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08/17/19

Grandia HD Will Arrive on PC This September

Experience the Game Arts classic on Steam!
08/16/19

RPGFan Music: NieR: Orchestra Concert 12018 Review

We're back with a music review, yay!
08/16/19

Last Chance to Enter Our Trials of Fire Giveaway!

Hours remain. *Majora's Mask moon meme here*
08/16/19

Physical Deluxe Edition of Wargroove Deploys This Fall

The good boys are back in town.
08/15/19

Retro Encounter 201: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Part II

You're as cold as ice / You're willing to sacrifice our Trails
08/15/19

Code Vein's Newest Trailer Showcases The Halberd

A good way to keep foes at bay.
08/15/19

Meet the Daemon Gavod in Latest Oninaki Video

This guy looks dangerous!
08/15/19

Create Your Own Gathering Field in Atelier Ryza

Create your very own Gathering Field and share it with others!
08/15/19

Doraemon Story of Seasons Getting Western Release This October

The iconic Japanese mascot character is coming to the States!
08/15/19

Two New Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Trailers Showcase Seliana Base and the Glavenus

Explore the new base location through Felyne dancing!
08/14/19

Biomutant Is Getting A Pair of Special Editions

Hope you're ready to shell out the big bucks.
08/14/19

A New Oninaki Video Showcases The Daemon Lucica

Another day, another demon.
08/14/19

System Shock 2 Enhanced Edition Officially Announced

Will you be able to survive the horrors on the spaceship Von Braun?
08/14/19

Romancing SaGa 3 Remaster Nearing Completion, According to Series Director

Hopefully we'll get to play it by the end of the year!
08/14/19

We're commanding an army of the dead in our hands-on with Iratus: Lord of the Dead!

Check out how the game has progressed since E3!
08/13/19

The Dark Pictures Anthology - Man of Medan Offers Up Movie Night Mode in New Video

Horror is best shared with friends, after all.
08/13/19

Root Letter: Last Answer Gets New Gameplay Trailer

Find the truth.
08/13/19

Dicey Dungeons Review

There's no chance to roll a D20 with these dice!
08/13/19

Nintendo Switch Might Be Getting SNES-Style Controller, According to FCC Filing

Let the theorizing commence!
08/13/19

Enjoy Some Gorgeous Concept Art from Tokyo RPG Factory's Oninaki

Plus another demon-centric video!
08/13/19

GreedFall Gets a New Gameplay Trailer

Combat, skill trees, and decision making shown in-engine.
08/12/19

Retro Encounter 200: The Retro Encounter Awards

A very special podcast bicentennial
08/12/19

Coming This Week, 8/12/19

Having a grand 'ol time.
08/11/19

Here's everything the Dragon Quest Builders 2 Season Pass has to offer!

Read on to see just how much we like it!
08/11/19

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series Now Available for Digital Pre-order on PC, PS4, and XB1

The complete bundle of Telltale's epic will release on September 10th.
08/10/19

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Official Website Revamped With Story Trailer, Screenshots

Please, please get a Western release date!
08/10/19

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Unveils New Media & Battle Modes

Monotone and crimson.
08/10/19

An Update on RPGFan Podcasts and Ads

A few more comments on our recent site updates!
08/10/19

Twitch Sunday: Super Mario Maker 2

We're going for a Sunday stream building theme.
08/09/19

Psychedelica of the Ashen Hawk Review

A witch hunt full of romance.
08/09/19

Latest Oninaki Video Introduces The Demon "Treize"

In the immortal words of DJ Khaled, "another one!"
08/09/19

Code Vein Unveils Eva Roux in New Character Trailer

A voice found, when one was lost.
08/09/19

New Dragon Quest XI S Trailer Puts Adventures in Erdrea in Your Hands

The Hero from Smash Bros. Ultimate finally gets his own game!
08/08/19

First Yo-kai Watch for Nintendo Switch Trailer Released

Get reacquainted with some of your favorite Yo-kai!
08/08/19

Oninaki Trailer Showcases Zaav, a Spear-Wielding Daemon

Square Enix keeps dropping trailers left and right!
08/08/19

RPGFan Letter From the Editor Vol. 3: Lightbringers

What's new, what's not, why that stuff is new or not, and even how we got here.
08/08/19

Indivisible Gets October Release Date

Finally!
08/08/19

Spearhead Games Announce Console Versions of "Living World Sandbox RPG" Project Witchstone

From the creators of Omensight and Stories: The Path of Destinies!
08/08/19

The Dark Pictures Anthology - Man of Medan Developers Detail 2-Player Story Mode

Share in the horrors with a friend.
08/07/19

Oninaki Trailer Showcases Axe-Wielding Daemon Wil

A demo for the game is available now.
08/07/19

PQube Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Sale of Nintendo Switch Titles

Now where did I leave my wallet...
08/07/19

Granblue Fantasy: Versus To Receive "RPG Mode"

This gorgeous fighting game just got even more exciting!
08/07/19

New Pokemon Sword and Shield Trailer Showcases New Rivals, Galarian Forms, And More

Is that Doug Dimmadome? Owner of the Dimmsdale Dimmadome?
08/07/19

Enter Our Trials of Fire Giveaway!

