Persona 5R and Persona 5S Finally Revealed by Atlus

After months of waiting and teasers that tease more teasers, Atlus finally revealed what exactly Persona 5R and Persona 5S will be. On April 24, Atlus released a Japanese trailer showing Persona 5 Royal, an updated deluxe version of the original hit JRPG. The very next day, they revealed that Persona 5S is in factContinue reading “Persona 5R and Persona 5S Finally Revealed by Atlus”

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom Review (PS4)

Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom is a beautiful JRPG from Level 5. Its combination of action combat, interesting world and kingdom building make it truly an amazing experience. Story From the very first scene, Ni No Kuni 2 surprises. Without going into details it’s not something you’d expect from fantasy RPG. You are Evan Pettiwhisker TildrumContinue reading “Ni No Kuni 2: Revenant Kingdom Review (PS4)”

Lost Sphear Review (Switch)

The newest callback to many gamer’s favorite era of JRPG goodness, coming from Tokyo RPG Factory, is out after a relatively short wait. Lost Sphear aims to remind us of our sentimentality for these early classics, in much the same way that its predecessor, I am Setsuna, used Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy VI asContinue reading “Lost Sphear Review (Switch)”

Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Comes to PS4 this Month

In a tweet from the official Star Ocean Twitter account, it was announced that Star Ocean: Till the End of Time is coming to PS4 on May 23rd in North America and Europe. Originally released on the PS2 in 2003, the third main game of the JRPG series received favorable reviews from most major outlets.Continue reading “Star Ocean: Till the End of Time Comes to PS4 this Month”

Tales of Berseria Review (PlayStation 4)

The Tales series has been around since the infancy of the JRPG genre. These games defined many standards in the JRPG tier and broke the norm of the genre in several different way. They built a fanbase that expected a certain quality out of their games. In my opinion, during the last few years thatContinue reading “Tales of Berseria Review (PlayStation 4)”

I am Setsuna Review – PlayStation 4

Long gone are the days where Japanese Role-Playing Games (JRPGs) were the peak of gameplay and storytelling in the video game world. Before technology replaced the simple yet charming pixel art with polygons and 3D models, and before western influence pushed the need for maturity and realism, JRPGs represented a simpler time in gaming history. IContinue reading “I am Setsuna Review – PlayStation 4”

Each Episode of the Final Fantasy VII Remake will be a Full-Size Game

The episodic release structure of the Final Fantasy VII remake has been the subject of some controversy, but Square Enix have offered some clarification. Rather than featuring a series of smaller episodes, it will be made up of multiple full-sized games. This means that each episode will likely be worth its price tag. The latestContinue reading “Each Episode of the Final Fantasy VII Remake will be a Full-Size Game”

Star Ocean 5 To Undergo Censorship In Japan and the West

Continuing the trend of censorship that seems to be permeating the video game industry at the moment, Square Enix’s Star Ocean 5 is the latest title to be brought into question. An interview with 4Gamer revealed that the prominence of censorship debates led to the decision to alter the clothing of Fiore, a prominent characterContinue reading “Star Ocean 5 To Undergo Censorship In Japan and the West”

Breath of Fire III Coming to PSN Next Week

Breath of Fire III launched for the PlayStation back in 1997 for Japan, with an English release coming next year for both North America and Europe. Interestingly enough, however, North America never saw a Western PSP release, which both Japan and Europe were treated to over 10 years ago. Thus, if nothing else, perhaps someContinue reading “Breath of Fire III Coming to PSN Next Week”

Review: The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC (PSP/PSV)

Title: The Legend Of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Second Chapter Release Date: October 29, 2015 Publisher: XSEED Games Developer: Falcom Platform(s): PSP (PS Vita and PS Vita TV Compatible), PC Original MSRP: $29.99 ESRB Rating: T Ask most people about The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Second Chapter (henceforth, Trails in theContinue reading “Review: The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC (PSP/PSV)”