Square Enix’s extended celebration of the Final Fantasy series continues, with Final Fantasy XII the latest entry in the series to find a home on the Nintendo Switch. It’s a game that feels right at home on the hybrid system, and the years have been very kind to it.
Dark Devotion may be a Souls-like, but it’s not just another clone. While nailing both the combat and atmosphere of its inspiration, it also keeps things fresh by adding rogue-lite elements, streamlined character progression, and a forward-only exploration style to the mix that encourage replayability.
Become the Watcher and hunt a renegade god. Captain a ship, assemble a crew, and brave the high seas in this old school pirate adventure.
It’s such a tired concept to have a lot of people get killed on Earth and then be granted immortality by a god, along with massive combat prowess. Exist Archive represents yet another iteration of this incredibly common idea.
Nelke gets by with a little help from her alchemist friends. Too bad they couldn’t synthesize a better 20th anniversary title for this long running series.
While many more years will likely go by before the remake of Final Fantasy VII comes out, a slightly enhanced version of Final Fantasy IX is available now on consoles. Do touched-up character models and combat cheats make a twenty-year-old game new again?
Spike Chunsoft’s newest title sees it teaming up with Lost Dimension developer Lancarse for dungeon-crawler Zanki Zero: Last Beginning. Its hypothetical advances in cloning technology certainly come with caveats, not least the end of the world.
Developer Image & Form takes its steampunk robots into the RPG realm with SteamWorld Quest. With memorable characters, an engaging battle system, and beautiful graphics, this Switch title should prove enjoyable to many RPGamers.
In Inti Creates’ action RPG, the Dragonblood Clan is seeking revenge after many years of violent persecution. But it’s the dearth of others to share the experience with that has marked the game itself for death.
Some things get better with age, but Final Fantasy VII likely isn’t one of them. The game’s release for Nintendo Switch underlines why a remake seemed like a good idea.
War Theatre wants to recruit YOU to serve on the front lines of tactical combat. Unfortunately, its lack of user-friendly design earns it a dishonorable discharge, post-haste.
The Princess Guide is a new title for Nippon Ichi Software that puts players in the role of a mentor to young royals. It’s not an entirely inconceivable premise at least.
Getting a second lease on life, The Caligula Effect returns with an updated remake for multiple platforms. Does the game leave players overdosing with joy or scrambling to find an antidote?
Eternity: The Last Unicorn is meant to bring back the flavor of PlayStation-era action RPG. Sadly, the only eternity to be found is the one players will spend endlessly backtracking and wrangling the unruly combat system.
The Etrian Odyssey series comes to its 3DS conclusion with the release of Nexus. Blending countless series callbacks with the best dungeon-crawling RPG experience around makes for a pretty fun game.
It’s been two years since NieR: Automata’s original release but it has come back into a bit of prominence with the release of the Game of the YoRHa Edition bundle. Though the bundle doesn’t add anything itself, it’s a good opportunity to give the game another look.
Let us enter a wacky world with wayward women from wild and weird fairy tales. These women then have blood squirted onto them for a calming effect. Of all the things that could have happened, that one probably wasn’t the first pick.
Bandai Namco’s God Eater series returns with a new entry. The Aragami-hunting exploits of Fenrir are over, and it’s time to see if Gleipnir proves as strong.
From missing husbands to Viagra, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey attempts to go for gold. Where does it place in the medal standings? Let’s find out.
Obsidian had a Kickstarter campaign to produce a type of RPG not seen much in recent years, and the fundraising was successful. Pillars of Eternity was the result, and a new review perspective is now available for it.