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What´s the outlook for JRPGs in the West for the (near) future?...still grim?

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SnakeDrake said:
We got some of the best games ever created this gen, of course im talking about Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. And they just announced Dark Souls 2 :D


Dark Souls feels more like a wRPG o.o.



    

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The series I haven't yet tried is Persona. I have Persona 1 on my PS Vita, I just havent got round to it yet. I'm not sure if Dark Souls counts, but its imo the best RPG this generation.

Final Fantasy is the flagship the genre here in the west. If FF15 does not deliver then I think the genre is in some trouble.



BasilZero said:
SnakeDrake said:
We got some of the best games ever created this gen, of course im talking about Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. And they just announced Dark Souls 2 :D


Dark Souls feels more like a wRPG o.o.

No, its not like any rpg's in general



 

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SnakeDrake said:
BasilZero said:
SnakeDrake said:
We got some of the best games ever created this gen, of course im talking about Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. And they just announced Dark Souls 2 :D


Dark Souls feels more like a wRPG o.o.

No, its not like any rpg's in general


I know that, I'm talking about more of the setting and feel to it not gameplay.



    

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BasilZero said:
SnakeDrake said:
BasilZero said:
SnakeDrake said:
We got some of the best games ever created this gen, of course im talking about Demon's Souls and Dark Souls. And they just announced Dark Souls 2 :D


Dark Souls feels more like a wRPG o.o.

No, its not like any rpg's in general


I know that, I'm talking about more of the setting and feel to it not gameplay.

I guess you right then with the Dark tone and everything



 

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The outlook? Grim.
The bright side? Purchasing JRPGs increases my nerd cred now more than ever. Nothing is better than shaming my friends for buying something popular instead of Xenoblade.



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Well I think that its no way there was fruitful was they once were, but there are some good jrpgs coming out I wont mention them as I can see they have been already mentioned by other users.



they will always have a place in handhelds...oh wait u meant west.....grim



no, it's allot worse then grim, which saddens me to know end.



Persona 4, Souls series, Xenoblade are some of the highest rated RPGs of the current gen.