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Eiyuden Chronicle Delayed by Spectacular Success on Kickstarter

Przemyslaw Dygas, 27 May 2021, 20:40

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes will suffer a delay due to unplanned updates. All thanks to the game's huge success on Kickstarter.

Dragon Quest XII and Dragon Quest III Remake Announced

Adrian Werner, 27 May 2021, 12:53

Square Enix announced Dragon Quest XII, a remake of Dragon Quest III, and several other new projects from the franchise.

Rumor: Nioh Devs Working on Final Fantasy Origins for PS5 and PC

Agnes Adamus, 24 May 2021, 21:26

More rumors about yet unannounced Final Fantasy game. It is to be subtitled Origins and inspired by the Dark Souls series. Team Ninja known from the Nioh series is responsible for its development. Initially, it's supposed to launch on PS5, and later also on PC.

PS5's Next Exclusive is an Unannounced Final Fantasy; May be Shown ay E3

Szarmancki, 21 May 2021, 20:02

An unannounced Final Fantasy game will be a PlayStation 5 exclusive? This would be suggested by the leaks from the ResetEra forum. The game is to be revealed by Square Enix during this year's E3.

Yakuza 7 is the Biggest Hit in the Series

Adrian Werner, 13 May 2021, 13:37

Sega boasted that Yakuza 7 became the biggest hit in the history of the series. This success, as well as the increase in the popularity of the brand outside Japan, is to be the result of, among other things, releasing the game simultaneously on multiple hardware platforms.

Turn-based Combat From Yakuza: Like a Dragon is Here to Stay

Hubert Sledziewski, 08 May 2021, 22:50

Devs at Ryu ga Gotoku announced that the combat in the next games of the Yakuza series will be based on the turn-based combat system known from Like a Dragon. The Judgment series will offer classic battles.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake PC Only in 2022; Final Trailer for Intergrade Available

Agnes Adamus, 07 May 2021, 19:19

The latest trailer of Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade was published, presenting fragments of gameplay. It was also informed that the title is exclusive to PS5, which puts the PC version further away. Director Tetsuya Nomura announced that the second part of the remake will have a different atmosphere than the predecessor.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Details of PS5 Exclusive DLC EPISODE INTERmission

Adrian Werner, 15 April 2021, 11:40

Square Enix revealed more details about the DLC for Final Fantasy VII Remake, in which we will play as Yuffie. The DLC is called EPISODE INTERmission and will have us try to rob the Shinra corporation.

Project Triangle Strategy Will Offer Dozens of Hours of Content

Paul Musiolik, 28 March 2021, 18:27

Announced for Switch in 2022, Project Triangle Strategy will not be a short game. Game's developer Tomoya Asano revealed in an interview that it will take us several dozen hours to complete the title.

Yakuza 6 and Octopath Traveler Available on Xbox Game Pass

Paul Musiolik, 25 March 2021, 15:53

New games have been added to Xbox Game Pass. Particularly noteworthy is the debut of Octopath Traveler and Yakuza 6: The Song of Life on Microsoft's console. RPG enthusiasts will be pleased with Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade Trailer Presents Visual Changes

Milosz Szubert, 22 March 2021, 15:28

Final Fantasy VII Remake Intergrade, an improved, dedicated PS5 edition of the iconic 1997 jRPG remake, received a new trailer. It focuses on presenting the visual effects we can expect from the upcoming release.

Action RPG Scarlet Nexus Release Date and System Requirements

Adrian Werner, 19 March 2021, 13:29

We found out the release date and system requirements for the Japanese action RPG Scarlet Nexus. A new trailer was also released and an animated series based on the game was announced.

No Further Additional Content Planned for Final Fantasy VII Remake

Ness, 18 March 2021, 13:13

Tetsuya Nomura, the director of Final Fantasy VII Remake, denied that there will be more DLC for the refreshed edition of the legendary jRPG in the near future. At the same time, he admitted why the character Yuffie had to be introduced through additional content.

Monster Hunter Stories 2 Coming to PC Along With Switch Version

Adrian Werner, 09 March 2021, 10:07

The PC version of Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin has been announced. It was also revealed that the game will offer a co-op mode and a new trailer was shown.

FFVII Remake Won't Use the Full Power of PS5 Until Next Installment

Ness, 01 March 2021, 12:50

In an interview with Japanese website Famitsu, director of Final Fantasy VII Remake, Tetsuya Nomura, stated that only the second part of the game will fully exploit the technological potential of PlayStation 5.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Coming to PS5; Next-gen PS4 Upgrade Available

Paul Musiolik, 26 February 2021, 00:09

Square Enix announced plans to release Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 5. The game will receive new content, improved graphics and gameplay system enhancements. We will be able to upgrade the PS4 version to next-gen version for free.