This way you could also go hands-on with the game!
08/07/19

Hands-On with Strategic Roguelike Deckbuilding in Trials of Fire

How well does Whatboy's new game blend these three distinct genres?
08/06/19

New Oninaki Gameplay Video Showcases New Characters, Combat and More

A Daemon, known as Dia.
08/06/19

Final Fantasy VII Remake Receives New Screenshots of Sector 8

The lively and sleepless district is illustrated for a new generation.
08/06/19

Grandia HD Collection Gets Release Date

Play two classic RPGs on the Nintendo Switch!
08/06/19

Retro Encounter 199: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Part I

Time to hit the ol' dusty Trails
08/06/19

Random Encounter 169 - Building Up the Summer

Some great games to play this summer, with only more to come!
08/06/19

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Introduces Main Characters

There's a lot to take in from this ensemble cast.
08/06/19

Mobius Final Fantasy Collaborates With Final Fantasy VIII for Third Anniversary

Even the Draw battle system makes an appearance with this collaboration!
08/06/19

THQ Nordic Announces a Darksiders Board Game

Play as all four Horsemen in Darksiders: The Forbidden Land.
08/05/19

Coming This Week, 8/5/19

Behold a pale horse, and his name that sat on him was Death.
08/04/19

Final Fantasy VII Remake: What We Know So Far

Plus some thoughts on what we don't yet know, and what we still hope to see.
08/04/19

Quirky New RPG Heroland Available For Pre-Order

Don't eat the pretzels, they only give +2 to defense!
08/04/19

New Final Fantasy VII Remake Artwork Shows Off Shinra Building

A new take on a familiar location.
08/04/19

Square Enix Details Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Patch 5.05

Warrior of darkness, there is more to be done.
08/04/19

Ooblets Developer Announces Timed Epic Game Store Exclusivity for PC

Still releasing on Xbox One at some point, too!
08/04/19

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Review

Marvel's very best heroes make a grand return to consoles!
08/04/19

Dragon Quest XI S Will Be Getting A Demo

All you Hero mains, get ready.
08/03/19

New Final Fantasy IX Tribute Album Available Now from Materia Collective

A tribute to the best Final Fantasy.
08/03/19

Slice and Dice Through The Surge 2's New Trailer

Upgrade your armor with the severed limbs of your enemies!
08/03/19

Twitch Sunday: Dragon Quest Builders 2

Should be a gooreat time. Slimes included
08/03/19

Origins Game Fair 2019

Our annual look into the long-running tabletop convention.
08/02/19

Enjoy Brand-New Persona 5 Royal Gameplay Footage, New Trailers, And More

A new palace awaits in the brand-new scenario.
08/02/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 17 - 8/2/2019

Adventures in the dump never looked so fun (no, really). Also, dinosaurs!
08/01/19

Crystar Gets New Gameplay Trailer

Pre-orders are now open!
08/01/19

New Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Screenshots Show Off New Characters

This is a pretty expansive cast!
08/01/19

Destiny Connect: Tick-Tock Travelers Showcases Time Hijinks in New Trailer

The times we'll have.
07/31/19

Morgana Takes the Lead in New Persona 5 Royal Trailer

Time to go to sleep!
07/31/19

New Video for The Dark Pictures Anthology - Man of Medan Explores The Consequences of Choice

Life and death hang in the balance.
07/31/19

Oninaki Preview

The demo is out now, so come and see what we thought!
07/31/19

War of the Visions: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Introduces Its Gameplay in New Trailer

The game releases on Android and iOS sometime this year.
07/31/19

Pillars of Eternity: Complete Edition Arrives on Nintendo Switch August 8th

Experience the full scope of Eora on the go!
07/31/19

Original Yo-kai Watch Confirmed for Switch Release

Coming this October in Japan!
07/31/19

The Outer Worlds Coming To Nintendo Switch

Great news for fans looking to enjoy a massive RPG on the go!
07/30/19

Killsquad Early Access Preview

There are bounties aplenty in space, and now you can play too!
07/30/19

Masahiro Sakurai Demonstrates Dragon Quest Hero in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Hero, a new stage, and more are on the way later today!
07/29/19

