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05/23/16 Sega Seeks Feedback on Valkyria Chronicles Remastered and Future Entries
Time to speak up.
05/23/16 Dragon Quest Heroes II Videos and Details Keep on Coming
Get comfy.
05/23/16 Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Patch 3.3 Arrives June 7th
Oh no, The Steps of Faith are back.
05/23/16 Retro Encounter 14: The World Ends With You - Final Thoughts
The Retro team wraps it up once again.
05/22/16 Root Double Before Crime*After Days: Xtend Edition Review
Kingdom Hearts titles have just been one-upped.
05/21/16 New Character Details Arrive for Persona 5's Main Cast
Be on the lookout for unidentified flying Necronomicons.
05/21/16 Upcoming Trails of Cold Steel II Trailer May Spoil First Game
You have been warned.
05/21/16 Romancing Saga 2 Makes English Debut This May After 23 Years
About time.
05/21/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Valkyria Chronicles Remastered
We're moving it 30 minutes early for just this week!
05/21/16 RPGFan Spring 2016 Hiring Drive: Phase Two
Yes, we're still one phase behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but we're working on it.
05/20/16 RPGFan Music: Corpse Party: songs of the dead Review
Ain't no party like a Corpse Party.
05/20/16 Next Pokemon Sun and Moon News Drop Coming June 2
A little pre-E3 Pokemon goodness.
05/19/16 Retro Encounter 14-2: The World Ends With You
Everyone hates the Beat when there’s no Rhyme.
05/19/16 A Closer Look at Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Patch 3.3
The horde (not the Horde) is looking to have its revenge, and we have the images to prove it.
05/19/16 Sorcery! Part 3 Review
Return of the Sorcery!
05/18/16 PS2 Classic Phantom Brave Confirmed for PC
The release date was revealed via Steam listing
05/18/16 Ys VIII New Characters, Details, Video
Pretty.
05/18/16 See the Cobblestone Streets of Valkyria: Azure Revolution
Seems a nice place to visit if it wasn't for the war.
05/18/16 Tokyo Mirage Session #FE Sidequest Video is Confusing, Colorful
So pretty par for the course.
05/18/16 The Banner Saga 2 Review
Return to this gorgeous strategy experience.
05/17/16 Final Fantasy XV Gameplay Showcasing 'High Level Magic and Combat"
By the gods does the combat look smooooooooth....
05/17/16 Updated Version of Stranger of Sword City Coming to Vita in Japan
Didn't we just get the regular Vita version in the US?
05/16/16 New Trailer Shows Us a New Pokemon in Sun and Moon
But it may have been accidental.
05/16/16 Meet the Tales of Berseria Antagonists and More
Que ominous music.
05/16/16 Random Encounter - Episode 110
And now for something completely different!
05/16/16 A Realistic Look at the Near Future of Virtual Reality
Its day may finally be nearing.
05/15/16 The 30 Essential RPGs of 2010-2015: Part Three
The final set of entries in our list!
05/15/16 Reminder: We're Hiring: News, Music, A/V, and Media Editors
Five more days to put in applications!
05/15/16 Fallout 4's Far Harbor DLC Out May 19th
A change of scenery for all you Commonwealth wanderers.
05/15/16 Dragon Quest 30th Anniversary Broadcast Set for May 26th
Save the date.
05/14/16 Final Fantasy X / X-2 HD Remaster Released on Steam
And another one!
05/14/16 The 30 Essential RPGs of 2010-2015: Part Two
But wait — there's more!
05/14/16 See Caligula's Imaginary Chain Battle Mechanic in Action
It's off the chain.
05/14/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Grim Fandango Remastered
One of the all-time greats is back for a second round.
05/13/16 The 30 Essential RPGs of 2010-2015: Part One
Clear your backlog, because these are games you should really find time for.
05/13/16 Wild Arms 3 Hits the PS4 on May 17th
Come out Virginia, don't let'em wait!
05/13/16 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit Of Justice Releases This September
There are way to many good games coming out this September.
05/13/16 The Banner Saga 2 Arrives on PS4 and XB1 July 24th
The Norse journey continues on consoles this summer.
