News Archive: May 2011
Date Update
05/31/11

Back to the Future: The Game: Episode 4 Review

Almost done: Come inside for our review of the PC version of the penultimate episode of Back to the Future!
05/31/11

Tales of Monkey Island Review

Andrew breaks down an oldie - is it a goodie?
05/31/11

May Editorial: Number Crunching

Robert hates numbers! Find out why!
05/30/11

New Earth Seeker Gameplay Video

Cute voice actress included.
05/30/11

Atelier Meruru's Finishing Moves + A New PV

All ten playable characters get one! ...A finishing move, that is.
05/30/11

Growlanser IV PSP Gets A Name Change + Gallery Added

Apparently the game was too overloaded for a name like Overload.
05/30/11

Watch Two More Tales Of Xillia Videos

In action: The gameplay, the world, and cutscenes!
05/30/11

Atelier Meruru Gallery Update

Lots of screens, new characters, and the premium boxart!
05/29/11

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Screens Added

Sure the game's months and months away, but here's something to look at in the meanwhile.
05/29/11

Say Hello to Sortable Release Dates and More

Another batch of changes for RPGFan: Some cosmetic, some functional, all fun.
05/29/11

Half-Minute Hero Super Mega Neo Climax Gallery Update

Yes, that is the real name of the XBLA version.
05/28/11

A First Look At code_18

What does the Infinity series have in store for us now?
05/28/11

Final Fantasy V Gets A Job On North American PSN

Via another ESRB leak, naturally.
05/28/11

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Review

Kyle takes a final look at CD Projekt's highly-anticipated title.
05/28/11

Tales of the Abyss 3DS Screens Added

In case you haven't gotten your Saturday morning Tales fix yet...
05/28/11

Tales Of Xillia Gets Its Own PlayStation 3

And a JP date! Check out the pics and gameplay video aside!
05/28/11

Retro Review: Shadow Hearts

Kyle goes down memory lane to visit Yuri!
05/28/11

Ragnarok PSP Gallery Update

As if we didn't have enough pictures already.
05/28/11

More Pandora's Tower Comedy (And Gameplay)

Japanese + Video Games + Comedians = ???
05/28/11

Details On UnchainBlades ReXX's Monster System

There's a video too!
05/27/11

Tales of Xillia Will Have Numerous Anime Cutscenes

All chat scenes will be voiced too!
05/27/11

Jikandia: The Timeless Land Review

It looks like a charmer, but looks can be deceiving...
05/27/11

White Knight Chronicles II Gets An English Trailer

Also: good news for PAL territories, and hear what the series' director had to say.
05/27/11

Hothead Games Announces The Baconing

From the makers of DeathSpank!
05/27/11

Phoenix Wright Goes To The Big Screen

Apparently, he didn't object hard enough.
05/27/11

Growlanser IV Overloads Japanese PSPs This August

Atlus is quite busy these days.
05/26/11

Chaos Rings Omega Review (iPad)

We loved Chaos Rings, but how does Omega fare?
05/26/11

Final Fantasy Type-0: Characters, Maps And More

Maybe even an old friend... or foe.
05/25/11

Hero 30 Second Really Gets JP Date, Half-Minute Hero Goes XBLA

UPDATED: See what the XBLA version of Half-Minute Hero looks like!
05/25/11

Watch Not One, But Two Zelda: Ocarina Of Time 3D Trailers

One in each language!
05/25/11

Deus Ex: Human Revolution Gallery Update

It's been a while, so we figured this was about time.
05/25/11

A Look At White Knight Chronicles II's Incorruptus

The what? The great big knights that you control.
05/25/11

Wakfu Beta Key Giveaway

Enter the Beta for Square Enix and Ankama's Wakfu
05/24/11

Millennium Episode 3 Review

Neal dips into Aldorlea Games' title for a third time.
05/24/11

Persona 2: Innocent Sin Coming To North America

Believe the rumours (and hints)!
05/24/11

Infinity Series Title code_18 Goes Multiplatform

The series that spawned Ever17 continues with a new adventure.
05/24/11

Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale Will Be Available On XBLA & PC This Week

