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[Update] Vivendi Tightens Hold On Ubisoft With Additional Stock Purchase, Ubisoft Responds
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2016 Video Game Release Schedule
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Sega's Shinobi Becoming A Feature Film
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Battlefield Reveal Will Happen On May 6
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Rumor: Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered Comes With Campaign And Multiplayer
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Interview: Inside The Development Of Xenoblade Chronicles 3DS
on April 15, 2015 at 06:00 PM
We recently interviewed Nintendo, Monolith Soft, and Monster Games about their enhanced 3DS port of Xenoblade Chronicles. [ Note : This interview was done via email by Game Informer's Kim Wallace, who is traveling at the moment. The questions were divided up amongst the three companies. Nintendo...
10 Under-The-Radar JRPGs On The Horizon
on April 07, 2015 at 04:40 PM
Several highly anticipated Japanese role-playing games are releasing in 2015 and 2016. Titles like Persona 5 , Xenoblade Chronicles X , and Final Fantasy XV , are some of the highest profile JRPGs in years and are rightfully warranting a lot of attention. But beyond these bigger games sits a strong slate...
One Night Stand: Lost Odyssey
on January 29, 2014 at 03:52 PM
We all tend to fall back on our staple gaming genres, sometimes at the expense of trying new things. In One Night Stand, I'm going to try a game I wouldn't normally play for one evening. This time it's Mistwalker's JRPG Lost Odyssey. This will seem like heresy to many of our readers,...
Opinion – RPGs With Tedious Starts Shouldn’t Get A Free Pass
on January 05, 2014 at 04:00 PM
Tedium is inherently subjective. Some folks like turning over every last stone on the hunt for that last powerful item. Others like grinding for hours in RPGs to maximize their entire party’s potential. However, it’s safe to assume that the broad majority of gamers are interested in having...
Japanese RPG Publishers To Watch
on June 26, 2013 at 06:54 PM
E3 always gives a great glimpse into what publishers have in store for the RPG fan. As I walked the show floor, it was easy to discover which companies are making the genre its bread and butter. Some are focusing on big games, while others are bringing over releases we never thought possible. These are...
What’s Coming For The JRPG In 2013
on January 22, 2013 at 03:30 PM
With another year in session, it’s time for JRPG fans to get a look at what’s on the horizon. The following games are set for a 2013 release, hopefully satiating JRPGs fans’ hunger. Of course, this is not a definitive list; we expect many more JRPG announcements as the year goes on...
This Generation's Must-Play JRPGs
on March 26, 2012 at 09:00 PM
It’s no secret that this generation of video games hasn’t been particularly kind to Japanese games in general, and Japanese RPGs in particular have fallen out of favor. That doesn’t mean there’s nothing in this once-beloved genre worth playing from the past five years. With this...
Where Did All The JRPGs Go?
on November 15, 2010 at 07:15 PM
As a longtime fan of JRPGs, I often find myself wondering what ever happened to all of the Japan-developed RPGs that I grew up playing on the SNES and PlayStation. Triple-A million-dollar-budget behemoths like Final Fantasy XIII (pictured above) are very much the exception these days. Obviously much...
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