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
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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