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Game review: Fate/Samurai Remnant (PS5)
Wed, 25th Oct 2023
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Well, now it's 2023, and Omega Force has released something totally different. 2023 sees the release of a new action RPG called Fate/Samurai Remnant.
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Game review: Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key
Thu, 13th Apr 2023
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If you are a big fan of the JRPG genre, there is a lot to like about Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key and what it offers.
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Game review: The DioField Chronicle
Tue, 4th Oct 2022
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The DioField Chronicle brings a fresh twist to the JRPG genre with its RTS-style combat. Find out more in our review.
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Game review: Saints Row (PC)
Thu, 1st Sep 2022
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The Saints are back in this reboot/prequel, of the over-the-top open-world crime series simply titled Saints Row.
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Game review: Disgaea 6 Complete
Wed, 27th Jul 2022
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Disgaea 6: Defiance of Destiny originally came out in 2021, and more than a year later, the game has now been re-released.
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Game review: Pokemon Shining Pearl
Tue, 1st Mar 2022
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Nintendo's remake of Pokemon Diamond and Pearl for the Switch stays faithful to the original, but leaves out new features.
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Game review: Tales of Arise (PS4 and PS5)
Fri, 10th Sep 2021
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Bandai Namco's 'Tales of Arise' is an enjoyable JRPG that shines on both the PS4 and PS5 consoles with its beautiful visuals and engaging combat system.
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Game review: Cris Tales
Tue, 27th Jul 2021
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There have been many modern JRPGs released over the years, although the more recent ones are different from the games of the past.
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Game review: Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin (PC)
Tue, 20th Jul 2021
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Capcom’s much-loved Monster Hunter series gets another spin-off title with Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin.
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Game review: Fallen Legion Revenants (PS4)
Wed, 17th Mar 2021
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Fallen Legion Revenants is a new JRPG that utilises the old-school turn-based system that will please older RPG fans.
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Game review: Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning
Thu, 17th Sep 2020
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Even when I played/reviewed Kingdoms of Amalur: Re-Reckoning on a PS4 Pro on a 4K television, I failed to see many differences in the graphics.
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Game review: Kill large monsters in God Eater 3
Mon, 11th Feb 2019
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God Eater 3’s map size resembles that of a Dynasty Warriors game because there are linear paths and the areas you explore are usually very small.
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Prepare to hunt down a God in Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire
Mon, 25th Sep 2017
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Independent games publisher Versus Evil announced its partnership with Obsidian Entertainment to publish Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire...
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RPG Maker Fes is now out on Nintendo 3DS in ANZ
Thu, 6th Jul 2017
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If you have always wanted to become a game developer but lacked the coding skill, RPG Maker is the tool for you.
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The Elder Scrolls Online finally arrives on the new-gen consoles
Mon, 22nd Jun 2015
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Netguide's Darren Price takes a look at The Elder Scrolls Online Tamriel Unlimited, now available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
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Android App Review: Villains RPG
Tue, 3rd Jun 2014
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Villains RPG misses the mark, offering more admin than adventure in its lacklustre portrayal of villainy, despite a promising premise.
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Android App Review: Gurk, the 8-bit RPG
Sun, 23rd Mar 2014
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Gurk, the 8-bit RPG, hits nostalgia but misses depth, ideal for those longing for simple, old-school gaming. Not for the modern seeker.
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Path of Exile second-act trailer revealed
Tue, 12th Apr 2011
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New Path of Exile trailer unveils exciting second act with dense forests, a novel 'Duelist' class, and dynamic 'Combo Charges'.
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DeathSpank sequel announced
Tue, 24th Aug 2010
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Electronic Arts has announced DeathSpank: Thongs of Virtue, the follow-up to the last month's downloadable action RPG DeathSpank.
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Dungeon Crawl Stone Soup
Tue, 1st Dec 2009
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No elaborate plot, no dark forces threatening a kingdom – just fighting your way through a dungeon, as the title implies.
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Thirty-four years young – and still going strong!
Sun, 1st Mar 2009
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SAS IT, a New Zealand tech company, focuses on delivering complex back-end systems for larger organizations. CEO Phil Martin shares insights.