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Mimana: Iyar Chronicle

Tuesday, March 30th, 2010

(PSP version)

mimana Mimana Iyar Chronicles blends the traditional RPG elements of vast map exploration and treacherous dungeon spelunking. Engage in fast-paced battles in a quasi-3D environment where you control the character’s movement and actions, and strategically command your party to turn the tide of battle. Your actions dictate how the story unfolds, through numerous fully-voiced event sequences.

Arc Rise Fantasia

Monday, February 15th, 2010

(Wii version)

arc rise fantasia Arc Rise Fantasia is a colorful action RPG with a classic story of dragon slaying, beautiful songstresses and warring kingdoms. Adventure in this lush land, encounter some challenging enemies and rescue your world from the corruption.

This is a semi-real time turn based game where you choose your actions from a list of commands, depending on the members in your team and the enemies you are facing, you devise strategies that are advantageous to you by utilizing the full force of your characters.

Crimson Gem Saga

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

(PSP version)

crimson gem sagaWith beautiful, high-resolution 2-D artwork, novel battle mechanics, and a classic tale of fantasy, adventure, and heroism, Crimson Gem Saga delivers the pure, classic Japanese RPG play experience PSP owners have been clamoring for since the hardware’s launch. Taking full advantage of the crisp, clear PSP screen and boasting a colorful, catchy musical score, Crimson Gem Saga is a blast from the past presented just as you’d expect a modern RPG to be.


Friday, May 15th, 2009

(PSP version)


Growlanser is a fantasy RPG with an orthodox plot and an innovative system. As a hero who could either revive the land or bring it to a total collapse, you have to be careful how you use your powers and what path you are going to choose.

Path selection do not only happen during the adventure part of the game, but on the fields and in the midst of battles as well.

With dramatic elements popping up in the most unexpected hour, you have to pay attention to all the hints you are given in these scenes to develop your character to match your ideals.

Party members and comrades, designed by Urushihara Tomoshi are attractive, with distinct looks and personality to match. Finish quests for rewards and do them early for more free time to explore the possibilities of developing your relationships with the characters. Besides existing characters, new ones are added to the cast along with their stories.

Mimana Iyar Chronicle

Monday, March 2nd, 2009

(PSP version)


One step away from a full time hermit, the bored teenager Nishijou Takumi is not interested in what happens around him in the least bit.

Surrounded himself with figures and other bishoujo products, the boy would never expect the fate that awaits him.

At the mean time, a series of murder cases has been happening in Shibuya, the place where he lives. Logging into a net chat one day, he reads a message from a person nicknamed Shogun, who foretells the next murder along with pictures, etc.

Dismissing the grotesque images, he proceeds his life as normal, only to realize that the murder happened in his school and a mysterious school mate Rimi is right in the middle of it.

Mario and Luigi RPG 3

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009

(DS version)

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In the peaceful Kinoko Kingdom, a strange pandemic strikes. To find out about the source of the illness, Mario and Luigi set forth on another journey. However, they came across a huge Cooper on the way and are swallowed, can these two save their land?

The RPG takes place both within and outside the Cooper, take note of the brothers’ specialties as you run around the stages. Sometimes the Cooper’s digestive system will help you through. Take another closer look at the Coopers, they may not be that bad after all.

Suikoden: Tierkreis

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009

(DS version)

suikoden tierkreis Suikoden: Tierkreis is the latest in the popular RPG franchise that was introduced more than 12 years ago. Suikoden: Tierkreis follows the story of the 108 Stars of Destiny, a group of magical warriors, as they challenge the almighty One King, who intends to create chaos in the universe. As the player gathers the members of the 108 Stars of Destiny, the forces for good will stand up against evil in a battle that spans the near infinite parallel worlds of the Million World universe.

Sigma Harmonics

Tuesday, August 19th, 2008

(DS version)

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The Kurokami family has been protecting the huge grandfather’s clock that prevents demons called Ouma from taking over the human world.

For centuries, this family has been doing their job in ascertaining that the human world stays untouched, however, someone has rewritten the past and humans are wiped out, completely replaced by Ouma.

It is up to Kurokami Sigma to right the wrongs that has been happening in history. Music, or tones are key weapons in the game as the Kurokami family controls sounds during battles.

Aside from battles, Sigma has to wrack his brains to solve the puzzles that leads to clues. However, the more mysteries he solves, the more people are killed, can he find the culprit before things become irreversible?

Steal Princess: Touzoku Oujo

Tuesday, July 29th, 2008

(DS version)

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Steal Princess Touzoku Oujo is an orthodox fantasy RPG that captures people’s hearts with the endearing characters and exciting gameplay.

Rumors has said that the demon lord has heaps of treasures hidden in his castle, greed and the thrill of venturing into the demon lord’s territories tempted many treasure hunters to embark on quests. However, none of them came back.

Anice the thief girl is one of these treasure hunters, although her plans failed, she managed to escape with her life. As a rare survivor from the demon lord’s castle, the royal family came to her with a request to save the abducted prince from the demon lord’s stronghold.

Anice is unwilling to take that request, however her protests falls upon deaf ears and together with the strange fairy Kukuri, the two of them set off to rescue their damsel in distress, but most importantly, to have another go at getting their hands on the demon lord’s treasures.

Final Fantasy IV

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008

(DS version)


Final Fantasy IV, the classic role-player, arrives on your Nintendo DS — with all the action, strategy and story that made it a hit! The kingdom of Baron is on a zealous quest to collect all the elemental crystals. The commander of its air force has been dismissed after questioning the king’s motives. With the help of of wizards, warriors, and others, he sets out to stop the growing threat that is Baron — and in the process, uncovers a far more dangerous enemy.