Tactics Ogre: Reborn Producer: “We Didn’t Think About Making It HD-2D”

Image: Square Enix One of the most exciting games amidst Square Enix’s huge slate of releases over the next six months is Tactics Ogre: Reborn, an enhanced version of the PSP version of Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together, the classic Super Famicom strategy RPG. And given Square Enix’s recent retro visual style in HD-2D, … Read more

Automata’s Anime Series Gets a First Look

Image: A-1 Pictures PlatinumGames’ Nier: Automata is considered one of the best games of the 2010s, and in the last five years, the love for it has grown as it’s been replayed and expanded to other platforms. (Recent Secret doors also helped.) While it’s not clear if there’ll be a follow up to the game, … Read more

Valkyrie Elysium’s Free November Update to Add New Game Mode, Difficulty Options

Valkyrie Elysium marks the return of the cult-classic Valkyrie series of action RPGs and is set to launch on PS5 and PS4 on 29th September. A demo for the game is available now on the PlayStation Store, and we went hands-on with the title, and think it’s shaping up to be a pleasant surprise. Another … Read more

PS5, PS4 Port of Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth Delayed to December

Valkyrie Profile: Lenneth was originally a PS1 (and later PSP) title that’s being ported to PS5 and PS4. It’s also included as part of Valkyrie Elysium’s Deluxe Edition, and was set to release on the same day. Unfortunately, with the action RPG just a week or so away from launch, the Lenneth port has been … Read more

What Do You Think Of The Harvestella Demo?

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on YouTube Ahead of its November 4th release date, Square Enix’s take on the farming game genre, Harvestella, recently received a demo on Switch, so you can try before you buy. The save will transfer over to the full game, if you decide it’s worth the £50 / $60. As part … Read more

PS5 Game Flopped So Hard Even GameStop Is Getting Rid Of It Now

Screenshot: PlatinumGames Babylon’s Fall, the live-service role-playing game Kotaku writer Ethan Gach named the PlayStation 5’s “new worst game,” has been made so valueless, some GameStops are giving physical copies away for free. It’s not only because the game “controls like Jell-O and combat is often a mess, while everything in-between ranges from feeling unpolished … Read more

YouTuber Confesses To Being Gaming Industry Leaker, Gets Caught

Image: Ubisoft / Dan Allen Gaming / Kotaku It turns out a Twitter account called TheRealInsider, the latest in a crop of leakers posing as gaming industry insiders, was actually run by YouTuber Dan Allen Gaming. The account had convinced many in the scene that it was the real deal after accurately teasing which new … Read more

Charting a New Course for SRPGs

When someone mentions the strategy or tactical RPG genre, it typically conjures up visions of turn-based combat taking place on a grid. Sure, there are exceptions, but the battlefields of games like Tactics Ogre, Final Fantasy Tactics, Disgaea, and Fire Emblem, with their planes squarely divided into rows and columns, have come to define the … Read more

Shadow Of The Tomb Raider (And More) Is Free On PC Right Now

Shadow of the Tomb RaiderScreenshot: Eidos Montreal As sure as the next sunset, there will be more free games from Epic. This time, you can grab the decent Shadow of the Tomb Raider, a former Stadia exclusive sequel, and some goodies in EA’s free-to-play dodgeball game Knockout City for the low, low price of absolutely … Read more