When I'm old, I'll look back fondly at stretches of days like these past few. I've done this so many times.
Since last Friday I've done nothing but play Etrian Odyssey IV. I played for 14 hours yesterday, for example. My 3DS has been with me non-stop; the 3DS power cord has tethered me to my home, connected to my person like some kind of IV drip. I probably need some kind of real intravenous drip as my personal food log app shows that my dietary intake this past weekend is at 81% carbohydrates. I look shrunken and gross, and I really need to shave.
Here's the deal: For reasons beyond Atlus' control, review copies for Etrian Odyssey IV just went out this past Friday. Anyone that has played any of these series games knows that they're all long and very difficult, and that a three-day turnaround is insanely unrealistic. Etrian Odyssey IV is available in stores today, but because of this we will not have our review ready for launch.
Please bear with us. I don't review RPGs until I've played them to completion, so please wait a bit longer. It shouldn't be too long, though. I'm pretty far into the game, and my party, the Corgis Guild, are beefed up to unrivaled levels. I'm currently in my airship, the SkyCorgi, exploring the final land section.
Wish me luck!
|10:00 AM on 04.04.2013|
Etrian Odyssey IV comes to Europe this summer
NIS America has partnered with Atlus to bring Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan to Europe this summer. This a-maze-ing dungeon crawler is too good to be missed by our friends on the other side of the pond, so our h...more
|2:00 PM on 03.01.2013|
Review: Etrian Odyssey IV
This past week has been very refreshing for this late thirty-something, old-fashioned gamer. While I'm finally starting to embrace the sweeping changes to how we buy and play videogames, at my core, I still just want to buy a...more
|6:00 AM on 03.01.2013|
Etrian Odyssey IV's soundtrack is worth checking out
With Etrian Odyssey IV out this week, you're hopefully making use of Dale's tips and our exclusive quest. We wanted to remind you that the game's soundtrack is awesome as well, composed by Yuzo Koshiro and taking a more orche...more
|6:15 PM on 02.27.2013|
Etrian Odyssey IV will get you stiff
Dale North's review is taking forever because he keeps getting distracted by sh*t like this. [Swagtoise's Tumblr via Tiny Cartridge]more
|5:30 PM on 02.27.2013|
Essential tips for Etrian Odyssey IV
You asked for it, so here it is -- our essential tips guide for Etrian Odyssey IV. Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan is such a hard game that our review isn't even done yet! Many of you jumped head first into Atlus' lat...more
|5:18 PM on 02.27.2013|
Free DLC: Download a new Dtoid quest in Etrian Odyssey IV
How are you liking Etrian Odyssey IV so far? I've talked to several of you and it seems that everyone is digging it. Some have asked for gameplay tips, so here they are. For now, Destructoid has an exclusive quest in Etrian O...more
|9:00 AM on 02.24.2013|
Etrian Odyssey IV coming to Nintendo 3DS this week
At long last, Etrian Odyssey IV is nearly here. The dungeon crawler arrives later this week and our very own Dale North is currently hard at work, delving through the game's many dungeons to tell you all about it. In th...more
|4:00 PM on 02.15.2013|
Etrian Odyssey IV gets a new Arcanist class trailer
Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan is nearly here, and a new class trailer for the Arcanist has been released to placate you until then. The video shows off the various forms you can take as an Arcanist, from damage dea...more
|5:15 PM on 01.24.2013|
One shot, one kill: Etrian Odyssey IV has snipers
Atlus is looking to appeal to your love of long-range combat with its latest trailer for Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan. The video shows off the dungeon crawler's Sniper class, which boasts pinpoint accuracy an...more
|3:00 PM on 05.20.2013|
Jimquisition: Guns Blazing
Dark Souls 2 is all about going in, guns blazing, and hoping to God it works. Oh dear. Namco Bandai's PR chief recently shone a spectacular light on the broken mentality of "AAA" publishers, describing the promotion of ...more
|10:30 AM on 05.19.2013|
Ghost of a Tale meets funding goal, play your mouse lute!
Ghost of a Tale, the promising game starring a mouse with a LUTE AND A HAT, made its crowdfunding goal of 45.000€ last night. There shall be much rejoicing. The game caught attention through its incredible des...more
|6:00 PM on 05.18.2013|
Mugen Souls hits PlayStation Network next week
Mugen Souls is going digital on PlayStation Network this Tuesday, NIS America has announced. A role-playing game developed by Compile Heart, the story follows a goddess by the name of Chou-Chou in her quest to conquer the uni...more