News Archive: August 2009
Date Update
08/30/09

Flower, Sun, and Rain Review

Less flowers and sunshine, more rain and unhappy thoughts.
08/28/09

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Preview

Goblins versus Worgen. Oh, and Ragnaros is back.
08/27/09

BioWare Announces Voice Actors for Dragon Age: Origins

Prepare to hear some familiar voices!
08/27/09

Demon's Souls First Look Preview

Are you ready for From Software's latest?
08/27/09

Dates Announced For Aion's Open Beta, Pre-Select and Headstart Programs

Full press release inside.
08/27/09

Knights of the Old Republic II Review... Finally!

A gaping hole in our repertoire of reviews is finally filled, thanks to John Tucker.
08/26/09

Mana Khemia 2: Fall of Alchemy Review

What happens when a magical academy in the skies falls down?
08/25/09

Marvelous Announces New DS Adventure

Sakura Note to be published in early November.
08/25/09

Level 5 Teams Up With Brownie Brown

Joint DS project titled Fantasy Life in the works.
08/25/09

New Kingdom Hearts Birth By Sleep Details Revealed

Nomura talks length, release date.
08/25/09

Shin Megami Tensei: Persona Hands-On Preview

See Neal Chandran's first impressions on this remake for the PSP!
08/24/09

Gamepot (USA) Announces Free-to-Play MMORPG Bright Shadow

Squirrels with scythes, evil pumpkins galore storm North America.
08/24/09

The Glamour Issue: Looking Back On RPGs

Our August editorial takes a close look at Tetsuya Nomura's obsession with zippers... among other things.
08/24/09

Square Enix Talks Final Fantasy XIII

Playable TGS demo, paradigm shift and more inside.
08/24/09

International Version of Dissidia Final Fantasy Announced

PSP fighter receives "universal tuning" in Japan.
08/21/09

Dragon Age: Origins Haven Trailer

Check out the city of Haven.
08/21/09

Super Robot Taisen K Musical Plagiarism (Lufia, Chrono Trigger) Admitted To

Bandai Namco publicly apologizes, but no word yet as to the fate of the plagiarizing composer.
08/20/09

Jake Hunter Detective Story: Memories of the Past Review

Aksys attempts to Americanize Saburo Jinguji. Again.
08/20/09

Konami Reveals Characters From Vandal Hearts: Flames of Judgment

We also have 15 new screenshots of the game.
08/20/09

Microsoft Announces Fable III, Episodic Fable II

Peter Molyneux is bringing us another tale.
08/20/09

Preorder Alpha Protocol On Steam, Get A Free Game

Space Siege. It's like Dungeon Siege. In Space.
08/19/09

Dragon Age: Origins Screenshots & Box Art

And we do have screenshots of dragons!
08/19/09

Dragon Age: Origins Trailer

Another cool video from BioWare.
08/19/09

Mass Effect 2 Screenshots & Box Art

Check out this "mass" of screens!
08/19/09

Mass Effect 2 Trailer

Straight from GamesCon.
08/18/09

Mass Effect 2 and Dragon Age: Origins Gets Blood Dragon Armor

How do you get your hands on it?
08/18/09

Persona 3 PSP Revealed

More details: looks like Junpei can hit on you after all.
08/18/09

Funcom Expands Age of Conan

Age of Conan: Rise of the Godslayer on its way.
08/18/09

From Soft Announces Original PS3 RPG

3D Dot Game Heroes to provide 3D take on sprites.
08/18/09

Sega Working on Phantasy Star Portable Sequel

PSP returns to PSP in December.
08/18/09

Atlus to Bring Persona 3 to PSP

Remake to ship in Japan only three months from now.
08/17/09

Theresia Review

One of the few "mature" DS games in existence.
08/17/09

Hands-On Preview: Risen

Dennis reports from Deep Silver's NYC press event.
08/13/09

Tales of Legendia Review

Tales of Fashionablylatesia.
08/13/09

PSP RPGs Go Digital in Japan

Ten first and third party titles available for download.
08/12/09

Vagrant Story Archived

PS classic now available for download...in Japan. Seriously, America needs to catch up.
08/11/09

Luminous Arc 3 Announced in Japan

Marvelous readying new DS strategy title for winter release.
08/10/09

Mana Khemia 2 Hands-On Preview

Is alchemy still the cool new thing?
08/10/09

Lunar PSP Remake Dated in Japan

Lunar to go portable in mid-November.
08/07/09

Mana Khemia 2 Gallery Update

English Screens, U.S. Packaging now here!
08/07/09

Soundtrack Reviews: Dark Spire, Earthbound, Nostalgia, More

Yes, we even managed to work in more Ys! Falcom can't stop giving out the love!
08/07/09

FFXI: A Moogle Kupo d'Etat Review

Mini-expansion #2 of 3 is out. We have the details just for you!
08/06/09

Sega Teases Another New RPG

But what could it be?
08/06/09

New RPG Maker Game: Deadly Sin Review

Three guesses as to which member of our staff reviewed it...
08/05/09

Fallout 3: Mothership Zeta Review

The fifth expansion is out, and Kyle's got the 411.
08/05/09

New Final Fantasy XIV Details Revealed

A lot of new information inside.
08/05/09

White Knight Chronicles EX Edition Announced

Japan to receive updated budget re-release this October.
08/05/09

Four Warriors of Light Detailed

As official website goes live.
08/02/09

Torchlight Gallery

Part Perfect World, all Runic Games.
08/02/09

Perfect World Gallery: Jade Dynasty

And on the opposite end of the design spectrum...
08/02/09

Perfect World Gallery: Ether Saga Online

Think of World of Warcraft, but cute.
08/02/09

Perfect World Gallery: Perfect World International

You've seen the ads, now see the game!
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