News Archive: June 2012
Date Update
06/30/12

Tales of Xillia 2 Date, Video, Cameos, and Promo Material

Including information on three separate, yes three, special editions.
06/30/12

Project X Zone Release Date Revealed

Plus, new characters and details on the first print edition.
06/30/12

Rainbow Moon Dates, Pricing and Promos

And a couple of dev diaries on the strategy title.
06/30/12

Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Wizard's Edition Comes With A Spellbook

And other goodies. Plus, a release date!
06/29/12

Code of Princess Teaser Trailer, Pre-Order Bonus Announced

Get a sound & visual book, which is exactly what it sounds like.
06/29/12

Machi no Ihoujin: The Stranger in Alda Announced For 360

Part 3 of Kadokawa and Experience's DRPG Project. They're on a roll!
06/29/12

Guild Wars 2 Release Date Announced

And man has it been a long time coming...
06/29/12

Choose the Ending You Want In Atelier Ayesha

Also inside are a 'travel guide' video and the game's launch trailer.
06/29/12

First Media for Students of the Round: The Eternal Legend

Screens and video inside of the PSP version of the PC/XBox 360 RPG.
06/29/12

Pokémon Black and White 2 Release Date Revealed

Including the first English trailer!
06/28/12

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy Gains A Release Date

In Japan, of course.
06/28/12

Sol Trigger Opening Video

Plus a couple of new character-related ones too!
06/26/12

The Book of Legends Review

The second collaboration between Aldorlea and Ensorcelled Games.
06/25/12

Penny Arcade's On The Rainslick Precipice Of Darkness 3 Review

Derek reviews today's release of PAOTRPOD3.
06/23/12

Etrian Odyssey IV Video, Demo Available

Close-up with casual mode.
06/23/12

Bravely Default: Flying Fairy Trailer

And a third demo.
06/23/12

A Lengthy Dragon Quest X Video, Screens

Eleven minutes of the game in action and a look at battles.
06/23/12

New Final Fantasy XI Expansion Announced: Seekers of Adoulin

Ten years later, the game is still going strong. First trailer & images!
06/22/12

Mass Effect 3: Extended Cut DLC Is Out... Next Week

Get a more coherent ending (we hope) to Shepard's story for free.
06/22/12

Nintendo Direct Summary

All the important details for RPG fans, that is.
06/21/12

Tales of Xillia 2 Gallery Added

The game gives you mere seconds to change the direction of the plot.
06/21/12

Ys: Foliage Ocean in Celceta Official Site Opens

The official subtitle is revealed, and... a shout-out to RPGFan!?
06/20/12

Ys IV Vita Remake Dated For September In Japan

Do we see a forest or a sea of trees here?
06/20/12

Kingdom Hearts 3DS Media Added

We've been spending most our lives living in a prankster's paradise.
06/20/12

Phantasy Star Online 2 Open Beta Starts This Week

And here are even MORE screens.
06/19/12

E3 2012: The Dark Eye: Chains of Satinav First Impressions

This beautiful graphic adventure hits later this week - read our preview now!
06/19/12

Growlanser: Wayfarer of Time PSP Dated, New Screens

Get your strategy RPG goodness fix in late July.
06/19/12

E3 2012: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes First Impressions

Join Holmes, Watson and a large supporting cast to solve crimes this fall.
06/19/12

Sequence Review

Because every game needs RPG elements.
06/19/12

Unchained Blades PSP Set For Release Next Week

3DS owners, however, need to wait a little longer.
06/19/12

Heroes of Ruin Launch Trailer

No, it's not out in North America yet, but Europe's far ahead of us.
06/19/12

Final Fantasy III PSP Gallery Added

It's Final Fantasy III. On a PSP.
06/19/12

Rainbow Moon Screens Added

Plus DLC info, and mostly vague release dates.
06/18/12

Elminage Goes To Yet Another Era

Starfish's dungeon crawling series goes to feudal Japan.
06/18/12

Class of Heroes: Chrono Academy Battle Videos

...Alongside an auto-battle video. Spot the difference!
06/18/12

Two New Etrian Odyssey IV Videos

Including a little bit of dungeon crawling too!
06/18/12

Atelier Ayesha Play Video, Screens, New Characters

And now your friends can gather materials too!
06/18/12

All 8 Unova Gym Leaders Confirmed For Pokémon Black & White 2

Info and pics inside!
06/18/12

A Plethora Of New Pokémon Black & White 2 Info

Keldeo's alternate form, a new video, new screens, new gym leader info, version exclusives and more!
06/17/12

E3 2012: Core Blaze Hands-on Preview

We get our hands and eyes on this upcoming action-based MMORPG. Also, salmon!
06/15/12

E3 2012: Lucius - First Impressions

Shiver Games introduces a real creepy kid.
06/15/12

E3 2012: The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing

The E3 previews keep coming.
06/15/12

E3 2012: Nintendo Land's The Legend of Zelda Battle Quest Hands-on Impressions

A brief look at the one portion of Nintendo's Wii U title that relates to a series we cover.
06/15/12

