Tag Archives: JRPG

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II gets North American release date

Get ready to break out those Vitas and PlayStation 3s: XSEED has revealed that The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II is coming to North America on September 6th. Continue reading The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II gets North American release date

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OMNIS – The Erias Line Preview

Prepare to be antsy and enthralled by the first look of this JRPG set in a New-Weird fiction universe.
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Adventure Bar Story Review

WHERE COOKING AND EXPLORING MAKES A NICE APPETIZER 

Monster slaying is often a staple ingredient in crafting a well-seasoned JRPG. To spice things up, the developers at Rideon Japan mixed in some cooking mechanics and farming elements. If this concoction sounds like an appealing dish, then Adventure Bar Story is just the meal for you! Continue reading Adventure Bar Story Review

Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines Review

A LOT OF FIRE HEART


Alfa System‘s Oreshika: Tainted Bloodlines isn’t exactly what it appears on the surface if you’re unfamiliar with its 1999 PlayStation predecessor, Ore no Shikabane o Koete Yuke (roughly translating to “Over My Dead Body”). Certainly, the story is fairly up-front from the start. It’s medieval Japan, and the nation’s collection of holy artifacts have mysteriously gone missing. Sorcerer Abe no Seimei convinces the emperor that the only way to appease the gods for this dire tragedy is to sacrifice the entire clan who was responsible for protecting the holy places. Many years later, things aren’t great in the absence of the artifacts, and the gods still aren’t satisfied, so they resurrect the sacrificed clan in order to finally end the chaos. As the leader of this clan, you are tasked with hunting Seimei down to reclaim the lost artifacts. Besides purely seeking vengeance and justice, you must also eliminate him in order to lift the Curse of Broken Lineage and the Curse of Ephemerality he placed on your clan. And that’s where the game takes a turn, though not necessarily for worse.

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Level-5 Teases a Potential Yo-Kai Watch and Little Battlers eXperience Western Release

Level-5 International teased a Yo-kai Watch and a Little Battlers eXperience (LBX) game on Twitter yesterday.  Continue reading Level-5 Teases a Potential Yo-Kai Watch and Little Battlers eXperience Western Release