News Archive: December 2019
Date Update
12/31/10

End-of-Year Soundtracks! Pokémon Black&White, Radiant Historia, Many More!

Ring in the new year with detailed information, critique, and audio samples for 16 RPG soundtracks!
12/30/10

Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity DX Pack Revealed

Find out what goodies it will contain!
12/30/10

Students of the Round DLC is a Portrait Changer

And by that we mean you can make your characters deformed!
12/30/10

Students of the Round Trailer

Dungeon crawling galore!
12/30/10

Pokémon Black & White Gallery Debut

Also inside: Watch the English trailer!
12/30/10

The Death of Baldur's Gate: An End to Conservative Video Game Design

December's editorial: does Kyle have a chip on his shoulder or is he just plain right?
12/30/10

Cthulhu Saves The World Available on XBLIG

From the creators of Breath of Death VII!
12/29/10

A Romacing SaGa 4 is Likely

The big question is when?
12/29/10

Disgaea 4 Special Attacks Trailer

I wonder if you can do over 9000 damage?
12/29/10

Ever17's Director Has a New Game in the Works

We have some sci-fi mixed with suspense and adventure!
12/29/10

Random Encounter Podcast: Episode 15

So rad it will make your ears bleed.
12/29/10

Four Classic Square Enix RPGs Coming To North American PSN

Xenogears, Vagrant Story, Legend of Mana, and Threads of Fate are on their way!
12/28/10

Final Fantasy IV Complete Collection Gets A JP Date

Increase your own FFIV collection in March.
12/28/10

The Last Story Presentation: Details & A Battle PV

Director Hironobu Sakaguchi shows off his four-year-old project.
12/27/10

Pokémon Black and White Due In March

A post-holiday present from Nintendo.
12/27/10

Release Details & Screens for Wizardry: Town of the Imprisoned Spirits

Also: Bears.
12/26/10

New Boss & More for Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Final Mix

And by "more" we mean a rhythmic-based command style for attacking foes.
12/26/10

9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors Review

It's about to explode!
12/26/10

Final Fantasy V Heads to Virtual Console

Clash on the big...Wii?
12/26/10

Persona Team Wants New People, Too

We don't know why yet, but let's speculate!
12/26/10

Monolith Soft Is Hiring

For what? Well, we don't really know yet.
12/26/10

First Details, Screens for Classic Dungeon X2

Oh, and a gameplay video too.
12/26/10

The Last Story Presentation Planned For December 27th

So far, it's got a trailer and a ton of tweets.
12/25/10

Release Date, Title Confirmed For Xenogears Orchestral Album

Are you ready to celebrate the Myth?
12/25/10

Soundtracks Update: "Have Yourself a Merry Squeenix Christmas..."

Let your heart be light with Tactics Ogre, Nier, a holiday-themed arrange album and some live performances!
12/25/10

Venus & Braves Gallery Update

Does it include more Tales cameos? It sure does.
12/25/10

Atelier Violet Gallery Update

New screens, character art, and yes, even a Christmas tree.
12/25/10

Imageepoch Galleries: Black Rock Shooter & Final Promise Story

Clothes? Where we're going we don't need... clothes. (also, new screens and art)
12/25/10

Your Biweekly The 3rd Birthday Update

Yes, it's out in Japan. What's your point?
12/24/10

Buy Ys I & II Chronicles Early, Get Some Hair Metal

You know, in case you were nostalgic for the 80s.
12/23/10

Front Mission 3 Available on PlayStation Network

We're only a couple of days late.
12/22/10

Dress Up As Haseo From .hack In Tales Of Graces F

Or, embarrass your characters with Santa hats and halos if you prefer.
12/22/10

ClaDun X2: This Is A Sequel

And it's not just a sequel, it's twice the.. well, everything!
12/22/10

Europe To See More Square Enix Special Editions

If Lord of Arcana isn't your cup of tea, maybe The 3rd Birthday or Tactics Ogre will be.
12/22/10

