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Torment: Tides of Numenara shows off combat in this new trailer

If there's one role-playing game I regret never having played, it's got to be Planescape: Torment. This PC RPG has gained a huge cult following over the years, and it's pretty easy to find people willing to sing its praises. From what ...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: Dragon Quest VIII (3DS)

Sometimes, you get things right on the first try.  That's the philosophy which has guided the Dragon Quest series for thirty years, and it's hard to argue. The franchise has consistently been a top seller in Japan, and Dragon Ques...   read

 
 
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Disgaea 5 is heading to the Switch

There were several announcements for JRPGs at tonight's Switch event, but one in particular didn't seem to get a lot of hype. Disgaea 5 will be coming out on Nintendo's new platform in a "Complete Edition" that adds several new features to ...   read

 
 
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Diablo turns 20

Diablo released on December 31, 1996, meaning that today is the 20th anniversary of the game that wore out a million left mouse buttons. There will be events commemorating the release in all of Blizzard's games, and the developer also ...   read

 
 
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BioWare is giving some stuff away for Christmas

The holidays bring out the best in everyone (normally), so obviously EA is trying to win some cheer by giving out free stuff. Which subsidiary would you go with, though? BioWare is a fan favorite, so why not them? According to a Tweet from ...   read

 
 
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Indie RPG Rakuen is nearing release

Laura Shigihara is a composer, singer, and pianist, a triple threat best known for her work on the ending song from Plants Vs. Zombies. She not only wrote the song, she performed as the lead vocalist, providing the voice of the Sunflower. S...   read

 
 
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Ni No Kuni II makes an appearance and looks awesome

Fans of the Studio Ghibli-produced RPG have a lot to be happy about. Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom made an appearance at the PlayStation Experience and was given a nice trailer. None of that industry fluff nonsense, just a lot of gameplay...   read

 
 
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Dragon Ball Fusions will be fusing a little earlier than expected

Unlike most of the Frieza Saga, Dragon Ball Fusions will be hitting store shelves ahead of schedule. You won't have to wait a perpetual 30 minutes for this game to explode on your 3DS. There won't be any reused animation cels in this game. ...   read

 
 
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We have a date for Dragon Quest VIII

Fans of the Dragon Quest series are used to delays, but are usually appreciative when their patience is rewarded. Those who are looking forward to Dragon Quest VIII won't have to wait much longer, as Nintendo announced the 3DS ver...   read

 
 
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Catherine gets some love in free Persona 5 DLC

Persona 5 has been out for a few weeks in Japan and seems to be doing well. The game garnered a near perfect score in Famitsu and even managed to sell more than 500,000 copies in the dying Japanese console market. Either in celebration of t...   read

 
 


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RPG Maker is going mobile

Last year, publisher Degica Games released RPG Maker MV, which brought the series to Mac for the very first time. At $80, it cost a pretty penny for people like me who weren't sure if they'd ever invest that much time or effort into complet...   read

 
 
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Ni no Kuni II is going to be yuuuuuuge

It's been a long time since we last heard anything about Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom. Previously we found out beloved animation house Studio Ghibli will not be participating in this entry, however, a few Ghibli regulars are on board for...   read

 
 
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Dissidia Final Fantasy is coming to mobile, but not as you may think

2016 is starting to feel like the year of Final Fantasy. We have Final Fantasy XV on the way, World of Final Fantasy this October, Dissidia Final Fantasy still going strong in Japan, Mobius Final Fantasy finally got an i...   read

 
 
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Get hard, Sega Hard, this October

Can you believe it's been 15 weeks since the last entry in the Hyperdimension Neptunia franchise was released? What's taking so long? If the past few months without your waifu have been excruciating, fret not. Idea Factory Interna...   read

 
 
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Rumor: I am Setsuna follow-up on the way

Square Enix has filed a trademark in Japan for what appears to be a follow-up to last month's I am Setsuna. According to a post on Gematsu, the game's title will be "Kimi to Kiri no Labyrinth," which roughly translates to "You and the Foggy...   read

 
 
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Return to Erebonia in Trails of Cold Steel II next month

After months of anticipation, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II finally has a release date for North America. Publisher XSEED Games confirmed today the PlayStation 3 and Vita game will hit store shelves on September 6. Holy crap...   read

 
 
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Review: Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate

Shiren’s road to the west has been an odd one. The first game in the series launched in Japan for the Super Famicom more than 20 years ago. Western audiences wouldn’t see the game until 2008 when Sega brought over the DS remake ...   read

 
 
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The creatures in this new Final Fantasy XV trailer sure look delicious

Back in the day when I played World of Warcraft, one of my favorite things to do was just walk, run, ride and fly around the wonderfully crafted world of Azeroth. In Xenoblade Chronicles X, seeing the sights of Mira brought me way more...   read

 
 
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Vita exclusive Ray Gigant is coming to Steam

Another day, another Japanese RPG making its way to PC. Acttil, the US and EU publisher of Ray Gigant, announced today the game is coming to Steam on August 10. This is the second Experience Inc. dungeon crawling RPG to make the jump t...   read

 
 
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Tips for starting your journey in Stranger of Sword City

After a long wait, Stranger of Sword City is out today for the PlayStation Vita. For Xbox One owners, hopefully you've been playing it over this past month. You should, it's good (or at least I think it is). For fans of the dungeon cra...   read

 
 
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Review: Stranger of Sword City

I've always believed I could get into any video game genre if I could just find the right title to introduce me. After years of trying to get into farming simulators, Rune Factory 4 finally made the genre click with me. For monste...   read

 
 
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Review: Sadame

One of my favorite things about this current era of gaming is how many artists and designers there are out there who prey on my sense of nostalgia. I loved gaming in the '90s, so I'm always on the lookout for new titles that can strike a ch...   read

 
 
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The next generation of RPG Maker arrives this month

RPG Maker, that RPG creation tool you say you're going to use to make the greatest role playing game ever but then don't, will see its next iteration launch on October 23 with RPG Maker MV. At $80 you can create the next great 2D game; or ...   read

 
 
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Contest: Win a copy of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2!

Our friends at Idea Factory International have been kind enough to hook us up with 4 copies of Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2! 2 for Steam and 2 for Vita! How awesome is that? What is Hyperdimension you ask? Well here is the official sy...   read

 
 
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Feel the power in new Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen trailer

Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen is coming to our shores next month. Thus Capcom has decided to remind us of that fact by showing off this flashy trailer, illustrating the various powers and tricks a sorcerer can unleash in battle. Details rega...   read

 
 


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After all those great anime recommendations, I had to bite the bullet and get Crunchyroll Amanchu is as Iyashikei as InqRaven said it would :D

 
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