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2021-12-09T02:30:43
Star Ocean: The Divine Force Needs to Overhaul the Series to Keep It Relevant
The last 20 years of Star Ocean games have been controversial or forgettable, but The Divine Force is Square Enix's chance to save the series.
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2021-12-06T08:30:37
Dark Souls Anatomy: Five Surprising Facts About Gwyndolin's Body
Gwyndolin is one of the most mysterious players in the story of Dark Souls. Just who is this secretive god, and what is his unique body capable of?
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2021-12-05T08:30:41
Shin Megami Tensei V Changes the Alignment System For the Better
Shin Megami Tensei V reworks its classic Law and Chaos alignments to be less obviously destructive by removing their old representatives.
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2021-12-04T09:30:48
Shin Megami Tensei V: Why Abdiel Is the Best New Character
Abdiel may not be Shin Megami Tensei V's warmest character, but her cautionary tale about clinging to the past makes her its best by far.
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2021-11-29T02:30:33
Persona Q Was a Flawed But Brilliant Tragedy
Persona Q: Shadow of the Labyrinth might look like a cute crossover spinoff, but it's actually a heartbreaking deconstruction of the modern franchise.
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2021-11-27T06:30:22
Shin Megami Tensei: Why Alice Isn't From Wonderland
Shin Megami Tensei's Alice might look like a reference to the famous Lewis Carroll book, but there's much more to this fiend than meets the eye.
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2021-11-21T06:30:15
Final Fantasy VII Anatomy: Five Weird & Gross Facts About Sephiroth's Body
The notorious nemesis of Final Fantasy VII might look like a man, but his alien abilities and parasitic powers make Sephiroth closer to a monster.
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2021-11-20T21:30:35
Shin Megami Tensei Deserves a Modern Remake More Than Any Final Fantasy Does
Shin Megami Tensei is one of the most original RPG franchises ever, but the first game is notoriously inaccessible. A modern remake could fix that.
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2021-11-20T06:30:46
One of Shin Megami Tensei V's First Quests Is a Perfect Ethical Dilemma
Shin Megami Tensei V puts a refreshingly human spin on the constant battle between Law and Chaos, resulting in one of the series' best missions yet.
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2021-11-12T04:30:23
Why Tales of Symphonia's Sequel Disappointed
Tales of Symphonia went down in history as one of the GameCube's biggest RPGs, but its successor Dawn of the New World failed to have the same impact.
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2021-11-11T18:30:15
Fire Emblem Heroes: Why Book 3 Is One of the Series' Best Stories
Fire Emblem Heroes' third book features strong themes and character development makes it every bit as good as a mainline game.
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2021-11-07T03:30:40
How Humor Helped Divinity: Dragon Commander Get Politics Right
Politics are often a divisive issue in gaming, but Larian Studios' 2013 strategy RPG made them accessible through clever and comical satire.
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2021-11-06T07:30:19
Dungeons & Dragons: 5 Classes That Deserves More Spells
Dungeons & Dragons is always introducing new spells and abilities, but there are some classes that need more magical aid than others.
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2021-10-11T17:30:15
The Philosophy of Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance might not seem like the most thoughtful game, but it's actually a smart exploration of memes, control and objectivism.
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2021-10-11T03:30:45
Why Was Fire Emblem Fates So Controversial?
Fire Emblem Fates could have been the perfect follow-up to Awakening's success. Instead, it's an infamous successor that divides fans to this day.
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2021-10-10T18:30:13
Should Jenova Have Been Final Fantasy VII's True Villain?
A popular fan-theory claims Jenova was controlling Sephiroth throughout Final Fantasy VII. How would the game have changed if that were true?
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