Throwback Bit Thursday: Resident Evil 2

In many gaming circles, 1998 is considered the best year for video games in history. Games like The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, Metal Gear Solid, Xenogears, Half-Life, Banjo-Kazooie, Panzer Dragoon Saga, Tekken 3, and Resident Evil 2 among others. All these games (many which still top All Time Great listings) were released within… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Resident Evil 2

Five Average PS1 JRPGs That You Might Have Enjoyed (and Even Loved)

*The criteria used for the selection of the five JRPG titles in this article is as follows: Any game that was scored under an 80 out of 100, but above a 60 out of 100 in its review ‘overall’ tally on the Never-Ending Realm is considered average. Games that appear on the list that have… Continue reading Five Average PS1 JRPGs That You Might Have Enjoyed (and Even Loved)

iFixit: DualSense Controller can Start Drifting at 417 Hours of Use

When the PlayStation 5 was first released, its controller, the DualSense, was seen by many as the console’s best feature. The haptic feedback, adaptive triggers and increased motion controls were all spotlights of this new controller. Now however, it seems that the controller is experiencing the same joystick drift we’ve seen in past controllers. This… Continue reading iFixit: DualSense Controller can Start Drifting at 417 Hours of Use

Modern RPGs Too Complex According to one of Bravely Default’s Creators 

Masashi Takahashi, one of the producers of the Bravely Default II, was also involved in the development of its forebearer, Bravely Default. Takahashi told The Verge in a recent interview that modern RPGs “seem kind of impenetrable.”   Takashi’s goal when he was working in Bravely Default was to create an RPG reminiscent of those classic Final… Continue reading Modern RPGs Too Complex According to one of Bravely Default’s Creators 

Demon Slayer Video Game In The Works

Earlier this week, we got a glimpse of the second season of Demon Slayer. The franchise has been doing extremely well over in Japan, with its newest movie breaking Japanese box office records. Season two is highly anticipated and with the arrival of season 1 on Netflix and Hulu, it’s been gathering a lot of… Continue reading Demon Slayer Video Game In The Works

Nier Automata: A Weird but Wonderful Action RPG

Nier: Automata is a game that, for me, is very hard to put into words. It blends its dystopia world with an elegant soundtrack that left me feeling peaceful, rather than depressed. This game truly has some of the most beautiful music in it, and somehow it fits perfectly. On top of that, the gameplay… Continue reading Nier Automata: A Weird but Wonderful Action RPG

Highlights of Nintendo’s First Full Direct of 2021

Nintendo had its first full Direct in over a year on Wednesday, February 17th. Last year was a pretty stale year for Nintendo as far as news, so this 50 minute presentation was long overdue. The first thing the Direct entailed was the next Super Smash Bros. Ultimate fighter to come to the game. Included… Continue reading Highlights of Nintendo’s First Full Direct of 2021

Five of the Hardest Final Fantasy Bosses

When thinking about Final Fantasy bosses, there are plenty to pick from. The majority of the harder ones are completely optional however, and require the best party to take down. Now, with a franchise like Final Fantasy this can be a bit subjective, but there’s no denying that these five are forces to be reckoned… Continue reading Five of the Hardest Final Fantasy Bosses

Throwback Bit Thursday: Legend of Legaia

1999’s Legend of Legaia is one of PS1’s forgotten J-RPGs. With only 300,000 units sold during the genre’s golden era the game was not exactly a flop, but it didn’t sell nearly enough to warrant much mention amongst its contemporaries.    Developed (Partially) by Contrail, Legend of Legaia got lost in 1999’s massive J-RPG shuffle.… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Legend of Legaia

Ni No Kuni: The Wrath of the White Witch is a Fantastic RPG

I just finished playing Ni No Kuni: The Wrath of the White Witch and absolutely adored it. As an RPG fan, I was already attracted to this game, but the added creature capture feature just makes it that much more appealing to me. Ni No Kuni’s battle system is certainly interesting. It is essentially real-time,… Continue reading Ni No Kuni: The Wrath of the White Witch is a Fantastic RPG