• The Best JRPGs for Steam Deck - From Persona and Dragon Quest to Atelier and Final Fantasy

    1 month ago - By Touch Arcade

    Having already covered the best games you can play on your Steam Deck , I wanted to start tackling some of my favorite genres. What better place to start than the one I spend the most time in over the year: JRPGs, or Japanese Role-Playing Games. Just like with our top 10 JRPGs for Nintendo Switch feature , a little clarification: by ‘JRPG' we're referring to the game design and mechanics that collectively inform the sub-genre rather than simply RPGs from Japan.
    Most Japanese publishers have moved from full console exclusives to releasing on PC simultaneously, or doing PC ports soon after...
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  • Everything You Need to Know About Playing Dragon Quest on iOS and Android - Dragon Quest Mobile 101

    Everything You Need to Know About Playing Dragon Quest on iOS and Android - Dragon Quest Mobile 101

    1 month ago - By Touch Arcade

    Dragon Quest is the grandfather of all Japanese RPGs. While it wasn't the first RPG from a Japanese developer, it was the first to bring together all of the elements of what we consider a JRPG today. It was also by some measure the most accessible game in the wider genre you could find at the time. While the series has had ups and downs in the global market, never quite catching on the way its younger sibling Final Fantasy did, it remains a genuine cultural force in its home market of Japan. Mobile gamers are lucky in that we have the widest selection of Dragon Quest games available to us...
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