Lightning, you look... weird! The black leather-ish armor and white cape aren't exactly JRPG fashion no-nos, but what's up with the sleeves and the shoulder horn? You weirdo!
These Shonen Jump magazine scans we foun... more
It looks like XSEED has decided to kick off the new year with a bang. Their localization specialists are preparing to unleash Unchained Blades upon the Nintendo 3DS in just a few weeks time. Players will be able to... more
NIS America announced that Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory will come exclusively to the PS3 next March. At Tokyo Game Show last year, NIS told us to expect it, but now we have a date to shoot for.
In this third in... more
PC game Unepic is making its way to Wii U. If you haven't heard of it yet, this 2D platformer has some RPG elements, lots of rooms to explore, big bosses, pets, potions, achievements and hidden treasures. Metroidvania is always good, right?
We're still in the dark on a release date, but we're sure it's coming soon. This trailer and new screenshots should hold you over until then. more
Today is the day that Star Wars: The Old Republic added its free-to-play option. While the game's eight classes are playable up to level 50, there are a number of restrictions that non-paying players have to put up with which... more
Champions Online has gone through some rather big changes since its launch back in 2009, most notably the one in 2011 which saw the MMO go free-to-play. Now there's another rather large update to the game, with... more
The Vita seems like its becoming something of a home for underappreciated Wii games. That is, atleast is Marvelous is any indicator. The company recently teamed with Konami to bring New Little King's Story to Sony's double-br... more
Look, I have nothing against Disgaea 2's Adelle, Disgaea 3's Mao, and Disgaea 4's Valvatorez (I love them all actually), but there's just something about Laharl that made the original game so special.Well, after years of... more
Namco Bandai passed along some new screenshots of upcoming PS3 role-playing game Tales of Xillia that are super pretty. They're all anime-y and colorful and sparkle-y, just how I like my RPGs. You know the kind: huge eyes, wi... more
Captain Scarlet and the Pirate's Booty is the first story expansion for Borderlands 2 and the overall plot sees you hunting after the legendary Captain Blade's lost treasure of the sands. The DLC takes place in Oasis, and the... more
Capcom insists on seeing this construct through to the end, so I might as well keep abreast of the latest news and developments.
First up is this fan-made Rockman Xover Flash demo that recreates the TGS build Conrad played. I... more
Whoa wait what?! The Mechromancer DLC is out today!? Yup, Gearbox got the latest content for Borderlands 2 finished earlier than expected so they're releasing it TODAY! You can even go check out her entire skill tree ove... more
The Etrian Odyssey series makes its 3DS debut with Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan, which has been announced for North America by Atlus. The RPG series will bring with it a greatly improved graphics engine and, o... more
As briefly mentioned in our post about this year's upcoming 3DS eShop release schedule, Level-5 has partnered with three high-profile Japanese designers on three separate games all due out this fall. Yes, the games of Guild ... more
Growing up I could just never get into role-playing games at all. I enjoy them now, but for the longest time I would steer clear of the genre, with the one exception being any of the Mario related RPGs. I still consider Supe... more
Fatshark's action-RPG Krater showed promise, but ultimately got bogged down by a number of flaws. It might be worth another look later this month when a sizable update containing support for cooperative play becomes available... more
Planning to play Darksiders II on the Wii U but terrified that you won't know how to play it, causing literally everybody to laugh at you? THQ has got you covered, my friend.
The publisher sent along some helpful images that ... more
Namco Bandai's upcoming 3DS multi-company mashup, Project X Zone, is an absolute treat, and is one of the best things I've played at Tokyo Game Show 2012. It's too bad that it has yet to be announced for North America. After ... more
NIS America announced today at Tokyo Game Show that they will be bringing the third game of the Hyperdimension Neptunia series to PlayStation 3 next year. Hyperdimension Neptunia Victory will launch next spring in North Ameri... more
After three long years of development that started on the Nintendo DS, Fantasy Life will finally release on the 3DS on December 27 in Japan. Level-5 was a much different company when the game was first announced. It was a co... more
Persona 4 Golden will be releasing in North America on November 20, 2012, Atlus announced today. That gives some of us a decent chunk of time to set aside money for a PlayStation Vita. This expanded take on the beloved PlaySt... more
In the fallout of Capcom's cancellations of Mega Man Universe and Mega Man Legends 3, many folks likely forgot that there was still one big Mega Man title in development: Rockman Online, a Korea-exclusive 2D side-scrolling MM... more
Since Capcom has decided that a Western release of Rockman Xover is crucial, I feel duty-bound to deliver the latest details so that you may prepare yourself against thine enemy.
As mentioned previously, Xover is a social RPG... more
A new developer diary from Turbine shows the landscapes and scenery from Riders of Rohan, the upcoming expansion pack for Lord of the Rings Online. There are also some screenshots which feature some level-85 characters and endgame content.
