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The Best Version of Every Final Fantasy Game

Some Final Fantasy games have remakes of their remakes. What's the definitive version of each single-player mainline installment? Let us help you.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #1: Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger's sublime soundtrack arguably tells its classic story more effectively than its character dialogue.

A Knights of the Old Republic Project is Being Developed by Lucasfilm

Lucasfilm could soon be exploring the Old Republic universe.

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The Best Version of Every Final Fantasy Game

Some Final Fantasy games have remakes of their remakes. What's the definitive version of each single-player mainline installment? Let us help you.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #1: Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger's sublime soundtrack arguably tells its classic story more effectively than its character dialogue.

A Knights of the Old Republic Project is Being Developed by Lucasfilm

Lucasfilm could soon be exploring the Old Republic universe.

HD Mode 7 Emulation Mod Brings Smooth New Life to Jagged SNES Graphics

Mode 7 graphics and steak knives no longer occupy the same branch on their family tree.

New Details on Zelda: Breath of the Wild Labo VR Support Reveal How it Changes the Game

Fancy a little sightseeing in Hyrule? Just mind the Moblins.

How the Frostbite Engine Became a Nightmare for EA in General, and BioWare in Particular

DICE's engine finds a rough reception at other EA studios.

New Final Fantasy 7 Video Reveals Midgar's Design Was Inspired Less by Blade Runner and More by Pizza

Square Enix's latest Inside Final Fantasy video dips into the slums of Midgar and beyond.

How Sokpop Collective Found a Way to Make Small Games for a Living With Patreon

Meeting the "Game Dev Boy Band" who have rewritten the rules of sustainable indie game development.

Indivisible's Battle System is Rewarding, but Takes Some Getting Used To

Nothing worth having comes without some kind of fight.

The Division 2 Exotic Weapons

Exotic Weapons are as good as it gets in The Division. Here’s what you need to know, and how you can get the elite weapons.

A Canceled Version of Dragon Age 4 Focused on Heists

The new Dragon Age 4 won't just be "Anthem with Dragons."

Final Fantasy 7 Switch's Music Bug Messes Up the Game's Epic Atmosphere

Let's hear the first ten seconds of that song again. And again.

Fallout 76 Server Status - All Fallout 76 Maintenance Times, April 9

Here's your up to date guide on the status of the Fallout 76 servers, as well as all upcoming maintenance times for the game.

Fallout 76 Is Introducing a Much-Requested Item, but It Will Cost Real Money

Repair Kits are coming, but it will cost you.

YouTube Videos Show Off Rare Beta Footage for Super Mario 64 and Super Mario RPG

Mario goes for a great big slide ride, and Croco looks a little green around the gills.

The Division 2 Character Creator - Tattoos, Customization, Can You Change Your Character in The Division 2?

Here's everything you need to know about the character creator, and customization options in The Division 2.

Axe of the Blood God: Top 25 RPG Honorable Mentions, The Outer Worlds, and More

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Our RPG podcast dives into the excellent RPGs that didn't quite make the cut.

The Division 2 Tips - Which Skills to Unlock First, Division 2 Controls

The Division 2 is finally here. Here’s everything you’ll need to become a top-class agent.

The Division 2 Skill Power Explained - How to Boost Skill Power and Use Skill Mods in The Division 2

You may have equipment that you need a certain Skill Power rating to equip. Here’s everything you need to know about Skill Power in The Division 2.

What Do You Think Is the Best RPG Not Named Chrono Trigger?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | We have concluded our Top 25 RPGs countdown, at last! But what do you think should have been number one?

The Elder Scrolls: Blades Early Access is Now Available for Everyone

You can now take Elder Scrolls on the go.

Former Tales Producer Hideo Baba Leaves Square Enix

The status of his studio and new IP at Square Enix are unclear.

"Everyone Was Complaining I Should Cut More:" Co-Director Tai Yasue on the Making of Kingdom Hearts 3

At GDC 2019, co-director Tai Yasue breaks down the most challenging and rewarding parts of making the long-awaited finale of the Xehanort saga.