Retro Encounter Final Thoughts ~ Trials of Mana

Perhaps one of the best use cases of "FINALLY."
07/29/19

Console Version of Torchlight II Gets Platform-Exclusive Pre-Order Bonuses

Which adorable companion comes with your game system of choice?
07/29/19

Code Vein Gets New "Great Hammer" Trailer

If he be worthy...
07/29/19

Zeboyd Games Announces Sequel to Cthulhu Saves The World

Cthulhu fhtagn!
07/29/19

Check Out The Latest Developer Diary Video for GreedFall

Choice and consequence await.
07/29/19

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Devs Talk Development Details, Koei Tecmo, and More

Get behind-the-scenes info straight from two of the directors!
07/29/19

Coming This Week, 7/29/19

Can love bloom in Victorian London? Or on the action show set?
07/28/19

Atelier Ryza: Ever Darkness & the Secret Hideout Gets New Trailer, Screenshots

New synthesis powers await.
07/28/19

Nocked! True Tales of Robin Hood Review

Gather up your merry men!
07/28/19

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Trailer Reveals Acidic Glavenus Gameplay

Watch out for that tail!
07/28/19

Persona 5 Royal's Latest Trailer Shines A Spotlight on Haru Okumura

The true Best Girl (non-negotiable) gets her own trailer.
07/28/19

Square Enix Releases New Screenshot and Concept Art from Final Fantasy VII Remake

See what Sector 1 Station looks like in glorious HD.
07/27/19

New Rune Factory 5 Teaser Trailer Released

Get an early look at what's next for this beloved series!
07/27/19

Twitch Sunday: Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Sadly, there's no green house for RPGFan.
07/27/19

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Voice Actor Recast Amidst Abuse Controversy

Chris Niosi, who voiced the male version of Byleth, is being removed from the game.
07/27/19

SolSeraph Review

Like an angel from heaven, or...?
07/26/19

Maintenance Incoming — Pardon Our Mess

It should be quick and painless!*
07/25/19

Retro Encounter 198: Trials of Mana Part II

Kill the Beasts! Kill the Beasts!
07/25/19

New Alliance Alive HD Remastered Screenshots Released

The "Snow Realm" and "Crystal Realm" are both looking sharp!
07/25/19

Catherine: Full Body Demo Now Available On PSN

Take your first steps into the world of Catherine!
07/25/19

Pokemon Masters Receives Official Release Date

Hope you've already picked your favorite trainers!
07/25/19

Tears of Avia, a Turn-Based Strategy RPG, Announced for Xbox One and PC

Choose your team, make choices, and possibly be hated for said choices.
07/25/19

Project Sakura Wars Releases This December in Japan

A new trailer reveals that Project Sakura Wars is an action RPG.
07/24/19

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Review

Are you ready to become the Warrior of Darkness?
07/23/19

Code Vein Showcases Invading Executioner Boss Fight In New Trailer

A scythe swings! Whether it hits is up to you.
07/23/19

New Persona 5 Royal Character Trailer Highlights Futaba Sakura

More team moments, more character interactions!
07/23/19

Level-5 Virtual YouTuber Reveals Original Yo-Kai Watch is Bound for Switch

A mysterious announcement for a port of the classic spectral spectacular.
07/23/19

Demo for Tokyo RPG Factory's Oninaki Available Now

You can carry over your Story Mode progress into the final game.
07/23/19

Learn What Awaits Your Party Members in Dragon Quest XI S

Each character will have their own quests.
07/23/19

Capcom Taiwan Reveals Mega Man X: Dive

A new free-to-play action RPG coming to mobile platforms in the future.
07/23/19

Take a Look at Gohan, Piccolo, Vegeta and More in Latest Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Screenshots

Check out both playable and support characters.
07/23/19

Nelke & the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World Review

The ultimate crafting crossover!
07/22/19

Coming This Week, 7/22/19

Time to choose your House!
07/22/19

GreedFall Gets a New Developer Diary Video

Find out how Spiders' developers crafted their new indie RPG.
07/22/19

Bandai Namco Releases Opening Movie for Digimon Survive

Meet the heroes of this adventure!
07/21/19

Retro Encounter 197: Summer Nights

Hot days, cool nights / RPGFan, making it right
07/21/19

Root Letter: Last Answer Gets New Trailer and Screenshots

Plus, find out how Last Answer improves on the original game!
07/21/19

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Additional Playable Characters Unveiled

