“The World Ends with You” Anime Adaptation Announced

Square Enix has recently opened an official website for the anime adaptation of the “The World Ends with You” video game. For those who are not aware, “The World Ends with You,” was originally released as a game for the Nintendo DS in 2007. A port of the game was later released on mobile devices titled, “The World Ends with You: Solo Remix,” in 2012 for iOS and in 2014 for Android devices. Characters from the game also made a cameo appearance in Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance. The game also received another port tilted, “The World…

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Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory Announced

Square Enix recently released a new trailer for a new game in the Kingdom Hearts franchise. The game will be titled, “Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory,” and it be a rhythm based game. For those who are not familiar with rhythm based games is a music themed game genre where players usually need to match sequences with button based commands. Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory will be released for the Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Xbox One sometime in 2020. Additionally, Square Enix released a trailer for some of the other pieces of content that will be released in 2020. According…

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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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March 2020 Nintendo Direct Mini Streamed

Nintendo recently released a new Nintendo Direct Mini earlier this morning that revealed updates on some of the upcoming games that will be released for the Nintendo Switch. Keep in mind due to the current COVID-19, several games shown in this presentation may be delayed. First, Nintendo took another look at Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition. For those who are not aware, the game is an updated port of Xenoblade Chronicles, which was released for the Nintendo Wii in 2012. The updated game will also feature a brand new epilogue titled, “Xenoblade Chronicles Future Connected.” Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive…

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Game Awards 2019: Bravely Default II Announcement Trailer Streamed

Nintendo has recently updated their official Youtube channel with the announcement trailer for Bravely Default II that was first unveiled at the Game Awards 2019. For those who are not aware, the game is a new game in the Bravely Default franchise that started with the first title that was released for the Nintendo 3DS in 2012. The title is a bit confusing seeing as that the game already received a sequel titled, “Bravely Second: End Layer,” which was released for the Nintendo 3DS in 2015 and worldwide in 2017. Hopefully Square Enix will…

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TGS 2019: Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer Streamed

Square Enix has recently updated their official Youtube channel with the Tokyo Game Show 2019 trailer for Final Fantasy VII Remake. The latest trailer features a deeper look at the game’s story and showcases several of the big events that happened on Midgar. Some of the highlights include showing a first full look of the Turks as well as two of the summonings, Ifrit and Shiva. Final Fantasy 7 Remake will be released for the Playstation 4 worldwide on March 3, 2020.  I am really impressed with the presentation of this trailer and it does a good…

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Star Ocean: First Departure R Promo Trailer Streamed

Square Enix recently released a trailer for Star Ocean: First Departure R. For those who are not aware, the game is an enhanced port of Star Ocean: First Departure, which in itself was a remake of the first Star Ocean. The first Star Ocean game launched exclusively in Japan for the Super Famicom in 1996. Due to Enix’s North American branch closing, the game was not released outside of Japan. Star Ocean: First Departure launched for PSP in Japan in 2007 and worldwide in 2008. The trailer takes a look of…

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Jump Force – Majin Buu DLC Trailer Streamed

Bandai Namco Entertainment America has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Jump Force. The latest trailer features a look at Majin Buu who originally one of the main villains in the Dragon Ball franchise. The character later turned good with his evil self becoming the powerful Kid Buu. Majin Buu (Good) will be available as a part of DLC later this Summer.  Jump Force – All Might DLC Trailer Streamed April 18, 2019 Pak Hanu The confirmed roster now consists of: Pegasus Seiya (Saint Seiya) Dragon Shiryū (Saint Seiya) Gon Freecss (Hunter X Hunter) Hisoka Morow (Hunter…

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Final Fantasy’ Live-Action Series In Development

Variety has reported that Sony Pictures Television is working with Hivemind and Square Enix to produce a live-action series based on the long running Final Fantasy game franchise. No concrete plot details have been revealed at this time although it is mentioned that the series will feature  “an original story set in the fantastic world of Eorzea.” Fans of the Final Fantasy franchise should recognize the location as one of the major locales featured in Final Fantasy XIV. Additionally the series is said to “explore the struggle between magic and technology in a quest to bring peace to…

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Dragon Quest Your Story Second Trailer Streamed

TOHO has recently updated their official Youtube channel with the second trailer for the Dragon Quest Your Story anime film. The trailer showcases the film’s story and features the traditional Dragon Quest theme, which is performed by the Tokyo Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra. Additionally, the official website updated with a new visual for the film. The official website also revealed new cast and staff members. The staff includes: Yuji Horii: Original Work/ Supervisor Takashi Yamazaki: Chief Director/ Script Writer Ryūichi Yagi, Makato Hanafusa: Directors Koichi Sugiyama: Music Composer The cast includes: Takeru Satoh: Ryuka/Hero Kasumi Arimura:…

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