E3 2012: Age of Wushu First Impressions

Snail Games' MMO was one of our bigger surprises at the show.
06/14/12

Some Tales of Xillia 2 Details, Trailer

Some combat and story tidbits.
06/14/12

Rune Factory 4 Trailer, Screens

Fighting, marriages, and other adventures.
06/13/12

Gungnir Launch Trailer

Atlus' PSP strategy title is now available in North America.
06/13/12

Explore Atelier Ayesha's World

The latest video also shows us how to shop and cook.
06/12/12

Eight Minutes Of Generation Of Chaos 6

And some screens!
06/12/12

Dead Island Gets A Sequel

Welcome to Riptide.
06/12/12

E3 2012: Grimlands Gallery Added, Trailer

What does a post-apocalyptic MMORPG look like?
06/12/12

E3 2012: The Dark Eye - Demonicon Hands-on Preview

Kyle looks at a very dark action RPG that's heavy on player choice.
06/11/12

E3 2012: Heroes of Ruin Media Added

Square and n-Space's 3DS co-op RPG drops next month.
06/11/12

E3 2012: Deponia Hands-on Preview

Graphic adventure fans should be looking forward to this.
06/11/12

E3 2012: The Last Story Impressions

XSEED and Mistwalker release their title soon.
06/11/12

Random Encounter Episode 45

Diablo III: Evil Is Back (plus Gungnir).
06/11/12

E3 2012: Rift: Storm Legion Hands-on Preview

The first expansion pack to Trion World's MMORPG.
06/11/12

E3 2012: Divinity: Original Sin Impressions

It looks a whole lot different than Divinity II.
06/11/12

E3 2012: Ascend: New Gods Hands-on Preview

From Signal Studios, makers of Toy Soldiers.
06/11/12

Final Fantasy III for PSP Confirmed

Plus, the first trailer!
06/11/12

Recent Website Issues

We are back up! You are safe!
06/11/12

Borderlands 2 Screens Added

Gunzerker, I choose you!
06/11/12

A Look At Seasons In Nayuta no Kiseki

Plus some new character art and a gallery update!
06/11/12

Phantasy Star Online 2 Gallery Updated

Lots and lots of new snowy screens! Brrr.
06/11/12

E3 2012: New Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] Media

A new batch of screens has a bit of Fantasia, a bit of Tron, and more!
06/10/12

E3 2012: New Final Fantasy XIV 2.0 Screenshots, Artwork

It's really pretty.
06/10/12

E3 2012: Otherland Impressions

Up close and personal with an MMORPG based on Tad Williams' novel series.
06/10/12

E3 2012: Paper Mario: Sticker Star Trailer, New Media

Unfortunately, this was pretty much all Nintendo showed on the game.
06/10/12

Fields and the World Map in a New Atelier Ayesha Video

And some old dude.
06/10/12

E3 2012: Pokémon Conquest Hands-on Preview

Pokémon and Nobunaga's Ambition. Will it blend?
06/10/12

E3 2012: Darksiders II Hands-on Preview

Take control of Death in this semi-sequel to the 2010 hit.
06/08/12

E3 2012: The Elder Scrolls Online Impressions

More Elder Scrolls! These scrolls are a little different than the Skyrim kind though.
06/08/12

E3 2012: Dust: An Elysian Tail Gallery

2D art doesn't get much more gorgeous than this.
06/07/12

E3 2012: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - Dawnguard Hands-on Preview

It's Skyrim, with more vampires! Thankfully, they don't sparkle.
06/07/12

E3 2012: New Little King's Story Hands-on Preview

Now from Konami!
06/07/12

E3 2012: Record of Agarest War 2

We chatted a little with Aksys to get the down-low.
06/07/12

E3 2012: Of Orcs and Men Preview

Neal checks out an action RPG from the Orc's perspective.
06/07/12

E3 2012: Grimlands Impressions

Post-apocalypse, Go!
06/07/12

E3 2012: Kartuga Impressions

Yaaar, who doesn't like a pirate MMORPG?
06/07/12

E3 2012: Wizardry Online Hands-on Preview

Are you ready for some permadeath?
06/07/12

E3 2012: Code of Princess Hands-on Preview

Guardian Heroes returns!
06/07/12

E3 2012: Young Justice: Legacy Hands-on Preview

We go all superhero on you!
06/07/12

E3 2012: Harvest Moon: A New Beginning Hands-on Preview

Farm and fish and farm some more.
06/07/12

E3 2012: Torchlight II Hands-on Preview

Dave plays some more Torchlight II and talks to Erich Schaefer.
06/07/12

E3 2012: Ni No Kuni Impressions

Neal plays the upcoming Level-5/Ghibli Masterpiece.
06/07/12

E3 2012: Nexon Announces Dungeon Fighter Live For Xbox 360

It's Dungeon Fighter. In HD.
06/07/12

Another New Pokémon Black & White 2 Video

They just keep coming!
06/07/12

E3 2012: WeMade Entertainment Booth Tour

We meet with the maker of several upcoming mobile titles - 20 of which are coming this year.
06/07/12

First Trailer For Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers 3DS

Not only that, but the game itself will come with a first trailer for Shin Megami Tensei IV.
06/07/12

