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10 Things To Know When Starting A New XCOM 2: War Of The Chosen Game

by Todd Blackon October 12, 2017
Let’s face it, sometimes, starting a new game can be intimidating. This is especially true when it’s a game as deep and intricate as XCOM 2. There’s a lot to learn, and a lot to know, and you want to actually have fun, it’s important to know as much as you can. Especially when it […]

4 Steps To Make A True XCOM Game

by Todd Blackon October 12, 2017
XCOM, especially in recent years, is the bar when it comes to tactical turn-based strategy game. For in this series, strategy is just as important as they units you have. But what does it mean to make a true XCOM game? Well, Creative Director Jake Solomon talked to PC Games N and noted the four […]

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Disgaea 5 Complete Is Selling Like Crazy Before It’s Even Out

by Peter Paltridgeon May 17, 2017
There is hope that Japanese RPGs are climbing out of their sales slump. Persona 5 sold literally millions of copies in America after it was finally made available last month, and now we’re getting word that Disgaea 5 — regarded as a niche title — has a ridiculous 110,000 preorders to its name across the […]

Japan Gets Another Fancy Dragon Quest Themed Console

by Peter Paltridgeon April 28, 2017
It’s still a huge deal when a new Dragon Quest comes out in Japan. Maybe not so much that it disrupts the economy through millions of workers skipping their jobs (at least not anymore), but it’s still an event. And as such, the console makers that will be hosting Dragon Quest XI on their systems […]

Wha? A PS4 And A 3DS Game In The Same Package?

by Peter Paltridgeon April 12, 2017
As you likely know by now, Dragon Quest 11 is due out in Japan this summer. And as we previously reported, Square-Enix is making two different versions of the game: one for PS4 will use modern visuals, while the handheld 3DS version will run partly with 3D graphics and partly with old-school 2D graphics (you […]

Just To Remove All Doubt, Persona 5 is NOT Coming To Switch

by Peter Paltridgeon January 3, 2017
In case you forgot, Atlus merged with Sega a few months ago. The PR manager representing both companies, John Hardin, spoke about future release plans on his Twitter account today. You know by now that Persona 5 should be due out sometime in 2017 for the Playstation 4. but what about other machines? Could we […]

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You Can Ride Dragons In Dragon Quest 11

by Peter Paltridgeon December 29, 2016
Normally, the titular Quest for Dragons you take in Dragon Quest is to slay them, not tame them — this is why the original localization for the earlier games called them “Dragon Warrior.” But it looks like they’ll be more than just targets in the upcoming Dragon Quest 11, as Square released some new footage […]
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Atlus Launches Studio Zero; Brand New RPG In Development

by Peter Paltridgeon December 23, 2016
Here’s a Christmas surprise — Atlus has launched an internal studio named Studio Zero to develop new projects within the company. The first of these, tentatively titled “Project Re Fantasy,” is described as a throwback to the Japanese RPGs of yore, much like Square’s I Am Setsuna was (released earlier this year). The game is […]

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New Dragon Quest 11 Trailers: Confirmed For PS4, 3DS And Switch

by Peter Paltridgeon December 19, 2016
Square-Enix has ripped the curtain off the next Dragon Quest game, which will be the first in the main series since Dragon Quest 8 to appear on a non-Nintendo console. Yup, #9 and #10 have been Wii, Wii U and 3DS exclusives. Nine was recently localized and sold in the US, but there are no […]
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Persona 5 Delayed Yet Again

by Peter Paltridgeon November 16, 2016
Remember the planned Valentine’s Day 2017 release for Atlus’s Persona 5? I hope you weren’t planning on presenting it to your sweetheart, because it’s no longer scheduled for that month. The English version has been kicked down to April 4. This game was originally planned for a Japanese release in 2014. It was then delayed […]