News Archive: August 2019
Date Update
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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