Pokemon Sword and Shield - Everything You Need to Know

Here's all the details we have on Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield so far, including a release date, gameplay, and all the new Gen 8 Pokemon so far.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Camp Guide - How to Increase Camp Morale in Red Dead Redemption 2

Here's our guide on everything you need to know about the camp system in Red Dead Redemption 2, including how to keep your companions happy.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #2: Planescape: Torment

The Nameless One stalks another list of the best RPGs ever.

Dragon Quest: Your Story, The CG Movie Based on Dragon Quest 5, Gets Its First Trailer

It looks considerably less Toriyama-esque, sadly.

The Outer Worlds Interview: Tim Cain and Leonard Boyarsky are Dreaming Big on a Budget

We talk to the team behind Obsidian's upcoming RPG about player choice, the challenges of making RPGs in the Ultra HD era, and more.

The Elder Scrolls Blades Tips - Controls, Setting, What to Do First, Can Your Phone Run it?

Blades squeezes the Bethesda RPG experience you know and love into a bite size package. Here’s everything you need to know about The Elder Scrolls Blades.

The Elder Scrolls Blades Chests - How to Get Chests, Gold Chests, Unlock Instantly

Here’s everything you need to know about Chests in The Elder Scrolls Blades.

Link is an 80s Anime Lady in This Ancient Magazine Unearthed by Twitter

Now I want to fight Ganon while listening to some Bonnie Tyler.

Final Fantasy 14 Director Developing a New Key, Next-Gen Game for Square Enix

Naoki Yoshida is moving ahead with a big, new project for Square Enix

Why The Outer Worlds Won't Repeat the Mistakes of Past Over-Ambitious RPGs

Obsidian wanted to avoid bloat and bugs with The Outer Worlds.

The Surge Combat Tips - Weak Points Explained, Blocking, Body Part Targeting

This guide will walk you through how to get to trips with the basics of The Surge, in which combat is of the utmost priority.

The Surge Bosses List - How to Defeat Every Boss in The Surge

How to defeat every boss in The Surge, complete with videos, tips and tricks.

The Surge Tips - Level Walkthrough Guides, Combat Tips and Tricks

Here's all the essential tips and tricks you're going to need to make it through The Surge alive.

Axe of the Blood God 200: RPG Bests

We pick the best RPG story, soundtrack, developer and more in the 200th episode of our RPG podcast!

Kingdom Hearts 3 Kingdom of Corona Treasures - Tangled World Walkthough, Map

It’s off to Tangled World next, to meet Flynn Rider and the gang. Here’s everything you need to know.

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Fixes My Biggest Problem With the First Game

It's easier to enjoy the fruits of your labors in the second Dragon Quest Builders.

Elder Scrolls: Blades Misses Part of What Makes Elder Scrolls Great, Adds Microtransactions

It's a good translation of Elder Scrolls, but it's missing something.

The Newest Outer Worlds Weapon Started as a Bug, and Other Notes From Today's Panel

Meet the Mandibular Rearranger, a weapon that functions as a facial slider gone mad.

What's the Hardest Game You've Ever Finished?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Everyone is stressed over Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, so let's look back on the other tough games we've fought through.

Bethesda Will Not Show Starfield or The Elder Scrolls 6 at E3 2019

Bethesda will not discuss its next-gen RPGs at E3 this year.

Todd Howard: Fallout 76 "Had a Lot of Difficulties During Development"

Bethesda outlines how it will solve the endgame legendary items loop too.

Don't Let the Cute Art Fool You: SteamWorld Quest is Hard (And Really Good)

Image & Form returns with an extremely interesting RPG for Nintendo Switch.

Divinity: Fallen Heroes Hands-On: We Talk to Larian Studios About Its Surprising Divinity: Original Sin 2 Spinoff

Divinity: Fallen Heroes is based around tough narrative decisions, like in the RPGs.

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