Ys II case front cover

Ys II/イースII

Released on June 24th 1988, almost exactly a year after the original Ys, Ys II is the second game in the now long-running Ys series. The version i’ll be reviewing (the PC-Engine version), however, came bundled together with… Read More

Ys I case front cover

Ys I/イースI

Ys is an Action RPG series that has been around for more than 30 years now. While it stayed relatively unknown in the West until very recently, the Ys series has been influencing Action RPGs in Japan since… Read More

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Dragon Quest III/ドラゴンクエストIIIそして伝説へ

Dragon Quest III is the 3rd and final game in the “Loto Trilogy” (Erdrick if you’re playing the western versions of Dragon Quest), originally released for the Famicom/NES. In the same vein as Dragon Quest I and Dragon… Read More

Final Fantasy VII International Advent Pieces Limited front cover

Final Fantasy VII International Advent Pieces: Limited

Final Fantasy VII – A game that truly needs no introduction. The first Final Fantasy game released on the PS1, and for some reason the first Final Fantasy for an oddly large majority of Final Fantasy fans, this… Read More

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Arc The Lad/アークザラッド

Arc The Lad was, as far as I know, the very first JRPG released for the original PlayStation 1 (if you consider Souls-like games to be JRPGs, then technically King’s Field was the first JRPG…). While the game… Read More

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Romancing SaGa 3 Complete Walkthrough Guide Book/ロマンシング サ・ガ3完全攻略編

Worth getting? Yes! Romancing SaGa 3 Complete Walkthrough Guide Book Overview Continuing on with my Romancing SaGa 3 Guide Book series, we have the Romancing SaGa 3 Complete Walkthrough Guide Book! Aside from this book and the Romancing… Read More

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Romancing SaGa 3 Adventure Guide Book/ロマンシング サ・ガ3冒険ガイドブック

Worth getting? Yes! Romancing SaGa 3 Adventure Guide Book Overview I’m gonna break tradition here for a second and do my first guide book overview of a series by starting with the last game in the series. I’ve… Read More

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Rudra no Hihou/ルドラの秘宝

Rudra no Hihou is a game that is still obscure even within niche JRPG circles. The last Squaresoft RPG to be released for the SFC before Square committed fully to the new PlayStation, Rudra no Hihou is another… Read More

Chrono Trigger Japanese box front cover

Chrono Trigger/クロノ・トリガー

Chrono Trigger is a game that most likely doesn’t even need an introduction. The legendary creation of the “Dream Team” – Final Fantasy creator Hironobu Sakaguchi, Dragon Quest creator Yuji Horii, and Akira Toriyama of Dragon Ball fame,… Read More

ff6 sfc japanese box front cover

Final Fantasy VI/ファイナルファンタジーVI

Final Fantasy VI (FF6) marks the end of the Final Fantasy Trilogy for the SFC/SNES, and what a way to end it! Anyone who has any amount of interest in the FF series or just 16-bit RPGs in… Read More

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