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Onigiri is a Crazy Awesome MMORPG

Onigiri was released in Japan last year, and now it’s finally available in North America. Though you could technically access the game from any Xbox One in the world by changing the system settings, it wasn’t very useful unless you can speak Japanese. After playing the Japanese version for a bit, I couldn’t wait for the game to launch in North ...

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Persona 5 Delayed to 2016

Persona 5 is one of the most highly anticipated games in development, and for good reason: the series is absolutely fantastic. Ever since Persona 4 was released in 2008, fans have been waiting for the follow-up. Originally announced for release towards the end of 2015, developer ATLUS has announced that the game will instead be released in Japan and the Americas in ...

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Dungeon Travelers 2 Review – A Rough Trip

It’s surprising that Dungeon Travelers 2: The Royal Library and the Monster Seal made it outside of Japan, since most of its predecessors are unknown to anyone but the most hardcore fans of Japanese game publisher Aquaplus (or the developer Leaf). In 1997, Aquaplus released  To Heart, a visual novel targeted exclusively at adults. In 2004, To Heart 2 released to a larger ...

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Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight Review – An Adventure for the Ages

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight is the latest in the widely beloved Etrian Odyssey series. All of the classic Etrian Odyssey elements are here: map making, turn based combat, enormous enemies, customizable characters, and, most importantly, the opportunity to create your own story. Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold manages to stay true to its roots while still making the experience feel ...

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Lost Dimension Review – Lost and Found

Lost Dimension is a unique title. Developed by Lancarse and published by ATLUS, the game is a tactical strategy JRPG for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 3. Though the game looks and plays very well on both systems, I played most of the game on PlayStation Vita. On the surface, Lost Dimension looks a lot like other strategy RPGs, but it has ...

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Dungeon Travelers 2 Coming This Summer

This summer, Atlus will release Dungeon Travelers 2: The Royal Library & The Monster Seal for PlayStation Vita in North America, with NIS planning a European release planned for Fall 2015. Atlus has released an announcement trailer for Dungeon Travelers 2 along with some information about the gameplay and characters. The game is a port of the 2013 PSP title Dungeon Travelers 2 Ōritsu Toshokan ...

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Atlus Shows ‘Fate’ Trailer for Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker

Atlus has revealed a new trailer for their upcoming game Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker.  The 3DS game is a remake of the original Devil Survivor 2 which was released on the Nintendo DS in 2011. The upgrade will enhance visuals and popular mechanics from the original game such as the “Fate System” which was detailed in this latest trailer. The Fate System ...

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Square Enix Teases Surprise JRPG for Consoles

Square Enix JRPG

In an interview with Japanese magazine Nikkei Trendy and translated by Siliconera, Square Enix president Yosuke Matsuda threw some light on what fans can expect for the coming year and the company’s presentation at E3 2015. Matsuda described his ambition for 2015 to be a “box of surprise” with a lot of new offerings from both the Japanese and western studios. One ...

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Bravely Second Will Feature Special Moves for Each Weapon

Bravely Second game

Square Enix keeps releasing new updates for Bravely Second their upcoming sequel to 2012’s acclaimed 3DS JRPG Bravely Default. A new trailer was released a couple weeks before that gave new insight into the new villains of the game, the return of the old protagonists Tiz and Edea (the latter as a playable character too) from Bravely Default was confirmed, more details about ...

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Is Bandai Namco Releasing Tales of Zestiria Through Steam?

Tales of Zestiria PC

Pointed out by an observant NeoGAF user, the latest installment in Bandai Namco’s long-running series of JRPGs Tales of Zestiria briefly appeared in the Steam database. The listing was then quickly changed to simply “TOZ,” but the original listing was caught by Google Cache. It seems that Bandai Namco will be bringing their fifteenth installment of the Tales series to ...

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