News Archive: January 2012
Date Update
01/31/12 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Launch Trailer, DLC Announced
Battle Lightning! ...In the arena, anyway.
01/31/12 Dragon's Dogma Dated For May
A new trailer, plus pre-order and other bonuses!
01/31/12 Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning Gets Three Special Midnight Launches
Meet the big names behind the game!
01/31/12 Mass Effect 3 Voice Cast Revealed
Watch and listen in the newest trailer and screenshots.
01/31/12 Suikoden: The Woven Web Of A Century Screens Added
Hey look, it's a battle system!
01/30/12 Digimon World Re:Digitize Media Added
More action, more Digimon, more digital world.
01/30/12 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Review
Play with Serah (and a little with Lightning).
01/30/12 RPGFan Interview Series: Kan "Reives" Gao of Freebird Games
Neal didn't even have to go to the moon to chat with him.
01/29/12 Half-Minute Hero: Super Mega Neo Climax Review
With a name like that, it sure has a lot to live up to...
01/29/12 Shining Blade Artwork Added
Meet the game's cast.
01/28/12 Myst: Masterpiece Edition Review
Does it measure up to its namesake?
01/28/12 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Xbox 360 Pre-Order Bonuses
Another look at the two editions and the extra goodies.
01/28/12 RPGFan Soundtracks Spotlight: Xenogears
One of the most well-beloved albums of all time!
01/28/12 Introducing RPGFan Soundtracks Spotlight
A little something new from the soundtracks section!
01/27/12 Final Fantasy XIII-2: Clash of Time Trailer
Oh, there are definitely clashes.
01/27/12 What's In That Kingdom Hearts 10th Anniversary Box?
The Square/Disney mashup is all grown up now!
01/27/12 Dragon Quest X Gallery Update: Of Trains And Quests
What's a game these days without a fast travel option?
01/27/12 Persona 4: The Golden Gets A Motorcycle, New Opening
Some interesting additions, but who wants a straight-up port anyway?
01/27/12 Mass Effect 3 Gets A Multiplayer Trailer, Too
BioWare likes to call it 'Special Forces,' however.
01/27/12 The Most Anticipated Games of 2012
What are the RPGs we're stoked for? Find out here!
01/26/12 Lost Heroes' Second Trailer Is A Teaser
A dungeon RPG with SD mechs.
01/26/12 Dead Island Ryder White DLC Trailer
Some insight into the villain.
01/26/12 Mugen Souls Trailer, Details
Less New Keiji Inafune, more animation.
01/26/12 The Lord of The Rings Online: Riders of Rohan Expansion Announced
New content, the level cap increases, and more!
01/26/12 The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Xbox 360 Dated, CGI Trailer
Geralt comes to consoles fashionably late, but in two editions.
01/25/12 Video: Final Fantasy XIII-2's Gameplay Has Variety
A look at everything from battles to chocobo racing.
01/25/12 Random Encounter Episode 39
Preemptive Strike!
01/24/12 Release Date & New Media for Kingdom Hearts [3D]: Dream Drop Distance
A slick limited edition 3DS system, Fantasia & Tron: Legacy worlds and more!
01/24/12 New Ragnarok Odyssey Screens, Videos
Meet some monsters and check out the multiplayer.
01/24/12 Disgaea 3: Absence Of Detention English Screens Added
So, you're getting a Vita. Need a Disgaea fix? No problem!
01/23/12 The Witcher 2 Xbox 360 Details Coming Thursday
This week's conference brings a release date, trailer and other news!
01/23/12 Tales of Xillia Import Review
Ashton takes a look at a game we hope for in North America.
01/21/12 RPGFan Soundtracks Update
It's a big'un!
01/21/12 Extreme Escape Adventure: Good People Die's Newest PV
Let a rabbit guide you through the ambidex game.
01/21/12 Harvest Moon: The Land Of Origin Screens Added
Meet some spouse candidates.
01/20/12 Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition Trailer
Why is the narrator yelling?