05/12/16 Fire Emblem Fates: Conquest Review
That's how it could have happened...
05/12/16 The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine Release Date and Details
Geralt's last ride.
05/12/16 Valkyrie Anatomia Has Been Downloaded Over One Million Times
The Norse gods are pleased with this smartphone RPG.
05/11/16 Retro Encounter 14-1: The World Ends With You
Makes sense to me: eat food to wear nicer clothes.
05/10/16 Pokemon Sun and Moon Release Date, Starters, and Debut Trailer Revealed
I'm calling it right now. The fire type will be most popular. Again.
05/10/16 Valkyria Chronicles Remastered Review
At least they're remastering good games.
05/10/16 Ys VIII Castaways Lend Their Skills to Adol's Party
A three hour tour...
05/10/16 Valkyria: Azure Revolution's 5 Great Sinners, Friends or Foes?
Depends on who you ask I guess.
05/10/16 Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Coming to Steam May 12th
Featuring a bevy of enhanced features, as well as language options!
05/10/16 Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius Heading West
Mobile Final Fantasy game now open for pre-registration.
05/09/16 RPGFan Music: Persona 2 Eternal Punishment. Special Sound Track Review
Something to hold you over until Persona 5.
05/08/16 Grim Dawn Review
It's always grimmest before the dawn.
05/08/16 The Future is Now in the New Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Trailer
Story time with Adam Jensen
05/08/16 Relax with 32 Minutes of ClaDun Sengoku Gameplay Footage
Those are some interesting looking sprites.
05/08/16 Summon Knight 6 Voice Actress Promotes Game in Latest Video
Her name is Mariko Honda.
05/08/16 Watch the Latest Persona 5 Trailer with English Subtitles
Fansubs save the day again!
05/08/16 Dead Island: Definitive Collection gets 'Dead Facts' Trailer
Return to a prettier paradise filled with zombies on May 31st
05/07/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Final Fantasy IX PC
Ooh - shiny.
05/07/16 Now Hiring for: News, Music, Audio/Video, and Media Editors
RPGFan is looking for passionate people to add to our party. Are you seeking EXP?
05/06/16 New Pokemon Sun and Moon Info Coming May 10th
Likely precursor to the final game: Pokemon Cerulean Heaven and Magenta Hell.
05/06/16 Danganronpa's Monokuma has a New Japanese Voice Actor
Tarako Isono takes over for Nobuyo Oyama
05/05/16 Black Materia Release on Limited Edition Vinyl Set
Some of the freshest beats on vinyl.
05/05/16 Get A Zygarde, Shiny Xerneas and Shiny Yveltal Throughout May
Shiny Yveltal looks like a piece of bacon.
05/05/16 Kathy Rain Review
The world needs more adventure games with motorcycles.
05/05/16 Persona 5 Gets Japanese Release Date, New Trailer
Looks like we'll find out more at E3.
05/05/16 Ray Gigant Now Available for PS Vita
What if you played this in an actual dungeon? Incep-geon.
05/04/16 Random Encounter - Episode 109
We're gonna miss you, buddy.
05/04/16 Atelier Studio Developing New IP
Gust is brewing up something new
05/04/16 Watch 10 Minutes of Pokémon GO Beta Gameplay
See character creation, gym battles and more.
05/04/16 Fire Emblem Fates Map Pack 2 DLC Launching May 5th
In case you need more of a game that has three campaigns…
05/04/16 Text Skipping Mechanic Changed in Zero Time Dilemma
I wonder what this means for the speed runners?
05/04/16 Check Out An Hour of Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin Footage
Does it look like a mobile game?
05/04/16 New English Trailer and Details for Romancing SaGa 2
Something something RIP Vita.
05/03/16 Valkyria Chronicles Remastered Hands-On Preview
Now this one... this one's definitely Valkyria.
05/03/16 Kingdom Hearts Concert Series Announced for Japan, World Tour in 2017
Words cannot contain my enthusiasm.
05/03/16 Tales of Berseria Coming Westward in Early 2017
We're not getting a Tales game every year? Perish the thought.
