It’s been a bit of a wait, but we finally now know when Shin Megami Tensei IV Apocalypse will arrive in the UK and Europe. Deep Silver confirmed today that Atlus’ RPG sequel releases physically and digitally on the 2nd of December 2016 priced at €39.99 and £34.99. The game released just last month in North America, making this localisation a far ...
Marona’s Bizarre Adventure Part I – Phantom Brave Disclosure: review code provided by NIS America NIS America released a decent PC port of PlayStation strategy RPG Disgaea a few months back, though some users faced performance issues that marred the experience. Built in the same engine and featuring similar enhancements; Phantom Brave PC might make some fans cautious following the troubled launch of ...
Cedric Memendez is a composer working with Midgar Studio, a French indie studio currently working on the JRPG inspired Edge Of Eternity. The game was a massive kickstarter success and also reached its stretch goal to bring on help from Chrono Trigger composer Yasunori Mitsuda. In this interview we talk about recording with Mitsuda and the Bratislava Symphony Orchestra. The ...
Publisher: Square Enix Developer: Tri-Ace Platform: PlayStation 3 (Japan only), PlayStation 4 (review platform) Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness is an unfinished game. Not in the way you might have heard before; as a complete product that is 20 hours long (far too short for a JRPG of this type, and in the Star Ocean series to boot) and not ...
Disclosure: the author was provided with a review code of this game by Koei Tecmo America Publisher: Koei Tecmo Developer: Gust Co. Ltd. Platform: PlayStation 3 (Japan only), PlayStation 4 (review platform), PlayStation Vita. JRPGs tend to be overlooked a lot nowadays. Beyond its niche, the genre is often considered past its prime and it’s rare to see a JRPG receive ...
Continuing their trend of bringing practically every mainline Final Fantasy title to modern platforms, Square Enix today revealed that an HD Remaster of the PlayStation 2’s Final Fantasy XII will be coming in 2017. This Final Fantasy XII HD edition will be titled Final Fantasy XII The Zodiac Age and will feature the gameplay improvements found on the Japan-exclusive International Zodiac Job System edition from 2007. ...
The latest SEGA Central video released yesterday, revealed that the company are currently investigating the possibility of HD remasters of cult classics, Shenmue I & II. Community manager Dan Sheridan said in response to a fan question on whether the re-releases would be coming: “Sadly, it’s not as simple as porting the games to current platforms as we will need ...
Sorry. I’m just kidding. Dark Souls absolutely does not need an easy mode. You guys just need to, as the meme goes, git gud. No, really. This isn’t some impossible task. If you smack your head against the brick wall that is Dark Souls, it will eventually break. I mean, come on. DarkSydePhil was able to do it. A guy ...
Disclosure: The author was provided with a copy of the game by the publisher for the purpose of this review Publisher: Ghostlight Developer: Acquire Platforms: PC (review platform) PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 If there’s one thing that can be said about every entry in the Way Of The Samurai series, it’s that they have insane amounts of potential. Way Of ...
Disclosure: the author was provided with a review code for the game courtesy of Koei Tecmo America Publisher: Koei Tecmo Developer: Gust Co. Ltd. Platforms: PlayStation 4 (PS3 and Vita versions exclusive to Japan) Outside of the dedicated dating sim genre, romances in video games still feel surprisingly rare. I can’t think of many games that have focused on a love story aside from Final ...