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Why Persona 3 is better than Persona 4 and 5

By Brian Wells Last year, my colleague Joe argued that Persona 4 was better than 5. And while he may be right, he overlooked the greatest game in the series: Persona 3. The Persona series developed a cult following since its initial release. But the dungeon crawler has seen more mainstream success in recent years, especially as titles have become available on more systems. In 2020, gamers saw the release of Persona 5: Royal on…

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How to revamp the turn-based RPG combat system

Square Enix ditched turn-based combat in its remake of Final Fantasy 7. It’s no surprise turn-based combat has grown stale over the years, but it isn’t the genre’s fault. It’s the developer’s for not innovating enough. Here’s how to revamp the entire combat system to its former glory.