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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Out Now

The latest Igavania creation, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, is now available. It might be a horrible night for a curse, but the addition of free DLC helps manage the burden.

ESA Foundation E3 Interview

E3 may, on the face of it, be primarily about the games, but it’s also the opportunity for organisations to make their mark on the industry. Charalampos Papadimitriou was able to talk to the ESA Foundation’s Executive Director, Anastasia Staten, about its work on inclusivity in gaming and underrepresented populations.

Cris Tales E3 Impression

Cris Tales is billed as a love-letter to classic JRPGs, but makes its own distinct mark in several ways. Pascal Tekaia was able to check out how Crisbell’s time manipulation powers help in both questing and combat.

Pokémon Sword and Shield E3 Impression

Pokémon Sword and Shield were present at this year’s E3 ahead of their worldwide release this November. As a newcomer to the series, Pascal Tekaia isn’t able to comment on the more nuanced changes in the games, but found out why so many are looking forward to them.

Nihon Falcom Releases New Ys IX Trailer

A new Japanese trailer is out for Ys IX: Monstrum Nox. The action RPG releases in Japan this September, with the video giving a quick look at its playable characters and new 3D movement methods.

Sword & Fairy 6 Review

The latest installment of the massively popular Taiwanese-developed RPG series makes its console debut on the PlayStation 4. While the narrative and cast of characters are compelling and memorable, the game suffers from technical issues that make it difficult to recommend without caveats.