News Archive: August 2012
Date Update
08/31/12 Final Fantasy 25th Anniversary Ultimate Box Announced
With every main FF title included, it is pretty ultimate. And pricey.
08/31/12 Dead Island: Riptide Revealed
Announced back at E3, but we finally have details.. and screens.
08/31/12 Final Fantasy Dimensions Now Available
A 2D classic-style Final Fantasy that's not a port? Sign me up!
08/31/12 Torchlight II Is Coming Very Soon, Launch Trailer
Runic Games announces their flagship title's sequel launches in three weeks.
08/31/12 Sol Trigger Opening Movie
Some juicy prologue scenes.
08/31/12 This Tokitowa Battle Trailer Is All About The Alter Ego
Is Towa the renegade to Toki's paragon? Who knows.
08/30/12 A Few Tales Of Xillia 2 Videos
Two character clips, plus unique and common artes.
08/30/12 Blood Knights Trailer, Gallery Added
Now with 300% more blood, knights and vampires!
08/30/12 Borderlands 2 Season Pass Announced
Get the four DLC packs for $30 instead of $40.
08/30/12 Ni no Kuni "Ninostarter" Program Extended Through September 3rd
Get your pre-orders in! I want that Wizard's Coin!
08/30/12 Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy HD Coming to iOS This Fall
With HD graphics, free chapters and a... meme generator?
08/30/12 Bravely Default: Flying Fairy's Nintendo Direct Presentation
A video that covers customization options, the battle system and more.
08/29/12 Bastion Comes to iPad
"He gets up."
08/29/12 Legasista Review
Or, how I learned to love ClaDun 3 (in spirit).
08/29/12 Inazuma Eleven 1, 2, 3: Legend of Mamoru Endou Trailer
3DS collection of DS titles has improved graphics.
08/29/12 Trailer: Get A Load Of Students Of The Round's Art
PSP port out in Japan this fall.
08/29/12 Dragon Fantasy Book II Announced
Look for the 16-bit styled RPG on PS3 and Vita next year.
08/29/12 Level-5 Announces Professor Layton and the Legacy of Super Civilization A
The Professor's final adventure is coming to Japan next year.
08/28/12 Record of Agarest War 2
Idea Factory's latest.
08/28/12 Bethesda Announces New Skyrim Add-on, Titled Hearthfire
Not quite the size of Dawnguard...
08/27/12 Boston's VGO To Perform RPG-Centric Show
A full orchestra with special performances from Sakimoto and Iwadare? Sign me up!
08/27/12 First Screens Of Shin Megami Tensei IV's Trailer
Just days ahead of Soul Hackers' release.
08/27/12 The Last Story Review
All story and no substance, or the next great JRPG?
08/26/12 The Worlds Ends With You iOS Is Out.. Today
So let's have a look at a trailer and some screens, shall we?
08/26/12 Editorial: Trophy Earned! Achievements and RPGs.
Why RPGs should make better use of trophies and achievements.
08/25/12 Mass Effect 3 Leviathan DLC Trailer
Shepard finally gets an Atlas of his own!
08/24/12 Persona 4 Golden: Solid Gold Premium Edition Announced
It's pretty solid. And golden.
08/24/12 Chaos on Deponia Release Date Announced
Come have a first look at Deponia's sequel!
08/24/12 Bravely Default: Flying Fairy Screens, Art Added
Some of your villains, up close.
08/23/12 Final Fantasy: Dimensions Goes on Sale August 31st
But the iOS and Android versions of Final Fantasy Legend won't come cheap.
08/23/12 Tokitowa Battle Trailer, Media Added
Let's see what Toki, the not-alter ego, can do.
08/23/12 Phantasy Star Online 2 Latest Update Video, Screens
Piece together a weapon and explore a mazelike dungeon.
08/23/12 Tales Of Xillia 2 Video Clips
Characters, combat, costumes and more!
08/23/12 Little Battler Experience W Delayed, Trailer
PSP and Vita title pushed back to October in Japan.
08/22/12 Mugen Souls Delayed In North America
...but here's a battle trailer?
08/22/12 Ragnarok Odyssey Limited Edition Announced, New Media
XSEED's Vita title due out in October.
08/22/12 Borderlands 2: Here Are Three Weapons Trailers
Because what's Borderlands without a choice of guns?
08/22/12 Hyperdimension Neptunia V Media Added
A look at a bunch of systems.
08/22/12 Final Fantasy XIII Saga Teaser Site Opens
If we have to wait until September, that's a huge storm that's gathering.
08/22/12 Wanderlust: Rebirth Review
The retro fad continues!
08/22/12 Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse Review
Recover Max's stolen brain, fight Sam doppelgangers, and save the world.
08/20/12 Diablo III To Introduce Paragon System In Next Patch
No, this doesn't mean Paragon interrupts.
08/20/12 Bravely Default: Flying Fairy Packaging... And Villains
Meet the... Blood Roses?
08/20/12 Ten Minutes Of Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers 3DS
Plus some screens.
08/20/12 New Tales of Xillia 2 Trailer
Filled with JRPG goodness.
08/20/12 Time For A New Zero no Kiseki Evolution Trailer, Screens
Includes many familiar faces! Both new and old!
08/20/12 Deponia Review
Sam Hansen returns - and here's his redebut review!
08/20/12 Dust: An Elysian Tail
One of the most immediately eye-catching games of the year.
08/20/12 World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Cinematic Trailer
Featuring - what else? Pandaren!
