In a world of 1s and 0s, where the virtual is sold at a premium while the mundane is dirt-cheap, we all need something real. Something like professional wrestling. At least, that’s what one game producer thought, and who are we to argue with a technical knock-out?
Some strikes are big hits, and others are misses. It all depends on the game being played. So what happens when you add a ton of monsters to the mixi? Will it be a swing and a miss, or a ten-pin slam?
After a nine-year run, the Nintendo 3DS finally ceased production this year. We look back at some of our favorite RPGs released on the handheld and invite readers to share theirs.
Imageepoch made one final game featuring witches before the company disappeared, and Stella Glow proved a quite decent swan song. It’s the subject of today’s Backtrack, in fact.
The Yo-kai Watch series is the perfect complement to lounging by the pool or avoiding mass infection. Slow down, whip out that stylus, and look under some vending machines.
Remakes of Fire Emblem games were limited to the DS, until the second entry in the series saw a 3DS rendition. Something that originated on the Famicom occasioned quite a bit of discussion, presented here for listeners to enjoy.
What happens when the Shin Megami Tensei concepts are extended into other series, such as Etrian Odyssey and Fire Emblem? We get interesting fusions like the first Persona Q and Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE, both of which are the focus on this episode.
The 3DS isn’t finished quite yet, even though Persona Q2 may be its last major release. There may never be another opportunity to learn what happens when Yukiko and Ryuji team up in a fight, so be sure to take advantage.
The Nintendo 3DS gets one more RPG hurrah as Persona Q2 releases in the west. The casts of Persona 3, 4, and 5 join forces to conquer movie-based labyrinths.
After previously introducing the Phantom Thieves, Atlus is showing some of the cast members from earlier Persona who will be joining them in Persona Q2. Atlus also provided details on the numerous pieces of DLC that will be available from launch.
While many are already familiar with the Phantom Thieves, for the purposes of Persona Q2 they are brand new. So here’s a short introduction of each of them for the upcoming title.
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.
The cast of Persona 5 finds themselves in a sticky situation, but the helpful members of Persona 4 and Persona 3 are there to help. Sounds like this dungeon will be a little crowded.
Get ready to go dungeon diving once more as the final 3DS adventure in the Etrian Odyssey series is out now in the west. Publisher Atlus USA has released a launch trailer detailing some of the game’s features.
In the world of Italian plumbers protecting the Mushroom Kingdom, much changes over time, but the need to thwart evildoers is a constant. This game depicts the master plan of a very specific evildoer, one who has fury.
Nintendo has released a new trailer for Yo-kai Watch 3 going over what players will need to know for this instalment. It’s rather more straightforward than the plot summary for another title released earlier this year.
Persona Q2 is confirmed to be coming to North America and Europe. The crossover/spin-off will be releasing in June with Japanese-only voice acting and a limited edition featuring a Korumaru plush.
Yo-kai Watch 3 comes to North America in a couple of weeks. A new trailer gives a quick overview of the game, including introducing its new heroine and many American culture references.
Does the latest Etrian Odyssey’s blend of eight games worth of innovation make a worthy swan song to the long-running 3DS series? RPGamer takes an early look at Etrian Odyssey Nexus.
Nintendo keeps putting Mario into the RPG realm, so it’s time to catch up with the 3DS installments that aren’t remakes. It’s also time to reflect a bit on the very first time Mario entered an RPG.