• Octopath Traveler review in progress: A big, bold game

    8 days ago - By SlashGear

    Tomorrow is a big day for RPG fans, as Octopath Traveler finally launches on the Nintendo Switch. This is a game that Square Enix has been advertising since before the Switch even launched, and a lot of people have been hoping that Octopath Traveler might be something of a return to form for the company. After all, it definitely looks...
    Read more ...

     

  • Octopath Traveler Is An Epic RPG Anthology for Nintendo Switch

    Octopath Traveler Is An Epic RPG Anthology for Nintendo Switch

    8 days ago - By Geek

    I don't think my general dislike of traditional Japanese role-playing games comes from genre gameplay staples like turn-based combat or granular stat-management. I just think that dozens of hours of slowly paced self-indulgent...
    Read more ...

     

  • Where's Our Octopath Traveler Review?

    Where's Our Octopath Traveler Review?

    8 days ago - By GameInformer

    Octopath Traveler releases tomorrow on Switch, and reviews are hitting now. However, the final verdict from Game Informer isn't ready yet. It's a long adventure; I'm 50 hours in, but I want to make sure I finish the story and see all of the tales conclude before finalizing a score. So look for our full review sometime next week!
    Setting aside the mystery of the overall narrative payoff, I can say that my general impressions of the rest of the game are positive so far. The structure is novel, the visuals are fantastic, and the combat system is clever. I especially love the depth and...
    Read more ...

     

  • Switch RPG ‘Octopath Traveler' gives you too many roles to play

    Switch RPG ‘Octopath Traveler' gives you too many roles to play

    8 days ago - By Engadget

    Nintendo's Switch was in desperate need of a roleplaying game, and Square Enix's Octopath Traveler, with its retro pixel-art feel, heeded the call. The unashamedly old-school game draws inspirations from myriad RPGs of the past but centers its story...
    Read more ...

     

  • Octopath Traveler is a modern take on classic Final Fantasy on the Nintendo Switch

    Octopath Traveler is a modern take on classic Final Fantasy on the Nintendo Switch

    8 days ago - By The Verge

    If there's one constant for the Final Fantasy series, it's change. One moment, you're playing a systems-focused role-playing game like Final Fantasy V , and two decades later, that's morphed into the strange, open-world road trip of Final Fantasy XV. But this continual metamorphosis also creates a sense of nostalgia. You miss those classic games because they just don't make them that way anymore. This is particularly true of the 16-bit era Final Fantasy games for Super Nintendo, which ushered in a new wave of Japanese role-playing fans in the 1990s. There are plenty of games that have...
    Read more ...