Tag Archives: JRPG

Star Wars movies: “Episode I: The Phantom Menace”

Much ridicule and even hate has been leveled at the origin story of the Empire, Darth Vader and The Emperor in the Star Wars universe. But are all the arguments against George Lucas’ Episode I: The Phantom Menace really justified … Continue reading

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Game trailers: “Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom” first Director’s Cut trailer

With more and more games being reviewed and recently released titles being covered, there are of course many others still in production and announced. After discussing the The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt epic trailer, Level-5‘s RPG Ni No Kuni II: … Continue reading

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Interactive Movies: “Her Story” (PC)

FMV adventure games have often been called shallow experiences, with the time of video clips overshadowing the actual gameplay. So does Sam Barlow‘s investigative drama/thriller Her Story have what it takes to bring the genre back on track? Her Story … Continue reading

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GOG releases: “Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale” + “Chantelise: A Tale of Two Sisters”

Did you ever wonder how a shop that outfits adventurers in JRPGs works? Then EasyGameStation‘s Recettear: An Item Shop’s Tale might have the answer. A throwback to the action-RPG template in the vein of Zelda can also be seen in … Continue reading

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Game release: “Grandia II Anniversary Edition” (PC)

Despite having played most Final Fantasy games, I’ve never been a big fan of JRPGs in general. However, Game Arts’/SkyBox Labs’ Grandia II Anniversary Edition is a re-release of the PC version I remember very fondly. Not being familiar with … Continue reading

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