Jrpgs

New Phantasy Star English Patch Was 14 Years In The Making

New Phantasy Star English Patch Was 14 Years In The Making

In 2006 a small group of ROM hackers released a much-improved English translation for Phantasy Star, Sega’s groundbreaking Sega Master System RPG. Now, nearly 14 years later, the same group updated their patch to version 2.0, complete with a revised script and huge quality-of-life upgrades.

Breath Of Fire Needs To Make A Comeback

Breath Of Fire Needs To Make A Comeback

In the wake of the international success of Persona 5 and Dragon Quest XI, perhaps it’s time for publishers to take a look at some of their long-dormant JRPG series. Capcom’s Breath of Fire, which is packed with strong ideas and still in the hands of a financially healthy publisher,…

Actually, Legend Of Mana Is Good

Actually, Legend Of Mana Is Good

As one of the few proud PlayStation Vita holdouts (chants: Vita means life! It only rhymes with wife!) I spent a lot of my holiday travel time playing old PlayStation JRPGs I’ve amassed for about $10 a pop. While it can’t compare to staying up late in front of a…