RRPG 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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Secret of Mana North American Limited Physical Release Announced

Square Enix NA has posted a new English trailer for the upcoming Secret of Mana remake on their official Youtube channel.   The company has also announced that a limited physical release for the Playstation 4 version of the game will be available in North America exclusively at Gamestop.  The Secret of Mana remake will be released for the Playstation 4, PSVita, and Steam on February 15.   Source: Square Enix NA

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 8 Final Fantasy XI

Welcome back to RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective! For this time around in Episode 8, Hironobu Sakaguchi and Square Enix decided to stray away from doing another traditional installment. They wanted to experiment in a new direction for Final Fantasy’s eleventh, mainline entry; being derived as an evolution of MUDs that became popular in older computers during the 70s and 80s, that genre would evolve itself into Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games which Richard Garriott’s own Ultima Online started the movement. After Sony Online Entertainment’s own EverQuest came out, and revolutionized…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 2 Final Fantasy II & III

Hero Club is proud to present the Final Fantasy Retrospective hosted by me, RRPG; a series I began nearly two years ago on my personal YouTube Channel. In Episode 2, I take a look at the next, two entries within the Famicom trilogy as Final Fantasy II became a drastic departure of the first game which did not become very receptive between the press, or the public. Following the second installment, Hironobu Sakaguchi took the best qualities of its predecessors to create the best outing on the 8-bit home console with…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 1 Final Fantasy I

Hero Club is proud to present the Final Fantasy Retrospective hosted by me, RRPG; a series I began nearly two years ago on my personal YouTube Channel. In Episode 1, I take a look at the very first game that kick-started this iconic franchise, Final Fantasy I. Series creator, Hironobu Sakaguchi, intended to make a RPG for years before Square Enix gave him the chance. However, when the time came to being Sakaguchi’s dream project, he alongside his friend, Nobuo Uematsu (series composer), and newly hired concept artist, Yoshitaka Amano…

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Secret of Mana Remake Announced

Square Enix NA has updated their official Youtube channel with an announcement trailer for the remake for the Secret of Mana.  While the trailer only briefly features some footage of the updated version of the game it is awesome to see that this game will be receiving a proper update.  The game will be released for the Playstation 4, PSVita, and Steam in February 15, 2018.  Those who pre-order the game will also receive bonus Moogle Suits & Tiger Suits for Randi, Primm and Popoi. Source: Square Enix NA

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