Coffee Talk #644: Hajime Tabata Has Me Excited For Final Fantasy XV

Millions of Square Enix fans were dazzled by the Final Fantasy XV trailer shown at Tokyo Game Show (TGS) 2014 (embedded below). Many longtime fans of the series were disappointed in the last few FF games and believe that Final Fantasy XV will return the franchise to glory. Gamers loved the brilliant graphics and modern … Continue reading “Coffee Talk #644: Hajime Tabata Has Me Excited For Final Fantasy XV”

Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer

Here’s the latest trailer for Dragon Age: Inquisition. As I mentioned at the beginning of the year, it’s game I’m looking forward to the most in 2014. Even though I’m not terribly big on graphics (I’m more of a story and characters guy, especially with RPGs), I was really impressed with the visuals in the … Continue reading “Dragon Age: Inquisition Trailer”

The Banner Saga Finally Gets a Release Date

Stoic Studio’s The Banner Saga was the first videogame Kickstarter project I backed. I made the decision to contribute $25 to the game’s development back in April 2012. The initial pitch said that The Banner Saga would be published in November 2012. Numerous delays, feature additions, mismanagement, and opposing lunar tides have caused the game to … Continue reading “The Banner Saga Finally Gets a Release Date”

This Week’s Videogame Releases

It is a marvelous week to be a gamer! Millions of people will be picking up Pokemon X and Pokemon Y this week. As someone that spent 700+ hours on Pokemon Pearl and a former writer of a weekly Pokemon column, I’m completely psyched for this game. Another one that’s high on my personal wish list is Beyond: Two Souls. … Continue reading “This Week’s Videogame Releases”

This Week’s Videogame Releases

With the Yankees 2013 season ending in failure, I’m ditching baseball and getting psyched for the 2013-2014 NBA season. NBA 2K14 should be a great help. I have no idea how this season will end, but when I play, the Miami Heat will not win another title. I know that many of you regular RPadholics aren’t … Continue reading “This Week’s Videogame Releases”

Double Fine’s Massive Chalice on Kickstarter

Double Fine is going to the Kickstarter well once again for a turn-based strategy game called Massive Chalice. The game uses tactical-RPG gameplay in a sword-and-sorcery setting. The Kickstarter rewards include a t-shirt, a poster, your very own in-game house name, participation in a brainstorming session at Double Fine HQ, and more. As of this writing, … Continue reading “Double Fine’s Massive Chalice on Kickstarter”

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

After working on secret-project game, I’m itching to run around and beat the crap out of bad guys using a variety of superheroes. I’m also gearing up for the Iron Man 3 review screening on Monday. With all of that in mind, I think this weekend is going to be all about Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2. I … Continue reading “What Are You Playing This Weekend?”

Torment: Tides of Numenera Blows Past Kickstarter Goal

inXile Entertainment’s Kickstarter pitch for Torment: Tides of Numenera has blown bas its $900,000 goal in less than a day. The game “continues the thematic legacy” of Planescape: Torment, one of the most critically acclaimed PC RPGs of the ’90s. The game frequently comes up in conversations I have with old-school PC gamers, often starting with, “You … Continue reading “Torment: Tides of Numenera Blows Past Kickstarter Goal”

This Week’s Videogame Releases

March is going to be a great month for videogames, with loads of great franchises coming in like a lion. Kicking things off is Tomb Raider. Lara Croft’s return has been getting some great reviews and there’s just something comforting about having her back in the gaming world. MLB spring training is underway, so baseball fans … Continue reading “This Week’s Videogame Releases”

Red Riding Hood Fights Japanese Demons in Akaneiro

From American McGee’s Spicy Horse Studios comes Akaneiro: Demon Hunters, an action-RPG that pits a dark version of Little Red Riding Hood against demons in a Japanese-inspired setting. While the game is free-to-play, the developers are looking for funding through Kickstarter. The target platforms for the game are Windows, Mac OS X, Android/iOS Tablet, and Linux. … Continue reading “Red Riding Hood Fights Japanese Demons in Akaneiro”