Monolith Soft’s resurgence shouldn’t be a surprise. By keeping the narrative strengths of the Xenosaga series in its proverbial DNA, the Xenoblade Chronicles series has become Jervon’s favorite JRPG series.
Xenosaga: Episode III: Also Sprach Zarathustra
As the world of RPGs grows and changes, it’s easy to get lost in new hotness. But what about those forgotten favourites? The RPGamer staff take some time to share some games that they feel should be in the spotlight once more.
Being a niche gamer can be a lonely endeavor. Jervon explores the beauty and frustrations of it and how Phantasy Star Online 2 is challenging his preconceived notions of friendships, personal fulfillment, and moving on
With the success of Xenoblade, many fans have been hoping to see a remaster of Monolith Soft’s previous series. General Manager Katsuhiro Harada revealed that Bandai Namco did consider a remaster of Xenosaga, but its market analysis didn’t produce the necessary results.
As part of confronting his insecurities, Jervon Perkins revisited the Xenosaga trilogy. A decade after first playing the games, he learns an important lesson about self-esteem and self-confidence.
The Xenosaga series may be justly accused of many issues, but a lack of ambition is definitely not one of them. For good and for...