Editorial: Loopy

By Mel
But he gives GREAT loot!

Mel looks at specific qualities that make a game addictive and fun. They involve many familiar mechanics, such as grinding, but what else? Games need more than just a grind to keep the player in that loop. Curious? Reach level twenty to get the answer!

TSM Episode 292: The Beginner RPG

By Lusipurr
Not only is Final Fantasy IX one of the best RPGs for beginners; it also has one of the best beginnings in an RPG.

Ethos and SiliconNooB discuss changes to PlayStation Network content and prices, Mel buys Smash Bros. fN3DS whilst Bup muses on Nintendo’s decision to release it just a month before the Wii U version, and Lusipurr searches for the best ‘beginner RPG’.