RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 12 (Final Fantasy XV)

In this the newest installment of RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective, Tetsuya Nomura would originally helm a project that was supposed to be a part of the Fabula Nova Crystallis – Final Fantasy project that Final Fantasy XIII lead the way with. However, its size and scope grew out of proportion that it would force the Japanese RPG company to rebrand the game as the next mainline entry. Passing the torch to the director of Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy Type-0, Hajime Tabata would restructure the game to become…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 11 (Final Fantasy XIV)

In this the newest installment of RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective, Square Enix returns to the genre of massive multiplayer online role-playing games to bring the next big game in the Final Fantasy franchise. Being originally conceived by the team who worked on Final Fantasy XI, what was to first arrive for Final Fantasy XIV would continue to attribute to terrible and tragic woes within the Japanese RPG company. However, a young man named Naoki Yoshida would be placed in charge with revitalizing the game into something completely different.   Final…

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RRPG Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 10 (Final Fantasy XIII & Fabula Nova Crystallis)

Today, Hero Club is proud to present the next installment of RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective, Episode 10: Final Fantasy XIII & Fabula Nova Crystallis. Now, this episode features a look at how Yoshinori Kitase and his team got in charge of bringing forth the official, thirteenth installment to Square Enix’s flagship franchise. This installment would also be the start of a new compilation project called Fabula Nova Crystallis: Final Fantasy. However, the project eventually became overly ambitious with the core Final Fantasy XIII game, its pair of sequels, the many…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 9 Final Fantasy XII & Ivalice

Hero Club is proud to present the newest installment of RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective! In Episode 9, I, RRPG talk about the game designer named Yasumi Matsuno who would become one of the most prolific individuals in the Japanese video game industry. For those unaware, Mr. Matsuno is responsible for creating a mythology that surrounds a world he would conceive called Ivalice.   Alternate titles in the franchise like Final Fantasy Tactics, Vagrant Story, and Final Fantasy Tactics Advance highlighted how much potential that the world of Ivalice featured. With…

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Octopath Traveler: Wayfarer’s Edition Unboxing (RRPG Reviews)

From the minds that brought about the Tenchu franchise, Acquire teams up with Square Enix and Nintendo to bring forth a new Japanese Role-Playing game. Now, Octopath Traveler pays more of an homage to JRPGs of old like the early Final Fantasy games, and Dragon Quest! Of course, RRPG could not pass up on the opportunity to get the game’s own collector’s edition, so he is coming out to do an unboxing of that! Please enjoy the unboxing of this special, and please leave feedback on its content or the…

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The Geek Fighters See About E3 2018!

The Geek Fighters have done a lot within the past month hyping up the gamer’s version of Christmas, E3! However, E3 2018 came off like a lukewarm and mediocre experience when compared to the previous years that we have covered the event. Yet, we will grade the various press conferences and the whole event, nevertheless! Joining FighterXaos, RRPG, and 16bitjeff is Hero Club’s Wheelchair21 and MetalNinja, who add an optional input on the event too.   Now, just how hit-and-miss was E3 2018 when compared to all the previous E3’s…

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RRPG Side-Quests – Dragon Quest XI Western Release Details!

Square Enix has finally released details on when Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age will be released. In addition, the information regards how it will on systems, like the PlayStation and PC. Furthermore, it will be the first mainline installment of the Dragon Quest IP to come onto PC since both, Dragon Quest Heroes 1 & 2. Seeing as how we are not getting the 3DS version in the West, as we are getting the Switch version instead, I set the record straight because we need to realize that…

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RRPG Side-Quests – Square Enix Starts a New AAA Development Studio?!

Yeah that is right, Square Enix is looking to take globalization with their games, more seriously, as they open up a brand new game development studio; one that focuses on creating AAA games along with innovative gaming experiences that are aimed and targeted toward gamers on a global scale. Believe it or not, it is actually being lead by Final Fantasy XV director; Hajime Tabata. What does this all mean? Does it mean that he is on the road to work on newer IPs outside of the Final Fantasy brand?…

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RRPG Side-Quests – Another FF15 Universe Game is Shutting Down

An unlucky victim who is shutting down its service by June 2018 is King’s Knight: Wrath of the Dark Dragon on iOS and Android. There were four games that released on smart devices to commemorate the Final Fantasy XV Universe. Now, only half of the games are alive, while the other half are going to go kaput and be out of service. Justice Monsters Five is available in Final Fantasy XV since one does not have to necessarily download the game. Yet, why isn’t something like A New Empire or…

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RRPG Side-Quests – Level-5’s 20th Anniversary Game Teased!

That is right, as it looks like Akihiro Hino himself already has a solid plan for what his company’s next, big title after Ni no Kuni II is going to be! Ever since Level-5 has entered the video game mainstream after the release of Dark Cloud at the turn of the century, the company has been a powerful force; with releasing some high-quality games that range from many different platforms throughout several, different generations of consoles and handhelds.   Now, in a recent interview through 4Gamer with Tekken series head…

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