JRPGs, You're Better Than This

64 hours. 23 hours. 42 hours. 28 hours. Somewhere on a grassy plain trying to figure out if I should spend my days hunting down one of many pending side quests. Somewhere deep in the ocean chasing mermaids. Somewhere making preparations for my next strategic battle. These are all the places I’m willing to leave… » 3/12/15 11:00am 3/12/15 11:00am

What Are You Playing This Month?

With all the excitement of new years eve, I completely forgot to post a "What are you playing?" article at the start of January. This injustice shall not stand! » 1/16/15 7:30pm 1/16/15 7:30pm

Suikoden II Finally Gets Its Due

Suikoden II, a video game about being a sous chef, finally came to the PlayStation Network last month, and it totally flopped, proving that Konami was right and that nobody in North America wants Japanese role-playing games because they are garbage. » 1/12/15 2:30pm 1/12/15 2:30pm

Tips For Playing Suikoden And Suikoden II

Are you playing Suikoden or Suikoden II for the first time this week? What do you think? Post all thoughts, discussion topics, and opinions below—I want to hear from newcomers in particular. » 12/11/14 3:17pm 12/11/14 3:17pm

Rejoice: Suikoden II Is Finally Coming To PSN

Sony just announced that the classic JRPG Suikoden II is coming to PS3 and PlayStation Vita. Not only that, it'll be available next week. » 12/06/14 2:29pm 12/06/14 2:29pm

Why Did Nobody Tell Me There's A Suikoden Reference In Diablo III?

Kotaku, we need to talk. You all KNOW that Suikoden II is my favorite game of all time, yet in the six months since Diablo III's Reaper of Souls expansion came out, not ONE of you has told me about this incredible Luca Blight reference. » 9/08/14 2:00pm 9/08/14 2:00pm

Hey Suikoden fans: series creator Yoshitaka Murayama has given an interview to the Suikoden Revival Movement, and while he's no longer involved with Konami or the series he built, he still has some interesting things to say. "I believe Kickstarter's notion of 'by the fans, for the fans' may very well be the solution… » 6/18/14 6:06pm 6/18/14 6:06pm

Holy Crap, Looks Like Suikoden II Is Finally Coming To PSN

At Least Konami UK Listens To Their Fans

Konami US has been depressingly quiet about the prospects of making Suikoden more accessible to modern gamers, but at least the company's UK branch is showing their best franchise some love. » 9/05/13 5:30pm 9/05/13 5:30pm

How To Fix The Best RPG Series On The Planet

Suikoden is a video game series about destiny. About fate. About people who fight against near-insurmountable odds to accomplish things that shouldn't be possible. » 10/19/12 3:00pm 10/19/12 3:00pm