Posts Tagged ‘Tales of Berseria’

Wot I Think: Tales of Berseria

I’m sitting with some friendly seaside townsfolk debating the merits of placing chocolate jelly in every toilet in the Holy Midgand Empire. The Great Choconito Gambit, one of them calls it to much amusement, insisting he was going to get rich from the scheme. We all laughed.

Cut forward half an hour and I’m deep in an ancient temple watching a starving daemon child, half-boy, half-tree, eat his mother alive as my party looks on, helpless. And so it goes in Tales of Berseria [official site]: one minute you’re enjoying the idle chatter of your rag-tag RPG party, the next you’re thrown back into a twisted tale of death, revenge, and dragon gods. This is Tales’ attempt to shed its label as a solid but predictable series – and for the most part, it succeeds.

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Steam Charts: Incumbent Malice

Great Odin’s beard, it’s only the weekly Steam charts! That is to say, the ten games which sold best on Steam last week.

This week: new entries, old favourites, and a very dirty house indeed.
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A whopper: Tales of Berseria released

Catching up on the week’s leftovers, hey, look: Tales of Berseria [official site] is out! The latest in Bandai Namco’s long-running RPG series launched on Thursday night, a bit before the European console release even. Good boy, Ian Bandai. He says Tales of Berseria is a young woman’s “journey of self-discovery”, though from what I saw in the demo she mostly discovers what’s inside monsters after they’re kicked to pieces. That’s a journey of other-discovery. Perhaps this here launch trailer can explain better: Read the rest of this entry »

Tales and trials: Tales of Berseria demo released

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A demo for Tales of Berseria [official site] is now out on Steam, offering a sample of Bandai Namco’s JRPG ahead of its full launch on January 27th. Tales may be an old series but it’s relatively new to PC, so do have a bash if you’re curious. If you’re less interested in games than options menus and framerates, hey, I can tell you about that. Read the rest of this entry »

The PC games of 2017 mega-preview

As Old Father Time grabs his sickle and prepares to take ailing 2016 around the back of the barn for a big sleep, we’re looking to the future. The mewling pup that goes by the name 2017 will come into the world soon and we must prepare ourselves for its arrival. Here at RPS, our preparations come in the form of this enormous preview feature, which contains details on more than a hundred of the exciting games that are coming our way over the next twelve months. 2016 was a good one – in the world of games at least – but, ever the optimists, we’re hoping next year will be even better.

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Tales of Berseria getting demo in January before release

Bandai Namco’s long-running Tales series of RPGs has avoided PCs for most of its life but they’ve recently started bringing both old and new Tales games our way. The PC version of Tales of Berseria [official site] will launch on the same day of its console counterpart, January 27th, and we’ll even be treated to a demo before then. Look for that on January 10th, Bamco have announced. While they are getting better at this ‘PC gaming’ malarkey, their ports can be still wonky so good, that’s good to hear. Here, come have a gander at Berseria in a new trailer. Read the rest of this entry »

Devilish Hand: Tales Of Berseria Coming Our Way

Like a little J in your RPG? Smile: Bandai Namco today announced that Tales of Berseria [official site], the next game in their long-running ‘Tales of’ series, will indeed be coming westward. And yep, it will be on PC too. Bandai Namco have been pretty good with bringing the series our way. They released the recent Tales of Zestiria on the same day as its PlayStation 4 version, and are going back to bring older games like Tales of Symphonia over too. Trailer below!

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