The Most Ignorant Thing I’ve Ever Seen

By Heath | August 29, 2012 at 8:54 am

Humans are interesting.  When we sit down to think logically, we seem to all agree that a man should be “innocent until proven guilty,” yet when a crime is committed, we see guilt on any face that pleases us. 
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People Are So Fucking Stupid

By Heath | January 12, 2012 at 6:48 pm

So the PlayStation Vita is out, hasn’t sold up to expectations in hardware or software, and people are playing it up like the thing is already dead. Never mind, of course, that the same thing happened with PSP, PS3, and even the 3DS just 6 months ago. Memory loss is a problem, however, as is happy to play up bullshit news articles about the import price getting a “drastic price drop” at international sales websites. Yeah, you think? We’re talking about an import system. Now close to just a month away from release, the number of people willing to pay $530 for a $250 system is going to go down. Remember the supply and demand lessons in 7th grade? Now that the first rush is over and the North American and European Vita release dates are near, it’s only natural that demand for a super-expensive import will bottom out. Why would you pay $250 extra just to have a Vita for one measly month extra (assuming it ships next-day style)?

But that won’t stop the great hype machine, trying to score easy hits from people who are confused — and there are many — that thing this means something about the NA and EU launches. People on other websites are talking about this article like “Oh no is Sony in trouble!?” Give me a freaking break. Import prices drop drastically on virtually every system as they get closer to localized launches, but people are publishing articles hoping to score hits off the confusion. Classy move, Grant Gaines. So classy.

A Conversation You’ve Never Heard Before

By Heath | October 8, 2011 at 3:03 am

PlayStation Guy: Well hello old chap, I just came from the game store where I bought Heavy Rain.

Xbox Guy: How interesting. I hear a lot of people enjoyed that game. It doesn’t sound like my cup of tea, but knowing what I know about you, my friend, I’ll bet you’d enjoy something like Heavy Rain.
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RPG Land Called It: Square Enix Announcement Not Shocking

By Heath | May 29, 2010 at 5:55 pm

The internet was abuzz with rumors, theories, dreams, and speculation about Square Enix USA’s next announcement, which an employee discussed on her Twitter, saying many people would be “shocked and stoked.” RPG Land, ever the voice of reason, told people it was not going to be a new game, but that the most likely game to be revealed would be a North American release of Four Warriors of Light. Well, we were right. Final Fantasy: The Four Heroes of Light, selling for $35, will arrive in North America Oct.5 , 2010, almost a year after its Japanese release. See Janelle’s review of the game here. Also dig its official website.  This is a solid game, but appeared on incredibly few of the dream lists that were popping up.  Next time, be careful not to overhype yourself, internet.  Furthermore, don’t let your romantic fantasies of not-yet-existant games blur your vision to the good titles that are right in front of you.  …Which might be hard, with the other yet-mysterious Project X still looming on the horizon.

RPG Land’s New iPhone App (April Fools)

By Michael | April 1, 2010 at 12:58 am

We’re pleased to bring you this brief preview of RPG Land’s soon to be released iPhone app!
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Final Fantasy XIII Completed English review

By Janelle | December 26, 2009 at 6:34 am

Plenty of Final Fantasy XIII five-hour half-reviews and Twitterlike by-the-minute play updates have been passed around, but here is the first English-language, professional review of the completed game as played by someone who understood it. Accept no substitutes. RPG Land’s Final Fantasy XIII review.

How the Internet and Region Freedom Have Been Good and Bad for Final Fantasy XIII

By Heath | December 23, 2009 at 7:41 am

More importers and faster mass communication are having a visible effect on Final Fantasy XIII‘s public appearance.
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RPG Land wins again: Ar Tonelico II officially confirmed for USA

By Heath | July 26, 2008 at 5:15 am

Not news to anyone who reads RPG Land, but since there was a hardcore doubter the first time we told you, despite our overall awesome, here you go with a magazine scan confirming Ar Tonelico II‘s impending stateside release. Coming December 2008. (Thanks to forum member Fonic for the scan.)
But this article would be incomplete without a good hat-tip towards internet superhero GrgSpunk. When RPG Land initially published the details of its conversation with a Gust employee, GrgSpunk proceeded to take an epic shizit on the house that Deformedface Cloud built, in various below-linked forums. The first was our own discussion thread on the matter. Demanding an explanation and, perhaps contrary to his expectations, getting it, he wandered away and has not returned. But we soon became aware of his netwide crusade, as he
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