Dungeon Hunter II Review (iOS)

We're a reviewing machine for the iOS!
12/22/10

Watch Hyperdimension Neptunia's English Trailer

Catch the little announcement at the end, too!
12/22/10

Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 3's Jump Festa Trailer

How many Tales cameos can you fit into two minutes and forty seconds?
12/22/10

Watch Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep Final Mix's Jump Festa Trailer

Don't feel like being recoded? You could always import this.
12/22/10

More Legend Of Heroes Planned For PSP

Falcom wants to celebrate its 30th birthday in a big way.
12/22/10

Phantom Brave: The Hermuda Triangle English Screens Added

Get a better look at Nippon Ichi's PSP port.
12/21/10

New Info on Queen's Gate: Spiral Chaos

Want to know which charcters are in this cross-over strategy RPG?
12/21/10

Fallout: New Vegas' Dead Money DLC Now Available

Are you ready to explore the Sierra Madre Casino?
12/20/10

Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation English Media Update

Screens, art, packaging, video, and general goodness.
12/20/10

Play Secret Of Mana On Your iPhone... Tomorrow!

Check out the launch trailer in the meanwhile!
12/20/10

Dragon Age II Hands-On Preview

Damian heads off to the Great White North to slay some dragons!
12/20/10

Revel in Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Revelation This February

The long-lost chapter of Dragon Quest is finally on its way to North America.
12/20/10

Final Fantasy IV Complete Collection Site Opens; First Trailer

Get a better look at the (latest) remake.
12/20/10

Mass Effect 2 PS3 Gets A Demo... And Mass Effect 3's Engine

If you're new to the series, try it out this week.
12/19/10

Valkyria Chronicles 3 Has Even More Promo Videos

We love video clips. If that wasn't quite obvious.
12/19/10

A Few Brief The 3rd Birthday Clips

Watch a short commercial, Aya's weapon options and enemy weak points.
12/18/10

A First Look At Konami's New 3DS Title

Meet Doctor Lautrec and his young companion.
12/18/10

Gallery Debut for the Gorgeous Tales of Xillia

Is it the prettiest Tales yet? You bet.
12/18/10

More Characters, Art, Details on Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 3

Yes, more cameos, some pre-order goodies, and over 50 new pieces of media.
12/18/10

Chrono Trigger Also Headed To Japanese Cell Phones

Sadly, it's the OTHER iKind of cell phone.
12/18/10

Watch Valkyria Chronicles 3's Special Attacks In Action

Check out the latest video for the game.
12/18/10

Watch Atelier Violet PSP's First PV

Meet the new characters!
12/18/10

How Does Final Fantasy IV PSP Look?

Well, it looks different... Again!
12/17/10

Yes, That Lord Of Arcana Demo Will Be In English, Too

Create and transfer a character over when the full game comes out.
12/17/10

Secret of Mana iPhone Coming Soon After All

You thought Square forgot, didn't you?
12/17/10

One Last Shining Hearts Gallery Update

...Of Japanese screens, anyway.
12/17/10

Ace Attorney Investigations 2 Has A New Trailer

Check out most of the game's cast (so far).
12/16/10

Disgaea 4 Gallery Update

See the latest collabs... and the wacky stuff you can do with the map editor.
12/16/10

Telltale Dates Back to the Future: The Game

Tell me Doc, where are we going this time?
12/16/10

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Delayed

Square Enix adjusts its financial forecast - only to slash its projected earnings.
12/16/10

Watch Hero 30 Second's New Trailer

It is much longer than 30 seconds, I promise.
12/16/10

SEGA Making Limited Edition UMD Demo For Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity

"Some restrictions apply" might be putting it lightly.
12/16/10

The Last Story Preview

This preview is jam packed with info on the upcoming Mistwalker title!
12/16/10

One Last Chunk Of The 3rd Birthday News And Media

Including a trailer really worth watching.
12/15/10

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective Gets An Actual DS Demo

..and an iOS port in Japan?
12/15/10

Want More Broken Sword For iOS Too?

