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Reader Discussion: What Got You Into Pokémon?
Feb 08 2016 08:46 PM
Pokémon's First Movie Mewtwo Strikes Back Is Currently Streamable Online For Free
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PSA: Destiny's Crimson Days Event Begins Tomorrow
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All Of Your Amiibos Will Have Use In Pokken Tournament
Feb 08 2016 05:03 PM
GOG Adds Adventure Mystery Kôna: Day One To ‘Games In Development’ Roster Tomorrow
Feb 08 2016 02:54 PM
Rock Band 4 Co-Publisher Mad Catz Sees CEO And Board Chairman Depart One Day Before Earnings Report
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2016 Video Game Release Schedule
Feb 08 2016 10:12 AM
New Releases This Week: February 7 Through February 13
Feb 08 2016 08:33 AM
[Update] Red Dead And Others Appeared As Backward Compatible By Accident
Feb 08 2016 07:51 AM
Heroes Rage In New Captain America Trailer, Ant-Man Shows Up
Feb 07 2016 06:02 PM
10 RPG Franchises We’d Like To See Come Back
on January 26, 2016 at 03:12 PM
These days it seems like anything is possible in the gaming world, thanks to the growth of crowdfunding and social media. Series that were once relegated to memory are suddenly coming back. Did you ever think we’d have a chance at Shenmue 3? How about Square Enix reviving the Nier and SaGa franchises...
Opinion – The Importance Of Playing Dress Up
on November 30, 2015 at 06:45 PM
In just a few days on my journey throughout Fallout 4’s Bostonian wasteland, I befriended an adorable pooch, saved countless common citizens from the whims of violent raiders, and began the restoration of a single fertile corner of the world in hopes it serves as a shining example of humanity’s...
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...
This Week In Mobile – Flying, Mining, And Dying In Space
on March 07, 2014 at 05:30 PM
It was hard to narrow down this list because a ton of mobile games released this week, many of which look quite good. This week’s games are some of the most polished mobile releases I’ve seen in a while. Mines of Mars Developer: Crescent Moon Games Platform: iOS Price: $4.99 One of this week’s...
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,...
Where RPGs Can Improve
on January 28, 2014 at 02:31 PM
We just entered a new console generation and are anxiously awaiting new games from our favorite genres. All genres have places they can improve and RPGs are no different. These are some areas where RPGs could use some refining and take bigger leaps in innovation. Eliminate Random Encounters Random encounters...
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...
Opinion: Why Cliché RPGs Won’t Cut It Anymore
on May 17, 2013 at 01:30 PM
The role-playing game genre's focus on stories has always drawn me. Having a reason to play beyond "let's get to the end" is a powerful lure. For over two decades, I've enjoyed watching characters grow to save the world. The ending credits always matter so much more with the added...
The 3DS’ Importance For RPGs
on October 30, 2012 at 04:15 PM
Role-playing fans probably didn’t anticipate that the Nintendo DS would become a go-to platform for the genre. After all, RPGs have classically dominated home consoles; the PlayStation 2 epitomized the RPGs of the era, bursting with cutscenes and voice acting. With this generation and its superior...
Unfortunate Timing: RPGs Released Late In The PSP’s Life Cycle
on October 25, 2012 at 04:06 PM
The PSP has been winding down in North America over the last few years, and with the Vita on the market, publishers are hesitant to bring over games late in the portable’s life cycle – many of which are RPGs. As an RPG fan, I yearn for and wonder about these games. Maybe an opportunity will...
Sleeper RPGs: 10 Games You Shouldn’t Miss
on August 17, 2012 at 04:00 PM
These role-playing games may have not been the flashiest, and their budgets probably weren’t bursting with dollar signs, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t special. We searched far and wide to find a variety of games with RPG elements to feature. Some are purely strategy, others are...
The 2011 RPG Of The Year Awards
on December 30, 2011 at 09:00 AM
We may not be getting as many role-playings games these days as compared to previous years, but fans of the genre still had some fantastic options in 2011. The sprawling open worlds, punishing boss fights, and compelling storytelling in this year’s RPGs demonstrated that developers are from exhausting...
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