Articles by James Galizio

New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Trailer Scheduled for June 1st
New Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Trailer Scheduled for June 1st

The first news drop for the next Pokemon generation is finally scheduled for later this week.

news by James Galizio on 31 May, 2022

Temtem releasing out of Early Access on September 6th
Temtem releasing out of Early Access on September 6th

The monster-catching RPG finally releases to 1.0 later this year.

news by James Galizio on 24 May, 2022

Capcom announces Dragon's Dogma 10th anniversary celebration
Capcom announces Dragon's Dogma 10th anniversary celebration

Announcements come in packs, Arisen!

news by James Galizio on 24 May, 2022

The Best RPGs Playable on Steam Deck
The Best RPGs Playable on Steam Deck

Valve's new PC handheld is a wonderful way to play a large variety of Steam's RPGs, and we're here to highlight some of the best.

feature by James Galizio on 14 June, 2022

Final Fantasy IX TV Show to be revealed this week
Final Fantasy IX TV Show to be revealed this week

Almost a year since its announcement, Final Fantasy IX's cartoon is set to be unveiled at this week's Licensing Expo in Las Vegas

news by James Galizio on 23 May, 2022

Falcom wants to put Trails in the Sky, Kuro no Kiseki, and other titles on Nintendo Switch
Falcom wants to put Trails in the Sky, Kuro no Kiseki, and other titles on Nintendo Switch

Falcom sees potential, along with a lot of hard work ahead.

news by Adam Vitale and James Galizio on 19 May, 2022

Monochrome Mobius’ Worldwide Release is a dream come true, yet console players are left in a nightmare
Monochrome Mobius’ Worldwide Release is a dream come true, yet console players are left in a nightmare

As great as it is that Utawarerumono fans will be able to play the game in English day-and-date on PC, it's impossible to ignore the elephant in the room

feature by James Galizio on 10 May, 2022

Stranger of Paradise's Jack Garland is more than an angry man - he's one of the series' best protagonists
Stranger of Paradise's Jack Garland is more than an angry man - he's one of the series' best protagonists

Memes aside, Final Fantasy Origin's Jack Garland offers far more than just a short temper

feature by James Galizio on 24 April, 2022

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.1 feels like more than a simple update
Final Fantasy XIV Patch 6.1 feels like more than a simple update

The critically-acclaimed MMO's latest patch brings a host of additions and changes to the game, and we're all here for it

feature by James Galizio on 21 April, 2022

Getting to battle Arceus in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl is a childhood dream fulfilled
Getting to battle Arceus in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl is a childhood dream fulfilled

After so many years, the Azure Flute event has finally been realized - and with it, a part of James' childhood.

feature by James Galizio on 29 March, 2022

The Cruel King and the Great Hero review
The Cruel King and the Great Hero review

Despite all its charm, The Cruel King and the Great Hero is hard to recommend.

review by James Galizio on 29 March, 2022

Tiny Tina's Wonderlands is a promising new take on Borderlands
Tiny Tina's Wonderlands is a promising new take on Borderlands

Originally a Borderlands 2 DLC, Tiny Tina's first full adventure is off to a promising start.

preview by James Galizio on 28 February, 2022

Branching Path: James Galizio's Top 10 Games of 2021
Branching Path: James Galizio's Top 10 Games of 2021

2021 was perhaps a slower year for AAA game releases, but James still had plenty of games to engage with.

feature by James Galizio on 01 January, 2022

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Review
Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker Review

Endwalker concludes Final Fantasy XIV's decade-long story - and what a story it has been.

review by James Galizio on 06 January, 2022

Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi Review
Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi Review

Undernauts offers a nearly perfect entry point for folks looking to get into DRPGs.

review by James Galizio on 16 December, 2021

Nihon Falcom hopes to speed up localization for The Legend of Heroes
Nihon Falcom hopes to speed up localization for The Legend of Heroes

Answering a question during their annual shareholder meeting, Falcom management have expressed hope for faster localizations

news by James Galizio on 16 December, 2021

Fuga: Melodies of Steel sales fall short of covering development costs
Fuga: Melodies of Steel sales fall short of covering development costs

Seems like Fuga has roughly sold a third of what it needs to for costs to be recouped.

news by Adam Vitale and James Galizio on 16 December, 2021

Pokemon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Review
Pokemon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Review

Pokemon: Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl bring Generation IV to Switch, warts and all - along with a new set of strengths and weaknesses.

review by James Galizio on 29 November, 2021

Kuro no Kiseki ushers in a new dawn for the Trails series
Kuro no Kiseki ushers in a new dawn for the Trails series

The Republic of Calvard sets the stage for a fresh and new arc for The Legend of Heroes

feature by James Galizio on 11 November, 2021

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker is a comfortable step forward for current fans
Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker is a comfortable step forward for current fans

Job changes make sense for the current stage the game finds itself in, as Endwalker continues on the path Shadowbringers paved.

preview by James Galizio on 13 October, 2021

Monster Hunter Rise's PC Port is going to make me abandon my Switch copy
Monster Hunter Rise's PC Port is going to make me abandon my Switch copy

100+ hours of Switch play, down the drain - all thanks to a near-perfect PC port.

preview by James Galizio on 12 October, 2021

Hajimari no Kiseki is the steadying step forward that Trails needed
Hajimari no Kiseki is the steadying step forward that Trails needed

Hajimari no Kiseki doesn't right the issues I had with Trails of Cold Steel IV, but it reignited my excitement for the series' future.

feature by James Galizio on 25 September, 2021

Fantasian Review
Fantasian Review

Fantasian is a wonderful JRPG, even though the difficulty feels out of pace with the rest of the experience.

review by James Galizio on 28 August, 2021

New Pokémon Snap's Free Update makes me long for the game we could've had
New Pokémon Snap's Free Update makes me long for the game we could've had

New Pokémon Snap was a good game with a whole host of issues, and the free update has only solidified my thoughts on how the game could've been better.

feature by James Galizio on 16 August, 2021

Death's Door Review
Death's Door Review

Death's Door's blend of excellent pacing, an engaging combat system, and a haunting aesthetic help elevate it among its peers.

review by James Galizio on 06 August, 2021

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