Only ‘Dark Souls,’ no faint hearts, for RPG sequel

In the realm of video games, the genre of role-playing games is divided into two entities: the Japanese role-playing games, or JRPGs, and the Western role-playing games, typically referred to as RPGs. JRPGs are usually developed by Japanese studios and are much more story-focused than RPGs, while RPGs developed by Read More…

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‘South Park’ video game more than an elementary adaptation

“South Park: The Stick of Truth” might be the best TV-to-video-game adaptation ever made. Consistently humorous, matching the hilarity of the source material and well made, developer Obsidian Entertainment wisely uses the “South Park” origins to make a game that should please all players of varied familiarity with the Comedy Read More…

FATEs arise in quests in version of ‘Final Fantasy XIV’

The “Final Fantasy” series has been around since 1987, and in that time, it has amassed role-playing gamers from all over the world to partake in its various epic storylines. With the introduction of “Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn,” the series returns to the massively multiplayer online (MMO) game Read More…

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Platform game ‘Rayman Legends’ jumps up level on visuals

“Rayman Legends” is a defining example of how to make an incredible 2-D platformer. Sequel to the highly praised 2011 title “Rayman Origins,” “Rayman Legends” builds on the success of its predecessor by perfecting its core elements. Built on the foundation of fun, frantic platforming with gorgeous hand-drawn visuals and Read More…

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PlayStation4 gives gamers much to look forward to

Compared to its dreadful launch of the PlayStation 3 in 2006, Sony is doing a lot right this time around. If there’s one thing Sony understands now, it’s showing off a product that speaks for itself. Instead of expecting people to pay $600 for a next-gen console, Sony has priced Read More…