jRPG Archive

  • Tales of Zestiria Collector’s Edition Chibis it Up on PS4

    The collector’s edition for Tales of Zestiria is coming to North America exclusively on PlayStation 4. When it ships this October 20th, the $129.99 special edition will come with a collection of chibi figures, an art book, an anime Blu-ray, a set of keychains, and […]

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  • Tales of Symphonia is Coming to Steam

    Heads up, PC gamers. More Bandai Namco JRPG love is coming your way! Following the announcement of a PC release for Tales of Zestiria last month, it has now been confirmed that Tales of Symphonia is also destined for PC digital download via Steam. Bandai […]

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  • Tales of Zestiria Now Also Coming to PlayStation 4 and Steam

    Already available in Japan on PlayStation 3, tri-Crescendo JRPG Tales of Zestiria will be arriving on western shores on October 20th. That’s the good news. The holy-shit-that’s-awesome news is that Bandai Namco has announced that in addition to PS3, Tales of Zestiria will also be […]

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  • Alphadia Genesis Brings Kemco JRPG Action to Steam

    Marvelous Games and Kemco have confirmed the launch date for JRPG Alphadia Genesis. Genre enthusiasts will be able to enjoy all the trappings of a 90s JRPG as early as next week, when Alphadia Genesis launches on Steam for Windows PC on Monday, January 12 […]

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  • Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Looks as Enchanting as Ever

    Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Looks as Enchanting as Ever

    Reports out of Namco Bandai’s Global Gamers Day event have Level-5 and Studio Ghibli’s collaborative PS3-exclusive JRPG, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch, slipping out of its previously announced Winter 2012 North American launch to an early 2013 target alongside the European release. […]

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  • A Cut Above – The Arc Rise Fantasia Guide to JRPG Hairstyles

    A Cut Above – The Arc Rise Fantasia Guide to JRPG Hairstyles

    Spiky, bright-colored hairdos are a JRPG staple, so it shouldn’t be news to anyone that the characters in new Wii JRPG Arc Rise Fantasia are defined as individuals by how they wear their hair. Alongside the review copy of Arc Rise Fantasia I received today […]

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  • Am I Finally Outgrowing JRPGs?

    Am I Finally Outgrowing JRPGs?

    I’m having a bit of a JRPG mid-life crisis and I need some help figuring this out. My question is simple really: has the quality of JRPG development taken a dive or am I just outgrowing the genre? The reason I ask is because I’ve […]

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  • Review: Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled

    Review: Black Sigil: Blade of the Exiled

    There is a fine line somewhere between homage and outright copying, and also a line between recreating the best elements of a classic in a modern setting and bringing something that was shackled by its time into the future, warts and all. Black Sigil: Blade […]

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