JRPG

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom | Review

In 2011, developer Level- 5 along with Studio Ghibli created something beautiful and unique; it was the game Ni No Kuni. With all the charm of a Studio Ghibli film and a unique gameplay, it was no wonder why a sequel would happen. This time around, Level-5 is on its own without the help of Ghibli. This could have either meant a recipe for disaster or a way for Level-5 to prove itself a champion among RPG...

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Xenoblade Chronicles 2 | Review

The original Xenoblade Chronicles was released for the Wii back in 2010 and then surprisingly re-released for the 3DS in 2015. A side game in the franchise, Xenoblade Chronicles X (prounouced Cross, not X) was released for the Wii-U also in 2015.  Now, in 2017, a sequel to the first title has been released and thus we have Xenoblade Chronicles 2 for the Nintendo Switch. Developed by series creators Monolith Soft and published of course, by Nintendo....

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What Is The Upcoming Steam JRPG Trillion Anyway?

Trillion is an Idea Factory title in which you power up to take on Trillion, the god of destruction! Sounds nice, happy and to the point doesn’t it? Trillion seemingly gets his name from the 1,000,000,000,000 hit points he has. Hopefully he’s max level so he doesn’t need to change his name. It must have been weird for Trillion growing up. “Who are you?” “I’m Twenty-Four!” “Oh, that’s a shame because my sword has a DPS of...

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Xenoblade Chronicles X Offers A Lot To Explore

Xenoblade Chronicles X First Impressions

Traveling across planet Mira in Nintendo’s latest Xenoblade game may seem incredibly daunting at first. You’re given a lot of missions to keep you close to home and some pretty big, scary, aliens roam the plains around the city of New LA. Are they aliens if you’re on their home planet? I guess it’s all a matter of perspective. Today we’re taking a look at what it’s like to play Nintendo’s latest exploration JRPG!

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LEGEND OF HEROES: TRAILS OF COLD STEEL, NOW AVAILABLE FOR PS3TM AND PSVITA

New Standalone Entry in Acclaimed “Trails” RPG Franchise Features Vast Improvements on Series’ Formula, Cross-Save Compatibility Between PS3 and “PSVita” System Versions; Makes Western Debut with Limited “Lionheart Edition”  XSEED Games, the independent-minded console publishing brand of Marvelous USA, Inc., today announced that the rich, standalone entry in developer Nihon Falcom’s acclaimed Trails series of roleplaying games, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel, is now available in North America for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system...

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Impressions: Why I Stopped Playing Omega Quintet

I absolutely love a lot of Idea Factory International’s gaming properties and have been a fan of their work for the past 5 years ever since I imported a copy of the original Hyperdimension Neptunia for the PS3 back in 2009 due to the North American print of the game being quite limited. Unfortunately their latest title Omega Quintet left such a bad taste in my mouth that I had to put the game down and I...

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New Hundred Knight Screens Rise From The Swamp

Back to news about our friends over at NIS America, there are some new screens out today for the English version of The Witch and the Hundred Knight. The game itself, due out this March on PS3, is focused on the Hundred Knight, your character. You’re as a servant to the swamp witch Metallia. It’s your job to help her expand her swamp all over the world of Medea by destroying pillars that are holding it back....

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Nicalis to Bring JRPG to Nintendo 3DS eShop

It seems that a JRPG may be coming to the 3DS. On August 6th @nicalis hinted at something coming with the tweet “JRPG+SNES style music+3DS.” That tweet was preceded by one asking their twitter followers where they could find a good SNES style composer. Tyrone Rodriguez from Nicalis also remarked in Twitter, “I really enjoy playing a good eShop JRPG on my 3DS.” According to a posting on Destructoid, Nicalis, the developer behind NightSky, will publish the former...

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Pandora’s Tower Dated for April 16th

Nearly two years after hitting Wiis in Japan, Pandora’s Tower will hit North American Wii systems in just a few weeks. XSEED Games has finsihed localizing the game and the Wii-exclusive JRPG will hit store shelves on April 16. Developed in Japan by Ganbarion together with Nintendo, Pandora’s Tower takes the familiar maiden in distress theme and turns it on its head, asking the protagonist to slay over a dozen giant monsters and collect their flesh in...

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Mugen Souls Is Shipping Out To Retailers

It seems like there may have been a slow down with Canadian orders since both EBGames.ca and Amazon.ca still list Mugen Souls as unavailable or on pre-order, but the latest NIS game is finding its way into the hands of gamers! We’ve heard news of a production issue that slowed down the process but thankfully it looks like everything is cleared up now. Some reviews havn’t been sparkling for the game, however if you’re a hardcore NIS...

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A Look At Mugen Souls – E3 Interview

The folks over at Capsule Computers interviewed some of the NIS America team at E3 2012 and have lots of wonderful info on tomorrow’s big release, Mugen Souls! Throughout the interview it brings to light that it really does sound like a true feel of the Disgaea series, just with new mechanics.

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