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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 – RPG Fans Are The Real Winners Of E3 2015
on July 04, 2015 at 01:00 PM
I always like to take a few weeks away from any show to really start analyzing and putting it in perspective. I'm not one to usually name a "winner" of E3, since the fans always end up winning with a glut of new games. Even so, this year role-playing game fans really had a lot to cheer...
Grind Time: The RPG Live Show — Kingdom Hearts
on January 19, 2015 at 10:47 AM
Get your keyblade ready! Yes, Grind Time: The RPG Live Show is still alive and kicking. This year we have a fresh start and a new producer to make sure we stay on track for a monthly show. For our first show of 2015, we're starting strong by taking a look at the Kingdom Hearts franchise. Kingdom...
The Best Tabletop Games Of 2014
on December 29, 2014 at 12:01 PM
Each year, as we wrap up our end-of-the-year video game coverage, I also like to offer up some selections from the other side of the gaming world – the ever-growing field of tabletop games. As has been the case for several years now, the tabletop scene continues to offer some phenomenal social...
Top 10 RPGs Of The Generation
on July 24, 2014 at 06:35 PM
We spent our time celebrating the best PlayStation 3 , Xbox 360 , and Wii games of the generation. Now we're diving into the best of various genres. Today, we're taking a look at the best role-playing games of the last console generation. Developers got more creative during the cycle, attempting...
PS1 RPGs That Should Be On PSN
on June 30, 2014 at 05:00 PM
The PlayStation Store’s “classics” section has been a great way to reunite with games from your past. Games that I thought I’d never get to experience again, such as Xenogears and Persona 2: Eternal Punishment, have surfaced through the store. As an RPG fan, I’m always eagerly...
Grind Time: The RPG Show: Episode 1 – Persona
on May 08, 2014 at 03:35 PM
Update: Did you miss our first episode? We've got you covered. We've included the full episode below. Original Story: I fell in love with role-playing games when I was young, and my devotion hasn’t faded. I love playing them, and I love interacting with community members and hearing their...
Reflecting On Persona’s Growth And New Ventures
on February 28, 2014 at 06:00 PM
This week, Atlus USA confirmed four new Persona games are coming to our shores. From another fighting game to a dance-party rhythm title, these spin-offs are showing just how much the franchise has grown throughout the years. While Persona will always be entrenched in its RPG roots, it’s interesting...
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...
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...
The Best RPG Writing
on May 31, 2013 at 02:45 PM
Writing a narrative for a lengthy RPG is tricky. Not only do writers have to consider character development, realistic dialogue, and story progression, but they also have to make sure it complements the long-form gameplay. Storytelling has always been hit or miss for the role-playing genre, but writers...
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