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Mass Effect, Final Fantasy, and the Trouble of Gaming Dialect

Mass Effect, Final Fantasy, and the Trouble of Gaming Dialect

Tweet A few months back, I was struck by a quote from Bioware’s Writing Director Daniel Erickson. Erickson, when asked about the mingling between story and gameplay in the upcoming KotOR MMO, made the claim that RPGs from Japan were not actually RPGs.

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RPG’s for Dummies!

RPG’s for Dummies!

Tweet Most of us the last 10-15 years have run in to a little video game series called Final Fantasy. This series was the quintessential JRPG. When you buy a JRPG you expect a few things. Namely you expect towns, random battles, leveling etc. These are the building blocks of the JRPG.

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Has Final Fantasy Jumped The Shark?

Has Final Fantasy Jumped The Shark?

Tweet Having been a fan of the Final Fantasy series for a long time now, the newest installment has been something I have been waiting for with anticipation.  Sony has had a slow start to release JRPGs on it’s console in the US.  Last generation PS2 was known to be the console for RPG fans. […]

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Too Many Great Games

Too Many Great Games

Tweet How many times have you said to yourself in the past year, “I wish I had more time to play that game”? It seems lately that the number of ‘must play’ games just keeps increasing. It used to be I’d only have one game each month that I was looking forward to. Now I […]