August 2010
08/31/10 Recettear Comes to Steam September 10th
I can't help it, they have my credit card number!
08/31/10 RPG Buffet: Room Enough For Neo and Retro RPGs
The August 2010 editorial, wherein we take the food metaphor a little too far.
08/31/10 Valkyria Chronicles II Now Available
Can people please actually buy this one?
08/30/10 Golden Sun: Dark Dawn To See Domestic Release This November
Right around the time we're waking up from our tryptophan comas.
08/30/10 Final DLC Pack for Dragon Age: Origins Announced
It's time for a witch hunt.
08/30/10 Mass Effect 2: Lair of the Shadow Broker DLC Arrives September 7th
Will you rekindle an old (blue) romantic flame?
08/30/10 Atlus to Merge With Parent Company, Brand Will Live On
We still get Persona 5 some day, right guys? RIGHT?!
08/29/10 Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Will Not See PSN Release
It's a no-go for the PSP Go.
08/29/10 Random Encounter Podcast: Episode 8
Could this be the first episode with no mention of Mass Effect 2? Nope!
08/28/10 Ys SEVEN Review
If you pronounce it "Wise" we will find you, and we will punch you in the face.
08/26/10 Big Sale on iPhone/iPod Touch RPGs
Get Shining Force, Phantasy Star II and Across Age for cheap!
08/26/10 Arc Rise Fantasia Review
It's better than Opoona, I promise.
08/26/10 Pre-Order Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light, Get A Poster
Aw, aren't they just the most adorable little saviors you've ever seen?
08/26/10 Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen Mobile Marches All Over Your Phone
With some new maps and features thrown in for good measure.
08/26/10 Valkyria Chronicles Threequel A Possibility
At the very least, it has a website domain.
08/26/10 Pokémon Black and White Pre-Orders Break 1,000,000
Quite a few people want to be the very best. Like no one ever was.
08/26/10 SEGA Reveals Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity
Update coming to Japanese gamers, as we wait for the original game to release.
08/25/10 Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar Now Available
Did you get your horse plushie?
08/25/10 Phantasy Star II Coming to iOS This Week
Sega continues with its iPorts of old classics.
08/25/10 DeathSpank Sequel Announced
I didn't realize thongs were at all virtuous.
08/24/10 Final Fantasy XIV Beta Hands-On & Gallery Update
A detailed look at the beta version of Final Fantasy XIV. Also, 202 new screens and artwork!
08/24/10 Ash Hands-On Preview and Gallery Update
Get a sneak peek at a new RPG coming to the iOS.
08/22/10 Subscribers To Both Online Final Fantasies Get Perks
Reduced fees, shiny boots, and name transfers aplenty! Also, Xbox 360 version on pause.
08/22/10 Golden Sun: Dark Dawn To Release This Year In Japan
The hype train builds steam with a new website and trailer inside.
08/22/10 Aphelion Review
Xbox Live Arcade Indie Game Review #2!
08/20/10 Date Set for Free-to-Play Lord of the Rings Online
Odd coincidence, I'm going on vacation right about then...
08/18/10 Eschalon: Book II Review
One more indie game in the slot
08/17/10 Grandia (PSone Classics) Review
We go into the backlog for Game Arts' classic PSone title.
08/17/10 Heroes of Might and Magic VI Announced
And you'll only have to wait until next year
08/17/10 Cladun: This is an RPG Crawling To North American Dungeons In September
And it's chock-full of more customization than you can shake a sword at!
08/17/10 Front Mission 3 Coming to European PSN
Strategy! Wanzers! A branching plot! It's all going digital.
08/17/10 Mass Effect 2 Announced for PlayStation 3
...but not the original title. How odd.
08/16/10 Disciples III: Renaissance Review
It's not quite a new Heroes of Might and Magic...
