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Squall may finally be the best looking guy in the room

At the time of its release, Final Fantasy VIII was quite the looker. Having graphics more advanced than any RPG before it, people were blown away by how detailed the character models were. Time hasn't been so kind to that fidelity, though....

 
 
 
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Worst Boy Goro Akechi smugs his way into Persona 5 Royal

Despite what Persona 5's earworm of a theme told us, we all saw this coming. As we allowed Atlus to star our eyes with trailers for cool kids Ryuji Sakamoto, Futaba Sakura, Matoko Niijima et al, we all knew we'd get here eventually. Today's...

 
 
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Fire Emblem Heroes welcomes Three Houses' mysterious Sothis

Following on from its previous roster additions of Dimitri, Eldegard, Claude and Byleth, Nintendo's mobile battle title Fire Emblem Heroes continues to crossover with popular Switch release Three Houses, adding another character from the la...

 
 
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Persona 5 Royal sends you to bed with the wily Morgana

Atlus has fired out another trailer for its upcoming re-release Persona 5 Royal, getting us reacquainted with the lads 'n' lasses that make up the band of protagonists known as The Phantom Thieves. Today sees the return of the half-cat, hal...

 
 
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Persona 5 Royal adds a touch of class with Haru Okumura

Atlus continues to fire through its gauntlet of character trailers for the upcoming Persona 5 Royal, getting us reintroduced with its band of likable heroes, The Phantom Thieves. Today sees the return of the group's softest and sweetest mem...

 
 
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Dragon Star Varnir PC port has been hit with a slight delay

A month on from announcing that JRPG Dragon Star Varnir would be making its PC debut in September, publisher Idea Factory has revealed that its dragon gals will need a little more time to get their scales in order.As announced on Twitter, t...

 
 
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Persona 5 Royal hacks the planet with Futaba Sakura

Fresh off the release of the trailer for Makoto Niijima, Atlus has dropped another video reintroducing us to Persona 5 Royal's posse The Phantom Thieves. Today sees the spotlight shine on one of the JRPG's most popular - if not the most pop...

 
 
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Persona 5 Royal knuckles up with queen Makoto Niijima

Atlus continues to re-introduce to the good guys and gals of The Phantom Thieves, as the publisher continues to build the hype for the upcoming Persona 5 Royal. This weekend saw the return of one of the most popular ladies from the hit 2017...

 
 
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Fire Emblem Heroes welcomes Three Houses stars to the roster

A brand new update for Nintendo's mobile battler Fire Emblem Heroes will add four new characters from the upcoming Fire Emblem: Three Houses, giving fans the opportunity to see the warriors in action before the latter's release.Joining the ...

 
 
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What is your favorite Final Fantasy combat system?

The Final Fantasy VII remake is a perfect example of Square Enix’s core design philosophy when it comes to combat systems -- which is to say, there isn’t much of one. Sure, the series has its roots in “traditional” R...

 
 
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Sega announces winner of Yakuza casting competition

[Update: I mistakenly reproduced an image of winner Eri Kamataki which I believed was the official press photo from publisher Sega but was, in fact, a photo by Famitsu. This was a genuine mistake on my part and is on me as author. I apologi...

 
 
 
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Persona 5 Royal brushes with greatness with Yusuke Kitagawa

Atlus has dropped the next in its series of trailers re-introducing fans to the stars of hit RPG Persona 5, ahead of the launch of updated release Persona 5 Royal, which hits Japan this fall. Following on from trailers starring Ryuji and An...

 
 
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Fire Emblem Heroes adds its second wave of summer warriors

Over in Fire Emblem Heroes, the beach party has only just begun, as Nintendo's mobile battle title welcomes its second batch of summer variant characters to the roster. Signing up for some fun in the sun are Fire Emblem: The Binding Blade's...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Legendary Hero Eliwood coming to Fire Emblem Heroes tomorrow

The update train continues with Nintendo's popular mobile-battle title Fire Emblem Heroes. This week will see another Legendary Hero added to the fray, and it's no less than The Blazing Knight himself, Eliwood.Eliwood appears in Game Boy Ad...

 
 
 
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Yakuza producer comments on Yakuza Kenzan Kiwami possibility

At a recent event in Taipei, held to celebrate the Chinese launch of Yakuza 5, Team Yakuza producer Daisuke Sato mused on the possibilities of giving the "Kiwami" remake treatment to the Japan-only Yakuza Kenzan titles.Speaking with Bahamut...

 
 
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Anime RPG Dragon Star Varnir coming to PC in September

Idea Factory has revealed that fantasy RPG Dragon Star Varnir will be coming to PC via Steam in September, following on from its western PS4 release earlier this month.Set in the mystical world of Valneria, Dragon Star Varnir is the story o...

 
 
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PC Port Report: Octopath Traveler

While Octopath Traveler may not be a perfect game by any means, it was an awesome addition to the JRPG genre. As with any game, it's always a bummer to see something released on a single system – console or PC. While I under...

 
 




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