Humans playing the supporting role.
07/20/19

Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark Heading to Nintendo Switch This August

An amazing strategy-RPG you can take on the go!
07/20/19

Netflix's "The Witcher" Series Gets A Teaser Trailer

This looks... good?
07/19/19

New Persona 5 Royal Trailer Showcases Makoto Niijima In Action

These new team-battle finishers are adorable.
07/19/19

Crowdfunding Chronicles Volume 16 - 7/19/2019

This week there's lots of detective work, plus a healthy dose of Lovecraft!
07/19/19

Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Gets Glavenus Trailer, Developer Diary Video

The hunt evolves!
07/19/19

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Receives New Trailer, Details, And Release Date

The long wait is almost over!
07/18/19

New Pokemon Masters Trailer Showcases Battling & Co-operative Gameplay

All alongside the trainers of yesteryear Pokemon games.
07/17/19

Random Encounter 168 - The Latest of Games

We have actually had time to keep up with some current releases!
07/17/19

Retro Review: Faselei!

Time for some Neo Geo Pocket Color love!
07/17/19

Trails of Cold Steel III Delayed to October 22nd in North America and Europe

October 29th in Oceania.
07/17/19

Celebrate Comradery in Borderlands 3 "So Happy Together" Trailer

Shoot, loot, and...dance?
07/17/19

Ciel Fledge, A Daughter Raising Simulator, Launches This Autumn

Raise a daughter in a post-apocalyptic world!
07/17/19

Atelier Ryza Dazzles With New Theme Song Trailer

I still can't believe this is the third Atelier game to release in 2019.
07/17/19

New Video Takes Players Inside the Development of Final Fantasy XII

Square Enix has put out a new developer diary video.
07/16/19

Darksiders III - Keepers of the Void DLC Available Now

A hefty amount of new content awaits those brave enough.
07/16/19

Super Neptunia RPG Review

Are you brave enough to try this out?
07/16/19

London Detective Mysteria Coming to Windows PC on July 31st

Picking this otome game up is simply elementary!
07/15/19

Meet the Golden Deer in a New Trailer for Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Meet the Leicester Alliance's finest students!
07/15/19

Spiders' New RPG GreedFall Due Out on September 10th

Player choice is central to the new indie RPG.
07/15/19

Coming This Week, 7/15/19

fingers snap
07/15/19

Citizens of Space Review

To infinity...
07/14/19

Atlus and Gallery Nucleus Team Up for Atlus Art Exhibit 2019

Featuring acclaimed artist Shigenori Soejima.
07/14/19

Bandai Namco and Supermassive Games Reveal Two Multiplayer Modes for The Dark Pictures Anthology - Man of Medan

Sharing the fun with your friends just got a whole lot easier.
07/13/19

Twitch Sunday: Tales of Xillia 2

Arise, Tales series. Arise!
07/12/19

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox Showcases Intrigue and Gameplay in New Trailer

Rollicking, rockin' and pulse-pounding.
07/12/19

Code Vein Introduces 'Jack Rutherford' In New Character Trailer

The anime aesthetic is strong with this one.
07/12/19

Morgana Discusses Kichijoji and More in Persona 5 Royal Report

Yusuke also graces us with a new character trailer!
07/11/19

Valkyria Chronicles 4: Complete Edition Available Now

Base game available at a reduced price.
07/11/19

Retro Encounter 196: Trials of Mana Part I

We got Spirits yes we do / We got Spirits how 'bout you?
07/11/19

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Review

Build all of the things and save the world!
07/11/19

Meet the Blue Lions in the Latest Trailer for Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Which house will you choose?
07/10/19

Former Namco Developer Reveals Unused GameCube EarthBound Concept

The tweets coincide with the fourth anniversary of Satoru Iwata's passing.
07/10/19

Druidstone: The Secret of the Menhir Forest Review

Something to tide you over until Fire Emblem.
07/10/19

Iratus: Lord of the Dead Rises to Steam Early Access on July 24th

Put together your army of the dead with the best body parts!
07/10/19

Nintendo Announces Nintendo Switch Lite System, Special Pokemon Edition

A new model of the Nintendo Switch is coming soon!
07/10/19

Monolith Soft's Profits Soar to 98% for Fiscal Year

My total profits are up 98%. Shion, I need another studio.
07/09/19

Check Out The Opening Animation for Code Vein

Produced by Ufotable!
07/09/19

New Trailer Introduces The Unlikely Heroes of The Alliance Alive HD Remastered

Unexpected allies will come together to save their world.
07/08/19

New Pokemon Sword and Shield Trailer Introduces Dynamaxing, New Pokemon

Maximize your battles with rare and unique Gigantamax Pokemon!
07/08/19

E3 2019 Interview: Naoki Yoshida on Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers

