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The RPGs of 2014


2014 is set to be a massive year in my favorite genre, the RPG. The GAF has a massive list of RPGs coming out this year. The list includes big titles like Monolith Soft’s X, The Witcher 3, Dark Souls 2, and more. There is also a comprehensive list of features and info for each game. Check out the forum post here, then come back to discuss what you’re looking forward to the most.  

Swords & Darkness Channels the Oldschool Gameplay

Swords & Darkness

Arc System Works 2D sidescrolling RPG, Swords & Darkness, is built for the oldschool role-playing fans. If you like games like Castlevania, this is right up your alley. Get some new details below.

Bravely Default For The Sequel gets its First Footage


One of the best looking 3DS games out their Bravely Default gets even better looking with Bravely Default  for the sequel. Check out nearly 33 minutes of footage from Famitsu’s LIVE Show

Wonder Flick gets some Brand new Footage


Level-5 latest RPG, Wonder Flick has some brand new footage of the game on the iOS. Check it out here.

Bravely Default For the Sequel Features Detailed


Bravely Default For the Sequel will feature a number of enhancements over its predecessors. Square Enix has detailed a lot of the enhancements below. 

Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13 Video Shows off Various Locations


Square Enix is starting to ramp up the marketing for Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13, check out this latest trailer showing off various locations in the game’s universe.

Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13 Dev Diary goes Behind the Scenes with the Voice of Lighting

Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13 has a brand new developer diary discusses the game’s story, history, graphics, and more.

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Character Trailer: Genis

Tales of Symphonia Genis

Namco Bandai has released another character trailer for Tales of Symphonia Chronicles, this time detailing the young magician Genis.

Fire Emblem Awakening Slashes past 1 million Units Sold


VGChartz is tracking the brilliant SRPG, Fire Emblem Awakening, past the 1 million units sold mark, which marks the first time in the franchises history to ever break past that milestone.

Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13 will last Around 50 Hours


Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13′s main campaign is set to be a lengthy one. In a new interview, Square Enix reveals the game will last around 50 hours.

Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13 Gamescom 2013 Footage Shows off Chocobo Missions

Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13

Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13 has some brand new footage out of Gamescom showing off Chocobo Missions.

Grinsia Trailer Reeks of Nostalgia


Check  out this new trailer for Grinsia for the 3DS, PC, Linux, and MAC. It reeks of old-school Final Fantasy 6 nostalgia.

Shin Megami Tensei 4 has Already Outsold Shin Megami Tensei 3

Shin Megami Tensei IV

Shin Megami Tensei 4 has been a huge success for Atlus and Nintendo. The July NPD Revealed the game would have been in the top 10 SKU wise, and now there is word SMT4 has already outsold it’s predecessor. 

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX gets 10 Minutes of Gameplay Footage

Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 ReMIX has a confusing name but simple fun gameplay. Check out nearly ten minutes of footage past the link.

Soul Sacrifice gets free Quest and Boss DLC

Soul Sacrifice is getting my favorite kind of DLC, free. Check out some of the new bonus quests and bosses you can tackle in the game. 

Shin Megami Tensei 4 Holding Strong at #15 in the eShop Charts


The eShop software charts are out for August 6th, and Zelda Link’s Awakening DX takes the top spot. However, Shin Megami Tensei 4, a $50 download came in at the 15th spot weeks after its release. Not bad for a $50 game surrounded by games that cost less than $10. Get the full charts below. 

Tales of Xillia Review Round up

Tales of Xillia is finally out in the west, check out some of the early reviews of Namco Bandai’s latest epic RPG. 

13 Minutes of Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13 Demo Footage

Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13

Check out the Japanese demo of Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13 on PS3. The demo shows off the improved combat system, rewards screen, preemptive strikes, and more.

Pokemon X & Y Download size is 1.7GB


Pokemon X & Y will require 1.7GB of space if you want to download the title from the eShop. 1.7GB is about 14,000 blocks of space according to MNN. Pokemon X & Y launches on October 12th worldwide. 

Tales of Symphonia Chronicles Character Trailer: Colette & TV Commercial


Namco Bandai has uploaded a new character trailer and TV commercial for the Tales of Symphonia Unisonant pack. Check it out past the link.

Pick up Ni No Kuni Wrath of The White Witch for $19.99 on Amazon


Ni No Kuni Wrath of The White Witch has been discounted to $19.99 on Amazon.com right now. You can pick it up with free shipping as well in 3-5 days. Check out the deal here.

Monster Hunter Frontier G Coming to PS3 and Wii U

monter Hunter 3G

Monster Hunter Frontier G is coming to the PS3 and Wii U on November 20th and December 11th, respecitvely, according to Famitsu

Tales of Xillia ‘Day One’ & Collector’s Editions Dated and Detailed


Tales of Xillia will feature two special editions of the game for fans to purchase on August 9th. Namco Bandai has detailed what fans can expect in the two versions. 

Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13 has Facebook & Twitter Integration


Some new information has broke that Lighting Returns Final Fantasy 13 has Facebook and Twitter integration. If you defeat a boss or collect a rare item, you have the option to share that on Facebook or Twitter.

EarthBound Tops European eShop ‘Best Sellers’ list

Earthbound SNES

Nintendo of Europe has unveiled that the Wii U Virtual Console release of Earthbound has topped the European sales charts. 

South Park The Stick of Truth was Inspired by Games like Earthbound, but not Coming to Wii U


Trey Parker and Matt Stone, the creators of South Park, have discussed what games inspired South Park The Stick of Truth. Interesting enough, one of those games was Earthbound.

Etrain Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is Heading to North America


Atlus and RPG fans rejoice, as word has broke that Etrain Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl is heading stateside to the Nintendo 3DS. More details past the link. 

Dark Souls 2 Director is Mostly Involved with Balancing

Dark Souls 2 will have a massive single-player campaign, but the multiplayer is where a lot of it’s players go to once the single player is finished. Dark Souls 2 Director Yui Tanimura intends to make sure the balance in Dark Souls 2 is fair and even. 

Transistor Video Shows off 15 Minutes of PS4 Gameplay


Supergiant’s Games new game Transistor has a 15 minute gameplay demonstration. This game is set for 2014 on the PS4 and Steam. Check it out past the link, it looks like a promising action RPG. 

IGN Rewind Theater: Monolith Soft X


The game of the show for me was Monolith Soft X. Check out this rewind trailer IGN did on the game.

E3 2013: Nomura Sheds new Details on Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy 15

Kingdom h3

Square Enix has interviewed Kingdom Hearts 3 and Final Fantasy 15 producer Tetsuya Nomura for a live talk at E3, and he had plenty to discuss on KH3 and FF 15. Get the massive interview below. 

Final Fantasy 15 gets five Characters Descriptions

Final Fantasy 15 has some brand new character description describing the main characters in the massive RPG from Square Enix. 

The Witcher 3 confirmed for Xbox One with SmartGlass integration, Kinect voice commands

The Witcher 3 confirmed for Xbox One, and is set in a open-world environment, free roaming, and Kinect voice commands to help cast spells. SmartGlass integration will help with character development and more. Actual gameplay footage was shown of Wild Hunt