Joy-Cons are like cars in racing anime: They're snazzy and they're good at drifting.
We don't need no education, but video game characters are another story.
In this exciting issue: I recall dismissing Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire as "lazy" back in 2002.
The state of Nihon Falcom, one of the oldest RPG studios in existence, in 2019.
Where you come from will affect where you go, and how.
That's a lot of chicken for one chocobo.
A Tale of Two Dragon Quests.
With these hands we will destroy, and with these hands we will rebuild.
Mega Man X be like, "This 'RPG hero' thing can't be too hard, right? ...Oh no."
Don't worry, Oninaki is still going for that classic JRPG feeling. Just in a less obvious way.
Pokemon fans are riled up about Pokemon Sword and Shield. Here's a breakdown of the reasons why.
Here's when you can jump into the first raid for Shadowbringers.
Everything we notice in last night's big Final Fantasy 7 Remake reveal.
Pokemon are living large on the Nintendo Switch.
Is Zelda ready to take up Link's mantle as Hyrule's hero? The signs are there.
Square Enix is bringing the whole Secret of Mana collection to the west.
The cult-JRPG lives on, this time on the Switch.
The best, most complete look at Final Fantasy 7 Remake yet. Including Tifa.
Welcome back, prodigal Squall.
This new trailer for Persona 5 Royal wants to steal your heart.
We get a first hard look at the anticipated sequel in extended gameplay trailer.
It's Iron Giant, the game.
The show must go on and on.
Now we know that life won't change.
Pokemon Sword and Shield's Galar region has all kinds of new friends who want to meet (and eat) you.
Todd Howard reveals that Fallout 76 had a difficult development.
Scrubbed data indicates it's more than just a cool numeral.
It's there. It's staring at you. Judging you.
Dragon Quest is going to have a Smashing time this E3. Probably.
The Final Fantasy 7 Remake hasn't offered much in the way of gameplay or storytelling yet, but it's sure dished up some drama.
Geodude might get massacred by Grass-types in Pokemon battles, but he's a real swell mascot.
There's a lot under the hood.
After a long hibernation, the Final Fantasy 7 Remake resurfaces with a wealth of new information.
Prepare to fight like a Marvel of a Hawk.
Companions, friends, and killers: Your fuzzy RPG pals are whatever you need them to be.
The desire to make "the next EarthBound" is understandable, but it's also misguided in some important ways.
On the Game Boy's 30th anniversary, how Nintendo's first true portable console defined a generation of gamers.
A cartridge's save battery is finite. Just like a parent's love.
Some Final Fantasy games have remakes of their remakes. What's the definitive version of each single-player mainline installment? Let us help you.
Chrono Trigger's sublime soundtrack arguably tells its classic story more effectively than its character dialogue.
Square Enix's latest Inside Final Fantasy video dips into the slums of Midgar and beyond.
Octopath travels to a second world.
Nothing worth having comes without some kind of fight.
Let's hear the first ten seconds of that song again. And again.
Mario goes for a great big slide ride, and Croco looks a little green around the gills.
COMMUNITY QUESTION | We have concluded our Top 25 RPGs countdown, at last! But what do you think should have been number one?
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.
Obsidian wanted to avoid bloat and bugs with The Outer Worlds.
It's easier to enjoy the fruits of your labors in the second Dragon Quest Builders.
Bethesda outlines how it will solve the endgame legendary items loop too.
Every little detail matters when you're designing The Elder Scrolls.
There's a new girl here who's eager to tell you why she thinks the Phantom Thieves suck.
Sega's 16-bit sci-fi JRPG is revolutionary in many ways, but its age becomes apparent when you play through it.
Square Enix published a tell-all video about Final Fantasy 9's development. As the Skeksis would say, "Hmmmm!"
Final Fantasy 15's time in the spotlight is drawing to a close.
Free-to-play mechanics mesh fine with some genres. RPGs aren't one of them.
Whenever Suikoden 2's bad translation fails to relay its incredible story, its remarkable visuals are right there to pick up the slack.
Etrian Odyssey Nexus is a sweet goodbye to the series' long reign on Nintendo 3DS, but what the heck happens now?
Late last week, the secret ending was patched into Kingdom Hearts 3, complicating the series' future. Here's what it could mean.
Our favorite Disney tourist finally gets the tool he so desperately needed: a camera with a selfie option.
Everything you want to know about Kingdom Hearts 3, including the ending and epilogue, character deaths, how to unlock the secret movie, and more.
What's the best Disney vacation in Kingdom Hearts 3? It may surprise you.
It's been a truly standout year for Capcom's biggest game to date.
AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Will we get another Kingdom Hearts? Does Anthem have a potentially fatal flaw? We ponder these questions and more in the latest episode of the RPG podcast.
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