05/03/16 Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Launch Edition Comes With Special Metal Emblem Set
Step one: Preorder. Step two: ??? Step three: Profit.
05/03/16 Final Fantasy XV "Monster Books" Revealed by Square Enix
Who knew being a chocobo keeper would be so rewarding?
05/02/16 Grand Kingdom Beta Hands-On Preview
It's like Valkyrie... er... Valkyria...
05/01/16 Rhythm Encounter 26 - Bends of Time
Gonna party like it's AD 1999!
05/01/16 First Images of FFXI Remake Arrive from Nexon Korea
Not North Korea, don't worry.
04/30/16 Final Fantasy XIV Letter From the Producer Live XXIX Wrap-Up
A Yo-Kai Watch collaboration is on its way, also Vivi put some clothes on!
04/30/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Back to the Future: The Game
Doc, are you telling me you built an adventure game... out of a movie?
04/29/16 RPGFan Music: Etrian Odyssey Untold OST Review
Untold, but not unheard.
04/28/16 Nintendo Developing Fire Emblem on Mobile for Fall Release
It's Fire Emblem on your phone!
04/28/16 Nioh Hands-On Preview
Rob said it's like Onimusha Souls...
04/28/16 Next Zelda Delayed to 2017, Coming to Wii U and NX
None of this is terribly surprising.
04/28/16 Valkyrie Anatomia Available in Japan April 28th
That didn't take long.
04/28/16 Learn About The New Heroes and Hardware Differences of Dragon Quest Heroes II
Along with some info on Quests.
04/28/16 Check Out the New Oswald Trailer for Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir
Gotta love a dark knight in an RPG.
04/28/16 Xenoblade Chronicles Coming to Wii U Virtual Console in North America
Finally!
04/28/16 Oxenfree Coming to PS4 in May, Extra Content Coming to All Platforms
Olly Olly Expansion's Free!
04/27/16 Bravely Second: End Layer Review
"Hey Joe, we need a game name. Fire up the random word generator!"
04/27/16 Langrisser Re:Incarnation Out Now in the West
Watch the trailer within.
04/27/16 Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd Evolution Demo is Available Now in Japan
You can check out the game up to the first chapter
04/26/16 Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Out This Fall in the West, October in Japan
Kirito is back, ladies and gentlemen.
04/26/16 Special Persona 5 Broadcast Set for May 5th
The fifth day of the fifth month for the fifth Persona game. I sense a pattern.
04/26/16 Phantasy Star Online 2 Now Playable on PS4 in Japan
And Sega remains silent for the West…
04/26/16 Fairy Fencer F: Advent Dark Force Gets Western Release Dates
Be sure to check out the opening movie too!
04/26/16 The Walking Dead: Michonne: Episode 3 Review
The end is here...
04/25/16 Exist Archive Coming Westward on October 18th
For PS4 and Vita. It's a miracle!
04/25/16 See New 7th Dragon III Code: VFD Character Creation Trailer
Make the choice between anime eyes or super anime eyes.
04/25/16 Tour the US and Japan in New Yo-Kai Watch 3 Trailer
Now we just need it confirmed for the west.
04/25/16 I Am Setsuna to Launch July 19th in the West
Return to the RPGs of yesteryear.
04/25/16 Atlus is Handling Tokyo Mirage Session #FE's Localization
Plus, a new trailer.
04/25/16 World of Warcraft: Legion Gets August 30th Release Date
It's the game that never ends!
04/25/16 New Trailer, Gameplay Footage, and Character Bios for NieR: Automata
Right off the heels of our last podcast. It's like they know...
04/24/16 Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive gets Theatrical Release Date in Japan
Third time's the charm?
04/24/16 Lenneth Valkyrie Returns in Valkyrie Anatomia
Question is, is she the same incarnation as in the original?
04/24/16 Stranger of Sword City is Coming to PC in June via Steam
Now featuring your very own character portraits.
04/24/16 Firewatch is Now Available in Five Languages
Como se dice Firewatch en espanol?
04/23/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Mega Man Legends 2
Not quite our usual fare.
04/22/16 Retro Encounter 13: NieR ~ Final Thoughts
I'm NieRly out of puns about this game's name.
