PlayStation’s Top 5 JRPGs According To Metacritic

The last two weeks we looked at the PlayStation’s top ten JRPG library based on their sales. This week we want to look at the top five based on their Metascores. With the PlayStation’s great JRPG library, it is great to look at these games from different angles. Final Fantasy IX – Metascore 94 First… Continue reading PlayStation’s Top 5 JRPGs According To Metacritic

Final Fantasy VII’s Tifa

Final Fantasy VII‘s cast is nothing short of memorable. In fact, it is arguably the most recognizable. For me though, Tifa ended up being my favorite for a couple of different reasons. While the cast is pretty solid, Tifa stood out to me in ways the other characters did not. Tifa and Cloud’s Childhood Friendship… Continue reading Final Fantasy VII’s Tifa

NieR Replicant’s Creative Director Is Not Sure It Will Sell Well

Yoko Taro, creative director of the NieR games, recently shared on Square Enix’s website that he was unsure that NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139 would sell very well. He also reminded everyone that ver.1.22474487139 is a “version upgrade” of the original NieR game and that it is not a remake or remaster. He goes on to say… Continue reading NieR Replicant’s Creative Director Is Not Sure It Will Sell Well

Tales of Arise Finally Comes September 2021

The Tales series is one that has been around for a while now. Since the release of Tales of Phantasia back in 1995, the series now has sixteen titles as well as numerous spin-off titles. It has also spawned other forms of media like manga and anime. The newest installment to the video game franchise,… Continue reading Tales of Arise Finally Comes September 2021

Bottom 5 Of The Top 10 Best-Selling JRPGs For The PlayStation

Last week, we looked at the very best JRPGs on the PlayStation in terms of sales. This week, we are taking a look at the next five on the list, making up the rest of the top ten best-selling JRPGs for the PlayStation. Once again, this is based on numbers alone since the PlayStation has… Continue reading Bottom 5 Of The Top 10 Best-Selling JRPGs For The PlayStation

Fantasian “Part 2” is Scheduled to Arrive Later This Year

The bad news: New Hironobu Sakaguchi JRPG, Fantasian, ends on a cliffhanger. The good news: Fantasian fans will not have to wait long for ‘Part 2’. According to Inverse.com, Sakaguchi and team will launch the second part of their latest epic later this year. Why Fantasian is Split Into Two Parts According to Sakaguchi, Fantasian,… Continue reading Fantasian “Part 2” is Scheduled to Arrive Later This Year

Final Fantasy XVI Will Be A Timed Exclusive For PlayStation 5

Back when Sony first announced Final Fantasy XVI it was presented in a way that made fans think it was only going to be on the PlayStation 5. Usually with bigger companies like Square Enix, these exclusives aren’t forever, but instead for a set amount of time. It turns out that Final Fantasy XVI is… Continue reading Final Fantasy XVI Will Be A Timed Exclusive For PlayStation 5

Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy V

Unreleased in its original SNES form in the United States, I first played Final Fantasy V as part of the Final Fantasy: Anthology Collection package released in 1999. The US only received two SNES entries Final Fantasy IV, and Final Fantasy IV under the “II and III” labels respectively. Squaresoft, at the time, bypassed releasing… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Final Fantasy V