Dragon Quest Monsters Classic is Breeding its Way to Switch

When I was a wee lass and Pokémon Red and Blue craze was just beginning to dip a friend said I have this game that’s like Pokémon but even better. Flabbergasted I did what any sane 12 year old would and went and downloaded a copy to try out on my PC (because we thought … Continue reading

NS Review – Dragon Quest Builders 2

Honestly I came into Dragon Quest Builders 2 not amazingly excited despite being a huge Dragon Quest fan as I hadn’t played the first nor am I fan of building games. Oh boy was I wrong! Square Enix have created a masterpiece that had me hooked from the get go. I was greeted by the … Continue reading

NS Review – Dragon Quest Builders (Switch)

It likely surprises no one at this point when it comes to me getting excited about new JRPGs coming out, especially if they are coming to Switch and I can play them whenever and wherever I would like to do so. This being said, I’m not normally a fan of building or sim games such … Continue reading

NS Review – Octopath Traveler Demo (Switch)

This review was originally posted on reuthegamer.com on 21st September 2017. Anyone who knows me will know that I am rather a large fan of the JRPG genre, in fact, I normally will drop pretty much any other game I happen to be playing to pick one up. Furthermore, in that genre, I consider Bravely … Continue reading

NS Review – Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King (3DS)

First review of 2017, and what a surprise, it’s another JRPG. After the incredible remaster of Dragon Quest VII on 3DS, which you can find my (overwhelmingly positive) review of here, now I have have the joy of playing Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King. Originally released on the PlayStation 2 in 2004, … Continue reading

NS Review – Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past (3DS)

The other day I was having a somewhat heated discussion with a work colleague about the rise in remaster culture recently, or more specifically the tendency towards releasing remakes instead of new titles. As much as I agreed with him on various points, I held the point that sometimes players will not have played the … Continue reading

NS Review – Bravely Second: End Layer (3DS)

We’re now in March and Nintendo’s Year of the JRPG keeps on rolling through, next up … Bravely Second: End Layer, a game that I wanted to take a little more time with before I posted a review; so, 20-odd hours in, here are my thoughts on it. Evidently, and with good reason, the first … Continue reading

Dragon Quest VII Releases this Summer on 3DS

Dragon Quest VII

It was announced last year that both the remakes of Dragon Quest VII and VIII on 3DS will be coming to the West. First up naturally is VII which is die out in America in Summer, I’m sure Europe will get it then too as Square Enix are pretty good nowadays at releasing in Europe. … Continue reading

Pre-Order the Bravely Second: End Layer Collector’s Edition From the Nintendo UK Store

You can now pre-order this gorgeous Collector’s Edition of the upcoming 3DS RPG, Bravely Second: End Layer from the Nintendo UK store. Developed by Square Enix, the Collector’s Edition of the sequel to Bravely Default: Flying Fairy will be bundled with a Deluxe art book (250+ pages), an Agnès Mini Figurine, and an Original Soundtrack CD featuring … Continue reading

NS Review: Bravely Default (3DS)

Oh Square-Enix, where did you go so wrong? You began as the apple of my eye, one of the god-tier developers, and then you managed to ruin Final Fantasy some how. However, with that little rant out of the way, let’s look at Bravely Default. It’s a JRPG in every sense of the word: huge, … Continue reading

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