Previews by Josh Torres

Yakuza: Like A Dragon - A Fascinating Transformation into a Full Fledged Turn-Based RPG
Yakuza: Like A Dragon - A Fascinating Transformation into a Full Fledged Turn-Based RPG

Ever since the Yakuza series switched to the Dragon Engine, it's been inching closer and closer to being a RPG. Now, it really is one from top to bottom.

preview by Josh Torres on 12 October, 2020

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Hands-on: Vanillaware's Science Fiction Cauldron
13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Hands-on: Vanillaware's Science Fiction Cauldron

Although 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim has had a lengthy development, this long-awaited game is just around the corner and after checking out the first few hours, the wait is worth it.

preview by Josh Torres on 20 August, 2020

Astral Chain Hands-on: Seven Things I’m Loving in the First Seven Hours
Astral Chain Hands-on: Seven Things I’m Loving in the First Seven Hours

PlatinumGames's bizarre adventure has been a thrilling ride so far. Here are seven neat little touches I've been enjoying in the final build of the game.

preview by Josh Torres on 17 August, 2019

Octopath Traveler Hands-on Preview: A Stunning Return to a Bygone Era of RPGs
Octopath Traveler Hands-on Preview: A Stunning Return to a Bygone Era of RPGs

We spent several hours with Switch's next big JRPG and it's looking to be something incredibly special.

preview by Josh Torres on 06 July, 2018

Super Neptunia RPG Hands-On Impressions from E3 2018
Super Neptunia RPG Hands-On Impressions from E3 2018

An extensive hands-on at the first western-developed Neptunia game!

preview by Josh Torres on 15 June, 2018

Fate/Extella Link Hands-On Impressions from E3 2018
Fate/Extella Link Hands-On Impressions from E3 2018

A first-look at the sequel to Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star.

preview by Josh Torres on 13 June, 2018

Dissidia Final Fantasy: Opera Omnia Impressions
Dissidia Final Fantasy: Opera Omnia Impressions

Fellow RPG fans bummed about NT's direction may fall in love with this turn-based Dissidia RPG.

preview by Josh Torres on 31 January, 2018

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Hands-on Preview: The First 30 Hours
Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Hands-on Preview: The First 30 Hours

An incredible deep dive into Monolith Soft's next big RPG coming to the Nintendo Switch. All completely spoiler-free!

preview by Josh Torres on 15 November, 2017

Hands-on Dissidia Final Fantasy NT at E3 2017 and its Insane 3v3 Fights
Hands-on Dissidia Final Fantasy NT at E3 2017 and its Insane 3v3 Fights

This next entry to the Dissidia Final Fantasy series is the most chaotic it's ever been!

preview by Josh Torres on 20 June, 2017

Dance Your Life Away in this E3 2017 Hands-on with The Metronomicon: Slay the Dance Floor
Dance Your Life Away in this E3 2017 Hands-on with The Metronomicon: Slay the Dance Floor

You can even play this RPG with your old Guitar Hero controller or Dance Dance Revolution dance pad.

preview by Josh Torres on 16 June, 2017

Tongues-on with Mary Skelter: Nightmares at E3 2017
Tongues-on with Mary Skelter: Nightmares at E3 2017

A look at the new dungeon crawler from Compile Heart and Idea Factory that does not involve literally licking a Vita.

preview by Josh Torres on 15 June, 2017

Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni PC Preview
Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni PC Preview

A hands-on look with the PC version of Valkyrie Drive: Bhikkhuni coming this June to Steam.

preview by Josh Torres on 30 May, 2017

Hands-on with God Eater 2: Rage Burst’s PC Version
Hands-on with God Eater 2: Rage Burst’s PC Version

The God Eater series has finally arrived on the PC and it runs pretty damn well!

preview by Josh Torres on 30 August, 2016

A Newcomer’s Peek into the World of Gwent’s Standalone Game
A Newcomer’s Peek into the World of Gwent’s Standalone Game

Hands-on with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt’s little mini-game of cards shows a lot of potential with just a hand of ten.

preview by Josh Torres on 20 June, 2016

Watch us wander through Xenoblade Chronicles X's massive open world
Watch us wander through Xenoblade Chronicles X's massive open world

Two hours of us wandering through New Los Angeles and the surrounding wilderness.

preview by Adam Vitale and Josh Torres on 25 November, 2015