Tag Archives: JRPG

Skyrim (A.K.A. the many deaths of Hrun the Barbarian)

Video games, especially of the fantasy RPG variety, have their own internal logic. This doesn’t often make a great deal of sense. Eating or sleeping can somehow heal first degree burns or gaping chest wounds. Your character can carry up to 300lbs of equipment and

The Geek Show - A Conversation About Blue Reflection

A Conversation About Blue Reflection

Magical girls are a staple in anime and manga, but they’re not very common in video game circles. But is that all about to change? Mark and Rob return to discuss Blue Reflection: Sword of the Girl Who Dances in Illusions (which is better known

The Geek Show - A Conversation About Ys VIII - Lacrimosa of Dana

A Conversation About Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

It’s time for another conversation about video games, so join Rob and Mark as they explore the cursed island of Seiren in Falcom’s latest addition to their long-running fantasy action RPG franchise – Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana. Let us know what you thought about

The Geek Show - PX22 - Anime and Arms, Anime and Cut Scenes

PX22 – Anime and Arms, Anime and Cut Scenes

We’re a video games podcast aren’t we? Maybe? It depends on the day I guess? This week we have a plateful of anime-themed gaming for your taste buds. First up we have the release of the rarest thing in gaming – a new Nintendo franchise

The Geek Show - PX21 - This is Micro!

PX21 – This is Micro!

We return to the expansive wilds of the video game world for that part of the annual release schedule that is often referred to as a barren wasteland. A quick rummage around the box of games leads to a very mixed bag of things to

The Geek Show - PX19 - Friday The 13th Tokyo Dreamfall

PX19 – Friday The 13th: Tokyo Dreamfall

While all the other gaming podcasts are off flirting with trailers, we’re talking about games we’ve been playing. Don’t panic though, as we’ll be joining the throng next week when all the E3 dust has settled. It’s not a classic selection of games this week,

Is it just nostalgia: Final Fantasy VII

Final Fantasy VII, the game that is the start, middle and end of the JRPG genre for some people and whenever the genre is mentioned this one will ultimately rear its head, so this week I’ll be looking at this title, has it held up