Lost and found
By this point in time, JRPGs have come quite a long way since their humble beginnings, and it seems like every new release is trying to find a way to reinvent the wheel once more with a flashy new battle system or premise. Even so, there’s a certain kind of charm to the relative simplicity of early JRPGs, and that’s what Tokyo RPG...
It's been found
Lost Sphear, published by Square Enix and made by the team behind I am Setsuna, isn't too far away from its 23rd January Western release on the Switch. In this case the story revolves around attempting to return memories to the world, and in terms of smart mechanics it boasts of the ability to move your characters around between...
Not all who wander…
Along with the open-world intrigue of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and the retro goodness of Hamster’s ACA Neo Geo releases, the Switch’s launch lineup included I Am Setsuna, a retro-styled JRPG from Square Enix subsidiary Tokyo RPG Factory that delivered an old-school adventure in a snowy modern package. It’s...
Including the rather funky 'Vulcosuits'
I am Setsuna was one of the more high profile early arrivals on the Switch eShop, and now the aptly named Tokyo RPG Factory (with publishing by Square Enix) is getting closer to releasing its next game - Lost Sphear. There's a new trailer to show us what this one will play like, including 'Vulcosuits'...
The follow-up to I Am Setsuna
One of the standout titles of the early Nintendo Switch library was that of I Am Setsuna, a thoroughly traditional JRPG experience published by Square Enix which called back to that company’s best days when it churned out classic JRPG’s left and right. The talented studio behind it—Tokyo RPG Factory—evidently...
From the studio behind I Am Setsuna
Square Enix has confirmed that Tokyo RPG Factory's next title will be coming the Nintendo Switch. Lost Sphear is due for release in early 2018 and will also be released on PlayStation 4 and Steam. It's going to be a digital title first and foremost, but a physical Switch version will be made available from the...
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