Today, we take a look back at one of the most anticipated RPG’s of last year: the retro-inspired and innovation-infused JRPG, Octopath Traveler.
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Let’s take a look back at this week when it wasn’t this week!
With this new game still likely a year or two away, we wanted to take a moment to discuss what changes we may bring to the franchise to elevate its already impressive level of quality.
Here are a few of my personal favorite “cavern” themes for your listening pleasure!
Square Enix confirmed that Octopath Traveler has surpassed 1.5 million units sold, and considering that success, do you think we’ll eventually hear of a Switch release for this new entry?
Town themes are an integral part of any RPG’s soundtrack.
Here’s what staff writer Timothy Taylor is playing this weekend! What are you going to play?
The warrior is perhaps the oldest trope in RPGs – dating back to the earliest roots of the genre. Here, we explore their evolution into the modern age.
Cory Boney has taken it upon himself to finish up a few RPGs in his backlog this weekend. What are your gaming plans?
Nothing serves as more of a buzzkill than when a sub-par fanfare follows up an intense combat sequence.
After a month of anticipation, we are happy to present our pick for the 2018 RPG of the Year!
Vocal performances help breathe life into our favorite game stories. Which RPG did it best in 2018?
We enter the back half of our SwitchRPG awards with the award for Best Music. Who’s got the best tunes of 2018?
We’re rolling out winners for the First Annual SwitchRPG Awards! First up, Best Turn-Based RPG!
Meatballsub compiles a diverse list of titles that should feature something for just about any type of RPG fan.
Merchants have been a long-standing feature in RPGs since the first days of pen and paper. But over the years, this simple trope has given birth to some of the most memorable characters in RPGs.
We take a look at the best RPG released on the Switch in 2018, in anticipation of Switch RPG’s first annual RPG of the Year Awards!
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.
Whether you’ve been playing along with the rest of us, or just listening in to all the conversation, it’s truly been a great week to be an RPG fan.
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