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1  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Gust making a spiritual successor to Ar Tonelico: Ar no Surge on: June 25, 2014, 09:29:35 PM
No word on Ciel...I can't say that I'm surprised but it is extremely disappointing.

Well, for whatever it's worth the offline version was JUST announced, and that probably would make a good cheap downloadable title.
2  Media / Miscellaneous Games / Shovel Knight on: June 25, 2014, 09:28:43 PM
You guys hadn't made a topic of this yet!?

It's out for those who backed, everyone else gets to wait until tomorrow morning/afternoon. Definitely worth it for fans of 8-bit platformers, especially those that had light RPG elements.
3  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Harvest Drama: Story of Trademarks on: June 18, 2014, 05:29:17 PM
Harvest Moon has been billed as an RPG for a long time and there is precedent here... but I also want to make sure people notice this.

Hilariously enough to me, despite this situation Natsume did come out with a better trailer, with XSEED going with the "this is the same series we swear!" type of trailer. Probably do need to spread the word given that it seems XSEED/Marvelous can't be more straightforward for whatever reason. I actually do think in some ways this could be a more ideal situation IF Story of Seasons manages to sell well and get recognized as being of the same series, as this end result is getting us more games, rather than just Natsume being dicks and holding everything up in the courtroom. That was Macross's fate and it sucked.
4  Media / Miscellaneous Games / MOVED: Harvest Drama: Story of Trademarks on: June 18, 2014, 05:24:56 PM
This topic has been moved to Single-Player RPGs.

http://www.rpgfan.com/boards/index.php?topic=14045.0
5  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Phantasy Star Nova (developed by Tri-Ace) on: June 17, 2014, 07:15:42 PM
In general it's frustrating how many Sega games like this are being left behind there. Though here it really does seem to be primarily a problem what platforms they're hitting and how demanding localization is, hopefully with PSP/DS more or less left behind we may actually see stuff like this, but Shining's been effectively abandoned for a long time here.
6  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Dragon Quest XI will be out 2016 on: June 17, 2014, 05:35:19 PM
I think Eusis was just referring to the practice of "derping" up someone's post in a quote to make a point.

This. It can be obnoxious to see, but if he's going to take a condescending approach like that to every opinion he doesn't agree with then we don't need him around.

Personally... yeah, those accents really were overdone. They reigned themselves in better for V but then it came out in the form of puns everywhere instead and seemingly arbitrary name changes so only I think two characters were left alone, and it sounds like a good chunk of them weren't even trying to adapt puns that were in the Japanese game. DQVI handled it best although that was still name change heavy, but it wasn't painfully so. However that was an 8-4 localization so it's less a change in philosophy and more a change in staff.
7  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Final Fantasy Type-0 HD on: June 17, 2014, 02:31:49 AM
Sounds like it may just be a barebones update. And if that pans out it makes it all the more baffling that SE felt it was worth cutting Vita out of the loop... and PS3/360 for that matter.

Maybe SE's just lost it entirely at this point.
8  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Dragon Quest XI will be out 2016 on: June 17, 2014, 01:54:12 AM
lol teh axents in dq4-6 suk amirite?

Stop this.

It's gotta to be a mobile game. For starters, 95% of Japanese gamers don't care about consoles but just mobile games and handhelds. So I could see this being at least a Vita game.

He's outright written off doing a mobile game (as in iOS/Android anyway) and there seems to be implications of wanting to do the next game on a console with statements like "looking forward to playing it on the big screen" or whatever. And Vita goes against the philosophy of going for the most active system, though I guess that's probably going to break next time anyway.
9  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Zelda for the Wii U on: June 11, 2014, 02:24:41 PM
I'm starting to wonder if games are wearing out the open world thing.

Zelda was one of THE original open world games, they have a better claim to it than most long running series would.
10  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: "X" by Monolith on: June 11, 2014, 12:31:13 PM
Nintendo said twice that it was coming this year. Excuse me for believing the game's own publisher. :/

It's a bit late, but after several other games in the past I tend to not believe a game is actually going to come out soon without more substantial information being shown, like characters and the game being named. Now that this is done and they announced 2015 as the release date I'm reasonably confident we'll see it then, whereas "X" always seemed to be shown too early.
11  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Bloodborne on: June 10, 2014, 05:36:57 PM
More details on PS Blog, stated to be an action RPG.
12  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Bloodborne on: June 10, 2014, 01:12:12 AM
Is this even an RPG?

Going by leaked footage it's clearly a spiritual successor to the Souls games. I'm assuming it is until we see information that indicates otherwise.
13  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: New "FROM SOFTWARE" and "SONY JAPAN" game for ps4 on: May 15, 2014, 10:22:25 PM

Is it really that hard to leave a quote alone when you're only quoting that short of a message? That just makes you look condescending as hell.
14  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Possible Return of "DARK CLOUD" (Sony registers "Dark Chronicle" trademark) on: April 26, 2014, 11:06:33 PM
Edited the topic name to say what exactly happened.

They could also be releasing Dark Cloud 1+2 as classics. Not getting my hopes up.

For fans of the games even that can be considered a victory. A small one, but it's keeping the game(s) available at least.
15  Media / Single-Player RPGs / Re: Conception II on: April 18, 2014, 11:25:48 PM
63% average on Metacritic, and mixed impressions on forums... A bit of a letdown for something so many were hyped about. Good thing Demon Gaze is almost out.

There really wasn't hype on my end, I was just curious about how it'd turn out since apparently the first played with player expectations on being a "waifu game" or whatever and that Spike Chunsoft developed and Atlus published. But it fell flat, so whatever.
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