Ni No Kuni 2 DLC Revealed

Ni No Kuni 2

Fans of Ni No Kuni series should be happy to hear that Ni No Kuni 2 DLC is coming soon. The Tale of aTimeless Tome has main protagonist Evan and his crew chasing after a tuxedo-adorned rabbit. Publisher Bandai Namco gave more details in a release: “The Tale of a Timeless Tome begins with Evan and […]

JRPGs: Gaming’s Acquired Taste

What are JRPGs? JRPGs are pretty much responsible for the creation of the RPG genre, and have heavily influenced games ever since they became a thing. A JRPG is a Japanese Role-Playing Game. This basically just means that the game was developed by a Japanese team, and they usually have certain styles and tropes associated […]

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Red Steel 1 and 2 get Updates and Sales

Developer XSeed updated The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel I and II yesterday on Steam and Humble Bundle. The update added a number of new features and graphical improvements to both games and their DLCs. The most notable of these features is Japanese voice acting. Previously, western players were only to hear the English dubs […]

Culture of Gaming’s Top 50 RPGs of All Time

Top 50 RPG's

We writers at Culture of Gaming strongly believe that role-playing games are absolutely wonderful. “But what kind of RPGs do you mean?” All of them! JRPGs, WRPGs, MMORPGs, CRPGs, action RPGs, open-world RPGs – they’re all fantastic! They’ve given us some of the richest systems, most incredible stories, and most engrossing atmospheres in the entire […]

What Constitutes a Good Game?

In our current generation of gaming, it seems almost impossible to make a game without some sort of controversy surrounding it, being critically panned, or being ‘just another game.’ At least, that’s what some game developers and publishers seem to release. Some developers release terrible games that gain a small cult following later due to […]

Secret of Mana Remake Review

Originally released in 1993 on the SNES, Secret of Mana provided JRPG fans with a solid yet straightforward role-playing experience. Its characters, narrative and combat were no doubt familiar to fans of the genre but still made for a welcome experience in a time where JRPGs were a dime a dozen.

Lost Sphear Review

“Without memories, matter fades to nothingness.” This idea is the driving theme behind Lost Sphear, Tokyo RPG Factory’s newest RPG title. The world is plagued by the disappearance of everything from people to objects. You play as a boy named Kanata who has the ability to restore these lost things through the power of memory. And so, […]