Final Fantasy Archive

  • The Gameolio Podcast #77

    The Gameolio Podcast #77

    Haven and Dan talk about the Valve console, Final Fantasy 14, Diablo 3 on the PS3 and Dan’s quest for a vertical exploration game! [Audio clip: view full post to listen]      If you would like to interact with the show and drop us some feedback or perhaps a question/contribution to the show please […]

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  • The Dark Art of the Black Panties

    The Dark Art of the Black Panties

    A friend of mine is playing a new RPG called ‘Time and Eternity’. The concept was very interesting – a wedding was interrupted due to an assassination, and as the bride, the player needs to go back in time, again and again, to foil the assassination plot and, well, get married. During the game you […]

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  • RPG! RPG! Podcast: Zero, Beta, Pilot

    RPG! RPG! Podcast: Zero, Beta, Pilot

    Welcome to the RPG! RPG! Podcast, featuring Ai-Phuong and Haven. The show is concerned with with the ancient art of role-playing (game) and the hosts vow to take you on a journey across lands both familiar and perhaps undiscovered. So, kick back and feel free to join in the discussion below as the pair discuss […]

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  • The Last Story Review (Wii)

    The Last Story Review (Wii)

    The Last Story was brought to Wii by the minds behind the original Final Fantasy series. When it was released in Japan in January 2011, it immediately caused a stir among RPG players. By the end of the year it has sold around 160,000 copies in the island nation. With such a major RPG on […]

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  • Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review (PS3)

    Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review (PS3)

    Final Fantasy XIII-2 is Square-Enix second attempt to create a direct sequel to its flagship numbered series. The last offering was way back during the PS2 era for Final Fantasy X. While X-2 seems to be cashing in from an extremely successful, even iconic game, XIII-2 was a sequel to a game that was harshly […]

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  • Gameolio Podcast Ep 21: Now in HD

    Gameolio Podcast Ep 21: Now in HD

    Tune in every second week as The Gameolio Podcast casually talks about games, casually, once again. If you would like to interact with the show and drop us some feedback or perhaps a question/contribution to the show please drop us an email: gameolio at gameolio dot com. Episode 21: Now in HD [Audio clip: view full […]

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  • Final Fantasy – Where is it going?

    Final Fantasy – Where is it going?

    The news of the Final Fantasy XIV development team restructuring and Square-Enix slashing profit forecast by 92% came as a shock-wave to the gaming industry. Surely team restructuring and changes in profit forecast are not new in the gaming industry. But citing the failure of a flag ship franchise title because it bombed beyond expectation […]

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  • PSP Review: Shin Megami Tensei – Persona

    PSP Review: Shin Megami Tensei – Persona

    Persona 3 on PS2 has completely changed the landscape of the Shin Megami Tensei franchise in the West. Surely previous outings such as Nocturne (or known as Lucifer’s Call in some regions) and Digital Devil Saga had created a cult following. But Persona 3 has propelled the series into mainstream attention with a well-written story; […]

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  • PS3 Review: Final Fantasy 13

    PS3 Review: Final Fantasy 13

    Without a doubt Final Fantasy XIII is a very beautiful game. In fact it can easily be one of the most beautiful games on current generation consoles. However, is the game’s sugarcoating enough to provide a rich and engaging gaming experience? That is a question to be answered. First Impression The first thing you can […]

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