August 22, 2012

Mugen Soul’s Rainbow of Worlds Collide This October

Posted on August 22, 2012 by Rae Michelle Richards

NIS America’s Mugen Souls, a game centered around exploring seven unique worlds that have been smashed together has been delayed. Originally scheduled for a late September release, it will now grace North American shelves on October 16th, 2012. The places a strong emphasis on stats advances and character customization.

For those of looking for our next JRPG fix, its’ going to be a hard two months, d00d…


Black Isle Studios Resurrected

Posted on August 22, 2012 by Joshua Rust

My very first true RPG game was Icewind Dale. Followed shortly by Planescape: Torment the Baldur’s Gate franchise. When Black Isle Studios was shut down back in 2003, I truly felt like a part of my heart was ripped out. Thankfully we’ve had these other great RPG developers around to fill in the absence of Black Isle Studios, but I none really captured for me what Black Isle did with their games.

When I read today on CVG, I thought this was truly a hoax. A way premature April Fool’s Day joke. But thankfully it’s not! Black Isle Studios is back from the grave, courtesy of Interplay. Most of us know that when Black Isle shuttered, quite a few of the employees went on to form Obsidian Entertainment (Dungeon Siege 3, Fallout: New Vegas). As of now, none of the original members are headed back to the newly resurrected Black Isle.

The Black Isle website has been somewhat updated, you can check it out: There have been no announcements on the games that Black Isle will be making, but I’m hoping for either a Dragon Age-ish Baldur’s Gate on consoles, or (of course) Baldur’s Gate III and a new Planescape because that game is a classic! Here’s to the new era of Black Isle Studios!



New GTA V Screens | Leisure

Posted on August 22, 2012 by Jesse Lord

Oh Rockstar, how we love you and your flagship Grand Theft Auto series.  You tease us so, giving us little nibbles of information, and we lap it up, hoping and praying to appease you into giving us just a little bit more.  Just a little bit more.  Well, the theory seems to have worked a bit, since Rockstar have released three more screens at the Grand Theft Auto V website and also on the Rockstar Newswire in a post titled “Leisure.”  So feast your eyes on the awesome:Read More


Legasista | Review

Posted on August 22, 2012 by Les Major

If you’re a fan of NIS games and enjoy action RPG’s like Secret of Mana, this is a game you may enjoy. While it doesn’t feature the vast explorable world like Secret of Mana featured, it does have the random dungeons and intense leveling you’ve come to expect from NIS. That being said, you may want to skip this review if you’re already planning to get the game. I’ll do my best to avoid spoilers but due to the gentle learning curve in the game it’s hard to not somewhat spoil the content of the first five worlds you visit. If you’ve already looked up the games features you’ll know what unlockables I’m referring to already I’m sure. So lets talk about the system Legasista uses first.Read More


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