Watch a war of the words in Last Word

Do you know what game I just can’t get over? Twelve Tiles’ Last Word. It’s this fantastic investigative adventure with RPG elements that I keep coming back to. Even though I’ve mastered the game, with a 98% completion rate, it continues to pull me in. I’ve come to the conclusion that the brilliant battle system more »

Marvel Future Fight is a free-to-play action RPG with 40 heroes at launch

Disney/Marvel has such high hopes for Marvel Future Fight,  there’s an ad for the free-to-play game running before The Avengers 2: Age of Ultron.  It’s from Korean developer Netmarble, whose hits include Monster Taming, Seven Knights and Raven. The story told in campaign is the work of Peter David, the acclaimed scribe of storylines such as The Incredible Hulk: Future more »

CD Projekt Red’s new The Witcher 3 patch addresses graphics issues

You may have noticed that The Witcher 3 is a fantastic RPG, perhaps by being woken by the midnight hiss of its personal hype train. You may also have heard that it’s not perfect: many disgruntled users are crying graphical discrepancy, centering on an alleged visual downgrade from the version of the game that was promoted in 2013. Developer CD more »

A Bloodborne expansion is in development

As expansive and exacting as Bloodborne is, people can’t seem to get enough of the PS4 game. What can you say, some people get off on facing the most daunting of challenges and attacking them until they come out on top. For them, there’s good news, as a Bloodborne expansion is on its way. The more »

World of Warcraft is hosting a selfie contest

I don’t know how all of you feel, dear readers, but when Blizzard announced the addition of their S.E.L.F.I.E. camera to World of Warcraft back in January 2015, I thought it was ridiculously corny. The item, which is awarded from a level 100 Garrison mission, allows players to literally take selfies of their characters while more »

Final Fantasy XI free through May 25, 2015 when you reactivate an old character

Square Enix will treat retired Final Fantasy XI veterans to free game time if they reactive their old accounts before May 25, 2015. The “Return Home to Vana’diel Campaign” applies to characters that were deleted manually by their owner or automatically due to inactivity. The Ultimate Collection Seekers edition of the game will also be free to eligible more »

Jump into June with a The Bard’s Tale IV Kickstarter

Developer inXile Entertainment will launch a Kickstarter June 2, 2015 dedicated to the revival of The Bard’s Tale series, and, if successful, resulting in the development of The Bard’s Tale IV. InXile has long since acquired the rights to the 1980s-born franchise, and plans to make full use of them in the The Bard’s Tale IV. The same first-person more »

The Witcher 3 pre-orders unlocked right now

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt now available on PCs This is a public service announcement, though a public gaming announcement may be a better term. Everyone who pre-ordered The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt through some digital distribution means should start getting ready to enjoy Geralt’s newest adventures. In case you went ahead and bought a more »

Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim Review: A quick jaunt into stormy seas

Ys VI: The Ark of Napishtim Price: $19.99 System(s): PC Release Date: April 28, 2015 Publisher (Developer): XSEED (Nihon Falcom) ESRB Rating: N/A The Ys series is as old a PC-gaming series as series can get, though we’re speaking in terms of the NEC PC-8801 rather than anything with which modern-day gamers might actually be more »

Last Word Review: Loquacious logophiles

Last Word Price: $9.99 System(s): Windows Release Date: May 8, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Degica (Twelve Tiles) ESRB Rating: N/A You develop certain expectations from games made with RPG Maker XP. Titles with unimaginative menus and stock images, which never attempt to push the engine. So many of these indie games play it safe that when more »

Tree of Savior, the Ragnarok Online successor, got the Steam Greenlight

Back when Korean MMORPGs were really starting to take off, one title in particular stood out. It was Kim Hakkyu and Gravity’s Ragnarok Online. Years have passed and the shine has faded, but it seems Hakkyu may attempt the same success with his newest title, Tree of Savior. At least, the fact that said game more »

Grandia II is coming back (How grand!)

A month ago, Gungho Online Entertainment asked for the internet’s opinion. The company wanted to know which games from its back catalogue should make a comeback. Apparently, there was no dallying upon receipt of the results, because a Grandia II PC remaster has been announced. Grandia II is a JRPG with an active battle system more »