jrpgs

4.13.18

The Radical Fairy Tale Politics of 'Ni No Kuni II'

‘Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom’ advocates simple rules, strong claims, and a demand for empathy and honest governance.

10.18.17

'Etrian Odyssey V' Is Incredibly Difficult, But Honest About the Danger

In order to survive, sometimes you need to treat a battle more like a puzzle, rather than a numbers game.

5.15.17

'Final Fantasy XV' Is Surprisingly Good at Teaching Photography

That wonderful boy can teach us the magic (and science) of great photography.

3.17.17

There's Never Been a Better Time to Try an Atelier Game

Along with making the leap to Steam, there's something else that makes the two newest entries in the long running JRPG series perfect for beginners.

2.3.17

The Ambitious, but Flawed 'Romancing Saga' Just Turned 25

The innovative JRPG took a lot of chances in an attempt to shake up the genre, and while not all of them paid off, it's worth remembering anyway.

9.23.16

Praise Yevon: Some Lunatic Replaced the 'Final Fantasy X' Soundtrack with the Tidus Laugh

This is the worst thing to happen to the franchise since the battle system in 'Final Fantasy XIII.'

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