E3 2012: Fire Emblem: Awakening Headed To North America

It was a no-show at Nintendo's press conference, but fear not!
06/06/12

E3 2012: RaiderZ Hands-on Preview

An Action-MMORPG. With guitars. Or guitarZ.
06/06/12

E3 2012: Borderlands 2 Hands-on Preview

MY LOVE FOR YOU IS LIKE A TRUCK, GUNZERKER!
06/06/12

E3 2012: Mistborn: Birthright First Look

From popular author Brandon Sanderson.
06/06/12

E3 2012: Project Happiness Trailer

Natsume's semi-secret title.
06/06/12

E3 2012: Ragnarok Odyssey Hands-on Preview

Are you ready to hack and slash some slimes?
06/06/12

E3 2012: Dust: An Elysian Tail

A future Xbox Live offering impresses.
06/06/12

E3 2012 First Look: The Walking Dead Ep. 2

Feast your eyes on new screens, too.
06/06/12

E3 2012: Sony Online Shows Off SOEmote Technology

Have you ever wanted to really be a dark elf? Now is your chance!
06/06/12

E3 2012: Symphony of the Origin

Android gamers get some love.
06/06/12

E3 2012: Dungeons & Dragons Neverwinter Hands-on Preview

OK, who was on Dragons?
06/06/12

E3 2012: Persona 4 Golden Hands-on Preview

Teddie... in HD!
06/06/12

E3 2012: Mugen Souls Hands-on Preview

NIS America and Tecmo Koei bring us an anime RPG.
06/06/12

E3 2012: Kingdom Hearts 3D [Dream Drop Distance] Preview

It's Sora! And Riku! And Neku!
06/06/12

E3 2012: Final Fantasy Dimensions Hands-on Impressions

A legendary dimension with warriors of light and dark and other stuff.
06/06/12

New Dungeons of Dredmor DLC Released

More diggles to kill and more floors to traverse. Oh, and mod integration with Steam!
06/06/12

E3 2012: Pokémon Conquest Trailer

The best look we've had at the game yet!
06/06/12

E3 2012: Runes of Magic New Chapter Next Week

Fires of Shadowforge brings free dwarves.
06/05/12

E3 2012: Dark Souls: Prepare to Die Edition Impressions

My body is ready... to die. Again.
06/05/12

E3 2012: Mass Effect 3 Coming to Wii U

Better late than never!
06/05/12

A Sora and Riku Kingdom Hearts 3DS Trailer

You want Kingdom Hearts 3, I want Kingdom Hearts 3, yet Nomura fails to realize this.
06/05/12

E3 2012: Persona 4: Golden Trailer

Accompanied by funky music.. and an English date!
06/05/12

New Atelier Ayesha Screens, Characters And More

Along with the coolest (read: most hilarious) character name ever.
06/04/12

RPGFan's Most Anticipated Games of E3 2012

E3 is nearly upon us, and here's some of the games we're most excited to see.
06/04/12

The Last Story Gets A Limited Edition In North America

Grab the game at launch and get an artbook.
06/04/12

E3 2012: The Testament of Sherlock Holmes Trailer, Gallery Added

And this time, the suspect is none other than Sherlock himself.
06/03/12

Epic Is Making Some Big Huge News

Recently displaced staff going to come under the helm of Epic Games.
06/03/12

Two New Pokémon Black & White 2 Clips

They're short, but pack a lot in.
06/03/12

Tales of Xillia 2 Announced for PS3

Screenshots, information, video and more!
06/02/12

Mega Man Star Force Review

In this review from the backlog, Mega Man stars in another RPG series.
06/01/12

Penny Arcade's On The Rainslick Precipice Of Darkness 3 Dated

On July 10th, you too can combine Zeboyd and Penny Arcade.
06/01/12

Bethesda Accepting Applicants For Xbox 360 Dawnguard Beta

Complete with achievements and you don't have to buy it!
06/01/12

E3 2012: SOE Announces Wizardry Online

Quite an interesting property for them to pick up.
06/01/12

Tera Review

Resident MMO guy Stephen Harris loves the action combat.
06/01/12

A Brand New Trailer For Atelier Ayesha

Plus a bonus video of item synthesis! Ba-rrel!
06/01/12

Dark Souls DLC: Artorias of the Abyss Coming to PS3/360

If you're a PC gamer, this is included in this summer's 'Prepare to Die' release.
06/01/12

Skyrim's Dawnguard Add-On Gets Vampires, Trailer

Don't play out in the sun for too long, you'll get a sunburn!
06/01/12

Next Guild Wars 2 Beta Weekend Event Coming June 8

Now with dungeons!
06/01/12

Ys Origin Now Available On Steam

Find out what happened 700 years before Adol's adventures began.
06/01/12

Natsume Announces Codename: Project Happiness

A joint project between Natsume, Toybox and Rising Star will be at E3 next week.
06/01/12

Class of Heroes II To Be Released Digitally This Fall

MonkeyPaw won't be deterred by a failed KickStarter campaign.
06/01/12

Kingdom Hearts 3DS' English Voice Cast Revealed

And a few more English screens because why not?
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