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Lost Sphear review – back to (old) skool

Lost Sphear (PS4) - one foot in the past

Lost Sphear (PS4) – one foot in the past

Square Enix’s follow-up to I Am Setsuna is another ode to Chrono Trigger and other classic JRPGs – from Xenogears to Grandia.

After spending a whole console generation teetering on the brink of irrelevancy, the Japanese games industry is finally in the ascendency once again. They many never again dominate gaming as they once did, but Japanese games are now more popular, and more technically competent, than they have been in over a decade. And with that comes a growing confidence in making games that are very clearly Japanese in terms of gameplay, subject… Read the full story