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 7 Final Fantasy X & X-2

Welcome back to RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective! Episode 7 takes a dive into the PlayStation 2 by looking at the next entry where it was the first to have a sequel in Final Fantasy X, and X-2. Final Fantasy X ended up as the next game from Yoshinori Kitase, and his team who previously worked on Final Fantasy VII & VIII; it is still remembered as one of the biggest and most ambitious games ever made at the beginning of the sixth generation of gaming. Most games in the series…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 6 Final Fantasy VIII & IX

Welcome back to RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective! Episode 6 explores two other entries in the PlayStation’s library, Final Fantasy VIII and IX. Now, Final Fantasy VIII was the next game to be envisioned by the team behind Final Fantasy VII, as it went for a game with a more brighter atmosphere that had dark overtones in its overall delivery. While being considered one of the most polarizing entries in the original Playstation’s library like Final Fantasy II on the Famicom, the eighth installment had its own merits; it becomes just…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 5 Final Fantasy VII

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 5, we cover the franchise’s first outing on the Sony PlayStation which became not only a breakout to push past sales for the console, but it became one of the biggest revolutions for the genre of Japanese Role-Playing games. It would be known to the public as Final Fantasy VII. After covering the main game, we will dive straight into Square…

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RRPG’s Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 4 Final Fantasy VI

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 4, we start getting into the pinnacle with how extraordinary the Final Fantasy franchise was bound to become with Final Fantasy VI. Seeing as how the fifth game was retreading ground from what was seen in its predecessors, the next game would fully re-invent itself into what many long-time fans consider to be the best work that Hironobu Sakaguchi and his…

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RRPG Final Fantasy Retrospective – Episode 3 Final Fantasy IV & V

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 3, I look at the series’ first 16-bit installment that became what was dubbed as the ultimate Final Fantasy game with Final Fantasy IV. After that, I dig deep into one of the most overlooked gems in the franchise that was originally showing fatigue to the overall brand with Final Fantasy V. The fourth game came out in July 1991 for…

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D23 Expo News: Kingdom Hearts III Trailer Streamed

Square Enix Japan has updated their official Youtube channel with a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III. The trailer was first shown during the D23 Expo and it features another look at the battle mechanics of the game.  The trailer also features a look at a new world that will be introduced in the game.  Sora, Goofy, and Donald will be venturing into the world of Toy Story, which will be quite interesting to see in game.  Kingdom Hearts III is set to release for the Playstation 4 and Xbox One in 2018. Source: Square Enix Japan

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E3 2017: Kingdom Hearts III Trailer Streamed

Last weekend, the official Kingdom Hearts Youtube channel updated with a new trailer for Kingdom Hearts III. The trailer was first shown at E3 2017 and features some new footage.  The latest trailer takes another look at the fighting system in the game as well as a quick preview of Olympus.  Another trailer will be shown during D3 Expo 2017 on July 15.  Source: Herotaku, Kingdom Hearts  

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Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross] Teaser Streamed

The official Kingdom Hearts Youtube channel has updated with a teaser trailer for the upcoming Kingdom Hearts Union χ[Cross] update for the Kingdom Hearts: Unchained χ mobile game. The update will add a “Union Cross” mode, which will allow up to six players to work together in multiplayer quests and will also add new story chapters as well as a new origin story. Square Enix provided a short synopsis for the update. With Kingdom Hearts: Union χ, players can create teams of six from their party members or through a matchmaking feature to fight hordes of Heartless enemies and…

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Final Fantasy XV Launch Trailers Streamed

Square Enix has recently released launch trailers for Final Fantasy XV.  The first trailer titled “, Stand Together,” is live action based while the second trailer “, Ride Together,” shows more game play footage. When four kids take a stand against an evil force, their bravery brings them face-to-face with four unlikely heroes. Stand Together features the theme song for FINAL FANTASY XV – a rendition of “Stand by Me” by Florence + the Machine. With action heavy combat, innovative gameplay, and immersive graphics that push the limits of modern hardware, FINAL FANTASY XV is an awe-inspiring…

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