Why You Shouldn't Trust the Final Fantasy XV Demo Too Much

This week, the Final Fantasy XV demo was released across the world to those who picked up Final Fantasy Type-0 HD. However, it's important to remember that it is just a demo and not necessarily the same experience as the full game. I mean, look how much Final Fantasy XIII changed between its demo and final release. » 3/20/15 7:30am 3/20/15 7:30am

Tales of Zestiria Takes a Cue from Classic Literature

Imagine if Don Quixote was a JRPG and the title character really was fighting giants while everyone else saw windmills. That game exists and it is Tales of Zestiria. » 3/20/15 6:00am 3/20/15 6:00am

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. » 3/17/15 7:00am 3/17/15 7:00am

Dragon Quest Heroes is a Solid Crossover Game

Dragon Quest Heroes is far from your standard Dragon Quest RPG. Rather, this game is as much Dynasty Warriors as it is Dragon Quest—and that is in no way a bad thing. » 3/13/15 5:00am 3/13/15 5:00am

An Anime Full of Medieval Politics and Fantastical Warfare

Lord Marksman and Vanadis is a low fantasy anime where various nobles are vying for the throne of a kingdom using political savvy, armies, and the occasional dragon. It’s kind of like Game of Thrones—only with a lot less in the way of soul-crushing despair. » 3/06/15 6:30am 3/06/15 6:30am

Dragon Quest Heroes is Part Dynasty Warriors, Part Tower Defense

Coming from a partnership between Square Enix and Koei-Tecmo's Omega Force, it's no surprise that Dragon Quest Heroes plays a lot like Dynasty Warriors. What is surprising, however, is how much it resembles tower defense games. » 3/06/15 4:00am 3/06/15 4:00am

The thing is that you can't use Genocide Jill all the time. Controlling her uses up battery power so at the start you can only use her for about 30 seconds before the power runs out. Over the course of the game, you can upgrade this, however. » 3/05/15 6:38pm 3/05/15 6:38pm