If you prefer to use your PS3, you don't have much longer to wait.
05/24/11

Rorona's Youthful Appearance In Atelier Meruru Explained

It's a tad spoilery, so click at your own risk!
05/24/11

More DLC Costumes Revealed For Dissidia 012[duodecim] Final Fantasy

Gilgamesh, Shantotto, Bartz, and Terra sport some new duds.
05/23/11

RPGFan Podcast: Random Encounter Episode 24

I'm doing, like, jumbles and tumbles and rumbles.
05/23/11

A Look At Grand Knights History's Classes

...And subclasses!
05/23/11

Dungeon Siege III Gets A Demo

And it comes to XBL next week!
05/23/11

Watch More Video Clips Of Atelier Meruru

Six minutes of gameplay, and a retailer video you've seen, now with better quality.
05/23/11

New Treasure Report Media Added

I think I already used my only good pun for this game.
05/23/11

Devil Survivor 2 Screens Added

We think we've added plenty of artwork to last us a while.
05/23/11

Nora And The Time Studio Gallery Update

Also: Two character introductions and details on the item creation system.
05/23/11

Secret of Mana iOS Review

Sage Joch may be out, but the verdict for this game is in!
05/22/11

Gallery Update: New, Old Art for Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D

Take a look at a bunch of artwork - including a brand-new piece - for Nintendo's upcoming 3DS Zelda title.
05/22/11

Final Fantasy Legends Mobile Gets A Dancer Chapter

Apparently, a bard wasn't enough.
05/22/11

Here's 20 Minutes Of FF Type-0 Gameplay Footage

Yes, really.
05/21/11

This Is What Neptune Mk-II's Nendroid Figures Look Like

And a look at some cameos!
05/21/11

Chaos Rings II Gets A Reveal Trailer

Also: The original Chaos Rings gets an update! ...And that has a trailer, too.
05/21/11

Watch Some Pandora's Tower Gameplay Footage

Oh, and a couple of commercials. Lots of video!
05/20/11

More UnchainBlades ReXX Video

You have a main cast! They have special moves too!
05/20/11

Mega Man Legends 3 Prototype Version Delayed

Also: Will we ever see the first two games on PSN?
05/20/11

Watch The Latest Class of Heroes 3D Trailer

You saw the customization options, now meet the cast.
05/20/11

7th Dragon 2020 Gallery Debut

The flowers aren't poisonous this time, we swear.
05/20/11

Gungnir Gallery Update

One last batch of Japanese media!
05/20/11

New Chaos Rings Omega Media Added

There's a lot. And a trailer. Bonus: It's all in English!
05/20/11

Frontier Gate Gallery Debut

This gate does NOT lead to hell, I promise.
05/20/11

Hellgate Opens Back Up In North America

As a free MMORPG.
05/19/11

Is Persona 2: Innocent Sin Being Not So Innocently Hinted At?

If you're confused about Atlus' newsletter from earlier, this is why.
05/19/11

Risen 2: Dark Waters Gallery Debut

Think Pirates of the Caribbean, but with no Johnny Depp. Or Caribbean.
05/19/11

Another Record Of Agarest War Zero Trailer

Make that Agarest: Generations of War Zero.
05/19/11

Devil Survivor 2 Finally Gets A Trailer

And it's Major Japanese Cities 101.
05/19/11

Romance Ceres In Pandora's Tower

I guess feeding a vegetarian meat counts as romantic now...
05/18/11

Zelda: Ocarina Of Time 3D Comes With A Pre-Order Bonus In Europe

Plus: minor gallery update!
05/18/11

Vagrant Story (PSone Classics) Review

Time to dip back into the PSone era again with this Squaresoft classic.
05/18/11

Chaos Rings Omega Available Tonight in North America

Before we get into the sequel, dive into the all-new Chaos Rings prequel.
05/17/11

