Posts Tagged ‘JRPG’

Review: Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth

by Nazih Fareson November 7, 2017
Four years after Etrian Odyssey IV: Legends of the Titan and two remakes later, Atlus brings back a new sequel for their beloved Dungeon-Crawler series. Now more than year after its Japanese release, the West finally gets Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth on Nintendo 3DS, full of dungeons to explore and another layer of […]

Review: Dragon’s Dogma Dark Arisen

by Nazih Fareson October 11, 2017
Back in 2012, Capcom surprised us with their a new RPG IP, called Dragon’s Dogma. The game had some really fun battles, a pretty decent story but it was flawed by a buggy technical engine and rather crude textures. A year later the Japanese publisher followed with Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen, a new edition that […]

Review: Battle Chasers: Nightwar

by Nazih Fareson October 9, 2017
If you’re a comic book fan, then you probably know Battle Chasers, a series created by Joe Madureira back in 1998, leaving us with a crazy cliffhanger after its ninth volume. Now the American comic book writer is following another path, one of a videogame designer, and after founding Vigil Games and launched the Darksiders franchise, […]


Review: Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age

by Nazih Fareson August 2, 2017
Two years after getting a remastered version of Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2 on PlayStation 4 (which we reviewed on the site), Square Enix are “hard” at work with more remastered of their 2nd generation games, with the last episode that was released on PlayStation 2 in 2006: Final Fantasy XII. Unstoppable when […]

Review: Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls

by Nazih Fareson July 19, 2017
Following the ports of the first 2 Episodes, Danganronpa: Another Episode (originally released on PlayStation Vita back in 2015) is a different kind, a spin-off that removes all the weird investigations and trials part from the franchise, to indulge in the pleasure of the shooting mechanics in all its simplicity. The story is almost a […]

Review: Akiba’s Beat

by Mazen Abdallahon June 7, 2017
I feel that many people, both enthusiasts and casual fans, hope that the worldwide success of Persona 5, a game that has been worshiped by players in and out of Japan, will be able to bring Japanese role playing games back into the mainstream. The popularity of the genre has declined dramatically in recent years, […]


Review: Dragon Quest Heroes II

by Muhammed Al Bukharyon May 13, 2017
Dragon Quest over the course of its 30 years’ strong life have reserved a special spot among the most revered, the most critically acclaimed JRPG franchises of all time. However; it had occasionally difficult times trying to find acceptance and inclusiveness in the western market, despite the quality of each iteration of the mainline games, […]

Review: The Caligula Effect

by Nazih Fareson May 11, 2017
After the failure of the yet innovative Lost Dimension, Furyu tries once again with a new PlayStation Vita project with original RPG mechanics focused on tactics. Now under Atlus and localize for the West, the game is now called The Caligula Effect and finally out since early May on PlayStation Vita. The Caligula Effect is a weird game (not […]

Review: Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX

by Nazih Fareson April 21, 2017
Here it is finally: the fourth and final compilation of the Kingdom Hearts franchise between the third opus of its name releases! Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue (reviewed by Luciano Rahal in February) that shone more by its exclusive content than by the remaster of its 3DS game, Dream Drop Distance, Square Enix launches the […]


Review: Persona 5

by Nazih Fareson March 29, 2017
When you think of Atlus, the first thing that pops most gamers is the Megami Tensei, Power Instinct or Persona. The latter is one of those Japanese niche sagas adored by its fans and completely unknown to the rest of the world until Persona 4 and soon enough its portable version on PS Vita Persona […]