Valkyria Chronicles II ships amid high expectations

By Heath | August 31, 2010 at 3:40 am

Today is the day Sega of America ships out Valkyria Chronicles II, the PSP-based sequel to the PS3 game that *some have called “best RPG of the last decade.” 
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Valkyria Chronicles II review

By Heath | August 13, 2010 at 9:02 am

And then I was like, “Oh yeah, I should review Valkyria Chronicles II.”

Top 5 Most Anticipated RPGs: July

By Heath | June 29, 2010 at 10:35 pm

The tides and waves of the internet are shifting. What are RPG lovers looking forward to the most, as of right now? Here are the 5 most anticipated:
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E3: Valkyria Chronicles II media

By Michael | June 15, 2010 at 10:36 am

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RPG Land’s Monthly Top 5: May

By Heath | May 8, 2010 at 10:30 am

What RPGs are you, dear internet, wanting the most?  Here are the top 5 as of the month of May.  The top spot may surprise you as much as it did me.
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PSP RPG scans: Narikiri, Blaze, Fullmetal, Valkyria, Ys, Zettai, Project, Fate, Ranker

By Heath | May 4, 2010 at 7:04 pm

Scans of a whole mess of PSP RPGs here, starting with…
Fullmetal Alchemist: To the Promised Day
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Handheld RPG scans April 20

By Heath | April 19, 2010 at 10:39 pm

Japanese magazines provide looks at Pokemon Black and White, Blaze Union, new Dragon Quest games, Knights in the Nightmare’s PSP port, Etrian Odyssey III, Tales of Phantasia Narikiri Dungeon X, and more, starting with…
Knights in the Nightmare (PSP)
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RPGs Fuel PSP Success

By Heath | April 8, 2010 at 11:13 pm

Recently, the PSP has found itself riding high on the Japanese sales charts. Taking a look at its recent software releases, it becomes apparent that a sizable portion of its recent success can be attributed to a very strong RPG lineup.
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Handheld RPG screens 3/26: Narikiri Dungeon X, Etrian 3, DQ3, Monster Hunter 3rd, Blaze Union, Fullmetal RPG, DQM Joker 2

By Heath | March 25, 2010 at 12:29 pm

Screens of Dragon Quest III (Mobile), Etrian Odyssey III (DS), Fullmetal Alchemist: To the Promised Day (PSP), Monster Hunter Portable 3rd (PSP), Dragon Quest Monsters Joker 2 (DS), Tales of Phantasia Narikiri Dungeon X (PSP), Valkyria Chronicles 2 (PSP) and Blaze Union (PSP). Let’s get the Dragon Quest III cellphone port outta the way first:
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An American Gamer in Japan 1: Metal Gear Mt. Dew, Risque iPhone Apps, and PSP RPG madness

By Heath | March 23, 2010 at 11:05 am

Greetings from the Land of the Rising Sun. Since I’m writing this on RPG Land, and it’s about the gaming lifestyle in Japan, I almost said “from the RPGLand of the Rising Sun,” but then I was like, “No. That’s exactly the kind of douchebag move I hate.” So I didn’t.
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Valkyria Chronicles 2 hands-on preview

By Heath | March 21, 2010 at 12:37 pm

Sega’s Valkyria Chronicles for PlayStation 3 was the most innovative strategy RPG to come along in years, and in the opinion of this writer, also one of the best overall. Its sequel, Valkyria Chronicles 2 for PSP, is out in Japan and headed stateside later this year. Here is a hands-on preview describing some key differences, similarities, and how they’re all coming together.
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Keep Your Eye on the Blog: March 4 (Lunar, Infinite Space, Valkyria 2)

By Janelle | March 4, 2010 at 11:32 am

Since so many companies have official blogs now, and since many of them have interesting, RPG-related content on said blogs, I figured I’d start writing some quick rundowns of what to find on them each week.
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Famitsu scan guides: End of Eternity, Star Ocean IV PS3, DQ6, God Eater, Valkyria 2

By Heath | February 21, 2010 at 8:32 am

Starting with End of Eternity (360, PS3)
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Valkyria 2 girls hand out valentines

By Heath | February 14, 2010 at 12:38 am

This Valentine’s Day, the lead girls of Valkyria Chronicles 2 are on some special cards for you, offering to jump on you wildly, tape up your wounds, and break your popscicle sticks. O…kaaay. (Via Famitsu).

RPGs dominate Japanese sales charts, PS3 version of EoE/RoF manhandling 360 version

By Heath | February 4, 2010 at 8:47 pm

With role-playing games claiming the first two overall spots and six of the top ten, buying RPGs was obviously the hip thing to do in Japan this past week.
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Valkyria Chronicles 2 introductory guide via Famitsu

By Heath | January 24, 2010 at 7:08 am

Gettin’ your hands on Valkyria Chronicles 2 for PSP? Famitsu’s got you covered with a how-to and walkthrough of the first bits of the game.
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Valkyria 2 uniforms, guns in Phantasy Star Portable 2

By Heath | January 21, 2010 at 9:05 pm

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