04/21/16 Imperial SaGa OST Review
All we hear is Imperial SaGa.
04/21/16 Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Gets A Limited Edition for the West
That title still bugs me.
04/21/16 Check Out Zero Time Dilemma's English Character Trailer
Decisions, decisions!
04/21/16 Spider Studios' The Technomancer Gets Release Date, New Trailer
You can never have too many games set on Mars. This is a fact.
04/21/16 Supergiant Games Announced Pyre for PS4, Steam
A journey shall be made.
04/21/16 Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Gets New Mercedes Trailer
Plus a European release date.
04/20/16 Retro Encounter 13-2: NieR
We saved the world, right!? No? We doomed the world? Damn.
04/19/16 Moon Hunters Review
That's no moon... it's a video game!
04/19/16 See All the New Dragon Quest Heroes II Footage and Character Descriptions
Get some popcorn.
04/19/16 Etrian Odyssey V 'Fencer' Class Trailer
Check out the Fencer in action!
04/19/16 Next Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization News Live Stream Set For April 25
Some of that sweet sweet new news
04/19/16 Five New English Star Ocean 5 Trailers Arrive
We are probably going to get a lot of these until June.
04/19/16 Next Final Fantasy XV Active Time Report Scheduled for April 21st
Did you think we were done with these?
04/19/16 Shin Megami Tensei IV On Sale Digitally
Atlus is celebrating something Apocalyptic.
04/16/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Stories: The Path of Destinies
You've seen the review, now see the game!
04/16/16 XSEED Bringing Corpse Party to 3DS and PC in Two Unique Editions
That's a whole lotta corpses coming our way soon.
04/15/16 Ys VIII Introduces More Characters and Details
Don't need to play the game at this rate.
04/15/16 Stories: The Path of Destinies Review
By R. A. Montgomery (not really)
04/14/16 A Look at Atelier Sophie's Combat, New Features, and Bonuses
New gameplay features to increase strategy, and pre-order bonuses galore, all revealed inside.
04/14/16 Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final Coming Westward As Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse
Starring Oscar Isaac.
04/14/16 Valkyrie Anatomia Is A New Smartphone Title
I mean, we kind of saw this coming...
04/14/16 Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade's First Villain is Garland
He will knock you down.
04/14/16 Japan Getting a Trails in the Sky the 3rd Evolution Demo this April
If only the US could get a PlayStation release too!
04/14/16 Yo-kai Watch 3 Launches in Japan on July 16th
Yo-kai is coming to America.
04/14/16 Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward 3.2 Review
I feel like this story needs some darkness. Or souls.
04/14/16 Deploy 13 Different Classes of Soldiers in Grand Kingdom
War. War has changed.
04/14/16 Final Fantasy IX Now Available on Steam
Ooo, 20% soft, I mean off!
04/14/16 New Legend of Zelda May Come to NX, Have Gender Options
So, let's talk rumors.
04/14/16 Yoshinori Kitase Talks Final Fantasy VII Remake in Interview
Find out some changes coming to the remake and whether it'll draw from the Compilation.
04/14/16 Tales of Berseria Gets Japanese Release Date, Extended Trailer
Eizen not to be confused with the Bleach character.
04/14/16 Dark Souls Board Game Coming to Kickstarter via Steamforged Games
This is the absolute greatest thing.
04/14/16 Ray Gigant Launches in the West This May
More dungeon-crawling goodness for Vita.
04/14/16 Gust's Chronos Materia Confirmed to be Cancelled
RIP in pepperonis.
04/14/16 Square Enix Posts Preview of NieR Automata's Theme Song
As expected, it is quite good.
04/14/16 Tabata-san Defends the Change of Stella to Luna in FFXV
Can we all just get over it now?
04/13/16 Random Encounter - Episode 108
God help us all...
04/12/16 CoroCoro Promises Next Month's Pokemon Sun / Moon "Scoop" Will Be Huge
Especially since this month's tease "wasn't that big."
04/12/16 Etrian Odyssey V Trailer Delves into Character Creation
It's practically a game unto itself!
