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Lost Sphear Review – Finder’s Remorse

The second game from Tokyo RPG Factory, Lost Sphear promises a return to the “golden age” of RPGs while still improving on the criticisms of I Am Setsuna. Channeling elements of Chrono Trigger, Xenogears…

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The Year of Final Fantasy – Final Fantasy X

I think it might be safe to say that the PlayStation 2 was a success. At 155 million consoles sold, it stands to this day as the best-selling console of…

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The Year of Final Fantasy – Final Fantasy IX

This is the end of an era. So far, we’ve seen a trio of Final Fantasy titles for the 8-bit era and another for the 16-bit days. Today, Final Fantasy…

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The Year of Final Fantasy – Final Fantasy VI

I have a small confession to make. When I started the Year of Final Fantasy, I did it for two reasons. First, because I obviously adore the series and wanted…

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The Year of Final Fantasy – Final Fantasy V

It may be hard to believe, but there was a time when Final Fantasy games were practically annual affairs. The hard work done at Squaresoft was constant in the 80s…

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The Year of Final Fantasy – Final Fantasy IV

In 1991, a new generation of Final Fantasy began. Final Fantasy IV was released in Japan this year, as well as the United States. However, for us Americans, the leap…

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Rewind Review: Parasite Eve – Survival of The Fittest

I was introduced to the wide world of video games through my dad with a PlayStation console and Crash Bandicoot. These were the foundations upon which I began my lifelong…

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The Year of Final Fantasy – Final Fantasy I

Each genre has its own poster child series. Platformers have Super Mario Bros., FPS games have Call of Duty, and strategy games have Civilization. For RPGs, it’s safe to say…