself?
RPGamer’s Adventure Corner returns to take a look at another title not usually within our coverage but of potential interest to readers. This edition looks at Zero Escape creator Kataro Uchikoshi’s Punch Line, an adventure visual novel that originally started out as an anime series.
City of the Shroud is an episodic title where player decisions will influence the direction of the game. At the moment, however, the core of the game makes it a bit difficult to stick with for the time needed for those influences to be felt.
In the heavy, grim, metal, dark future of humanity, the only thing a guy can trust is his tank. So get the sand out of those treads and apply it to yourself, because you’ll need all the grit you can muster to survive.
Phantom Doctrine, a strategic espionage RPG set during the Cold War, is out today on PC and PlayStation 4. Our reviewer checks in to report on how the mission to unravel a global conspiracy is progressing.
The chibified casts of the last three Persona games are joining forces for some more Etrian Odyssey-style dungeon crawling in Persona Q2. But will it repeat the missteps of its lengthy predecessor?
RPGamer’s Adventure Corner returns to take a look at another title not usually within our coverage but of potential interest to readers. This edition features Aksys Games’ final “Summer of Mystery” title, Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk.
Beep-0 is back for some new adventures with the Rabbids. This time, Donkey Kong joins the fray in this XCOM-inspired tactical RPG.
A new JRPG is about to hit North America and Europe, as Shining Resonance Refrain releases tomorrow for PS4, Switch, and PC. Though there’s still plenty more to see, RPGamer can report back on how the first ten hours of the game have stood up.
Idea Factory International has just announced that it is bringing Death end re;Quest to North America and Europe in early 2019. Anna Marie Privitere was able to check out the game early and reported back with her thoughts.
On this episode of PSP Backlog Quest: Sakura Taisen, a port of the classic Saturn RPG. Can Josh overcome a troubled fan translation to play one of the craziest premises in gaming?
Adol’s latest adventure has reached its fourth platform on the Switch. Is this new port smooth sailing or will the red-headed adventurer need to be patched up before further adventuring on the Isle of Seiren?
An action RPG with light platforming and monster collecting, all set against a backdrop of Norse mythological monsters and beings? Sounds amazing, and looks great to boot. But then we get into the issue of what it costs to play…
Warhammer: Chaosbane is an original story set in the much-loved universe, in the form of an isometric dungeon-crawling action RPG. Get ready to grab a controller and slice and sizzle in the name of Magnus when the game releases next year.
Labyrinth of Refrain: Coven of Dusk comes with a bit of a learning curve if you want to get the most out of its dungeon crawling excitement. But then again, it’s a small price to pay for all the party versatility that it brings with it.
Monster Boy and the Cursed Kingdom picks up the reins of Sega’s classic Wonder Boy series. Join Monster Boy as he makes his way across Monster World Kingdom, picking up five animal transformations to explore new areas along the way.