01/20/12 The Last Story English Screens Added
Something to tide you over until February 24th.
01/20/12 Mass Effect 3 Screens Added
And guess who voices new character James Vega?
01/19/12 Time of Heroes Launches on App Store
A 3D turn-based strategy RPG from the developers of Companions.
01/19/12 Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk-2 Dated For Late February
And guess what? Europe will get theirs first!
01/19/12 SRRN & Konami Bring Ash II: Shadows to the App Store
Surprise sequel debuts, screens and trailer in tow, too!
01/19/12 What's Next For Star Wars: The Old Republic?
There may have been an update already this week, but BioWare has more planned.
01/19/12 The Next Suikoden: The Woven Web of a Century Gets A Download Version
Plus some random gameplay tidbits.
01/19/12 Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition Trailer
Why should you take a trip to post-apocalyptic Las Vegas? Here's why.
01/19/12 The Witch And The Hundred Soldiers Screens Added
More characters, how to create your combos, and more.
01/19/12 Imageepoch, Namco Bandai Announce Tokitowa For PS3
First images and details of a brand new animation RPG.
01/19/12 The Last Story's Limited Edition Revealed For Europe
Just like Xenoblade before it, it's a nice package deal.
01/19/12 Mass Effect 3's Kinect Functions In Action
You may not get to flail around, but you get to boss around your squadmates.
01/19/12 RAW: Realms of Ancient War Teaser Trailer
See how this one is shaping up.
01/18/12 RPGFan Interview Series: Nobuo Uematsu and Earthbound Papas
We have a video interview with gaming's top maestro and his band at Magfest.
01/18/12 Video: Travel Through Time With Noel And Serah In Final Fantasy XIII-2
Get up close and personal with the time gates.
01/18/12 BioWare's Valentine's Day Gift Is The Mass Effect 3 Demo
Save the date for Commander Shepard.
01/18/12 Atlus' Next Announcement Likely Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time
Thanks, EB Canada, you are great at showing off unannounced games.
01/17/12 Star Trek Online Goes Free-To-Play Today, Trailer
Boldly go where no one has gone before... for free.
01/17/12 Fortune Summoners Delayed
But there's good news too!
01/17/12 Even More Ragnarok Odyssey Videos, Screens
Have some random gameplay details, too.
01/17/12 Action MMORPG TERA Dated For May
Finally, an actual release date!
01/16/12 Super Dungeon Explore: Board Game Spotlight
A guest writer goes in-depth about a board game that just might appeal to JRPG fans.
01/16/12 Heroes Of Ruin Story & Environments Trailer
Don't worry, it's colourful as ever.
01/16/12 Dead Island: Ryder White Campaign DLC Announced
The adventures in Zombieland continue... as the villain.
01/15/12 Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP Review
We review the iOS adventure title, and we feel pretty good about that.
01/15/12 Dragon Quest X Has A Turtle God
And he guards your human village. Wait, what?
01/15/12 Persona 4: The Golden Commercial, New Screens Added
You know you want to look.
01/15/12 Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition Gallery Debut
Our first real look at this interesting crossover!
01/14/12 Heroes Phantasia's Intro Movie
An anime crossover... in animated form.
01/13/12 Atelier Meruru: The Apprentice of Arland English Date, Trailer
Gusts's series is getting lots of love today.
01/13/12 Atelier Elkrone's Prologue Introduces All Your Love Interests
Some details on this otome take on Gust's Atelier series.
01/13/12 A Look At Kingdom Hearts: Dream Drop Distance's Battle System
Some videos to show you various aspects.
01/13/12 Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls (iOS) Review
Dennis digs in to a dungeon crawler for your phone.
01/12/12 Pokémon + Nobunaga's Ambition Dated For Japan
And finally, a few details.
01/12/12 Tales of Innocence R Update
Unlockable dungeon, DLC, and Iria's 2nd mystic arte on video.
