Review: Alphadia Genesis (Nintendo Wii U) | digitallydownloaded

I love traditional JRPGs. Having grown up with the genre on the NES, SNES, Game Boy, and whatever else I could get my hands on, more than any other genre the JRPG has been a mainstay for me through my life.

So naturally when there is a game that promises to tap into that nostalgia I jump at the chance to play it. Alphadia Genesis, a Kemco port from an iPhone and Android game, is the latest attempt from the Japanese developer/ publisher to tap into that specific aesthetic and play style. It's not a game that didn't play JRPGs in their youth, but sadly, it's also not up to the standards of the games it emulates and therefore won't necessarily appeal to its target audience either.

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