As Long As JRPGs Like This Keep Coming West, My PS3 Stays Connected

Today Tecmo Koei announced that Gust’s Ar Nosurge: Ode to an Unborn Star, a prequel to the amazing Ar Tonelico series, is coming to Western PlayStation 3 consoles on September 23. Games like this are the reason my PS3 is the only console hooked up right now.

A Message From Level 1 Boss

Despite what probably amounts to years of experience facing what must be thousands of intrepid heroes, the Level 1 Boss you find in most RPGs is usually fairly predictable and weak. And while the heroes continue to level up and earn status and gear in their communities, Level 1 Boss never makes any kind of upward movement.

Larian's RPG Original Sin Has Been Delayed

Briefly: Larian’s RPG and the next instalment in the Divinity series, Original Sin, has been delayed so that the team can squish some last-minute bugs and record extra voice-overs. The good news is that it’s only a 10-day delay — so Original Sin is now set to arrive on PC on June 30.

Turning School Into An RPG Where You Level Up By Studying

I thought we all agreed gamification was deeply uncool and never to be mentioned again? That hasn’t stopped Classcraft‘s RPG-based program for schools spreading to 25 countries and planning to go freemium.

New Movie Is About Satanic, Killer RPGs

Are you ready to RPG? ARE YOU READY TO RPG?

Bioshock Doesn't Need To Be An FPS

Isometric RPGs will have an exciting year ahead. Just think about Pillars of Eternity or Torment: Tides of Numenera. Maybe this inspired Chris Bischoff — who’s also about to create his own isometric game — to do a mockup of the underwater world of the first Bioshock and his project, Stasis.

The Great Hamburger War Is Dumb, Short And Unintentionally Brilliant

This. Is. The Great Hamburger War! The first thought that ran through my head upon hearing that description was “WTF!?”

A Post-Apocalyptic RPG With Hip-Hop Artists

Artist Dominick Rabrun gives us a glimpse in his video what a post-apocalyptic JRPG with hip hop artists such as Kanye West or Tyler the Creator would look like.

Divinity: Original Sin Gets June 20 Release Date

Briefly: It’s been a year since the game’s Kickstarter campaign, and to celebrate Larian Studios has revealed the official release date of their turn-based PC RPG, Divinity: Original Sin: June 20. The announcement came in a special anniversary-video-slash-gameplay-trailer, which you can see above.

SNES-Style Tactical RPG Stars A 'Raging Alcoholic'

Our heroine, ladies and gentlemen. Dragon Fin Soup will follow the story of several playable characters; one of them is Red Robin, an alcoholic bounty hunter who hails from a remote village on Asura — essentially a planet formed on top of giant cosmic turtle that swims around in space-time.