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July's NPD chart sees Octopath Traveler take the top spot

Hype for Square Enix's retro-RPG revival Octopath Traveler was through the roof before release last month. Not only did the game look to perfectly capture the SNES era of RPGs, it was one that Square Enix was using as a testing ground for s...

 
 
 
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Your feedback is shaping Project: Octopath Traveler

With its amazing first year on the market drawing to a close, all eyes are on the Switch and what it will do with its sophomore season. Well, all eyes that aren't on Dragon Ball FighterZ, Monster Hunter: World, and today's Dissidia Final Fa...

 
 
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Review: Lost Sphear

You should probably know before reading this review that I consider Chrono Trigger one of the best games ever made, and Final Fantasy VI isn't far behind it. There's something about these late SNES Role-playing games that I can co...

 
 
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Overstuffed: Back to the daily grind

[As he is often wont to do, Cedi gets at the subject of overstuffing one's self in games with the thought and analysis worthy of a scientific journal. Today's topic: Grinding in RPGs/mobile games! Do you, like Cedi and countless others, fin...

 
 
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Project: Octopath Traveler looks like a dream for RPG fans

The Switch exclusive RPG from Square Enix, Project: Octopath Traveler, looks like a real dream come true for old-school RPG fans. Containing an art style known as "HD-2D" (what?), the game is being developed by the same team behind the Brav...

 
 
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Review: Pillars of Eternity - Complete Edition

Kickstarter may have lost a little of its luster since the campaigns of Double Fine Adventure and the Ouya, but one of the most successful game crowdfunding campaigns to date resulted in Pillars of Eternity, a modern throwback to isometric ...

 
 
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Secret of Mana 3D remake coming early 2018

Earlier today, Sony's Latin American Facebook page posted, then quickly removed, a listing for a remake of Square's beautiful SNES RPG, Secret of Mana, for Sony consoles.Although the removal of said post started the rumour mill turning, it ...

 
 
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.hack//G.U. Last Recode will contain a brand new episode four

When originally announced, .hack//G.U. Last Recode was going to be a complete remaster of the trilogy of games from the PS2. Now it looks like this collection will actually contain some brand new content in the form of an episode four, titl...

 
 
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Miitopia is very much Tomodachi Life: The RPG

I’m several hours into Miitopia, the new RPG for the Nintendo 3DS releasing at the end of the month, but I’m already thinking I should start over. Not because I’ve made any mistakes as that so far is impossible to do. I wa...

 
 
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Who is in your Miitopia squad?

After sitting on my 3DS for the past few days, I finally got around to starting up the Miitopia demo. It's a bit of a beefy demo, allowing me to traverse what I assume is much of the first land of the game, powering up my squad to level 6 w...

 
 
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Forget Prompto, Episode Ignis looks out of sight!

We haven't even gotten Episode Prompto yet and Square Enix is already giving us a teaser trailer for Episode Ignis. While it was clearer from the story where the other two episodes fit in (even if Gladiolus' is some pure marketing BS), I wa...

 
 
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You can now try out Miitopia with a surprise demo

The guys at E3 aren't the only ones who can have some fun with not yet released Nintendo games. If you log onto the 3DS eShop right now, you can nab a Miitopia demo to try out the quirky JRPG staring your Miis! I've loved the idea after see...

 
 
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South Park: The Fractured But Whole isn't cancelled!

The eternally delayed South Park: The Fractured But Whole is not getting cancelled! Many fans thought that Ubisoft may have canned the game after various delays, but this seemingly final trailer confirms the October 17 release date. That is...

 
 
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Elex will launch on October 17

The fantasy/sci-fi RPG ELEX from developer Piranha Bytes will be releasing on October 17, 2017 for PC, PS4 and Xbox One. The game's world sees players searching for a substance known as elex that has covered the planet after a meteor strike...

 
 
 
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Laura Shigihara wants to make you cry with Rakuen

Generally speaking, hospitals are places that people want to avoid if they can. There's no denying the necessity of these buildings, but it's unsettling if you really stop and think about how much disease and death occurs inside them every ...

 
 
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Review: Cosmic Star Heroine

Cosmic Star Heroine was successfully Kickstarted back in 2013, and was intended to be a throwback to latter-day 16-bit role playing games like Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger. Originally intended for release in December 2014, the t...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 




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