Record Of Agarest War Zero Gets A Limited Edition... In Europe

This one isn't terribly naughty either.
05/17/11

Meet More Protagonists And Enemies Of Devil Survivor 2

What is it with SMT and astronomy?
05/17/11

Fable III (PC) Now Available

When I become king, I'm going to be like the King of Hyrule, my boy.
05/17/11

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Now Available

And now we all rush out to upgrade our PCs.
05/17/11

Final Fantasy Tactics: The War of the Lions iOS Dated... Sort Of

Just a short time after E3.
05/17/11

Lineage Will Come To An End In North America

NCSoft will focus on Asia instead.
05/17/11

Hey, It's New Final Fantasy Type-0 Media

Featuring another moogle, a chocobo and... oh, people!
05/16/11

Vagrant Hearts Review

Neal takes on, what else, a new indie title!
05/16/11

Rune Factory: Oceans Coming To North America

Don your wetsuits. The Tides of Destiny are coming in.
05/16/11

Final Fantasy XI: Ultimate Collection Now Available

This one is REALLY the ultimate collection, they promise.
05/16/11

Watch An Atelier Meruru Boss Battle

Fight an ugly tree with items and skills!
05/14/11

Final Fantasy IV: The Complete Collection Review

It's another version of Final Fantasy IV, but this time it's high-resolution 2D and has it's share of extras. But should you play it yet again?
05/14/11

Devil Survivor 2 Gallery Update

Devil messengers, locations and more!
05/14/11

Gungnir Screens Added

Less cutscenes, more battles and menus.
05/14/11

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3D Screens Added

Just enough to tease you some more.
05/13/11

Watch Disgaea 4's First English Trailer

It's a long one.
05/13/11

Nora And The Time Studio Gallery Debut

If you thought the trailer was cute...
05/13/11

Watch Clips Of Your Allies In UnchainBlades ReXX

You get two death gods on your team.
05/13/11

Konami Has A PSP RPG Named Terror of The Stratus

Watch its trailer!
05/13/11

Watch Growlanser IV Overload's Opening Movie

It's all anime.
05/13/11

NIS America Announces Two

ClaDun X2 and Atelier Totori are coming out west!
05/13/11

The Combat And Jobs Of Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls

Steal, focuse, exorcise - you choose!
05/13/11

Fallout: New Vegas Honest Hearts DLC Trailer

The right hand of the Lord likes guns. A lot.
05/13/11

Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning Gameplay Video

Watch it in action.
05/13/11

Meet More of Neptune Mk-II's Characters And Enemies

A lot of them may look familiar.
05/12/11

A Closer Look At Tales of Xillia's Partner Support Skills

Just how talented is this cast?
05/12/11

Get Your Chrono Trigger On Virtual Console Next Week

But if you were holding out for the PSN version... well, we can't help you there.
05/12/11

Fallout: Brotherhood of Steel Review

John Tucker takes a trip to the backlog, and barely survives.
05/12/11

Final Fantasy Type-0 Preview

Two words: Final Fantasy.
05/12/11

7th Dragon 2020 Announced + First Details

SEGA collaborates with Imageepoch.
05/12/11

New Dark Souls Screens & Artwork

If you weren't creeped out by yesterday's trailer...
05/12/11

Grand Knights History Has Curved Battlefields

And other random tidbits + screens!
05/12/11

Watch A Pandora's Tower Promo Video

It's really just a trailer shown at retailers.
05/11/11

Cthulhu Saves The World Headed To Steam

The top-selling Xbox Live Indie Game gets more love.
05/11/11

Tales of Graces F Set for 2012 In North America

But Tales of the Abyss should be out this year, at least.
05/11/11

Dark Souls Dated For North America, Too

And some neat pre-order bonuses.
05/11/11

Tales Of Graces F Is Coming To Europe, Too

Oh, and so is Tales of the Abyss 3DS.
05/11/11

Nora And The Time Studio's First Trailer

And an official website!
05/11/11

Get Your The Witcher Fix At GOG.com

Buy the first game for cheap and pre-download the second.
05/11/11

Dark Souls Gets A New Trailer, Release Windows

Looks like the game will make 2011 after all.
05/11/11

Some Mega Man Legends 3: Prototype Version Details, Screens

How much content can we expect in the demo version? Well...
05/11/11

Three Classic Dragon Quest Titles Coming To Wii On One Disc

It's like the Super Mario All-Stars Collection, but with slimes instead of goombas.
05/10/11