Kingdom Hearts 3 System Requirements Revealed

Bart Swiatek, 22 February 2021, 11:49

Publisher Square Enix presented the system requirements of Kingdom Hearts 3 on PC. The game will not require a powerful rig.

Legend of Mana Remaster on PC, PS4 and Switch in June

Paul Musiolik, 18 February 2021, 11:42

Square Enix announced the release of a remastered version of Legend of Mana for PC, PS4 and Nintendo Switch. The iconic jRPG will debut this June.

Square Enix Announces Project Triangle Strategy on Switch

Paul Musiolik, 18 February 2021, 11:10

Project Triangle Strategy is Square Enix's new title, coming exclusively to Switch. This time, the creators of Octopath Traveler have taken on the tactical jRPG genre.

Yakuza Franchise Gains Popularity; SEGA Records Increasing Sales

Karol Laska, 29 November 2020, 18:00

SEGA's latest financial report reveals, among other things, the sales of the Yakuza series. The result shows that the franchise is gaining more and more fans.

First Reviews: Yakuza Like a Dragon - Successful Turn-based Debut

Jacob Blazewicz, 04 November 2020, 23:33

The English version of Yakuza: Like a Dragon has received its first reviews. Despite the change of genre, the new turn-based installment of Ryu Ga Gotoku's series has won the hearts of reviewers, while retaining the best of the previous installments.

10-hour Demo of Dragon Quest XI S: Definitive Edition Available

Paul Musiolik, 04 November 2020, 12:49

If you are not sure about the purchase of Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age, you will be pleased to know that a 10-hour demo has just been made available, and your progress in it can be transferred to the full version.

Final Fantasy XVI Characters and Game World Presented

Paul Musiolik, 29 October 2020, 18:07

New information about Final Fantasy XVI introduces the three characters we saw at the game's first trailer. There is also an introduction to the game world and plot.

Basic Development of Final Fantasy XVI Completed

Karol Laska, 08 October 2020, 21:17

Sqaure Enix stated in its recruitment offer that the basic work on Final Fantasy XVI had been completed. A number of important elements are still in the development phase.

Final Fantasy XVI Launch Sooner Than we Think?

Paul Musiolik, 26 September 2020, 19:33

According to the latest reports of Jason Schreier, work on Final Fantasy XVI began four years ago. Therefore, the game's launch is very probable to be closer than we think.

Final Fantasy XVI Announced on PC and PS5

Christian Pieniazek, 16 September 2020, 22:19

Square Enix has announced Final Fantasy XVI. The game, slated for release on PS5 and PC, has received a spectacular trailer presenting both gameplay and story.

Eiyuden Chronicle Goes Big on Kickstarter, Loses Only to Pillars of Eternity 2

Karol Laska, 30 August 2020, 22:40

Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes has received a considerable amont of trust from Kickstarter users. The title raised more than $4.5 million. This money will enable the developers to freely expand the game.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Scheduled for Release in Fall

Adrian Werner, 25 August 2020, 13:59

Sega announced the release date of Yakuza: Like a Dragon on PC, XONE and PS4. A new trailer was also released.

Game From Suikoden Devs Becomes a Hit on Kickstarter

Adrian Werner, 18 August 2020, 18:13

Kickstarter campaign for Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes, a jRPG from the devs of Suikoden, has already raised over $3 million.

Person 4 PC's Success Encouraged Sega to Port More Games

Adrian Werner, 09 August 2020, 17:23

The success of the PC version of Persona 4 Golden was so great that Sega is planning more ports of old console hits. Players bet on other Atlus games such as Persona 5 or Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster.

Rumor: Final Fantasy XVI „Closer Than We Woud Think”

Karol Laska, 04 August 2020, 20:37

Rumors in online forums indicate that Final Fantasy XVI should already have been announced and it may launch much faster than we assume.

Suikoden Devs Create Game's Spiritual Heir for PS5, PC and Xbox Series S

Adrian Werner, 25 July 2020, 18:11

The father of the RPG series Suikoden is working with other veterans of the frranchise on a spiritual heir titled Eiyuden Chronicle: Hundred Heroes. The game is coming to PC, PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X.

Yakuza: Like a Dragon Hardware Requirements

Michael Kulakowski, 22 July 2020, 23:24

Sega shared the official hardware requirements of the PC version of Yakuza: Like a Dragon. The title is expected to be released in the West by the end of this year, and the PC port will make its debut simultaneously with the PlayStation and Xbox versions.

