Throwback Bit Thursday: Suikoden IV

The Suikoden series. The mere mention of the name “Suikoden” will draw hardcore JRPG fans out of the woods, and into epic ramblings about how great the first two titles were. Personally, the third iteration of the series remains my favorite one.   Suikoden V would end up being the last title in the long running… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Suikoden IV

505 to Publish Suikoden Spiritual Successor Eiyuden Chronicles

Suikoden fans have been clamoring for a successor, or at least a remastered collection of Suikoden titles for years now.  The upcoming Eiyuden Chronicles, is as close as fans of the series will get to a much-anticipated sequel.   What started as a Kickstarter project by Rabbit and Bear Studios. Has now found a publisher, and… Continue reading 505 to Publish Suikoden Spiritual Successor Eiyuden Chronicles

Throwback Bit Thursday: Suikoden

Released in 1996 on the original PlayStation, Suikoden found commercial (on a small scale), and critical success nearly a year before Final Fantasy VII opened the mainstream market for games in the genre. For many PlayStation owners, Suikoden was their first RPG on the system. To others, their first good RPG on the systems as Beyond… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Suikoden

Konami Trademarks Suikoden, and Goemon. Will it Return to Consoles?

Konami, a once upon time powerhouse in console gaming, with massive AAA franchises such as Metal Gear Solid and, Castlevania unders its portfolio made news waves when it pulled out of the console space back in 2015. It was a bit of a shocking move, as the company wanted to redirect its efforts to what… Continue reading Konami Trademarks Suikoden, and Goemon. Will it Return to Consoles?

Suikoden IV (PS2) Review

The Suikoden Series hasn’t made the transition to modern consoles; Suikoden I+II are legendary, mostly because they are hard finds unless you go on e-bay. There are also many Suikoden spin offs on different systems. Konami definitely had, at least until the 3rd installment, a decent RPG franchise. Suikoden 3 made its debut on the… Continue reading Suikoden IV (PS2) Review