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Atelier Lulua Gets Western Release Dates

Koei TEcmo has recently announced the Western release dates for the latest installment in the Atelier line of RPGs, Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland. The game is slated to come out for the PS4, Switch, and PC in North America on May 21, followed by a European release n May 24. This means Western fans only need to wait a day or two after the Japanese release. To see what all the fuss is ...

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Dragon Quest XI Gets New 17 Minute Gameplay Video

For those who can’t get enough of anime style visuals on their games, especially those who love JRPGs, Playstation Underground has released a new video for the upcoming Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age. The video is meaty, clocking in at around 17 minutes and features a lengthy early look at gameplay. While the video is from Playstation Underground and the PS logo is prominently ...

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Avengers: Infinity War Reimagined as a Retro JRPG

By now, you are all aware of how good Avengers: Infinity War is. Social media is just full of people raving about the latest MCU film, and there is a huge chance that you have already seen the film or have already seen spoilers. But that does not mean that Marvel is done with their clever marketing tricks – a new quirky promo video has been released for Avengers: Infinity War, and in this one ...

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Set for April PC Release

Last January, fans of the cult-favorite JRPG franchise Ys were disappointed that the PC version of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA was put on hold. And worse, the duration for the delay was specified as “indefinitely.” Many fans thought that the developers hit a snag that they can’t seem to surmount. But thankfully, whatever problems they initially had seems to be solved now. According to a ...


PAX West Shows Off New Secret of Mana Remake Footage

PAX West has become the vehicle to showcase an unexpected, yet still welcome JRPG remake from Square Enix. In the event, a new promo video showing footage from the upcoming Secret of Mana remake has been unveiled. The footage contains the awesome opening, as well as some combat, exploration, and story elements: Watch live video from Twitch on While not exactly the best of the ...


Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Release Delayed

The 3D cel-shaded RPG sequel Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom was originally slated for a November release date on the Playstation 4 and PC platforms, but unfortunately the Studio Ghibli-inspired game has been delayed and its release date pushed back to January 19, 2018. The developers state that the reason being a desire to deliver “the full experience” to fans, which might be a nice way of ...


Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force Coming to PC

2016 saw the PC platform receive ports of games that people expected to languish behind console platform walls, particularly a number of games from Japanese devs (who are mostly focused on consoles due to the PC platform’s less than low popularity as a gaming device in Japan.) 2017 seems poised to continue the trend, with Idea Factory International revealing that they will be planning a PC port ...


Capcom Reveals Opening Cinematic for Monster Hunter Stories

Game developer and publisher Capcom has recently unveiled the opening cinematic for the Monster Hunter spin-off, dubbed Monster Hunter Stories. The spin-off is notable for taking the beast-hunting and crafting franchise in a more JRPG direction. The most readily observable of which is the use of anime-inspired visuals featuring large eyes and cute visuals. You can check out the cinematic below to ...

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