‘DioField Chronicle’ is an epic tale that’s boringly told

Although it has been over for three years, the influence of “Game of Thrones” continues to reverberate through popular culture. The memes still run strong on social media and touchstone story points still echo through films, books and television. The dark fantasy world that George RR Martin created has even had its own successful spinoff. … Read more

Tactics Ogre: Reborn Lists Loads of Gameplay Updates and Improvements on PS5, PS4

Being a remaster of a classic strategy RPG, Tactics Ogre: Reborn could have easily just left everything as it once was. But Square Enix seems eager to improve on the original version, and has listed loads of adjustments that it’s made to Reborn’s gameplay systems. A lot of it is quality of life stuff — … Read more

Take-Two Ditches Outriders Developer’s Latest Action-Adventure

Screenshot: People Can Fly Developer People Can Fly has just received another blow of bad news. After learning earlier this year that the studio didn’t see a penny of profit from Outriders during 2021, it’s now been revealed that Rockstar and 2K Games parent company Take-Two has made clear its intent to abandon publishing PCF’s … Read more

Tactics Ogre: Reborn Producer: “We Didn’t Think About Making It HD-2D”

Image: Square Enix One of the most exciting games amidst Square Enix’s huge slate of releases over the next six months is Tactics Ogre: Reborn, an enhanced version of the PSP version of Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together, the classic Super Famicom strategy RPG. And given Square Enix’s recent retro visual style in HD-2D, … Read more

Automata’s Anime Series Gets a First Look

Image: A-1 Pictures PlatinumGames’ Kidney: Automata is considered one of the best games of the 2010s, and in the last five years, the love for it has grown as it’s been replayed and expanded to other platforms. (Recent secret doors also helped.) While it’s not clear if there’ll be a follow up to the game, … Read more

Valkyrie Elysium’s Free November Update to Add New Game Mode, Difficulty Options

Valkyrie Elysium marks the return of the cult-classic Valkyrie series of action RPGs and is set to launch on PS5 and PS4 on September 29th. A demo for the game is available now on the PlayStation Store, and we went hands-on with the title, and think it’s shaping up to be a pleasant surprise. Another … Read more

PS5, PS4 Port of Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Delayed to December

Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth was originally a PS1 (and later PSP) title that’s being ported to PS5 and PS4. It’s also included as part of Valkyrie Elysium’s Deluxe Edition, and was set to release on the same day. Unfortunately, with the action RPG just a week or so away from launch, the Lenneth port has been … Read more

PS5 Game Flopped So Hard Even GameStop Is Getting Rid Of It Now

Screenshot: PlatinumGames Babylon’s Fallthe live-service role-playing game Kotaku writer Ethan Gach named the PlayStation 5s “new worst game,” has been made so valueless, some GameStops are giving physical copies away for free. It’s not only because the game “controls like Jell-O and combat is often a mess, while everything in-between ranges from feeling unpolished to … Read more