In the early ’80s, spurred by the success of Dragon Quest, Hironobu Sakaguchi, Koichi Ishii and Akitoshi Kawazu came up with a roleplaying video game inspired by Western tabletop RPGs. The result is a series that, while not always brilliant, is never afraid to reinvent itself.
“This is the guys left from N’Sync. This is what they do now.” Clueless Gamer Conan O’Brien and guest Elijah Wood play through the long-awaited mega JRPG. They compare it to Waiting for Godot and Ulysses, but not as compliments.
Our most comprehensive look at this year’s mega RPG shows many of the game’s customization, crafting and stores. You can change your characters’ clothes, purchase decals for your car, acquire skills and more. There’s also a bit of combat thrown in.
The opening moments of Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV introduces the root of the conflict and Aaron Paul’s character Nyx Ulric, one of the elite soldiers in the magic-wielding kingdom of Lucis. Nyx and his fellow Kingsglaive are strong, but their enemies have machines and monsters.
King Regis of Lucis is forced to marry off his son as part of a peace treaty with the mighty Nilfheim empire. But it was all a ruse – war was coming all along. Now Lucis’ royal guard might be all that’s standing between Nilfheim and the rest of the world.
It’s an FF news app, but the reason why you’ll get it is because it includes Final Fantasy VIII‘s addictive card game Triple Triad, with both single and online multiplayer modes. Out now for Android; iOS version coming soon.
Man at Arms: Reforged recreates the classic sword from Final Fantasy VIII. They didn’t bother making the gun part functional, probably due to safety and legal reasons. Besides, how the heck would that even work?
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