JRPG Archive

  • Gameolio Podcast Ep 15: Reach Out

    Gameolio Podcast Ep 15: Reach Out

    Full house! Haven, Ai-Phuong, Rich and Dan combine powers to discover the J-RPG side of gaming as well as the love for survival horror and naturally a couple mentions on one Halo Reach. Some of the topics discussed: Japanese RPGs (Suikoden, Persona, Dragon Quest) Survival horror games (Silent Hill, Resident Evil) Street Fighter Amnesia: The […]

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  • DS Review: Dragon Quest IX – Sentinels of the Starry Skies

    DS Review: Dragon Quest IX – Sentinels of the Starry Skies

    The current generation Nintendo hardware is really thin on JRPGs, so it is always welcoming to hear that a new one is coming out on either DS or Wii. So along came Dragon Quest IX: Sentinels of the Starry Skies. A new entry from Square Enix developed by Level 5 (Dragon Quest VIII, Rogue Galaxy, […]

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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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