Throwback Bit Thursday: Tales of Symphonia

Tales of Symphonia, was  a much a needed gift from the RPG gods on Nintendo’s Gamecube back in 2003. Nintendo’s console was somewhat devoid of traditional Japanese RPGs, as Sony’s PlayStation 2 had inherited the genre’s top titles from its forbearer. Namco’s fantastic fifth entry in the series would quench the JRPG thirst for Gamecube… Continue reading Throwback Bit Thursday: Tales of Symphonia

Tales of Vesperia (XBOX360) Review

MAYBE THE GREATEST J-RPG TODAY! I have played the Tales Series for about three entries, Symphonia, Legendia and now the 10th installment (in Japan) 2008’s Vesperia. I must say that it is perhaps one of the few long running RPG series that has maintained high standards of quality in terms of staying true to traditional… Continue reading Tales of Vesperia (XBOX360) Review

Tales of Legendia (PS2) Review

As readers of this website know, I am a firm believer that the Golden Era of Traditional RPGs occurred during the 32-bit epoch, a time that saw the release of many good titles that even today two generations later, can be enjoyed and appreciated by faithful hardcore RPG maniacs and new comers to the genre… Continue reading Tales of Legendia (PS2) Review