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Home » Apps with tag ' JRPG'

Asdivine Hearts is Kemco's new JRPG, and it's all about a possessed cat

News By Peter Willington, 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Asdivine Hearts is Kemco's new JRPG, and it's all about a possessed cat

In Asdivine Hearts, Zack and Stella are planning to head off to the capital, but before they can get there a higher being takes over their pet cat. So then Zack and Stella have to head off on an adventure in which they ultimately need to save the world. To do this they'll explore 2D SNES-ish worlds, enter lots of battles, and I imagine crystals will be involved at some point too. Which, to be fair, is exactly what you want from a JRPG. Asdivine Hearts is out now, here's the launch trailer. Want it on iOS or Android? Grab it on the links below. [App Store links][Google Play links]…


Final Fantasy VI Symphonic Poem is 20 minutes of orchestral awesome

News By Peter Willington, 2 months, 1 week ago
Final Fantasy VI Symphonic Poem is 20 minutes of orchestral awesome

"The music of Nobuo Uematsu remains as powerful and as moving today as it did when we first heard it 20 years ago" - that's what producer Thomas Böcker said of the Final Fantasy composer's oeuvre, and I think you'd be hard pushed to disagree. So you should definitely spend part of today watching the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra cracking through 20 minutes of Final Fantasy VI's score, as part of its anniversary celebrations. To do so, all you need to do is click this link right here, and you'll be transported to the RSPO's official website. Have patience though: the video's worth watching, but the site itself is antiquated, taking approximately 1 billion years to load anythin…


Soul of Deva is a JRPG about a young girl killing demons to save humanity

News By Peter Willington, 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Soul of Deva is a JRPG about a young girl killing demons to save humanity

Kemco has just announced that its new JRPG - Soul of Deva - made by Hit-Point is out now. Soul of Deva stars a young lady called Savior who has the power to fight back against the demon hordes that terrorise human villages. She's joined by a cast of rogues, gents, and even a friendly demon along the way. As usual, the standard price for the game will be $8.99 / £5.99, but the price in the launch window is discounted down to $3.99 / £2.49. [App Store link]…


Hands-on with Soul Historica, the Kemco JRPG with a whole lotta soul

Feature By Peter Willington, 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Hands-on with Soul Historica, the Kemco JRPG with a whole lotta soul

Life is full of big decisions. Should you try to save your best friend from certain doom, or help re-unite two lovers in dire peril? Should you trust the establishment and keep quiet, or speak up for those that cannot speak for themselves? Should you buy Soul Historica, the latest JRPG from Kemco? Conundrums all, I'll try to help you answer at least one of them in the video below.…


The best Square Enix JRPGs on the iOS App Store

Feature By Peter Willington, 4 months ago
The best Square Enix JRPGs on the iOS App Store

We'll be the first to admit that Square Enix's JRPGs are a little on the pricey side when compared to other iOS games, but we'll also tell you that the entry price is tiny when you consider their quality and value for money. Still, we know that splashing out on a game you might not like is a daunting prospect, so we've gone ahead and made a video showing off the very best of Squeenix's JRPGs that have so far appeared on Apple hardware. If you're not up for the whole hour-long stream, you can click the name of the title you'd like to see more of below, and you'll be whizzed straight to the part of the video that we start playing. 1. Chrono Trigger2. Secret of Mana3. Dragon Quest VIII4. F…


Hands-on with Rusted Emeth, the JRPG where you fight giant monsters in huge mechs for cash and glory

Feature By Peter Willington, 4 months, 1 week ago
Hands-on with Rusted Emeth, the JRPG where you fight giant monsters in huge mechs for cash and glory

After it was released on Android a month or two back, Rusted Emeth is now out on iOS. It's a cool concept for a JRPG: many people have become hunters who collect bounties after defeating massive creatures in battle using their Golems (heavily armoured mechs). The visuals are a little basic, but keep with Kemco's usual 16-bit aesthetic, and I'm really liking the fact that the controls are optimised for touchscreens, and aren't virtual sticks. I fired up Rusted Emeth so I could show you the opening moments, click play below to see them.…


Chaos Rings 3 will come to iOS and Android in Japan this October

News By Peter Willington, 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Chaos Rings 3 will come to iOS and Android in Japan this October

Fans of mobile JRPGs rejoice: the next instalment of Square Enix's Chaos Rings saga has a release date, announced platforms, and some new screens for you to see. The game is titled Chaos Rings III and will be available on iOS and Android (with a special edition going to PlayStation Vita called Chaos Rings 3 Prequel Trilogy). The mobile versions will likely be identical, though the Vita outing will come with some extra fluff and a prologue explaining the events of the series to-date. Date? October 16th in Japan. Price? 2800 yen, which is about £19.49 / $27.99. Western release confirmed? Not yet, but we're chasing Square Enix for details. Hyped for Chaos Rings III? Let us know. F…


Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen is headed to Western smartphones

News By Peter Willington, 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen is headed to Western smartphones

During an announcement of its Gamescom line-up, Square Enix dropped a massive bomb for fans of JRPGs - Dragon Quest IV: Chapters of the Chosen will be released on mobiles and tablets in the West. It's a port of the Nintendo DS remake, and includes the additional and changed content from that version, such as the extra story chapter. We're also hearing that it features quick saves, and multiple combat speed options, which will be a blessing for adventurers on the go. If you're yet to play a Dragon Quest, then this could well be a great place to start. The plot follows multiple characters from very different walks of life, as their stories all begin to weave into one another's, and this ad…


Retro JRPG Journey to Kreisia out now on iPhone and iPad

News By Alex Beech, 10 months, 2 weeks ago
Retro JRPG Journey to Kreisia out now on iPhone and iPad

There is probably someone out there who tries to play all of the old-school JRPGs which appear on the App Store. Today, their task got a little harder, thanks to Kemco's latest retro release Journey to Kreisia. You'll probably be more than familiar with Journey to Kreisia's premise. The lead protagonist is Yusis, a high school boy who has been transported to the fantastical world of Kerisia. Declaring him 'Saviour from the Outer Realm', the people of the land believe the lad has been sent to destroy an overlord who is ressurected every 10 years. Yusis has to explore the game's 16-bit-inspired world, meeting NPC's and gathering party members before he faces the Overloard. On the way he…


JRPG classic Tales of Phantasia now available for free in the US

News By Alex Beech, 10 months, 4 weeks ago
JRPG classic Tales of Phantasia now available for free in the US

You might have noticed that the App Store is currently awash with retro-themed JRPGs. If you're looking for something an authentic slice of RPG histroy, however, then you'll be pleased to hear that Namco Bandai has just released the '90s SNES classic Tales of Phantasia as a free download. There's one catch, though: the game is only available in the US and Canada. Given you can download it for free, you might expect Tales of Phantasia to feature an aggressive in-app purchase model. But, according to Namco Bandai, you can play through the entire story without having to spend a penny - provided you are online and have a stable internet connection. Rather than charging you to unlock chap…