Over the weekend, Square Enix held a live Star Ocean event in Japan that brought together fans of the RPG series with creators and voice actors for a day of livestreamed festivities. Fans hoping to get news on a new Star Ocean for consoles had their hopes dashed, though, as the spotlight was firmly pointed on the…
Two classic RPGS franchises return! Both Wild Arms and Arc the Lad are getting new titles for mobile as part of Sony’s reboot project, both made by the original staffers. No word yet on international releases.
Some adventures cannot begin without naming your character. It’s when Final Fantasy Clouds can be Squalls. Or Freds. Some games provide the option to change your character’s name at the start screen. Others integrate protagonists’ intros and renaming prompts in clever ways. These five games do the latter.
Steampunk games that feature steam-powered machines and settings in an alternate history of the Wild West or the industrialized British era of the 19th century are rare. Maybe even rarer than cyberpunk titles.
A decade and a half ago a sublime blend of Eastern role-playing and Wild Western adventure was released in Japan. Today the talented folks at OC Remix celebrate that release with a free album featuring more than four hours of expertly twisted tunes from the soundtrack of the original Wild Arms.
From Square Enix and the developers Wild Arms comes Chaos Rings, an iPhone game that looks like it could be the first great 3D Japanese RPG on the platform, with production values on par with PlayStation-era Final Fantasy titles.