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Battle Chasers: Nightwar Kickstarter

by Daniel Delargyon 24/09/2015
Back in March, I reported that Battle Chasers was making a comeback. At the time, we were told that the Arcanepunk Fantasy classic would be receiving not only a continuation to the comic series, but also a collection of games (plural). Additionally, back then, Kickstarter was not ruled out as a possibility – and, as it turns out, Airship […]

The Evolution of the JRPG: Then and Now

by Nick Hancheton 29/12/2014
(Note: This article refers mostly to the Final Fantasy series for examples but the vast majority of points are relevant for all titles early on in the JRPG genre.) The Japanese RPGs of yesteryear and very much dead and buried. Turn-based battles are, for the most part, a thing of the past. Random battles are occasionally […]

Square-Enix Debut English Voice Actors for Final Fantasy XV

by Nick Hancheton 16/12/2014
Voice acting can often make or break a game and this is especially true for RPG’s. This genre, arguably more than any other, has to be able to tell a compelling story about intriguing, multi-dimensional characters and only a superb voice actor such as Nolan North, Troy Baker and Liam O’Brien to name a few, can […]

Tales of Xillia 2 Review – Welcome back to Elympios

by Nick Hancheton 03/09/2014
The Tales series, originating back in 1995 for the SNES, is a series that has continued to provide beautiful worlds, an exciting and extravagant cast of characters, and mesmerising stories. The franchise first presented itself to me in the latter part of 2004, with the Tales of Symphonia Gamecube title and, since then, has personally continued to stand […]

Persona 4 Arena Review – 9GPPs

by MrBoxChatteron 14/05/2013
Since its Japanese release back in 2008, Persona 4 has generally been revered as a modern classic and one of the best titles in the JRPG genre. In an effort to promote the game’s legacy, last year brought the arrival of Persona 4 Golden and Persona 4 Arena. The former was a portable remake (my […]

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Review – 8 GPPs

by Phil_Matthewson 20/03/2013
Straight to the point: A very enjoyable, beautiful RPG, which is not without its flaws but thankfully you’ll be so immersed in the whole world of Ni No Kuni, that you won’t notice them too often. This is definitely one to get if you are either a fan of JRPGs or Studio Ghibli films.     Ni […]