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Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth (3DS) Review - Challenging Cartography

Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth (3DS) Review – Challenging Cartography

"Clearing the rubble from your path, you emerge from a narrow canyon corridor into a wide clearing. The orange bedrock beneath your feet is uneven, eroded by centuries of exposure to...
Blue Reflection (PS4) Review - Cracked Mirror 2

Blue Reflection (PS4) Review – Cracked Mirror

The magical girl genre is a staple of modern Japanese fantasy. From the bright and bubbly Sailor Moon to the disturbingly grim Madoka Magica, there's a wide variety of anime and...
Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs (PC) Review - A Little Less Regal 6

Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs (PC) Review – A Little Less Regal

So I am one of those jaded anime fans who went through their phase of loving hyperactive, cutesy stuff and came out the other side bitter and cynical, at least as...
Accel World vs. Sword Art Online (PlayStation 4) Review 1

Accel World vs. Sword Art Online (PlayStation 4) Review – Gold Behind The Mist

Shortly after the release of the Sword Art Online movie—Ordinal Scale—and the new manga—Project Alicization—the relentless SAO merchandizing machine has once again focused its cynical eye on video games. As a...
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Second Opinion - A Puissant Pantheon 1

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Second Opinion – A Puissant Pantheon

Not every story can speak to every person at every stage of their lives. The beauty of diversity in media is such that where one person sees a reflection of themselves,...
Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4) Review - Knights of the Zodi-Ech 11

Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (PS4) Review – Knights of the Zodi-Ech

Back in 2006, you couldn’t convince me that Final Fantasy could do anything wrong. It was, for all intents and purposes, my favourite video game series. After helping Tidus fight his...
Atelier Firis: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey Review 5

Atelier Firis: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey Review

Slight as they may be, I enjoy Gust’s Atelier games. They’re generally fun, breezy adventures oozing with charm and cuteness. But beneath that, there’s generally a rock-solid blend of RPG and...
I am Setsuna Switch Review - Making A New Home 1

I am Setsuna Switch Review – Making A New Home

I am Setsuna was one of the best RPGs of 2016. Developed by the newly created Tokyo RPG factory, and published by the biggest name in JRPGs in Square Enix, I...
Tales of Berseria Review - A Return to Form

Tales of Berseria Review – A Return to Form

Forgive the tired sentiment, but Tales games are the RPG equivalent of comfort food. They come out every year or two looking a little bit different—a fresh cast here, a new...
Nights of Azure 2 Delayed

Nights of Azure 2 Delayed

Originally slated for February, Gust's sequel to Nights of Azure has been delayed until later into 2017. The PlayStation 4 and Vita title had originally been slated for Dec 22, 2016 but was pushed...
Nippon Ichi CEO Teases Switch Development

Nippon Ichi CEO Teases Switch Development

Nintendo's latest home console has the industry buzzing, for better or worse. That said, developers certainly seem interested, as eighty games are confirmed to be in development for the Nintendo Switch....
Persona 5's First English Footage Debuts Alongside Cast Reveal 1

Persona 5’s First English Footage Debuts Alongside Cast Reveal

Atlus has released the first English footage of Persona 5, as well as revealed the RPG's English voice cast for its main characters. The first trailer puts a spotlight on the game's...