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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 […]

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Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key – Review

Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key is the finale of the popular Atelier Ryza trilogy of JRPGs. Having thoroughly enjoyed the previous titles, along with several other Atelier games from developer GUST, I couldn’t give this one a miss. Ryza’s Final Summer Adventure The third title in the Atelier Ryza trilogy opens with […]

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Atelier Sophie 2: Ultimate Edition – Review Follow Up

Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist & The Mysterious Dream feels like it slipped under the radar in comparison to the Atelier Ryza titles. One of our team once mentioned it as a candidate for GOTY and scored it very well in his review of this JRPG, so between that and my own love of the Atelier series, I knew I had to […]

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Atelier Sophie 2: The Alchemist & The Mysterious Dream – Review

2022 marks the 25th anniversary of the Atelier series that began back in 1997. The series has never been less than very active, but the past few years have been especially busy. The Atelier Ryza duology brought the series into a new limelight as it pushed it further with new innovations and gameplay changes, to […]

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Blue Reflection: Second Light – Review | Magical Lilies

Enjoy JRPGs, slice of life and girls love? Blue Reflection: Second Light may be the title for you. Developed by GUST, the creator of the well-known Atelier series, this is an adventure that fans of the genre won’t want to miss. Reflector High Ao suddenly finds herself in an isolated world. Originally on her way to summer […]

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Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy – Review

Atelier Ryza 2: Lost Legends & the Secret Fairy is the latest in the ongoing Atelier series, which spans more than thirty titles released under the name. Unlike most of the Atelier titles which are standalone for the most part, this is a direct sequel to the first Atelier Ryza game.  For those unfamiliar with […]

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Fairy Tail – Review | Let the Magic Games Begin!

IT’S FAIRY TAIL, NOT FAIRY TALE An anime spanning over 300 episodes, with a few video game adaptions. There’s no denying Fairy Tail has been successful. Even I haven’t been able to escape hearing of it, despite never having seen it. The size is intimidating and will be a massive time sink to binge. So, when I […]

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Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout – Review

Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout is the latest in the ongoing Atelier series, which spans more than thirty titles released under the name. Koei Tecmo has brought this title to the PC, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation 4 which I am reviewing the title on. Fortunately, you don’t need any knowledge of the […]