The balance found in Moonlighter between dungeon diving and shop keeping creates an addictive gameplay loop that will keep you saying, “One more run. One more run.”
Crystalis is easily one of the best actions RPGs to come out of the NES era, but is the collection worth buying based on it alone?
OK K.O.! Let’s Play Heroes puts us in the shoes of a young aspiring child named K.O., that will stop at nothing to become a real hero.
In theory, an “infinitely replayable” Symphony of the Night-esque game sounds incredible, but is it enough to win CHASM premium status in an already heavily competitive subgenre?
Diablo III: Eternal Collection proves to be a shining example of a console port done right.
Revenant Dogma, not to be confused with the earlier release from the same company, Revenant Saga, is the latest in over a half dozen releases as of late to land on this platform. But is it worth a look?
In Dragon Sinker, the developers strive to create a throwback to the bygone NES era of RPGs, while infusing the story, characters, and gameplay with modern amenities. Do they succeed in this goal, or does all that nostalgia come crashing down around them?
Disgaea 5 is a game that, on paper, I shouldn’t love, but I decide to give it a shot anyways. How does it shape up to my personal tastes?
Fernz Gate is a traditional JRPG that strives to balance classic tropes with modern innovations – a balancing act that can either create a impressive gaming experience or go horribly wrong.
This board game RPG has complex mechanics and smooth gameply, but it stumbles in one key department.
KAMIKO sports a pixel-art, top down platforming experience across 4 different levels with 3 unique heroes to choose from that is more or less a joy to play, but is it a must-buy for enthusiasts of the sub-genre?
Nippon Ichi Software takes its first stab at the first-person dungeon crawler, and the end result is a game chock-full of great mazes. The rest? Up for debate.
Why play a tabletop game on a tabletop when you could play a tabletop game on your Nintendo Switch in tabletop mode? …I feel dizzy.
While playing this game, I believed that a car accident had occurred outside of my house, but it was really just a glitch that killed a character in-game.
With Zelda already here and Diablo on the way, how does this indie gem fare as a mixture of both…?
Regalia is a melting pot of RPG elements, creating a unique experience for a tactical RPG. But is it worth playing?
While Little Dragon’s Cafe isn’t a Harvest Moon game whatsoever, nor is it even a farming simulation, it’s a definite throwback to the days where Wada was at the helm.
Cosmic Star Heroine takes a lot of inspiration from classic RPG titles such as Chrono Trigger and Final Fantasy, but does it do enough to set itself apart from the games it aspires to be like?
Put your Souls to the test with this familiar, yet very unique, action RPG.
This Guardian Heroes-like action RPG has a few new bells and whistles on Switch. But you’ll need to be a certain kind of player to get the most out of it all.
Octopath Traveler is an absolute delight, and is a must-have for anyone fond of retro-infused JRPGs in particular. Its lack of linearity in both a narrative and gameplay perspective may not be everyone’s cup of tea, but should be fantastic for those wanting something a bit different than the norm.
This mixture of tabletop game mechanics deals a winning hand as one of the most unique and rewarding Role-Playing Games on the Nintendo Switch.
It’s a stick figure RPG. Of course it’s going to be wacky. But what about the gameplay?
Tanzia hearkens back to the days of old-school, open world adventure/RPG games. A trip down nostalgia lane is never a bad thing. Or could it be?
While it doesn’t necessarily boast many modern conveniences found in more recent JRPGs, Shining Resonance Refrain offers players an engaging story full of interesting characters in a world that’s as fun to play as it is pleasant to look at.
If you would have told me a few weeks ago that I’d now be invested in helping a pack of squids of varying shapes and sizes thwart an oozy corruption hellbent on destroying their homeland I would have thought that you were crazy. Heck, I still think I’m crazy for what I’m about to say about this game.
In Banner Saga 2, the creators manage to keep all the aspects that made me fall in love with the first game while tweaking enough elements to make this title feel even more polished, challenging, and beautiful.
The most recent RPG published by NIS America sets you into the world of a green-eared occult journalist in a modern-ish Japan.
This NIS-published RPG takes some bold steps in terms of presenting a fully-fleshed out world and a unique combat system, but are these elements enough to make for an enjoyable experience?
Find out how Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana stacks up on the Nintendo Switch!
The Banner Saga offers an expertly crafted narrative buffered by fun combat and addictively painful player decisions that could not be more worth your time.
Knights of Pen and Paper is a game oozing with tabletop RPG-inspired nostalgia, but can it replace a night around a game table with friends?
All in all, Saturday Morning RPG provides a memorable jaunt down RPG paths with solid role-playing mechanics that are as effective as they are zany.
Battle Chasers: Nightwar does turn-based combat with a level of finesse that isn’t seen enough anymore.
Fantasy Hero ~ Unsigned Legacy is a title that I have been curious about since its arrival back in January. Now, I’m here to report my findings and let you know if it is really as bad as the general populace makes it out to be.
Eternal Edge is a new action adventure RPG from indie developer Righteous Weasel Games that presents lofty concepts mixed with a heavy dose of familiar genre conventions.
The general consensus is that Asdivine Hearts is one of the best KEMCO RPGs released to date. Today, I’ll be diving in to see if that is actually the case.
Super Daryl Deluxe succeeds on a multitude of levels and in many ways, could change how many indies approach RPG passion projects in the future.
Touting a new release on a home console as a mobile port is a sure fire way to make many gamers groan in disbelief. t’s not always good to judge a book by its cover though, so I decided to take a chance on Devious Dungeon to see if it goes beyond the staple mobile game shticks.
If you are a fan of cash and bribery mixed with chaotic battles against hordes of enemies, traps and maze-like dungeons, then keep reading.
Through its fun, witty writing and its grounded, sometimes challenging gameplay, Blossom Tales offers an adventure you honestly don’t want to miss out on.
Amnesia is among the most common RPG tropes today. In that aspect alone, The Longest Five Minutes is highly successful, putting a fresh spin on an otherwise overused plot point.
Earthlock does, for the most part, succeed in going beyond its nostalgically-inspired roots.
Revenant Saga is an RPG that attempts to present many interesting concepts but struggles to get out of its own way to accomplish them in majorly successful ways.
It’s hard to not appreciate the value that the games appear to give, especially given the price point. But the million dollar question is this: Is Mercenaries Saga Chronicles actually worth playing?
The Dragon Quest / Minecraft hodgepodge is something you’d probably never dream of asking for, or even expect to work. But I am so glad that it is a thing.
I had high hopes for Lost Sphear and what it could bring to the table, but is there enough to truly make it a memorable experience?