Persona 4 Becomes PC Hit With Over 0.5 Million Copies Sold

Adrian Werner, 11 July 2020, 17:30

The PC version of Person 4 Golden proved to be a real hit. Less than a month after its release, sales on Steam exceeded half a million copies.

RPG Tales of Arise Delayed

Paul Wozniak, 25 June 2020, 17:03

Bandai Namco informed that we will have to wait a little bit longer for the next installment of the Tales of jRPG series. The release of Tales of Arise has been postponed due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the industry.

Persona 4 Golden - Iconic RPG Available on PC

Adrian Werner, 13 June 2020, 20:26

Sega released a PC port of Persona 4 Golden, the iconic jRPG, one of the greatest achievements of Atlus, on PC.

Scarlet Nexus - Promising jRPG Coming to PC, PS4 and PS5 as Well

Adrian Werner, 09 May 2020, 14:44

Bandai Namco Entertainment confirmed that jRPG Scarlet Nexus announced a few days ago will not be available exclusively on Xbox One and Xbox Series X. There are also plans release the game on PC (Steam), PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 5.

Scarlet Nexus Announcement and First Gameplay

Bart Woldanski, 07 May 2020, 17:57

Bandai Namco Entertainment has announced a new jRPG titled Scarlet Nexus. We will play the role of Yuito Sumeragi, a character gifted with psionic abilities. We learned the first details and saw a gameplay during today's Inside Xbox conference.

Yakuza 7 is Coming to PC, XONE and Xbox Series X

Adrian Werner, 07 May 2020, 17:55

Sega announced that Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be released on PCs, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X. In the case of the latter hardware platform, it will be a launch title.

Yakuza 7 Coming to PC

Adrian Werner, 05 May 2020, 12:06

Fans have discovered an entry in Steam's database concerning Yakuza 7. It follows that Sega is planning a PC port of the latest installment of the franchise, whose English edition will be sold under the title Yakuza: Like a Dragon.

FF7 Remake Will Get More Parts? A Trilogy May Not be Enough

Bart Swiatek, 29 April 2020, 11:53

Producers of the Final Fantasy VII remake revealed that presenting the whole plot of the old game in a new formula may require more than three productions - it will all depend on how big the pieces they decide to split it into.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Devs Boast of Sales

Milosz Szubert, 21 April 2020, 20:16

Square Enix reported within 3 days after the launch Final Fantasy VII Remake, over 3.5 million copies of the game were shipped to the stores and sold digitally. As a reminder, so far the title is available only on PlayStation 4.

Final Fantasy VII Remake - Gameplay Confirms PC Version

Adrian Werner, 10 April 2020, 13:51

To celebrate the launch of Final Fantasy VII Remake on PlayStation 4, a video was released which practically confirms that a PC version of the game is planned.

First Reviews: Final Fantasy VII Remake - Solid GoTY Candidate

Paul Wozniak, 06 April 2020, 16:04

The first reviews of Final Fantasy VII Remake have appeared online. They show that once again we are dealing with a great production that has managed to adapt the spirit of the original to modern standards.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Takes 100 GB Due to Unique Assets

Milosz Szubert, 02 April 2020, 13:08

In an interview with USgamer, Naoki Hamaguchi, co-director of Final Fantasy VII remake, revealed why the game takes up as much as 100 GB. Apparently, the individual locations were built from unique assets.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Launch Without Delay, but With Complications

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 March 2020, 22:54

Square Enix has posted an update on Final Fantasy VII Remake. The publisher will not postpone the release of the game, but admits that it will not go without trouble.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Goes Gold

Adrian Werner, 03 March 2020, 12:35

Square Enix's Tetsuya Nomura informed that Final Fantasy VII Remake has gone gold. Thus, we can be sure that the release date, set for April, will be met.

Final Fantasy VII Remake Demo Available on PS Store

Mat1K, 02 March 2020, 14:12

Square Enix released a demo version of Final Fantasy VII Remake. Anyone interested can test the upcoming jRPG before buying the full version.

Final Fantasy VII Remake May Take up to 100 GB

Milosz Szubert, 18 February 2020, 11:22

A photo of the back cover of the Final Fantasy VII Remake box on PlayStation 4 has appeared on Twitter. As it claims, the title will require up to 100GB of free disk space.

Persona 5 Royal - Atlus Will Remove Homophobic Content From the Game

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 February 2020, 22:33

Atlus Studio has announced changes in dialogues in the western edition of Persona 5 Royal. The devs want to modify the spoken issues of homosexual characters, which caused a storm after the release of the original Persona 5.