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Final Fantasy 7 Remake is the Latest Game to Get a Dreams Knockoff

It looks slightly ropy, but still very impressive.

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Room Recipes

All the room recipes you'll need for Dragon Quest Builders 2

Trails of Cold Steel 3's Western Launch Delayed By A Month

North America and Europe will have to wait a bit longer.

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake is the Latest Game to Get a Dreams Knockoff

It looks slightly ropy, but still very impressive.

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Room Recipes

All the room recipes you'll need for Dragon Quest Builders 2

Trails of Cold Steel 3's Western Launch Delayed By A Month

North America and Europe will have to wait a bit longer.

New Switch Joy-Con Colors are Coming but Fans Wonder if Nintendo's Fixed the Notorious "Joy-Con Drift"

Joy-Cons are like cars in racing anime: They're snazzy and they're good at drifting.

How Does Fire Emblem: Three Houses Stack Up Against Persona, Bully, and Other Games With School Settings?

We don't need no education, but video game characters are another story.

Starting Screen | A Reminder for Fans Raging About Pokemon Sword and Shield: Every New Entry is Somebody's First

In this exciting issue: I recall dismissing Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire as "lazy" back in 2002.

Nihon Falcom's President on Why It's Not Supporting Switch More, Lessons Learned From Ys 8, and Hopes for the Next 5 Years

The state of Nihon Falcom, one of the oldest RPG studios in existence, in 2019.

You'll Have To Play Cyberpunk 2077 At Least Three Times To See How Life Paths Pan Out

Where you come from will affect where you go, and how.

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review

With these hands we will destroy, and with these hands we will rebuild.

Fans Give Final Fantasy 9's Cutscenes a Sweet 4K Upgrade

Kuja never looked so fabulous.

Axe of the Blood God Talks About RPGs Born of Non-RPG Game Franchises

Mega Man X be like, "This 'RPG hero' thing can't be too hard, right? ...Oh no."

Tokyo RPG Factory on How the Studio's Classic RPG Inspiration Fuels the Action-RPG Oninaki

Don't worry, Oninaki is still going for that classic JRPG feeling. Just in a less obvious way.

The Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokedex Controversy Has a Name, and the Conversation Around It is Getting Worse

Pokemon fans are riled up about Pokemon Sword and Shield. Here's a breakdown of the reasons why.

Final Fantasy 14: Shadowbringers Post-Launch Roadmap Revealed, Including Eden Raid Release Date

Here's when you can jump into the first raid for Shadowbringers.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake E3 2019 Demo Breakdown: Sephiroth vs. Cloud, Shinra HQ Details, and Egg and Chips

Everything we notice in last night's big Final Fantasy 7 Remake reveal.

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Dynamax Adds Dramatic Flair to Gym Battles

Pokemon are living large on the Nintendo Switch.

Princess Zelda Might be the Hero in the Dark Sequel Breath of the Wild 2

Is Zelda ready to take up Link's mantle as Hyrule's hero? The signs are there.

Collection of Mana Brings Seiken Densetsu 3 to the West for the First Time Ever

Square Enix is bringing the whole Secret of Mana collection to the west.

The Last Remnant Remastered is Coming to the Nintendo Switch Tonight

The cult-JRPG lives on, this time on the Switch.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Full Combat System Revealed as a Hybrid of Real-Time and ATB Mechanics

The best, most complete look at Final Fantasy 7 Remake yet. Including Tifa.

New Persona 5 Royal Trailer is Splashed with Striking Colors, New Story Content, New English Dialogue

This new trailer for Persona 5 Royal wants to steal your heart.

Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines 2 First Gameplay Trailer Reveals a Faithful Looking Sequel

We get a first hard look at the anticipated sequel in extended gameplay trailer.

Persona 5 Royal on Switch Still Isn't Happening, Atlus Reiterates

Now we know that life won't change.

All the New Pokemon We Saw in Today's Pokemon Direct

Pokemon Sword and Shield's Galar region has all kinds of new friends who want to meet (and eat) you.

Bethesda Knew Fallout 76 Was Rough When it Launched

Todd Howard reveals that Fallout 76 had a difficult development.

