Articles by James Galizio

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak's Title Update 2 doesn't shatter any expectations, but that's okay
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak's Title Update 2 doesn't shatter any expectations, but that's okay

Title Update 2 doesn't add as much to the game as the first one in August, yet it's still a welcome addition to the game.

feature by James Galizio on 02 October, 2022

15 years later, Distant Worlds still delivers the passion behind Final Fantasy's iconic music
15 years later, Distant Worlds still delivers the passion behind Final Fantasy's iconic music

Final Fantasy 35th Anniversary Distant Worlds: music from Final Fantasy Coral continues the series' long line of world-class orchestral concerts, with the passion still in tow

feature by James Galizio on 01 October, 2022

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty isn't shaping up to be a Nioh 3, and it's all the better for it
Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty isn't shaping up to be a Nioh 3, and it's all the better for it

Team Ninja's latest go at the "masocore" genre feels like it has more in common with Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice than their own Nioh, and that's not a bad thing

preview by James Galizio on 26 September, 2022

Stray Blade feels like a sword still in need of some honing
Stray Blade feels like a sword still in need of some honing

While filled with a number of interesting ideas, it feels like Stray Blade hasn't quite come together yet

preview by James Galizio on 21 September, 2022

Miasma Chronicles looks to be a promising upcoming Tactical RPG
Miasma Chronicles looks to be a promising upcoming Tactical RPG

During a session with 505 Games, we got our hands-on with The Bearded Ladies' upcoming Miasma Chronicles

preview by James Galizio on 19 September, 2022

Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & The Secret Key interview: Junzo Hosoi on Ryza's latest adventure
Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & The Secret Key interview: Junzo Hosoi on Ryza's latest adventure

With Ryza's last Atelier adventure on the horizon, we had a chance to talk with the game's producer and head of Gust Junzo Hosoi about what players can expect.

interview by James Galizio on 16 September, 2022

Dragon Quest Treasures might just be 2022's hidden RPG treasure
Dragon Quest Treasures might just be 2022's hidden RPG treasure

Among a packed year for RPGs on the Switch, Dragon Quest Treasures feels like a sleeper hit in the making

preview by James Galizio on 15 September, 2022

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion is shaping up to be a perfect remaster
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion is shaping up to be a perfect remaster

Revisiting Zack Fair's journey has never been more exciting.

preview by James Galizio on 15 September, 2022

Star Ocean: The Divine Force feels like a gem in the rough
Star Ocean: The Divine Force feels like a gem in the rough

Despite a few technical hiccups, Star Ocean has never felt quite so ambitious.

preview by James Galizio on 15 September, 2022

NieR Automata: The End of YoRHa Edition is one of the most impressive Nintendo Switch ports I've played
NieR Automata: The End of YoRHa Edition is one of the most impressive Nintendo Switch ports I've played

NieR Automata's upcoming Switch conversion might just be the best port to the system yet

preview by James Galizio on 15 September, 2022

Team Ninja and Sony announce Rise of the Ronin as a PS5 Console Exclusive, coming in 2024
Team Ninja and Sony announce Rise of the Ronin as a PS5 Console Exclusive, coming in 2024

This Action RPG taking place in late 19th century Japan will put players in the shoes of a Ronin during a time of great change in Japanese history.

news by James Galizio on 13 September, 2022

Square Enix to release Triangle Strategy for PC on October 13
Square Enix to release Triangle Strategy for PC on October 13

The previously Switch-exclusive Tactical RPG comes to PC next month

news by James Galizio on 13 September, 2022

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion launches on December 13; more details on characters, combat, and summons
Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion launches on December 13; more details on characters, combat, and summons

Square Enix details more characters, combat, summons, and more

news by James Galizio on 13 September, 2022

Theatrhythm Final Bar Line releasing on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on February 16, 2023
Theatrhythm Final Bar Line releasing on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 on February 16, 2023

Theatrhythm returns with a new entry for home consoles.

news by James Galizio on 13 September, 2022

Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key announced, releasing February 24 2023
Atelier Ryza 3: Alchemist of the End & the Secret Key announced, releasing February 24 2023

Ryza's 3rd and final adventure launches early next year.

news by James Galizio on 13 September, 2022

Choosing which version of Trails from Zero to buy is an overcomplicated mess
Choosing which version of Trails from Zero to buy is an overcomplicated mess

What should be a simple decision for Trails fans is anything but, thanks to some curious version differences

feature by James Galizio on 06 September, 2022

Cyberpunk 2077's Phantom Liberty expansion releases next year for PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC
Cyberpunk 2077's Phantom Liberty expansion releases next year for PS5, Xbox Series X|S and PC

The first expansion for Cyberpunk 2077 was revealed during the latest Night City Wire presentation

news by James Galizio and Adam Vitale on 06 September, 2022

Final Fantasy XIV 6.2 has been the best patch to be a raider
Final Fantasy XIV 6.2 has been the best patch to be a raider

For those of us tackling hardcore raids, Final Fantasy XIV patch 6.2 has been a godsend for actually being able to enjoy the game

feature by James Galizio on 01 September, 2022

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners debuts on September 13th
Cyberpunk: Edgerunners debuts on September 13th

The collaboration between CD Projekt, Studio Trigger and Netflix airs early next month.

news by James Galizio on 30 August, 2022

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak's 1st Title Update Fixes (almost) all of its Endgame issues
Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak's 1st Title Update Fixes (almost) all of its Endgame issues

Monster Hunter Rise: Sunbreak's first major update lays an excellent foundation for the support to come.

feature by James Galizio on 30 August, 2022

Battle System, Characters, and Weapons further detailed for Valkyrie Elysium
Battle System, Characters, and Weapons further detailed for Valkyrie Elysium

Square Enix has released further information about the upcoming Valkyrie title's combat system, and the characters you'll journey with

news by James Galizio and Adam Vitale on 24 August, 2022

Neowiz shows off new Trailer for Lies of P, now coming to Game Pass
Neowiz shows off new Trailer for Lies of P, now coming to Game Pass

The upcoming Pinocchio Soulslike from the Bless Unleashed developers at Round8 Studio receives a new trailer

news by James Galizio on 23 August, 2022

Gotham Knights introduces the games' Villains with its new trailer, moves up release to October 21
Gotham Knights introduces the games' Villains with its new trailer, moves up release to October 21

WB Games shows off the shadows which the Knights must protect Gotham City from

news by James Galizio on 23 August, 2022

Deck13 Interactive and Focus Entertainment announce Action RPG Atlas Fallen for Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC
Deck13 Interactive and Focus Entertainment announce Action RPG Atlas Fallen for Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation 5 and PC

The action RPG set in a "timeless" desert launches next year in 2023

news by James Galizio on 23 August, 2022

Lords of the Fallen 2 renamed to The Lords of the Fallen, releasing in 2023 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC
Lords of the Fallen 2 renamed to The Lords of the Fallen, releasing in 2023 for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S and PC

The sequel to 2014's Soulslike releases next year for current generation consoles and PC

news by James Galizio on 23 August, 2022

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