Tag Archives: JRPG

You Should Give Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Another Chance

Every time someone mentions the amazing library that exists on the Switch, Xenoblade Chronicles 2 inevitably comes up. I’ve heard it all. Ranging from comments such as “the game’s story is amazing!” or “it’s the best combat system I’ve ever experienced,” it’s hard not to buy into the hype. But when I bought the game […]

An Interview with Jelle van Doorne: The Musical Mind Behind Viola

I always find it interesting what will bring a person to end up working on a video game as an independent developer. In Jelle van Doorne’s case, being laid off from his previous position as a developer for mobile games led him to work on a passion project known as Viola. For those of you […]

Yo-Kai Watch 3: A Late Nintendo 3DS Title That Shouldn’t Be Ignored

While the Nintendo 3DS isn’t as popular as it once was due to the release of the Nintendo Switch, there are still a few notable titles  for it in 2019. Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story+Bowser Jr’s Journey, a remake of 2009s Mario & Luigi: Bowser’s Inside Story for the Nintendo DS, was released in […]

World of Final Fantasy Maxima is the Second Chance the Title Deserves

World of Final Fantasy Maxima, an updated version of the 2016 Final Fantasy spin-off monster-raising RPG, World of Final Fantasy, was announced for a November 6 release on Nintendo Switch during the September 13 Nintendo Direct. It was later clarified that it would also be coming to Xbox One and that the Maxima update would […]

It’s Time for A Full On Modern Remake of an Older Dragon Quest Title

(Warning: This article contains a spoiler for the true ending of Dragon Quest XI) Earlier this month, I wrote about how Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age renewed my interest in the main series. Something I didn’t mention, however, was how I’d like to see an older Dragon Quest game use the modern engine […]

How Dragon Quest XI Increased My Interest in the Main Series

I’ve known about Dragon Quest from a young age, since back when I first had my Game Boy Color. However, back then I didn’t know how RPGs besides Pokemon worked, so of course I didn’t have much interest in them. My first foray into the franchise was with Dragon Quest Monsters (Dragon Warrior Monsters in […]

Shining Resonance Refrain Demo impressions

JRPG fans rejoice! There’s new land on the horizon. While no stranger to JRPGs, I’ve never really played any of the Shining series. So when it was announced that the Japan-only Shining Resonance was getting a remaster for worldwide release, I was eager to see what the fuss was all about. Plus it has dating […]