Larian Studios is Teasing What Appears to Be Baldur's Gate 3

Scrubbed data indicates it's more than just a cool numeral.

Worried About the Switch's Slow Start to 2019? Play Your Backlog You Slacker

It's there. It's staring at you. Judging you.

"Surprise" Dragon Quest Announcement Coming in June Reignites Smash Bros. Character Rumor

Dragon Quest is going to have a Smashing time this E3. Probably.

The Peculiar Controversies That Have Emerged Around Final Fantasy 7 Remake's Versions of Cloud, Aerith, and Barret

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 Evolved into the Mascot of Japan’s Iwate Prefecture

Geodude might get massacred by Grass-types in Pokemon battles, but he's a real swell mascot.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Trailer Analysis: Cloud's New Look, Aeris' Stupid Flowers, and Other Observations

After a long hibernation, the Final Fantasy 7 Remake resurfaces with a wealth of new information.

The Top 5 Animal Buddies in RPGs

Companions, friends, and killers: Your fuzzy RPG pals are whatever you need them to be.

Please Stop Comparing Games to EarthBound

The desire to make "the next EarthBound" is understandable, but it's also misguided in some important ways.

SteamWorld Quest: Hand of Gilgamech Review

Pack lightly for a jolly trip.

Starting Screen | The Game Boy Was the Only Console I Needed Growing Up

On the Game Boy's 30th anniversary, how Nintendo's first true portable console defined a generation of gamers.

What's the Most Painful Game Save You've Ever Lost? Players Share Their Stories

A cartridge's save battery is finite. Just like a parent's love.

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.

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.

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

Nothing worth having comes without some kind of fight.

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.

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.

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?

"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.

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.

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.

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

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

Todd Howard Once Got Into a "Screaming Match" About How High a Werewolf Could Jump in The Elder Scrolls: Morrowind

Every little detail matters when you're designing The Elder Scrolls.

Persona 5: The Royal is Coming to PlayStation 4, but Not the Switch (Yet).

There's a new girl here who's eager to tell you why she thinks the Phantom Thieves suck.

Phantasy Star 2 Retro Review

Sega's 16-bit sci-fi JRPG is revolutionary in many ways, but its age becomes apparent when you play through it.

How the Dark Crystal Inspired Final Fantasy 9

Square Enix published a tell-all video about Final Fantasy 9's development. As the Skeksis would say, "Hmmmm!"

Final Fantasy 15's Last Active Time Report Airs Next Week

Final Fantasy 15's time in the spotlight is drawing to a close.

News of Octopath Traveler Mobile Reminds Me Why I'll Never Get Used to Free-to-Play RPGs

Free-to-play mechanics mesh fine with some genres. RPGs aren't one of them.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #5: Suikoden 2

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 Makes Me Concerned About What Comes Next for the Series

Etrian Odyssey Nexus is a sweet goodbye to the series' long reign on Nintendo 3DS, but what the heck happens now?

Analyzing Kingdom Hearts 3's Wild Secret Ending and What it Could Mean for a Sequel

Late last week, the secret ending was patched into Kingdom Hearts 3, complicating the series' future. Here's what it could mean.

Kingdom Hearts 3's Selfie Camera Encourages Sora to Embrace His Disney Tourism

Our favorite Disney tourist finally gets the tool he so desperately needed: a camera with a selfie option.

Kingdom Hearts 3 Spoilers FAQ: All Your Questions Answered

Everything you want to know about Kingdom Hearts 3, including the ending and epilogue, character deaths, how to unlock the secret movie, and more.

The Best Disney World in Kingdom Hearts 3 Probably Isn't the One You Expected

What's the best Disney vacation in Kingdom Hearts 3? It may surprise you.

Monster Hunter: World: How Capcom Has Kept Its Most Successful Game Fresh

It's been a truly standout year for Capcom's biggest game to date.

Discussing the Kingdom Hearts 3 Review and Anthem's Potentially Fatal Flaw

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.

Some Kingdom Hearts 3 Limited Edition PS4 Pro Orders Canceled After GameStop Oversold Pre-Orders

Affected customers will be given a $25 gift coupon.