What Does it Mean to Stay on the Path of Justice?
When I heard Persona 5 Royal was coming out, I couldn’t wait to watch the new trailers for this extended remake of the original Persona 5. And for the record, I’m a huge fan of Persona 5. After logging over 100 hours into the game, I grew attached to the Phantom Thieves, as if I was one of them, infiltrating palaces to steal the distorted desires of rotten adults.
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Released on Sep 17, 2012
Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax Ultimate Boy is the fastest RPG on the planet in which the hero must save the world in 30 seconds. Noire the dark magician is up to his old tricks again, traveling across the land to teach the Spell of Destruction to others, converting them into Evil Lords in the process. As the one true hero, the fate of the world rests in your hands.
Genre: Action RPG
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DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE
Publisher: BANDAI NAMCO
Released on Feb 26, 2015
You know the feeling you get when you’re a huge fan of an anime series so naturally, you’re excited to own a copy of the spin-off game? And yet, the game has many shortcomings leaving you ultimately disappointed? Most of the DB fans felt the same when they came across Dragon Ball Xenoverse.
Genre: Fighting Action Game
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Eastern vs. Western RPGs: Cultural Differences that Shape Games
Traveling the vast land with a sword in hand, the warrior walks with a purpose in their soul. The task handed to them is truly one of great importance, and the challenge they face is likely to be a test of their brains, brawn, and battle skills.
Sounds familiar? It should be as it is the core idea of any roleplaying game (RPG for short). These games ask the player to take on the role of an exploring character and grow them into a person capable of accomplishing the mission that is set out before them.
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Developer: Mirage and Nitarou
Publisher: Zeiva Inc
Released on Sep 16, 2010
Other Age Second Encounter (OASE) is an indie game developed by Zeiva Inc. A direct sequel to the original Other Age dating sim, OASE is back with a cast of quirky characters to interact with, as a dating sim that plays out like a visual novel. This time, the Prince of Zeiva Empire is sent by his mom on a quest to find his ideal girlfriend.
Genre: Indie Adventure Dating Sim
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