Articles by Bryan Vitale

Final Fantasy X’s message of overcoming loss resonates with me far more now, 20 years later
Final Fantasy X’s message of overcoming loss resonates with me far more now, 20 years later

Final Fantasy X conveys a hopeful message that I continue to carry with me.

feature by Bryan Vitale on 18 July, 2021

Don't expect a Final Fantasy XVI update at this year's Tokyo Game Show, according to Naoki Yoshida
Don't expect a Final Fantasy XVI update at this year's Tokyo Game Show, according to Naoki Yoshida

The English voice over is nearly complete, but the team wants the next showing to be truly convincing.

news by Bryan Vitale on 10 July, 2021

Elden Ring releasing on January 21, 2022 - new extended gameplay reveal trailer
Elden Ring releasing on January 21, 2022 - new extended gameplay reveal trailer

Finally we get an extended look at the newest project from Hidetaka Miyazaki and George R.R. Martin, coming next year.

news by Bryan Vitale on 10 June, 2021

Tales of Arise shows off full playable cast in Summer Game Fest 2021 trailer [Update]
Final Fantasy VII Remake version 1.02 adds ability to transfer save data to PlayStation 5 version
Final Fantasy VII Remake version 1.02 adds ability to transfer save data to PlayStation 5 version

Ahead of next week's launch, get your PlayStation 4 save uploaded to the cloud.

news by Bryan Vitale on 03 June, 2021

Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake announced with a planned worldwide release
Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake announced with a planned worldwide release

A remake of Dragon Quest III: The Seeds of Salvation in the HD-2D engine is on the way.

news by Bryan Vitale on 27 May, 2021

Cyberpunk 2077 sold 13.7 million copies in 2020
Cyberpunk 2077 sold 13.7 million copies in 2020

2020's most maligned RPG was still a financial success for CD Projekt.

news by Bryan Vitale on 23 April, 2021

Biomutant shows off colorful environments in new World Trailer
Biomutant shows off colorful environments in new World Trailer

Post-apocalyptic, but with a lot of color.

news by Bryan Vitale on 23 April, 2021

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox to release on Nintendo Switch and PC in July
Ys IX: Monstrum Nox to release on Nintendo Switch and PC in July

Adol's latest adventure arrives on more platforms on July 6 in North America, July 9 in Europe.

news by Bryan Vitale on 23 April, 2021

Solasta: Crown of the Magister to release on May 27
Solasta: Crown of the Magister to release on May 27

This Dungeons and Dragons team tactical RPG leaves early access next month.

news by Bryan Vitale on 16 April, 2021

Tales of Symphonia tops series worldwide sales ranking; plus Japan, North America, and Europe regional breakdown
NieR Automata's recent review rating on Steam drops to mixed as users bomb score due to Microsoft Store port
NieR Automata's recent review rating on Steam drops to mixed as users bomb score due to Microsoft Store port

A surprisingly polished Microsoft Store port leaves Steam players feeling burnt.

news by Bryan Vitale on 21 March, 2021

Tetsuya Nomura is not directing the next installment of Final Fantasy VII Remake
Tetsuya Nomura is not directing the next installment of Final Fantasy VII Remake

Instead, Naoki Hamaguchi, who co-directed Final Fantasy VII Remake, will take the reins.

news by Bryan Vitale on 26 February, 2021

Project Triangle Strategy Demo - Four Things I Love and Two I'm Unsure About after two runs through the demo
Project Triangle Strategy Demo - Four Things I Love and Two I'm Unsure About after two runs through the demo

If I had any major takeaway from the Project Triangle Strategy demo, it's that it's worth playing twice.

feature by Bryan Vitale on 22 February, 2021

Diablo IV's Rogue class unveiled at BlizzCon Online
Diablo IV's Rogue class unveiled at BlizzCon Online

Blizzard unveils the first new class for the upcoming action RPG since its 2019 announcement.

news by Bryan Vitale on 20 February, 2021

Tactical RPG 'Project Triangle Strategy' Announced for Nintendo Switch, demo available on Nintendo eShop
Tactical RPG 'Project Triangle Strategy' Announced for Nintendo Switch, demo available on Nintendo eShop

A new tactical RPG coming in 2022 for Nintendo Switch.

news by Bryan Vitale on 18 February, 2021

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass announced
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity Expansion Pass announced

Two DLC packs that will expand the roster of playable characters and enemies, plus new stages and battle skills.

news by Bryan Vitale on 17 February, 2021

SaGa Frontier Remastered releasing on April 15
SaGa Frontier Remastered releasing on April 15

The PlayStation 1 classic now has a date.

news by Bryan Vitale on 17 February, 2021

New World release date slides to August 31 with a Closed Beta coming July 20, Expeditions and Outpost Rush detailed
Playing Yakuza 3 and beyond for the first time nowadays feels somewhat clumsy, but also worth it for new fans
Playing Yakuza 3 and beyond for the first time nowadays feels somewhat clumsy, but also worth it for new fans

Going back to Yakuza games I've skipped has felt a bit awkward, but I feel like it's been worth it for me.

feature by Bryan Vitale on 31 January, 2021

Trails of Cold Steel IV releases for Nintendo Switch on April 9 for North America and Europe
Sony CES presentation dates Square Enix's Project Athia for January 2022
Sony CES presentation dates Square Enix's Project Athia for January 2022

We might be playing Square Enix's experimental new IP in just a year.

news by Bryan Vitale on 11 January, 2021

 Branching Path: Bryan Vitale's Top 10 Games of 2020
Branching Path: Bryan Vitale's Top 10 Games of 2020

Bryan thinks back on a memorable 2020 and has one of his more varied lists yet.

feature by Bryan Vitale on 01 January, 2021

The entire mainline Yakuza series will be available on PC and Xbox next year
The entire mainline Yakuza series will be available on PC and Xbox next year

And they're all coming to Game Pass too.

news by Bryan Vitale on 11 December, 2020

Ruined King: A League of Legends Story get a gameplay trailer at The Game Awards 2020
Ruined King: A League of Legends Story get a gameplay trailer at The Game Awards 2020

We get a first look at the turn-based combat of Airship Syndicate's League of Legends RPG.

news by Bryan Vitale on 11 December, 2020

Next page