Sure, why not! I told you it was a big iOS day.
12/15/10

Atlus Online's Pandora Saga Enters Closed Beta

Also inside: Check out the teaser trailer!
12/15/10

Aralon: Sword and Shadow is Universal, Out Now

The highly-anticipated iOS RPG is finally here.
12/15/10

GOOOOOOOOOAAAAAL-- Oh Sorry, It's a New Inazuma Eleven Strikers Trailer

There's something you never expect to write on an RPG site.
12/15/10

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together Gets More DLC

But what we really want to know is, will these also be made available in English?
12/15/10

Riven: The Sequel to Myst Now Available for iPhone/iPod touch

The long-awaited followup to Myst.
12/15/10

Tales of Monkey Island Hits iPad

Because we could all use a bit more Guybrush in our iPads.
12/15/10

Final Fantasy Tactics for iOS Sees Delay

It's going to miss 2010, but not by too much. First screens inside, too!
12/15/10

Chrono Cross Is Coming to PSN

Has it already been ten years since Lavos was supposed to arrive?
12/15/10

The War of Eustrath Review (iOS)

We just love giving you iOS reviews!
12/15/10

Tales of Xillia Announced

Jump beats Namco's site to the punch.
12/14/10

Infinity Blade Review (iOS)

The amazing graphics make it hard to believe it's for the iOS.
12/13/10

DSiWare: Magical Fantasia Now Available in Japan

Modern technology versus magic - what will win?
12/13/10

Solomon's Keep Review

John Tucker got addicted to this game for the iOS.
12/13/10

Final Fantasy IV + The After Years Go To PSP

This game's destiny is to be released on every platform possible, it seems.
12/13/10

Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity Gallery Update

We just can't go very long without updating this one, can we?
12/13/10

Two Worlds II Gallery Update

All I know is, it's pretty.
12/12/10

Final Fantasy XI: Scars of Abyssea Review

We may be a step behind in covering this title... that actually puts us about five steps ahead of the FFXIV dev team.
12/12/10

Five Gust Soundtracks, +1 Competitor

Ar tonelico, Atelier Rorona, and... Chantelise?
12/12/10

Rune Factory 3 Review

Fighting and Farming, Farming and Fighting.
12/12/10

More Kingdom Hearts Re:Coded English Screens

Coded and recoded, chained and rechained. Sora must be exhausted.
12/12/10

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together English Screens

The dame Raveness speaks.
12/11/10

Mass Effect 3 Announced For Holiday 2011

The real announcement after yesterday's leak. UPDATED - Watch the announcement trailer.
12/11/10

Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Slated for November 2011

Not much in the way of details, however.
12/11/10

Watch The Deus Ex: Human Revolution Trailer Director's Cut Version

It's the year 2027. Light pollution is as bad as ever.
12/11/10

Here's Your Mega Man Legends 3 Bonne Mecha Contest Finalists!

And some excellent fan-made work, it is.
12/10/10

Final Promise Story Introduces Your Protagonist

Meet Wolf in video form.
12/10/10

Mass Effect 3 is Official

Oh, EA, usually it's people OUTSIDE of your company that make leaks.
12/10/10

Scarlett Adventures Episode 1: Scarlett and the Spark of Life Review

A Graphic Adventure for the iOS? Score!
12/10/10

Final Fantasy XIV Takes a New Direction With Restructured Staff

Gratuitous apologies and an indefinite extension of the free trial period are only the beginning.
12/10/10

Mass Effect 2 PS3 Dated

We PS3 owners can now catch up with the rest of RPG fans.
12/10/10

Aya's The 3rd Birthday Clothing Damage On Video

Looks like there's a shower scene after all. Are you really surprised?
12/10/10

Watch A Character Intro Video For Valkyria Chronicles 3's Imca

Also a new Nameless character and all sorts of bonuses.
12/10/10

Some Tales of the World: Radiant Mythology 3 Tidbits

Who's the latest addition to the cast? Will there be a download release?
12/09/10

