Mike Salbato
Lost Sphear Available Today
Tokyo RPG Factory returns.
01.23.18 - 12:16 PM

When Tokyo RPG Factory a small studio that Square Enix set up to build smaller-focus RPGs, reminiscent of older games released I am Setsuna in 2016, it immediately drew comparisons to Chrono Trigger, with its similar battle structure, exploration, and old-school sensibilities.

It didn't exactly set the RPG world on fire, but in his review, reviewer Derek Heemsbergen described Setsuna as a game that "takes enough risks to be worth experiencing, in spite of its narrative foibles."

Lost Sphear

Today marks the release of the developer's sophomore effort, Lost Sphear, available now on PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Steam. While we'd have preferred to bring you a review today, we were not given advance access to it, so we're starting that process today. Look for our review of Lost Sphear in the near future though, and in the meantime, here is the game's launch trailer:


Twitch Schedule & Status

Sunday, October 28
Costume Quest w/Maxx, Katherine & Kyle • 10am PDT/1pm EDT

Darksiders w/Maxx • 12pm PDT/3pm EDT
Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals w/Kat • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT

Threads of Fate w/Kyle • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Resonance of Fate w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE w/Nathan • 10:30am PDT/1:30pm EDT
Resonance of Fate w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Kingdom Hearts II Final Mix w/Kyle • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Resonance of Fate w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance w/Kat • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Friday Super Variety Night w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Resonance of Fate w/Scott • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

Shenmue I & II

Shenmue I & II

The Banner Saga 3 Overture

The Banner Saga 3 Overture

The Banner Saga 3

The Banner Saga 3 Soundtrack

Retro Encounter 158: Mega Man Legends 2

Retro Encounter 158