Games developed by Nihon Falcom
Ys meets Trails of Cold Steel
July 1, 2017 - Nihon Falcom have been creating some of the most memorable JRPGs for decades. Now that they've brought back their lesser-known Xanadu series, do they still have what it takes to make a worthwhile RPG?
Read more: Tokyo Xanadu Review
Now that's one epic tower
February 24, 2017 - Nihon Falcom are masters at creating addictive RPG experiences. Their Ys series has quite an impressive history so let's go back to a time before Adol's adventures and see if Yunica and Hugo have what it takes to ascend the Devil's Tower.
Read more: Ys Origin Review
A first-class JRPG sequel
November 2, 2016 - Gamers always hope that sequels live up to their predecessors. Thankfully, Trails of Cold Steel II goes above and beyond the first installment so let's go back to school and see what Rean and his pals have been up to.
Read more: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Review
That is one long ending
November 1, 2016 - Having just completed The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II, I must say that it's been an incredible journey. Here, I'll summarize all of the events that unfolded in its final chapters so don't read any further if you're trying to avoid spoilers.
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel II: Finale to Epilogue
Back to school
October 30, 2016 - Rean and his classmates have been going on quite the adventure. Now that I'm finally done Act 2, here's my take on the second half of the act. Before you read any further, just know that there will be spoilers!
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel II: Act 2 (Part 3 & 4)
Drill, baby, drill!
October 24, 2016 - It's great to see long-lost classics given new life for today's gamers. Gurumin may be over a decade old but it holds up surprisingly well so sharpen your drill; it's time for a monster bash!
Read more: Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure Review
Things start to open up
October 20, 2016 - Last time, we met up with all of Rean's pals again. In Act 2, we get to take his friends along for an airship ride! As always, please enjoy and keep in mind that spoilers are ahead.
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel II: Act 2 (Part 1 & 2)
Rean's class reunion
October 4, 2016 - Now that I've finally worked my way through Act 1 of this epic JRPG, it's time for another play journal. Here, you'll find my impressions so far as well as some story information so be warned: there will be spoilers.
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel II: Act 1 & Intermission
The legend continues
September 14, 2016 - The first Trails of Cold Steel took The Legend of Heroes series to a higher level with its incredible cast of characters, epic plot, and awesome JRPG gameplay. Now, part two is out so let's see what Rean and gang have been up to.
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel II: Prologue
An RPG in a class of its own
January 29, 2016 - Once in a while, an RPG comes out that reminds me why I love playing them. Trails of Cold Steel may not try to redefine the genre, but the solid adventure contained within is one that any RPG fan should go on.
Read more: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Review