News Archive: December 2009
Date Update
12/31/09

Shin Megami Tensei Soundtracks Update

Celebrate the decade with a decade's worth of SMT music!
12/30/09

Final Fantasy XIII Impressions

The quick 'n' dirty summary article comes before the obligatory wall-of-text review.
12/30/09

Sakura Wars Hands-On Preview

It's really on its way! ... GEKI! TEIKOKU KAGEKIDAN!!
12/29/09

Best-Selling Games of the Year Announced

Japanese edition of Top 30 inside.
12/29/09

Why My Favorite JRPG Isn't Even Japanese

Neal's end-of-year editorial.
12/28/09

Retro Review: Fate

John Tucker looks at Torchlight's spiritual predecessor.
12/28/09

Phantasy Star 0 Contest Winners

Sorry it's a couple of days late, whoops!
12/27/09

Soundtracks Roasting On An Open Fire...

We put three semi-high-profile soundtracks to the flame and see which chestnuts are good, and which are rotten.
12/25/09

Ys PSP Release Details Announced

Oath in Felghana LE, Ys I&II, 7 set forthcoming.
12/25/09

New Ar tonelico 3 Details Revealed

Find the explanation for the added kinkiness inside.
12/25/09

A Quick Look at Shiren the Wanderer

Atlus and ChunSoft wish you a merry Christmas.
12/24/09

Persona 3 Portable Reviewed

James explains why, for once, we're not giving an award to a Persona game.
12/22/09

The Legend of Zelda: Spirit Tracks Review

Chugga chugga chugga chugga chugga chugga... choo choo!
12/22/09

Atlus Working on New Project

Even more fodder for the rumor mill.
12/22/09

NIS President Talks Future

Disgaea makers aim to increase number of PS3-based projects.
12/22/09

Nomura Working on Two Unannounced Projects

New fodder for the rumor mill inside.
12/21/09

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Gallery

Not that one can ever NOT say "what a weird looking game" when it comes to Persona, but...
12/21/09

Lunar PSP Limited Edition Announced

XSEED wants to spoil you.
12/21/09

FFXIII Passes 1.5 Million Mark in Japan

PS3-exclusive sells with Lightning speed.
12/21/09

DQ IX Becomes Best Selling Dragon Quest Game to Date

More reasons for pre-Christmas celebrations at Squenix.
12/21/09

Phoenix Wright Heads for iPhone/iPod Touch

Japanese version of adventure game released.
12/20/09

Estpolis Denki: Yomigaeru Densetsu Gallery

Yes I know, most of us know it better as "Lufia."
12/20/09

Dragon Quest VI DS Gallery Debut

The last (?) of the DS remakes is coming soon. Come look at it.
12/20/09

Dragon Quest IX Gallery Update

New screens for DQ for DS.
12/20/09

It's Time for More Final Fantasy XIII Screens!

I don't know what else to say for a headline anymore...
12/18/09

FFXIII Sells One Million Copies on Day One

Surprise, surprise.
12/18/09

Harvest Moon: Animal Parade Review

Kim's back for a run at the Wii release.
12/17/09

Mass Effect 2 Hands-On Preview

It needs to be January 26, like right now.
12/17/09

Square Enix Ships 1.8 Million Copies of FFXIII

As highly anticipated RPG launches in Japan.
12/16/09

Final Fantasy VIII Coming "Soon" To PlayStation Store

How soon is soon? We don't know.
12/16/09

Final Fantasy XIV Beta Sign-Up Opens

Just in time for the holidays!
12/15/09

Half Minute Hero Review

It's okay, you can take more than 30 seconds to read it.
12/12/09

Infinite Undiscovery Soundtrack Review (Plus FFXIII Single)

Wherein we make a finite discovery about one of our new writers.
12/12/09

Asguaard Review

Neal tackles Aldorlea Games’ latest offering.
12/12/09

Final Fantasy XIII Preview Update

The preview you've been waiting for!
12/12/09

RPGFan's Phantasy Star 0 Sweepstakes!

You know you want to enter.
12/10/09

Square Enix Dishes More FFXIII Details

Just when we thought that they had nothing more to share.
12/10/09

Necromancer Archived

PS3/PSP users get classic RPG three years after VC release.
12/10/09

Tokyo Mono Harashi Detailed

First story and system info inside.
12/09/09

Harvest Moon: Sunshine Islands Review

It's no Rune Factory: Frontier...
12/09/09

Final Fantasy XIII Only Almost Perfect

Says Famitsuu's reviewers.
12/09/09

Atlus Announces Etrian Odyssey III

DS-based RPG to set sail in March.
12/08/09

Borderlands 2nd Opinion Review, Plus Soundtrack Review

A decidedly lower opinion of the game, via Kyle Miller.
12/06/09

Dragon Age: Origins Xbox 360 Review

It's not Dungeons & Dragons, but there are dungeons and dragons.
12/06/09

Latest Indie Graphic Adventure Reviewed! Fading Hearts

The reviewer's name sort of rhymes with "real mandarin."
12/06/09

Soundtracks Update: Square, Lunar, White Knights, and Dams

The best part of today's update? The RPG with the dams has a really good soundtrack.
12/05/09

FFXI: A Shantotto Ascension Expansion Review

Ohohoho, the last expansion is mine! With Shantotto as star, it is sure to be fine!
12/05/09

Time for More Final Fantasy XIII Media

This time with packaging shots!
12/03/09

The Rebirth of Mythos

Flagship's final project handed off to Redbana.
12/02/09

A Bold Statement: Tales of Vesperia PS3 Import Review

James Clark believes he's found the best PS3 RPG to date.
12/02/09

Glory of Heracles DS Gets North American Date

I'm all for more Greek-themed games.
12/01/09

Atlus Announces Newest PSP Offering

Adventure/RPG hybrid in the works.
12/01/09

Nobunaga's Ambition Online Expands to PS3

PS3 version of Koei's MMORPG scheduled for 2010 release.
12/01/09

November Editorial, Tucker-style

Get it while it's hot (and last-minute)!
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