August 2018 Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct Streamed

Masahiro Sakurai recently hosted a new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Direct earlier this morning, which reveals new details for the game. The direct revealed several new characters as well as various other details for the game. First, the direct revealed that both Simon Belmont and Richter Belmont from the Castlevania video game series are joining the roster. Simon Belmont will feature various moves based on his various abilities in the Castlevania game series and Richter Belmont will be his Echo Character.   Next, the direct took a look at the Dracula’s Castle Stage based one of the famous locations in the Castlevania game series. The…

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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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E3 2018: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Revealed

The official Nintendo Youtube channel has updated with the E3 2018 Nintendo Direct reveal trailer for the next installment in the Super Smash Brothers game series.  The latest game is titled, “Super Smash Bros. Ultimate,” and is set to be the biggest game in the series yet. During the presentation Masahiro Sakurai revealed that the game will feature the return of every fighter in the Super Smash Bros. series and also revealed two characters.  The latest fighters to join the roster are Daisy, who is an “echo fighter,” and Ridley from the Metroid game series. The presentation also took a look at the previously revealed…

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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT: Locke Character Trailer Revealed

Square Enix NA has updated their official Youtube channel with a new character trailer for Dissidia Final Fantasy NT. The latest trailer features a look at Locke, who was one of the main characters from Final Fantasy VI. International fans should recognize the character from Final Fantasy III, which was the North American release of Final Fantasy VI.  Locke will be released in the arcade version of the game on May 17 and will later be available for the console version this June as DLC.  This treasure hunter utilizes his stealth to surprise and steal from his enemies. Locke can also mug unaware foes, snatching…

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Cosplay Cafe 39: Jihatsu

Happy Friday Cosplay Cafe fam! We have a new cosplayer coming to the cafe this week. It’s none other than Jihatsu. He’s a fantastic cosplayer and it was great being to sit down and talk with him. So sit back and get to know Jihatsu.   1. What were you like growing up? What were some of the things you were into as a child/teenager? I was into Anime as a child, I remember when I was in fourth grade my father would automatically force me to watch Dragonball Z on…

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RRPG Side-Quests – A New Indie RPG is Announced!

The name of this game is called “Rise of the Third Power,” and it is a new role-playing game made from RPG Maker. Its development began all the way back in the year 2000; being inspired by 1930s Europe, players will be able to recruit and journey with eight playable characters to take down a corrupt and power-hungry tyrant. Stegosoft is the name of the developer and publisher who is working on this game for Steam at the moment. Yet, I do imagine that other platforms like PSN, XBLA, Nintendo…

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RRPG Side-Quests – New Details on Octopath Traveler!

Octopath Traveler looks to be an amalgamation of both Final Fantasy with its job class system and SaGa Frontier with multiple main protagonists to choose from. Seen as what could be a sleeper, or a smash hit for both Nintendo and Square Enix, Octopath Traveler looks to satisfy the appetite of those who enjoyed Japanese role-playing games during the 16-bit and 32-bit eras in gaming. Since there are a few more months until the game’s launch in the West, new details are still coming out leading up to its release.…

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RRPG Side-Quests – Final Fantasy Fighters Incoming!

Vayne Carudas Solidor from Final Fantasy XII will make his appearance as Dissidia Final Fantasy NT/Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade’s first DLC fighter. The game itself has currently arrived to arcades, but will release late-April on the PlayStation 4. In addition, we get an update on Noctis Lucis Caelum for Tekken 7, because we see what the character will present to the gameplay as a DLC character and when it releases. However, the release is a lot sooner than fans actually think! Now, even though RRPG is not that big into…

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RRPG’s Side-Quests: Riku’s Look & Figure in Kingdom Hearts III

It is hard to make out what Riku looks like in Kingdom Hearts III from the trailers thus far. However, the animation model/ design would eventually be revealed by Square Enix in the form of an upcoming new figure series. It is surely an interesting marketing ploy from the company; especially when it is for one of its long-awaited releases from a beloved series! Never the less, join RRPG in this inaugural episode of his new series that is essentially a spiritual successor to RRPG Two-Cents, where viewers will see…

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