Tactics Ogre: Let Us Cling Together Review

True story: Bryan gets his strategy on...and falls in love!
05/09/11

Avadon: The Black Fortress Review

Yeager plays an indie game. Does he like it?
05/09/11

Diablo III External Beta Begins In Q3 2011

Will the title make it out to shelves this year? Stay tuned!
05/09/11

Nendoroid Generation's First Trailer

Pat Nendoroids on the head, then send them to a dance-off.
05/09/11

Atelier Meruru Commercials, Goodies And More

Development is now complete on Gust's latest, cutest title.
05/09/11

Final Fantasy Legends Mobile Gets A One-Armed Ninja

A Shinobi chapter is now available.
05/08/11

Mass Effect 2: Arrival Review

Ashton takes a look at the DLC that's supposed to lead into Mass Effect 3.
05/08/11

Gloria Union Gets A Trailer

Meet the cast and watch some gameplay.
05/08/11

Get A Better Look At Class Of Heroes 3D

Videos on character creation and gameplay.
05/07/11

Official Wizardry: Labyrinth Of Lost Souls English Website Opens

Check out your monsters!
05/06/11

Dungeon Siege III Still Has Co-Op

In case you forgot, Square Enix has a little trailer.
05/06/11

Deus Ex: Human Revolution PC Specs, Screens & More

Good news for fans of Steamworks!
05/06/11

Finally, Some More Black*Rock Shooter Media

Get a glimpse of the different kinds of packaging.
05/05/11

Make Your RPG More Japanese With RPGMaker VX

Watch a trailer for the upcoming expansion pack!
05/05/11

New Mega Man Legends 3: Prototype Version Screens

What can you do as Barrett? Lots, apparently.
05/05/11

Mass Effect 3 Gallery Update

Salt in the wound? Or just a reminder to be very, very patient?
05/05/11

Gungnir Gallery Debut

Wield the god of war in your spear. No, not Kratos.
05/05/11

Gloria Union Takes The Pirate Theme Seriously

Oh and here's a handful of new screens.
05/04/11

Watch A Zelda: Ocarina Of Time 3D Teaser Trailer

Unfortunately, to actually see all this in 3D you have to wait a month and a half.
05/04/11

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning Set For Q1 2012

Right up against the new date of Mass Effect 3.
05/04/11

Darkspore Review

After Kyle got a preview at Darkspore Day, how was the full game?
05/04/11

Mass Effect 3 Delayed

Potential GotY 2011 contender moved to being potential GotY 2012 contender.
05/03/11

RPGFan Podcast: Random Encounter Episode 23

In which we bewitch a Witcher from Wichita.
05/03/11

Three New Fallout: New Vegas DLCs Announced

Honest Hearts, Old World Blues, and Lonesome Road to see release.
05/03/11

New White Knight Chronicles II English Screens

If you forgot to grab the first White Knight Chronicles, worry not.
05/02/11

New Dungeons & Dragons: Daggerdale Screens Added

Hack and slash your way through the fourth edition ruleset.
05/02/11

Atelier Meruru: New Videos And New Characters

Watch the prologue and some gameplay footage!
05/02/11

Ever17 Xbox 360 Remake JP Release Details & Promo Video

If you liked 999, you might want to watch this video.
05/02/11

Dragon Quest Composer Talks DQX

The Wii title - or at least its music - should be completed next year.
05/02/11

Final Fantasy XI Gets An Ultimate Collection: Abyssea Edition

And it's two weeks away, and it's cheap.
05/02/11

Yes, Chrono Trigger is Coming to North American VC, Too

Only one platform/region combination is missing now. Can you guess which?
05/01/11

Atelier Meruru Gallery Update, TV Ad And More

...Is it too late to trade in my younger brother for the super-adorable young Rorona?
05/01/11

20+ New Images for Dungeon Siege III

Get a good look at some battle screens, spell-casting and dialogue stills! In Japanese.
05/01/11

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Hands-on Preview

Kyle has some time with a preview build.
05/01/11

A Pandora's Tower Update

Feed the meat of beasts to a vegetarian! Does she still count as one here?
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