The Producer/Director dishes on the new expansion, PSO2, that healer thing, and more!
07/08/19

Coming This Week, 7/8/19

Build me up, buttercup!
07/07/19

Learn More About Ys IX: Monstrum Nox's Cast of Characters

If you're going to explore a prison city, you'll need connections.
07/07/19

Check Out The Newest Trailer for AI: The Somnium Files

Spike Chunsoft's latest is drawing nearer!
07/07/19

Layers of Fear 2 Review

Uncover the horror.
07/07/19

E3 2019 Interview: Edelweiss on Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin

We chat with the two-person team on their second project.
07/06/19

Tabletop-Inspired Indie Game Solasta: Crown of the Magister Announced

A Kickstarter RPG that promises depth of player choice.
07/06/19

Death end re;Quest 2 Has Been Announced

Coming to PlayStation 4 in the near future.
07/06/19

Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Complete Edition Announced for Nintendo Switch and PC

Digimon Survive, unfortunately, has been delayed until next year.
07/06/19

Level-5 Announces Yo-kai Watch 4 Headed West

Great news for fans of the series!
07/06/19

Twitch Sunday: Borderlands 2 - Commander Lilith & the Fight for Sanctuary

Get ready for Borderlands 3!
07/06/19

E3 2019: Project Witchstone Preview

The creators of Omensight go old-school.
07/06/19

Persona 5 Royal's Latest Trailer Is All About Ann Takamaki

Panther steps into the spotlight.
07/06/19

Spike Chunsoft Announces Three Titles at Anime Expo 2019

Magical maidens, and a dash of robotics.
07/05/19

Telltale's The Walking Dead Gets A Full Bundle

All four seasons and DLC will be available on all major platforms
07/05/19

XSEED Set To Release Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town In The West

Country roads, take me home!
07/05/19

E3 2019: Iron Danger Hands-on Preview

Hiiighway to the DANGER ZONE.
07/04/19

Retro Encounter 195: Worst in Show

These are the very worst / like no game ever was.
07/04/19

New Borderlands 3 Video Series Showcases Claptrap And The Dangers of Pandora

Pandora is looking fresh over here.
07/04/19

E3 2019: Iratus: Lord of the Dead Hands-On Preview

Bring out your dead!
07/04/19

Langrisser I & II Remake Heads West in 2020

The publisher, NIS America, is offering an enticing Limited Edition.
07/04/19

WayForward Announces River City Girls

We gotta save our boyfriends!
07/04/19

Enter the Trails of Cold Steel III Jacket Contest!

If you win, you can "steel" yourself from the "cold" this winter!
07/03/19

New Fire Emblem: Three Houses Trailer, Expansion Pass Details Released

Meet the Black Eagles and learn about the game's upcoming DLC pass!
07/03/19

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Review

Come, while the night is still young.
07/02/19

Collection of Mana Review

Time to take up the Sword of Mana once again.
07/02/19

Story of Seasons: Reunion in Mineral Town Announced for Nintendo Switch

A remake of Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town.
07/02/19

Check Out Part 2 of The Dark Pictures Anthology - Man of Medan's Shawn Ashmore Dev Diary

What awaits within these dark waters...
07/02/19

Netflix Reveals New Pictures of the Cast of The Witcher Series

More information to be revealed during their panel at San Diego Comic-Con.
07/02/19

New Dragon Quest Builders 2 Trailer Highlights Multiplayer

Friends are the foundation for a solid building experience!
07/01/19

Random Encounter 167 - Keeping Up with the Rush

We all have quite the backlog of games and reviews to cover!
07/01/19

Level-5 Confirms New Ni no Kuni Title is in Development

The kingdom of Ding Dong Dell continues to grow!
07/01/19

Go Forth and Fight in New Utawarerumono: ZAN Trailer

I'm never going to get used to typing that one out.
07/01/19

Disgaea 4 Complete+ Coming to PlayStation 4 and Nintendo Switch This October

There's also a contest to decide the game's reversible cover art!
07/01/19

Coming This Week, 7/1/19

Bringer of darkness, arise. Please? It's way too humid out.
07/01/19

The Surge 2 Showcases Gritty Gameplay in New Developer Walkthrough Video

Brutal combat and drones await!

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