Voices have been heard, and two of Sony’s digital storefronts have received a reprieve. PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita’s digital stores will remain open, says CEO Jim Ryan, while the PSP’s will still be shut down as planned.
RPGamers will soon no longer be able to purchase digital titles for some older PlayStation systems. The PS3 and PSP stores will close in July, with the Vita store to follow in August.
Josh hasn’t completely forgotten about his PSP Backlog Quest. This time he tackles a pair of imported Falcom games that might be of interest to fans of the Trails series.
On this episode of PSP Backlog Quest: Sakura Taisen, a port of the classic Saturn RPG. Can Josh overcome a troubled fan translation to play one of the craziest premises in gaming?
For the first installment of Josh’s PSP Backlog Quest, he tackles Final Fantasy Tactics. Truly a beloved classic that nonetheless causes headaches for first time players.
There was once a time when dungeon explorers could not see their own backs, no matter how many times they turned around. This game allows us to relive that time today.
Bringing back the crab walk.
Dear Kemco: please try harder to make less generic games. Heck, add some dinosaurs, an excited child, and some attractions, and your game would be appealing. Or, y’know, the plot to Jurassic World. Which is better than this game.
When aliens drag humanity to the brink of extinction, only one robot has the moxie to fight back. Behind the dystopian dust and laser-light afterburn, she is sad and alone. She knows her story is not new, even though her fashion is cutting edge.
Many have predicted that mobile is the future for gaming. So does this previously mobile RPG have anything new to offer handheld RPGamers?
Following in the tracks of another, more widely known first-person dungeon crawler series on handhelds, the second iteration of Class of Heroes is more about sticking to the established formula than making improvements. Does the formula still work, or like an alchemy recipe is it a waste of time and money?
Chop, chop, dig, dig, RRRRRRRRRR, GAAAAAAAAAH, are the sounds coming from this editor’s PSP. Why might you ask? Well, clearly it’s time for more Harvest Moon.
Elminage is Original is the latest in a long line of Wizardry clones to come from Japanese developers. Read on to find out if traversing this game’s dungeons is a path towards excellence.
No One Suspects the Butterfly Generation of Chaos: Pandora’s Reflection, the sixth game in the Generation of Chaos series, makes a number of changes from...
After the release of one Ragnarok Online spin-off, the second has followed closely behind. Will Ragnarok Tactics be on the end of a better reception than its sibling?
After a somber reminder of PSP games that may never be heading west, it’s worth keeping in mind that others have made the trip over. RPGamer takes a look at Atlus’ latest arrival on the handheld.
In the newest entry from Sting’s Department of Heaven series, a young man marked with Stigmata uses a divine spear to fight the intolerance of an evil empire. It’s not as allegorical as it sounds.
Yes, Stigmata is supposed to be capitalized.
Longtime Type-Moon fans are going to like this no matter what we say. Archer’s in it! Saber has a -red- dress! Seriously though, Fate/EXTRA is an interesting study in classifying games. How does it succeed as an RPG? How does it succeed as something else entirely? What would it be like as a story instead of as a game? Dust. Wind. Dude.
Have you traveled across Liberl yet? Well, in case you missed it the first two times, RPGamer is ready to provide yet some more thoughts on XSEED and Falcom’s magnum opus.
Unlike some other dungeons crawlers, ClaDun does it with an 8-bit accent. The gauntlet may be thrown down, but who shall pick it up to slap the developers across the face?
It’s a shame that the PSP didn’t take off in North America like it did in Japan, because there are some great RPGs coming out of Japan. It’s no spoiler to say that Trails in the Sky is one of those games.