If you missed last week’s Nintendo Direct, you might be wondering based on the title “what the hell is an Octopath Traveller?” Odd name aside, What you’re looking at is another modern take on the JRPG genre from the minds behind the equally innovative Bravely Default. But based on the recent demo, Octopath Traveller seems to be even … More Octopath Traveller Demo: On the Right Path
10 Years. That’s how long it’s been since Final Fantasy XV was announced. Technically it wasn’t even called Final Fantasy XV back then, it was part of the Final Fantasy XIII universe as Final Fantasy Versus XIII. If you’re a big FF fan like me, then chances are you’ve been following the game closely through … More Fantastical Road Trip: Final Fantasy XV Review
The best part of conventions like PAX and RTX isn’t the games that you’ve known are coming for a while and getting to play before them they release. The best part is seeing games that you didn’t know are out there and getting to experience something special. While I’m tempted to say that Pyre was the best … More YIIK: Party Like It’s a JRPG in 1999
Disclaimer: While I don’t get into major spoilers, there will be some discussion about the first two chapters. If you’re sensitive about that (I’m looking at you Tim), then you may not want to read this post. I’ve spent a little time with Bravely Second this weekend (read 13 hours) and wanted to write something … More Bravely Second Is Essentially the Same Game (and That’s Okay)
While I may be trying to catch up on games from the last five years year, 2016 has a lot in store for us no matter what kind of gamer you are. I’ve certainly commented on the number of JRPGs that are expected to be released this year, but there are many more titles to … More Most Anticipated Games of 2016 – Bits by Brereton Edition
While it’s only a few months away, it’s hard to imagine that 2015 is almost over.This year has been pretty amazing for gaming. With amazing hits like Metal Gear Solid V, Bloodborne, and The Witcher 3 out already and the prospects of Fallout 4 looking very bright. With that said, there’s one genre that while … More 2016: The Year of the JRPG?