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Sometimes I Leave Xenoblade X Running Just To Listen To The Music

As I write this post, Xenoblade Chronicles X is up on my TV, its music blasting from my surround sound system — just as it has been for hours. This is despite the fact that I haven’t really played the game at all today.


Sega's Newest Free-To-Play Is A Plot-Heavy RPG

Late last month Sega released their newest mobile game: Hortensia Saga. But unlike many free-to-play mobile games, this one has an expansive fantasy plot to back up its addictive gameplay.


The World Is Ending And I'm Choreographing A Dance Number

In the dark future of Omega Quintet the world is being overwhelmed by an evil force and the last vestiges of humanity — some 20,000 souls — huddle together for survival. Time for an idol group dance number!


There's A Steven Universe RPG, And It's Excellent

Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe has been quite a source of surprises lately, from a moving musical number about relationships to a premium mobile RPG that channels the spirit of Paper Mario.


Let's Compare The Tales Of Zestiria Anime To The Game

In late December 2014, a special anime covering the first hour or so of the then upcoming PlayStation 3 RPG Tales of Zesteria aired on Japanese TV. And while the game and anime counterpart both tell the same basic story, it’s interesting to see what is the same and what is different.


My Adventures As A Different Kind Of RPG Wizard

For the past few weeks, I’ve been playing a very different kind of RPG. There aren’t any Paladins, or orcs, or castles, or magic, or even potions. There are just ten sweaty men doing battle in an arena. It’s one of the best RPGs I’ve ever played.


The New Tales Game Plays Differently Than You'd Expect 

Since Tales of Symphonia, combat in the console Tales games has been largely the same (though with a few admittedly unique features in each one). But the newest game, Tales of Zestiria, has several changes that, while small, alter how the battles work on a fundamental level.


An Isometric RPG 'Built In The Vein Of Baldur's Gate And Dragon Age'

Video: This is Masquerada: Songs and Shadows, an isometric RPG “built in the vein of Baldur’s Gate and Dragon Age”. Looks cool!


A Card-Based Role-Playing Game Like No Other

Take one part deck-building card game, add one part Choose Your Own Adventure novel, and shuffle with a little light action combat — that’s the deck composition of Hand of Fate, a unique twist on card-based role-playing now available on Steam and PlayStation 4.


Maybe The Laziest RPG Ever Made

Dreeps is an RPG where you do almost nothing. And as terrible as that may seem, I actually kinda like the idea.