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'Stiq Tips: Bravely Default Guide

Bravely Default is one of the best Final Fantasy games I've played in a long while (and Joystiq agrees). Yeah, I said it! With a tale of heroes and crystals, an open-ended job system, and even an airship, this "technically not Final Fantasy" RPG evokes the most nostalgic feelings of Square's glory...

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Each episode of Unsung Story tells the tale of a different warrior

Unsung Story will launch episodically, with four to six stages per episode, designer Yasumi Matsuno says in a Kickstarter update. Each episode will revolve around a different character, but all of them are warriors in a great, fantastical uprising. Matsuno plans to launch with five episodes, making...

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Longtime Square Enix artist Akihiko Yoshida joins Unsung Story team

Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians, the tactical RPG from Level-5 and Square Enix veteran Yasumi Matsuno, will feature the character artwork of Akihiko Yoshida. The news comes from an update on the project's Kickstarter page, which revealed an excerpt of the game's story as well. Yoshida...

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Examine the vast skill system found in Blackguards

Blackguards is a recently released strategy roleplaying game from Daedalic Entertainment that features an obscene level of character detail, as evidenced by this look at the game's skill trees. Functionally, assigning skills in Blackguards is pretty simple. You earn experience which gives you...

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Creepy children go rogue(like) at school on Steam tomorrow

Classes start for action RPG Our Darker Purpose on Steam tomorrow at 9AM PT – and then they're immediately canceled because all of the teachers have disappeared and the school is overrun with terrifying monsters. Indie studio Avidly Wild Games Kickstarted Our Darker Purpose to the tune of...

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Cyberpunk 2077 is a 'true RPG,' not multiplayer shooter

Those of you worried that upcoming game Cyberpunk 2077 will stray from its hardcore RPG roots, worry no more - CD Projekt's Marcin Iwinski recently told IGN that the game is a "true RPG," and that fans shouldn't be worried about it turning into a shooter (which has happened before). "People have...

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CryEngine-powered open-world RPG Cradle rocks onto Kickstarter

Cradle from Mojo Game Studios is an open-world RPG that features wars between gods, forgotten ancient cities and a proprietary combat system, among other things. And, being powered by the CryEngine, said things are very pretty. Mojo isn't quite finished with the game though, and just as every...

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Sony launches Blackjack-meets-RPG Suits and Swords on iOS, Android

Sony Pictures Television, a division of Sony's TV and film production company Sony Pictures Entertainment, launched its first original mobile IP today, Suits and Swords. The free-to-play game mixes fantasy RPG elements with the classic card game Blackjack. It challenges players with saving four...

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Blackguards makes its PC, Mac debut ahead of schedule

Despite the game's original January 24 release date, Daedalic Entertainment has opted to release turn-based roleplaying epic Blackguards a bit early. Described as "a turn-based RPG with strategic combat," Blackguards initially sounds like a typical high-fantasy roleplaying game, with one big...

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Conception 2 hits North America on April 15, spawns new trailer

Conception 2: Children of the Seven Stars will launch April 15 in North America. Atlus recently gave players a glimpse at the seven eligible heroines in the 3DS and Vita game, and offered a teaser trailer for baby-making RPG today. Conception 2 has players assuming the role of a young Disciple...

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