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Peter Moore Remembers the Red Ring of Death: “A Billion Dollar Problem”

Worse than the current Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Drift issues, and way more publicized (perhaps because the failure rate was much higher) than the PlayStation 3’s Yellow Light of death. The infamous Red Ring of Death, which plagued the Xbox 360, victimized most of us who got a launch system. The estimated rate of failure for […]

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Xbox Series X: Backwards Compatibility Will Add HDR, Higher Resolutions and More to Original Xbox, and Xbox 360 Games

As if we needed more reasons to be excited about the Xbox Series X. Xbox partner director of program management Jason Ronald wrote about backwards compatibility support for the system in an Xbox Wire Blog post. The system will support games from every Xbox console generation at launch, but it doesn’t end there for said […]

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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 […]

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Star Ocean 4: The Last Hope (XBOX360) Review

A Series That Needs No Introduction Star Ocean is a J-RPG series that from the SNES gen to the PS2 gen never once dropped the ball, the Second Story to me is the finest chapter the series ever had to offer and it is game that passed many gamer because it has the misfortune of […]

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Lost Odyssey (XBOX360) Review

Final Fantasy XI? Ever since Final Fantasy’s creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, decided to leave (might have been  forced to resign after the catastrophic failure of Final Fantasy Spirits Within at the box office) Squaresoft to create his own gaming studio Mistwalker, expectations for his “NEXT” big game had been high. While I found blue Blue Dragon […]

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Infinite Undiscovery (XBOX360) Review

Tri-Ace is in my opinion perhaps the best all around traditional RPG developer there is, all of their games usually get good scores from yours truly, and in this ill fated generation of consoles (at least for us J-RPGs fans) they have been the only developer in Square/Enix that has managed to keep their high […]

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Final Fantasy XIII (PS3/XBOX360) Review

THE DEATH OF FINAL FANTASY AS WE LOVED IT This has been one of the hardest reviews for me to write since the beginning of my RPG site in 2003. It’s not that Final Fantasy XIII has left me with mixed confused feelings because it hasn’t I have a clear understanding after 56 hours with […]

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Fable III (XBOX360) Review

THE RETURN OF THE GREATEST ACTION RPG ON 360 Fable III is a strange piece of software superior in almost every possible way to its predecessor and yet not quite as fun. Fable III is bigger. prettier and much more refined than Fable II and yet it is more of the same, which somewhat takes […]

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Fable II (XBOX360) Review

Peter Molyneux makes for a great interview, in fact I truly wish more developers were as enthusiastic as he is when creating games. That being said the original Fable was a let down on many levels the game looked worst in retrospective when you factored in the hype Peter had vented out before the release […]