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…

Opinion : Square Should Have Read the Signs to Prevent Octopath Shortages.

The Square Enix is a strange beast these days. In years past, their games were synonymous with role-playing. These titles evoked wide ranges of emotions from its players with characters and stories that drew in their audience and left them…

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey REDUX Review

Demons, Angels, and humans oh my! Shin Megami Tensei returns once again to Nintendo’s immortal handheld platform the 3DS! This time we get a remastered version of the Nintendo DS title Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey that was originally released…

Professor RPG: Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey REDUX Basics Primer

Welcome students, Professor RPG here! Need help understanding the Equipment Fusion system in Tales of Zestiria? Perhaps you would like a more deep dive into the history of Ivalice?  What in the world does the Intelligence stat do in that…

The Dragon of Dojima—Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Review

I should preface this by saying: I’ve never played a Yakuza game before. Yakuza 6: The Song of Life is my first foray into the story of Kazuma Kiryu, the hero and centerpiece of the Yakuza mythology. An older, former…

Professor RPG: The Alliance Alive Basics Primer

Welcome students, Professor RPG here! Need help understanding the Equipment Fusion system in Tales of Zestiria? Perhaps you would like a more deep dive into the history of Ivalice?  What in the world does the Intelligence stat do in that…

The Alliance Alive Review

Switch be damned, there is still life in the Nintendo 3DS!  The Alliance Alive proves that the 3DS is alive and kicking (see what I did there?).  Developed by Cattle Call and published by Atlus, this game adopts and refines…

Yakuza 6 Impressions: My First Time in Kamurocho

Yakuza 6 just so happens to be my first trip to the Yakuza world, and it’s been an incredibly enlightening experience.

Professor RPG – Xenoblade Chronicles 2 BLADE Basics

A new column from Scott White breaking down systems and history of your soon-to-be favorite RPGs.

Monthly Passions: October 2014

Another month, another set of games. We are in fall now, so the big games are finally coming out. Here’s what we’ve got.