01/12/12 Thought 999 Had A Lot Of Endings? Its Sequel Has Even More!
Extreme Escape Adventure: Good People Die is going to keep people busy.
01/12/12 Star Wars: The Old Republic Gets V 1.1 Update Next Week
Introducing the Rise of the Rakghouls.
01/12/12 Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning, Mass Effect 3 Cross-Promo Trailer
Did you need more convincing to play those demos? Sure you did.
01/12/12 Random Encounter 38 - The End of the Year Spectacular!
2011 in review, Kingdoms of Amalur in preview and predictions for 2012!
01/11/12 Even More Ragnarok Odyssey Screens, Demo Incoming
Everything gets a demo!
01/11/12 Video: Wakfu's Cra Are All Archers
Don't be fooled; they have a variety of attacks.
01/11/12 You Want New Hyperdimension Neptunia Mk2 Screens, Right?
That's good, because we have 71 of them. Yes, there's an arbitrary beach scene inside.
01/11/12 Kingdoms Of Amalur: Reckoning Crosses Over With Mass Effect 3
Play the demos of both games and unlock some neat in-game items.
01/11/12 A Hero's Guide To Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning's Skills
As usual, the newest video is full of information.
01/10/12 Nippon Ichi's The Witch And The Hundred Soldiers Marches In June
And with this PS3 RPG comes a few minigames.
01/10/12 Get A Load Of Games Of Thrones' Westeros In These New Screens
A few more tidbits on your two protagonists.
01/09/12 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2's Invasion Trailer Features... Invaders
If you thought there were strange things out in space, wait til you see what's attacking Japan.
01/09/12 Bethesda Regains Fallout MMORPG Rights
Zenimax settles with Interplay. Expect Zenimax Online to make this title?
01/09/12 Beyond The Labyrinth Gameplay Details
And you can customize your mysterious friend!
01/09/12 Final Fantasy Origins Heads To PSN This Week
If that XIII-2 demo isn't your thing, maybe this is.
01/08/12 Even More Ragnarok Odyssey Videos, Screens
More classes, enemies, and some eye candy.
01/08/12 RPGFan's Games of the Year 2011
Are you ready for award time? Because we've spent a lot of time on this.
01/08/12 Shining Blade's Promo Movie
And some playable character tidbits.
01/07/12 Age Of Wushu Comes To North America
Check out the upcoming Chinese free-to-play MMORPG's trailer.
01/07/12 Final Fantasy XIII-2 Gets A Demo... Next Week
That means you too, Europe.
01/05/12 Tales of Innocence R's Newest Videos
Two mystic artes and a commercial.
01/05/12 Fortune Summoners: Secret of the Elemental Stone Demo Released
Plus the game's release date (soon!), and pricing.
01/05/12 Final Fantasy XIII-2's Moogle Trailer
Hear him protest while you get ready to throw him! ....Poor thing.
01/05/12 Wakfu Enters Open Beta
Check out Square Enix and Ankama's turn-based MMO for yourself.
01/04/12 Devil Survivor 2's Latest Trailer Is A Tad Creepy
Atlus USA want to know how we'll die.
01/04/12 Kingdom Hearts 3DS Screens Added
More on the Dream Eaters and Traverse Town.
01/04/12 Mass Effect 3 Pre-Order Bonuses Announced
The latest videos give us a good look.
01/04/12 Cthulhu Saves The World Drops Price, Sees New Platforms
A fantastic indie game becomes even more affordable.
01/02/12 2nd Opinion: Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective Review
It's Kyle's turn to play tricks on people!
01/02/12 Madoka Magica Portable Comiket Trailer
A PSP dungeon RPG based on an anime looks like this, apparently.
01/02/12 Root Double: Before Crime * After Days PV, Japanese Date
See what Ever17's director has in store.
01/02/12 RPGFan Game of the Month: December 2011
I have a good feeling about this...
01/01/12 Untold Legends: The Warrior's Code Review
Happy New Years! Our gift to you? A backlog review!

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