04/12/16 New Dissidia Final Fantasy Character Announcement Imminent
Still no word if the game is coming West though.
04/12/16 Dark Souls III Review
Winter is coming. Wait... wrong series.
04/11/16 Square Enix Announces Valkyrie Anatomia: The Origin for Undisclosed Platforms
Could this be Valkyrie Profile 3?
04/11/16 Check Out the Launch Trailer for Kingdom Hearts Unchained X
One of these says that headline will say Kingdom Hearts III and I will be a very happy camper.
04/11/16 Romancing SaGa 2 Coming To Smartphones In The West
You know the drill by now, no Vita version.
04/11/16 Stranger of Sword City Review
Read about it two weeks before it's released!
04/10/16 Nights of Azure Review
Not White Satin. That's a Moody Blues song.
04/10/16 Adol Will Rely on the People of Drifting Village in Ys VIII
Including a parrot.
04/10/16 Tons of Tales of Berseria Details Here Now, More Coming Soon
Stay tuned.
04/09/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Moon Hunters
Live with Kitfox Games' pixel-perfect co-op RPG.
04/09/16 RPGFan Music: Video Game Music Remastered: Underrated Edition Review
Don't let these underrated gems pass under your radar!
04/08/16 Catch the First Details From the Pokémon Go Field Test
Catch them all!
04/08/16 Shardlight Review
Adventure time, c'mon grab your friends.
04/08/16 Final Fantasy XV Detailed in Game Informer
A ton of new information from the May 2016 cover story
04/08/16 Square Enix to Location Test Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: All-Star Carnival in Japan
Six locations starting April 15
04/08/16 See the Latest Trailer and Key Visual for the Tales of Zestiria Anime
The Shepherd will return this Summer.
04/08/16 Director Discusses DLC and VR in Final Fantasy XV
How much will it cost to get a female party member? Zing!
04/06/16 Kingdom Hearts Unchained X Releases In North America April 7th
Plus, Tetsuya Nomura has a special message for fans.
04/06/16 Retro Encounter 13-1: NieR
I swear I'm not crazy, that book really did talk to me.
04/06/16 Sega Issues Call to Arms With Latest Valkyria Remastered Trailer
What is the Gallian equivalent of Uncle Sam I wonder?
04/06/16 Bravely Second Overview Trailer Drops Before April Release
Almost here!
04/05/16 Star Ocean 5's Western and European Release Dates Confirmed
It's going to be a busy summer.
04/05/16 Mass Effect Andromeda May Be About Colonialism
A fitting theme for your epic space-opera.
04/05/16 Trillion: God of Destruction Review
I'm supposed to make a national debt reference, right?
04/05/16 Mega Man Legends 2 Coming to PSN April 5th
The series is complete...minus that third entry. Sorry, it's always too soon.
04/05/16 Check Out the Launch Trailer for Nights of Azure
There's something in the wind...
04/04/16 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Review
I forget, do people like Zelda?
04/04/16 Odin Sphere Leifthrasir Cornelius Trailer
The once and future prince turned Pooka.
04/03/16 Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 5 Review
This time it really is Minecraft!
04/02/16 Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages Trailer
Take the tour.
04/02/16 Final Fantasy XV Delisted for PC Launch; Called a 'Mistake'
Maybe Square doesn't like money afterall?
04/02/16 Star Ocean 5 Producer has a Proposal for Valkyrie Profile 3 on his PC
So when will Square-Enix let him pitch it!?
04/02/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Tales from the Borderlands
Part 2!
04/01/16 April Fools 2016: Witcher 3's Roach DLC a Likely GOTY 2016 Contender
It's basically already cinched it.
04/01/16 April Fools 2016: Tetris Review and Retro Encounter
Come listen as we talk about the greatest RPG ever.
04/01/16 Star Ocean 5 Villains Make Their Debut, and Possible Western Release Date
Right in the middle of summer.
04/01/16 Compile Heart's Black Rose Valkyrie Features Day-Night Cycle
Yup, looks like a JRPG.
04/01/16 7th Dragon III Code: VFD Launching July 12th in North America
Music by Yuzo Koshiro? Sold.

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