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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV – Review

Continuing right where the previous game left off, The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel IV aims to draw the ambitious, lengthy Trails of Cold Steel story to a close. While the Trails series found its niche in the JRPG landscape with its long and interconnected story arcs, Cold Steel is by far the biggest yet. […]

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Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince – Review

Dragon Quest Monsters: The Dark Prince tells an alternate story of Psaro, the antagonist from Dragon Quest 4. But don’t feel like you need to know Dragon Quest to play. Focusing far more on monster-raising and battling gameplay than lore, this Square Enix JRPG is accessible to fans and new players alike. The Unexpectedly Kind […]

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Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars – Review

Back in the 1990s, there was a collaboration that nobody saw coming. Nintendo and Squaresoft teamed up to bring the Italian plumber who could into a new genre. Bear in mind that, despite a few high-profile releases, Squaresoft wasn’t quite the behemoth that the Square Enix of today is. 2023 sees both Nintendo and Square […]

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Final Fantasy XVI – Review

Set in a medieval society where slavery is widespread and unescorted travelers are likelier to find their throats slit than safety, Final Fantasy XVI doesn’t have the lightest tone. This action JRPG tells an epic story spanning years and takes the protagonist over a wide world. Start of a Journey Final Fantasy XVI wastes no […]

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Evenicle – Review

Originally released in 2015 and translated into English by MangaGamer in 2018, Evenicle is an RPG developed by the eroge titan AliceSoft. Players can look forward to a delightful romp across the fantasy land of Eve featuring the usual AliceSoft accoutrements: charming characters, strong comedic writing, and a sizeable selection of H scenes including those where consent […]

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Atelier Marie Remake: The Alchemist of Salburg – Review

Spanning dozens of games, multiple manga and anime adaptions, and even guest appearances in other titles, the Atelier series is extensive. But it all started back in 1997, with a small Japanese-only title known as Atelier Marie. Now, 26 years later, it’s officially coming to English audiences as Atelier Marie Remake: The Alchemist of Salburg.  The Grand […]