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

Again.
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

I'M DROWNING IN MASS EFFECT!
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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