Post 11093

The Classes of Soma Bringer

By Rolando . March 18, 2008 . 8:07pm

Originally I wanted to do a gameplay oriented post about Soma Bringer; but considering my progress in the game has been greatly halted due to Super Smash Bros. Brawl's release and my constantly playing it with friends, family, and anonymous people online (sorry Spencer!), I haven't been able to dedicate as much time to Soma […]

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Xenogears co-creator pens two more RPGs

By Spencer . November 13, 2007 . 8:59am

You may not recognize Soraya Saga's name, but she played an integral role in the whole Xeno-series. Before Monolith Soft matriculated she was the co-writer and a concept artist for Xenogears.Then she moved on to co-writing the script for Xenosaga Episode I and did work on Xenosaga Episode II. Afterwards she faded away for a […]

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A Game To Remember: Secret of Mana

By Rolando . October 26, 2007 . 6:46am

If I were to ask you what you remember most about Secret of Mana, what would your response be? Would it be Hiroki Kikuta's score of the game and how it's perhaps the best score you've ever heard in an SNES game as evidenced by the game's opening? Would it be the tragic classical tale […]

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Watch: Lost Odyssey Intro

By Rolando . October 14, 2007 . 8:42pm

Mistwalker's next RPG monolith, Lost Odyssey, may now be considered the Xbox 360's swan song in Japan to increase the Japanese install base; and while the game has been under tons of criticism from a huge amount of gamers, there's no denying how epic and emotional this RPG will be. Even if it will span […]

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2 New DS RPGs from Mistwalker

By Rolando . October 1, 2007 . 8:48pm

As if their latest DS RPG outing wasn't enough, Mistwalker has now announced two new RPGs to be in development for the Nintendo DS. One of the more obvious and expected RPGs is Blue Dragon DS, developed by FeelPlus+. Those of you who are familiar with the Blue Dragon anime should be glad or disappointed […]

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Learn New Abilities in FFIV DS

By Rolando . September 13, 2007 . 6:29pm

In the original version of Final Fantasy IV, each of your party members all had unique abilities that were likened to them and only them. Palom and Porom had Twin Magic, Edward had Sing, Rosa had Prayer and Cecil had Dark Wave, and so on and so forth. I'm sure you've often wondered what it'd […]

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Two New Dragon Quest IV Pics

By Rolando . September 12, 2007 . 9:11pm

In honor of Dragon Quest IV Remake seeing a release November 22 of this year, here are two new pics from GameWatch. From the looks of it, the game will have an isometric view with battles being true to the traditional Dragon Quest first person format. Whether or not this traditional view of combat favors […]

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Eternal Sonata PS3 Confirmed

By Rolando . September 12, 2007 . 1:05pm

The latest issue of Famitsu magazine confirms a "slip up" that set the Internets semi-ablaze this week; Eternal Sonata, an Xbox 360 title, will now be headed to the Playstation 3 in Spring of 2008. The differences between the PS3 version and Xbox 360 version are not only the ability to change your character's clothes […]

Post 5978

ASH gets a release date…in Japan

By Rolando . August 3, 2007 . 1:08pm

If you've been keeping a steady eye on Mistwalker's ASH (Archaic Sealed Heat), then you'll be glad to know that this scan on the left (click to enlarge) from Jeux-France via Shonen Jump magazine reveals the release date for ASH, October 4th, 2007, as well as some new information regarding the same. One of the […]

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Dragon Quest IV, V, VI Remakes Confirmed

By Rolando . July 30, 2007 . 2:03pm

It was only a matter of time before it happened you know.   A while back, we reported that Square-Enix CEO Yoichi Wada announced at Square-Enix's financial briefing in Tokyo that remakes of Dragon Quest games were in the works to help amp up the release of Dragon Quest IX on the Nintendo DS. Since […]

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Tales of Symphonia: Knights of Ratatoskr Screens

By Rolando . July 30, 2007 . 2:35am

  A while back, Namco-Bandai announced 4 new Tales games, one of those titles being Tales of Symphonia: Knights of Ratatoskr, a new entry in the Tales of Symphonia universe. Aside from a somewhat grainy Famitsu scan, not much was known about Knights of Ratatoskr's "graphical quality" and whether or not it'd be a spiritual […]

Post 5831

Tales of Rebirth PSP Scan: 2D Still Rocks

By Rolando . July 29, 2007 . 9:35pm

Back in December 16th of 2004, Namco released Tales of Rebirth, a Tales game that widely differed from Tales of Symphonia, on the Playstation 2 in Japan. What made Tales of Rebirth so different from Symphonia is how Rebirth somehow returned to the traditional linear motion battle system found in Phantasia, Destiny, Eternia, and Destiny […]

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Some New White Knight Story Screens

By Rolando . July 29, 2007 . 1:30am

  White Knight Story is the JRPG many prospective and current Playstation 3 owners are waiting to grace their consoles with to experience the epic grandeur Level-5 is aiming for with the game. The recently released trailer, originally shown at the Playstation Premiere event in Japan a few weeks ago, has wowed many people who […]

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New White Knight Story Information

By Rolando . July 17, 2007 . 9:57am

  Famitsu has posted some new information regarding that one game a majority of us were wowed by at the Tokyo Game Show 06, White Knight Story. Level 5 is hard at work to bring this game in a nice, viewable and playable show for Tokyo Game Show 07. Furthermore, the game will feature a […]

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Sonic the Hedgehog: the RPG

By Spencer . June 21, 2007 . 8:30am

Sega’s mascot has been naturally pushed into racing games and successfully starred in his own pinball game. However, even at the height of his popularity he has never starred in an RPG. Bioware, the developers of Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic series, is about to change that. They are about to develop the […]

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Defending Dawn of Mana, the Black Sheep of Mana

By Rolando . June 6, 2007 . 7:40pm

It seemed as if Square had totally ditched the Mana series, which served as one of the major three pillars of Square (the other two being Final Fantasy and SaGa). Seiken Densetsu 3 was considered by many Mana enthusiasts and fanboys to be the last great Mana that ever existed, leaving future titles like Legend […]

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