Professor RPG: Final Fantasy VIII Junction Basics

Love it or hate it, Final Fantasy VIII is one of the more divisive entries of the series. Up until its release, the series had remained fairly consistent with deviations being slight and building off of the previous game. Magicite…

IrrationalPod Ep. 390

Video games are good! Actually they were always good, and this week we finally get INTO THE BREACH and some Ys VIII and Final Fantasy VII!

Randomizers: The best thing to happen to the emulation scene

The concept and execution of playing old console/handheld video games on more recent systems or your computer is nothing new.  Emulators (the programs that allows this to happen) and ROMs (the game files themselves) have been around for almost two…

Gaming Memories vol.1 : The Lava Lamp vs. Final Fantasy 3

Having grown up around video games since the day I was born, they have been a large part of it.  As such, I have many memories, some good, some bad, and some weird. This is one of those memories. It…

Opinion: How I Learned to Stop Worrying & Love Auto Battle

Time to explore Mobius Final Fantasy’s weird relationship with auto battle.

IrrationalPod Ep. 306

Back from the week off with tons to FIGHT ABOUT!

2016 Fall Video Game Preview

A desolate summer replaced with an overflowing fall.

IrrationalPod Ep. 264 with Cameron Abbott

Cameron is here, so you know it’s about to be sexy.

Final Fantasy XV’s City of Lestallum Discovered in Episode Duscae Demo by Exploring Fan

When they released the 2.0 version of Final Fantasy XV‘s demo Episode Duscae, the good folks at Square Enix tried their very best to prevent players. Users used various methods in 1.0 to explore the demo and discover all sorts…

Final Fantasy XV’s City of Lestallum Discovered in Episode Duscae Demo by Exploring Fan

When they released the 2.0 version of Final Fantasy XV‘s demo Episode Duscae, the good folks at Square Enix tried their very best to prevent players. Users used various methods in 1.0 to explore the demo and discover all sorts…

Monthly Passions: March 2015

A March-packed month of games with plenty of Guest Passions to go around!

The Timeless (and Frustrating) Tropes of JRPGs

There are few genres as synonymous with hardcore gaming like the RPG. There was a time in history when the Japanese dominated console gaming with their particular brand of role playing, based loosely on the pen and paper variety at…