Riders of Rohan was planned to be released this month, but it was pushed back to October 15, 2012. more
Trion Worlds has announced that Rift's first expansion, Storm Legion, will be launching on the same day in North America and Europe: November 13, 2012. I'm not playing the game, and frankly, I don't know how many of you are ... more
Once upon a time, there was a PAX Prime Konami gaming suite, and Holly Green was invited. I stopped by during the event's festivities to get my hands on their upcoming offerings, getting some time with upcoming digital Vita t... more
Funcom has announced a rather large-looking set of updates for Age of Conan: Unchained, the massively multiplayer game based on the writing of Robert E. Howard.
These Secrets of Dragon's Spine updates will allow level-80 char... more
Konami uploaded some new Silent Hill: Book of Memories screens to its Facebook page, which yet again invited a slew of hatred and animosity from a fanbase enraged at the existence of a spin-off portable game.
So incensed are ... more
SMT expert Dale North is unavailable this morning, so he sent an email demanding somebody run this. You might as well be talking about advanced Peruvian dining tips for as much as I understand this stuff, but here goes!
Guys, I owe you an apology. The other day, I wrote about a fan-driven Mega Man Legends concept album, and I begged you all to stay on topic and not go off on a tangent about how you felt Capcom wronged you. I apologize becaus... more
It's the game Silent Hill fans love to hate, and Konami has nine new screenshots for them. Silent Hill: Book of Memories is still my most anticipated PS Vita game of the moment, and I'll be maintaining every hope that the ful... more
Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch is coming out on January 22, 2013 for the PlayStation 3. For those of you who are somehow still on the fence about picking this one up, Namco has revealed the pre-order bonuses from GameSt... more
Anybody still rockin' the tongue-in-check fantasy game Magicka? I can't say I've been following it personally, but maybe I ought to start paying closer attention. It looks like a lot of fun, plus developer Arrowhead likes to ... more
It's not long now until Focus Home Interactive's upcoming RPG Of Orcs and Men is released and we'll finally be able to witness the rebellion of green-skinned people against the Empire of Men.
Leading said rebel... more
Dungeons & Dragons Online (DDO) has been around for over six years now. When it went free to play, the game picked up over a million new players and its revenue increased by 500%. I'd call that successful. It wa... more
Following the recent success of Day Z, we will now inevitably see many "me too" games being announced in the coming months. This one, however, appears to be a huge coincidence. Start-up indie studio Hammerpoint Interactive ha... more
Here are four new screenshots for Obsidian's South Park: The Stick of Truth, otherwise known as the one thing Microsoft showed at its press conference worth getting excited for.
I am seriously looking forward to the gam... more
Whoa! I knew people liked RuneScape, but 200 million registered accounts? That's obscene, even for a free-to-play MMO. To celebrate, Jagex has put together an infographic that has such tidbits as "players catch more than 8 bi... more
New screenshots have been released for Konami's New Little King's Story, which is scheduled to come out later this summer. For those of you who can't be at this year's San Diego Comic-Con, here are some adorable pictures of the little king being cute.
I don't have a Vita yet, but this is just one more reason why I should buy one. Is anyone else looking forward to this new title? more
Fans are still astoundingly furious at Silent Hill: Book of Memories, shocked as they are that a spin-off game would, y'know, spin off. I love me some righteous consumer outrage, but the presumptuous disgust for this one is t... more
If you value your eyesight, please do not gaze upon the full version of this unholy beast. But since I know none of you will heed my warning, at least bring some eye drops along on your journey.
For reasons beyond mortal comp... more
Look at newly revealed Bravely Default: Flying Fairy character Idea Lee. She's so cute! And that name! Idea is already my favorite character.
Square Enix has released a few new screenshots of the upcoming 3DS title to c... more
If you know your Growlanser and its artist, Satoshi Urushihara, you know about the boob shine. In fact, all skin is glossy in this series of RPGs, as are the eyes, clothing and accessories. The shiny fourth game in the series... more
When Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition arrives on August 24, PC players will get the same cutthroat challenge that 360 and PS3 owners have been suffering for months.
For the behind-closed-doors demo, the staff member on hand... more
15 months and nine major patches later, Trion Worlds is looking to expand the real estate of Rift. With the addition of two new continents, Dusken and Brevane, the player space of the popular MMORPG has been tripled.
Trion Wo... more
Suffice to say, Silent Hill: Book of Memories has been met with a significant measure of cynicism by series fans. Seeing a beloved survival horror franchise become a dungeon-crawling RPG is a shock to the system, but after De... more
Three things sold me on Divinity: Dragon Commander the moment I first saw a demo of it. If it pleases the court, I should like to list those three things, as they all bear an important role in furthering my excitement for Lar... more
Truth be told, I have yet to finish the main quest of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, mostly because I'm just far too busy with exploring random caves and dungeons through out the land. But after seeing the trailer for its first... more
I adore the Paper Mario series, and the new one looks awesome for the 3DS. Nintendo just briefly described Paper Mario: Sticker Star, which adds a focus on stickers. There are stickers everywhere, and players need to collect ... more
I can't speak for everyone, but -- SCREW IT -- I'm going to speak for everyone: South Park: The Stick of Truth was the best part of Microsoft's press conference. Even as someone who fell out of love with the show long ago, I... more