08/15/10 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time Virtual Console Review
Is Link still as awesome as he was on the N64?
08/14/10 Dreamscape Review
Neal's back for another indie title!
08/14/10 Beta Keys! Get Your Final Fantasy XIV Beta Keys!
Get 'em while they're hot!
08/14/10 Etrian Odyssey III To Include "Explorer's Poster" With Purchase
Every would-be cartographer needs her tools, after all.
08/14/10 Recettear Release Date Announced
There, there, anxious fans. No more tears.
08/14/10 Phantasy Star Portable 2 Preview
In English... sans Pizza Hut Weapons.
08/14/10 Deus Ex: Human Revolution Screenshots Update + First Gameplay Trailer
Is that Gunther Hermann at the end???
08/12/10 Shining Hearts Details
And it's actually a traditional RPG.
08/11/10 Shin Megami Tensei I & II Available On JP Playstation Network
Still can't get enough of the series? Need to practice your Japanese?
08/11/10 Square Enix Brings Chaos Rings to iPad
As promised, the HD version of Squeenix's iOS RPG is starting to appear in iTunes.
08/10/10 Random Encounter Episode 7
In which we discuss RPGs, and no StarCraft at all.
08/10/10 Fallout: New Vegas Celebrity Voice Actors Announced!
We got some big celebrities up in here!
08/10/10 Nippon Ichi Loses Money, Cancels Games, Loses More Money
We're rooting for you d00ds!
08/10/10 Crimson Gem Saga Now Available For iOS Devices
For the glory of Green Hill Academy!
08/10/10 Xenoblade Soundtrack Review
...As promised! As advertised!
08/05/10 Six-Minute Pokémon Black/White Trailer Released
Showcasing new Pokémon, locales, and features. Plus, a surprising tidbit of info!
08/05/10 Hero 30 Second, True Sequel to Half-Minute Hero, Announced
The world is once again threatened by obnoxiously efficient villains.
08/05/10 Runic Games Announces Torchlight 2
If they keep this up, we'll have Torchlight 37 before we have Diablo 3.
08/05/10 Fable 3 PC Version Delayed
Glorious PC Gaming Master Race - 0; Dirty Console Gaming Peasants - 1
08/04/10 Nier Review
See why Patrick thinks you shouldn't miss out on this title!
08/04/10 Ys SEVEN Goes Gold, Official Website Launches
The first of several Ys titles from XSEED will release later this month.
08/03/10 Soundtracks Update: FFXIII Piano and... Popolocrois?
Balancing old and new, popular and obscure, good and bad.
08/03/10 Interview with Thomas Boecker, Concert Producer
Regarding Symphonic Fantasies the concert, Symphonic Fantasies the album, and other game music projects.
08/01/10 Phantom Brave Portable Details, Gallery Debut
Just in case you haven't played the PS2 or Wii incarnations.


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March 24: Suikoden II w/Maxx • 10am PDT/1pm EDT
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past w/ Mark • 1pm PDT/4pm EDT

Suikoden II w/Maxx • 12pm PDT/3pm EDT
Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth - Hacker's Memory w/Kat • 4pm PDT/7pm EDT

Final Fantasy VIII w/Kyle • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Mass Effect 2 w/Nathan • 10am PDT/1pm EDT
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Tales of Vesperia - Definitive Edition w/Kat • 4pm PDT/7pm EDT
Final Fantasy IV: The After Years w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Super Robot Wars X w/Kyle • 3pm PDT/6pm EDT
Final Fantasy XIV Online w/Scott • 7pm PDT/10pm EDT

Final Fantasy XIV Online w/Scott • 5pm PDT/8pm EDT

How to Sing to Open Your Heart Review

How to Sing to Open Your Heart

Retro Encounter 180: Kingdom Hearts III Spoilercast

Retro Encounter 180: Kingdom Hearts III Spoilercast

Corpse Party BloodCovered Sound Collection Vol.2 Review

Corpse Party BloodCovered Sound Collection Vol.2

The Stillness of the Wind

The Stillness of the Wind

Final Fantasy IX

Final Fantasy IX