Disgaea 4: Maps, Pre-Order Bonuses and Prinnies

These are the bonuses that never end.
12/09/10

Two Worlds II Gets A Release Date... Again

That's a lot of two's.
12/08/10

Trinity: Souls of Zill O'll Gets North American Release Date

North America and Europe finally get to find out what a Zill O'll is.
12/08/10

Aya's Two Latest Costumes In The 3rd Birthday

And the many different ways in which she can heal.
12/08/10

Lord of Arcana Gets A Blood Red Edition In Europe

What? Oh, I mean, a Slayer Edition.
12/08/10

Students of the Round Gallery Added

The who of the what?
12/08/10

Tales of Graces F Download Content Launches

Dress like an Idolmaster... for a price.
12/08/10

Final Fantasy Legends Mobile Gets A New Chapter

Play the bard's tale.
12/07/10

Mega Man Legends 3 Dev Room Event #3 Detailed

Give life to these townspeople!
12/07/10

Meet The Heroines Of Rune Factory Oceans

And - surprise! They're sisters.
12/07/10

Another Ghost Trick Gallery Update & Video

This story begins with a death: Yours.
12/07/10

Random Encounter Episode 14

More like Episode 999 AMIRITE?
12/07/10

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Now Available

A brave new world... to find phat loot and gank noobs in.
12/07/10

The Legend of Heroes Will Leave Trails In North American Skies in March

And you can finish chronicling your Ys in the new year as well!
12/07/10

Get A Taste Of The 3rd Birthday's Soundtrack

Including... Christmas tuneage? Aya needs some joy in her world after all...
12/06/10

Shining Hearts Gallery Update (Again)

But this time we have video too!
12/06/10

Jikandia: The Timeless Land's First English Trailer

Aksys wants you to save this land from time. What?
12/06/10

Some Ni No Kuni DS TV Commercials

Check out the giant tome it comes with, and a couple of PVs!
12/06/10

Tales of Graces F Has New Mystic Artes

Check them out in video form!
12/05/10

Valkyria Chronicles 3 Gallery Update And Lots of Info

Special abilities, new characters, classes and limited edition bonuses, oh my!
12/05/10

Ace Attorney Investigations 2 Story Details + Flash Demo

Stay out of prison, Miles! You don't want to meet Bubba, do you?
12/05/10

Chevalier Saga Tactics Details & Gallery Added

Quit storming my castle, I'm trying to sleep here!
12/05/10

Final Promise Story Gallery Added & Details

Find out more about Imageepoch's PSP title. What is the final promise?
12/04/10

STING Soundtracks Update

Consider yourself "stung" by these PSP port enhanced soundtracks, plus two new ones.
12/04/10

Phantasy Star Portable 2: Infinity Trailer

Get a preview of the game's story.
12/04/10

Rune Factory Oceans First Promotional Video

Get an early look at the battle system!
12/04/10

Disgaea 4 Opening Video

Not only are there Prinnies, but you can listen to the theme song!
12/04/10

Valkyria Chronicles 3 Opening Video

For a limited time only, see the game's intro!
12/04/10

Four Kingdom Hearts Games Combined in One OST

Thank you, Mickey, you've made my dreams come true.
12/04/10

Tales of the World Radiant: Mythology 3 Release Date Announced

For Japan...but, hey, you can always import it.
12/01/10

Grotesque Tactics: Evil Heroes Review

At last, a reviewer finds a way to work a turducken reference into a review.
12/01/10

Atari's Venetica Announced for North America

What? Atari's not dead?
12/01/10

White Knight Chronicles PSP Set For February In Japan

It's like a giant white knight in armor, only smaller!
12/01/10

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together DLC Available Today In Japan

Also, new DLC announced for December 15th!
12/01/10

Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective Playable Flash Demo Now Available

Get an early glimpse at how you save others from beyond the grave!
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