Trails of Cold Steel II takes all the first game’s meticulous worldbuilding to invest you in a war story that never loses sight of its humanity.
Originally released in 2006, Bullet Witch met with middling reviews due to its low budget and lack of polish, but it’s a diamond in the rough given a new lease on life thank’s to XSEED’s Steam port.
A decade since its Japanese launch, Nihon Falcom’s Zwei: The Ilvard Insurrection finally gets a Western release, and it’s one of this year’s best surprises.
Peach Beach Splash has all the hallmarks of a Senran Kagura game—lovely characters and lewd humour—but predatory loot boxes are a sinker.
One of the best JRPGs in years is back, and it looks, sounds, and plays better than ever. Don’t miss Trails of Cold Steel.
Trails in the Sky the 3rd’s dungeon-crawler setup is a departure from series norm, but this is nonetheless a great epilogue to a fine JRPG series.