08/20/12 Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Trailer
Because you didn't see how well this game animates already.
08/20/12 Square Enix Launches Teaser Site For New Game
Are we about to see a sequel to The World Ends With You? So zetta mysterious!
08/20/12 Zelda: Hyrule Historia Confirmed For English Release
Disclaimer: This is a book, not a game.
08/17/12 Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Screens, Art Added
You've seen trailers. Now what?
08/16/12 Random Encounter Episode 49
The Economist and (more!) Guild Wars 2!
08/16/12 Dark Souls: Prepare To Die Edition Trailer, Gallery Added
GamesCom gives fans another look at the PC version.
08/15/12 Mass Effect 3: Leviathan DLC Dated For August 28th
How about a little dance with yet another Reaper?
08/15/12 Final Fantasy VII PC Now Available
08/14/12 Final Fantasy III PSP Trailer
In-game footage of the very latest FF port.
08/14/12 Buy A Year Of Rift, Get Storm Legion Expansion Free
Now that requires commitment.
08/14/12 ClaDun X2 Now Available... On Steam
And right now it's 20% off.
08/13/12 Dust: An Elysian Tail Heads To XBLA This Week
So here's a launch trailer and new screens!
08/13/12 Trailer: A Message From Borderlands 2's Villain
Except he calls himself the 'hero'...
08/13/12 Dragon's Dogma Game and Soundtrack Review
We fill a curious gap in our coverage.
08/13/12 Professor Layton and the Miracle Mask Trailer, Date
This fall's 3DS lineup grows.
08/10/12 Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers' New Trailer
And lots of devil summoners show up in the game! Go figure.
08/10/12 A Look At Tales of Xillia 2's World
New video, screens and art will show you how pretty and modern it is.
08/10/12 Gungnir Review
And some sort of crazy subtitle.
08/10/12 Videos: How To Customize Your Character (And Other Features) In Mugen Souls
We hope it isn't all too overwhelming.
08/10/12 Students of the Round PSP Trailer
The portable version of Experience's DRPG is out this fall... in Japan.
08/10/12 Here's A Real Trailer For Lost Heroes
Put some mechs in a mech.
08/10/12 Yes, It's Another Hyperdimension Neptunia V Trailer
Lots of new and familiar faces.
08/09/12 Dragon's Dogma Gets Another PS3 Demo
And a new competition for those still playing the game.
08/09/12 Epic Games Announces Impossible Studios
That would be the studio formed from Big Huge Games veterans.
08/09/12 Pokémon Black & White 2 English Animated Trailer
You've seen it in Japanese, now we have it in English - with a bonus scene!
08/08/12 Code of Princess Gets A Final Release Date, New Trailer
Meet the cast of Agatsuma's beat-em-up RPG.
08/08/12 The Evolution of Pokémon: Special Feature
A look back, and a look ahead, at Nintendo's long-running monster-collecting franchise.
08/08/12 Tales of Xillia 2's Ludger Has A Second Form
And other tidbits, such as returning Xillia characters!
08/08/12 Darksiders II Gameplay Trailer
One which would like to acquaint you with death.
08/08/12 Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn's Second Trailer
And it's all pretty, pretty CG.
08/08/12 New Screens, Art & Trailer for UnchainBlades Exxiv
Also: Yoshitaka Amano and Suzuhito Yasuda contributing to character designs? Score.
08/07/12 Fire Emblem: Awakening Gets DLC Maps
Ranging from easy, hard, to really hard.
08/07/12 Bravely Default: Flying Fairy Random Tidbits
New classes, a fifth (!) demo, DLC and more!
08/06/12 Theatrhythm Final Fantasy - An RPGFan's Perspective
Not a review, but a reflection twenty-five years in the making.
08/06/12 July Game of the Month
Lives were lost in the heated debate to decide this month's winner.
08/06/12 Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Also Gets A GameStop Pre-Order Bonus
This one is less fluffy, as it is an exclusive steelbook case.
08/06/12 Pre-order Harvest Moon: A New Beginning At GameStop, Get A Yak Plushie
And yes, he's adorable. And fluffy. Did I mention adorable?
08/06/12 Phantasy Star Online 2's Second Update In Screenshots
Of floating continents and various dragons.
08/06/12 Bravely Default: Flying Fairy Screens Added
An introduction to the 'friend summon' system.
08/05/12 Ys: Foliage Ocean in Celceta Screens Added
Some new, flashy skills on display.
08/05/12 The Legend of Heroes: Zero no Kiseki Evolution Opening Animation
It's very... animated.
08/05/12 Two Tales of Xillia 2 Character Videos
Meet Julius and Leia - again.
08/04/12 Pokémon Black & White Keldeo Distribution Announced, Trailer, Screens
Finally, news on the new event Pokémon for North America!
08/04/12 New Tokitowa Trailer, Screens
It's the alternate ego's turn!
08/04/12 Watch Neptunia V's Third Official Trailer
Time for another one!
08/04/12 RPGFan Soundtracks: Nora and the Time Studio OST Review
I want a Time Studio. Nothing weird would happen there.
08/03/12 RPGFan Soundtracks: Mass Effextravaganza
08/03/12 RaiderZ Beta Key Giveaway
1000 keyz for 1000 lucky soulz.
08/03/12 Mass Effect 3 Leviathan DLC Confirmed
And a really brief look at that Wii U version - now a launch title.
08/01/12 New Project X Zone Anime Opening And Character Screens
A couple of notable ladies included.

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