Red Blue Games’ Sparklite is the result of merging classic Zelda-style world exploration with a roguelike design philosophy. The result is charming, pretty, and may just keep you glued to the screen until it’s over.
A Knight’s Quest is a new IP that takes notes from classics like The Legend of Zelda, then mixes its own unique flavors with it. What results is a well-made concoction, though not without its flaws.
Little Town Hero sets out to tell the cutest story about the littlest town where everything is perfectly peaceful. Well, until now.
The second Conception game was the first one in the series to arrive in the west. Now, an enhanced remaster of the first game has made it over, giving RPGamers lots more child-making to do.
Mary Skelter 2 is applying a nightmarish touch to dungeon crawling on Nintendo Switch. Is it worth the bad dreams to plumb the depths of these labyrinths?
Welcome to Clocknee, the place where time stands still. Will Nippon Ichi’s new time-traveling RPG leave its mark on the future, or has it failed to properly learn the lessons of the past?
The 1944 Warsaw Uprising is the subject of developer Pixelated Milk’s latest title. Though noteworthy for making the event more widely known, the game itself doesn’t do as much as it perhaps could have.
We’re halfway through October, and it’s time to get classically spooky with a look back at the Castlevania games. Or at least one in particular. What secrets will be revealed in the full moon’s light? Possibly not good ones.
Trails of Cold Steel II on the PlayStation 4 is the definitive edition of the video game. With a rich narrative full of world-building and fleshed out character, it’s a journey well worth the time sink.
The end of the original Dragon Quest trilogy brings a lot to the table. But does it stand the test of time over 25 years later?
Indivisible offers a unique spin on Metroidvanias in a time when it’s good to be one. Unfortunately, some key aspects are executed less well than its stellar presentation values deserve.
The life of a Trails fan requires patience, with the wait for Trails of Cold Steel III being the latest test of that patience. Fortunately, it’s an experience that’s worth the wait, even if it ultimately leads to a bit more waiting.
Dragon Quest II comes to the Nintendo Switch with updated music, graphics, and some gameplay tweaks. As a Dragon Quest veteran who completed the original back on the NES, here are my thoughts on how this version turned out.
Square Enix is one of the myriad companies hoping to create buzz with their Apple Arcade exclusive Various Daylife. It’s got a hefty pedigree behind it, but does the game live up to expectations?
Remnant: From the Ashes came out of nowhere but quickly managed to leave an impression. Fortunately, it’s a good one.
The Surge 2 looks to expand its predecessor’s brutal and calculated violence from the cold confines of automated production facilities to the wreckage of the recently-devastated Jericho City. Has the formula been tweaked enough to withstand this change of scenery?
Oninaki is an action RPG from Tokyo RPG Factory with themes about death and reincarnation. Is the game a powerful exploration of heavy topics or does it simply wallow in darkness?
If Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night failed to live up to its Kickstarter promise, that would be yet another bad sign for this funding source. This review details how things have finally turned out on this project.
On its twentieth anniversary, Final Fantasy VIII gets a second wind with enhanced graphics and new gameplay options. Are these features enough to entice new fans to an older game?
In the land of Lemuria light is under siege, attacked by one who calls Darkness her liege. Take a flying girl into the land and save it, for failure means no one else will brave it.