Usually walking into mist-covered areas is a bad idea, at least according to horror movies. Here’s a game that requires adventuring into misty places though. Read the review to learn more.
Persona 5 has joined its predecessors in getting an enhanced release, albeit in a shorter time-frame. As very much the definitive edition of the game, Persona 5 Royal’s new content adds a good amount of freshness, while tweaks elsewhere ensure it keeps even more in step with players.
Ara Fell has all the look and feel of a classic JRPG from yesteryear while not forgetting what makes games approachable in a modern era of too many games and too little time.
A follow up tactical game from the developers of Mutant Year Zero arrives. Unfortunately, take away the story and charm from the first game and you are left with Corruption 2029.
The last time anyone outside Japan could get a new copy of Langrisser was right before grunge took over the radio. Now it’s available for modern audiences alongside its sequel, and seekers of tactical action should definitely investigate.
After a mixed reception in Japan, Netflix brings Dragon Quest: Your Story to the West. Matt Masem and Elmon Dean Todd give an in-depth review to see if it fares better internationally.
Designer Shoji Masuda is known for some distinctive titles that have generally only been able to garner attention in Japan. Degica Games is finally giving western RPGamers the chance to check out one such title, the anti-RPG Hero Must Die. Again.
Bigben and Cyanide Studios bring the Paranoia franchise to the world of video games. Take on the role of a Troubleshooter and shoot trouble wherever you find it. Traitors are everywhere, and should you discover that YOU are the traitor, kindly head to your nearest conveniently located termination booth!
Romancing SaGa 3 is now available to English-speaking audiences for the first time. The result is a game that fans of the SaGa formula will embrace, though it comes with all the asterisks that characterize the series for more casual players.
Azur Lane: Crosswave sees personified versions of warships battle it out on the open seas. Compile Heart and Felistella title provides some lighthearted enjoyment, but doesn’t make any particularly noteworthy waves.
The folk tale of Robin Hood hadn’t received any notable recent game adaptations until the release of this text-based interactive fiction RPG. Is there magic to be found in this journey into the Deepwood?
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Tactics has landed on many platforms, giving RPGamers a chance to get directly involved in the struggle against the Skeksis. Anna Marie Privitere finds out if it was worth her taking up the cause of the Gelflings against their shadowy foes.
SaGa Scarlet Grace: Ambitions is the first new game of the series since 2002. Will it drive the long-dormant series forward, or grind it into obscurity?
Many stories would come across as sophomoric and repulsive for featuring a minigame that involves using multiple toilets in a quiet mountain town. That actually could apply to a South Park game too, but at least it’s in keeping with the source material.
A former Wii U title makes the jump onto the Nintendo Switch. Is it worth revisiting, or even visiting for the first time?
The world of Grimshade is one where anthropomorphic badgers, bears, pigs, and other animals coexist alongside humans. That’s far from the only interesting aspect to this game, as well.
After focusing primarily on tactical and turn-based releases, Compile Heart tries its hand at an action RPG with Arc of Alchemist. The endeavour can not be called a success, but hopefully there are useful lessons to be learned from it.
Welcome to the worlds of Halcyon, the only system entirely owned and operated by corporations. We are certain this is a good thing that will have no negative consequences.
Fabraz and UmaikiGames’ Skellboy is now available on Nintendo Switch. The game offers an enjoyable experience with a neat blending of 2D and 3D, even if the gameplay doesn’t venture far from the adventure RPG template.
We all have backlogs, games that have sat on dusty shelves for months or years, waiting for their time to play. Are they worth the wait? Not always, but they make for good New Year’s resolutions.