News Archive: December 2014
Date Update
12/31/14

Nose to the Grindstone: Scaling (or Not) in RPGs

Slaughter that slime? Or duel to the death with a Daedra?
12/31/14

New Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker Videos Feature Anguished One, Game Mechanics

Demon summoning and purple-haired AI companions. Where can I download this app?
12/31/14

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.5 Releasing on January 20th

Yoshi P giving us a New Years present.
12/30/14

New Characters And Plot Synopsis For Sword Art Online: Lost Song

Do I get a complimentary box of Lucky Charms if I join the Shamrock guild?
12/30/14

RPGFan Music: Kingdom Hearts 1.5 & 2.5 HD ReMIX OST Reviews

They do not give love a bad name.
12/30/14

New Trading System in The Legend of Legacy Uses Ships

Literally sail your way to riches.
12/30/14

Final Fantasy Explorers Gets Gilgamesh Battle and More DLC

We here at RPGFan only do battle on the Big Bridge in the classiest of attire.
12/29/14

New Trailer And Details About Disgaea 5 Trickle In

So many explosions...
12/29/14

New Atelier Rorona on 3DS Gets Some New Screenshots

For all your chibi Alchemic needs!
12/29/14

Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Special Demo Released On 3DS eShop

No more need for promotional serial codes!
12/28/14

Mistwalker Shows Concept Trailer for Cancelled Xbox RPG Cry On

Oh, what could have been...
12/28/14

Random Encounter - Episode 89

Sparkle!
12/28/14

First Look at The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky Evolution

Another PSP game transitions to the Vita.
12/27/14

Final Fantasy XV to Feature Team Attacks and Summons

Permission to engage in jolly co-operation?
12/27/14

Listen to An Extended Song From Xenoblade Chronicles X

Let's not lose our heads, though!
12/27/14

Visual Novel eden* Coming to PC in January

"The final love story on a dying planet."
12/27/14

Visual Novel Littlewitch Romanesque on Steam Greenlight

But it's not your traditional VN.
12/27/14

JAST USA Explains Why Steins;Gate Isn't Available on Steam

Ah, licencing issues.
12/27/14

Overdrive Share Details on New Features of Go Go Nippon 2015

New locations and more scenes!
12/26/14

Kemco's Alphadia Genesis Will Be Available on Steam

Another addition to Steam's ever-expanding library.
12/25/14

It's a Heavensward Holiday Miracle! (Or at Least New Media)

Including our first look at the bonus items from the Collector's Edition.
12/24/14

Square Enix Details Final Fantasy XIV Patch 2.5

One last big update before we're overrun with dragons in Ishgard.
12/24/14

Bravely Default Spinoff Headed To Japanese Smartphones

Now you just need to learn Japanese and import a phone, no big deal.
12/24/14

Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic Uses the Force on Android

This is the game you're looking for.
12/24/14

TERA: Fate of Arun Expansion Goes Live

The first expansion brings level cap and new content.
12/23/14

Final Fantasy Legends: Space-Time Crystal's First Trailer

Be Emo, Tomorrow, and Reega! Those are characters, not moods.
12/23/14

New Media And Pre-Order Bonus Details For Etrian Mystery Dungeon

Over 40 minutes of gameplay footage, yowzah!
12/23/14

Final Fantasy XIII (PC) Review

Will this be Bob's final Final Fantasy?
12/23/14

Hyperdimension Neptunia and Other Idea Factory Games Coming to Steam

More and more Japanese RPGs are heading to Steam.
12/23/14

Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire Super Music Collection Now on iTunes

Gotta catch all that music.
12/23/14

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call Gets 'Second Performance' DLC

An encore featuring music from Bravely Default, Chrono Trigger, and more!
12/23/14

Pre-Order Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker, Get Soundtrack

Seems like a fair deal. Also, take a look at the game's official box art!
12/22/14

Trails in the Sky Getting the Evolution Treatment

Now with blinking eyes!
12/22/14

Yuji Horii Says He's Busy Working On Dragon Quest XI

And we've also got some additional footage of Dragon Quest Heroes.
12/22/14

New Final Fantasy XV Footage Brings Us Closer to Cindy and a New City

And Cid is female? Maybe?
12/22/14

New Tales of Zestiria Promotional Video

Number five to be exact.
12/22/14

Latest Etrian Mystery Dungeon Trailers Show New Classes and Enemies

What awaits in these mysterious dungeons? We've got ya covered.
12/21/14

Check Out Theatrhythm Dragon Quest's Jump Festa Trailer

So much whimsy!
12/21/14

Fresh Details for The Legend of Legacy's Battle System

Yay for party formations!
12/21/14

First Details for Dragon Quest X's Third Expansion Emerge

There be dragons...
12/21/14

Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker Introduces Keita and Hinako

It's always important to make a good first impression.
12/21/14

Look at These Stunning Panoramas of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Also get a closer look at the game's other protagonist, Ciri.
12/21/14

Cat User Job Joins Bravely Second Ranks

As opposed to real life, these cats sometimes care what you want and do what you ask.
12/21/14

Two New Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Trailers

Glory to the Empire!
12/21/14

New Tales of Zestiria Anime Trailer and DLC Info

The anime special airs later this month.
12/20/14

Watch These Criminal Girls Get Motivated in New Video

New video highlights exactly how you'll be "motivating" the girls.
12/20/14

See Dozens of New Atelier Ayesha Plus Screens

And learn more about album missions.
12/20/14

Kemco Games Discounted on iOS

To scratch that old-school RPG itch.
12/20/14

Shadowrun Returns to Kickstarter in January

Shadowrun Returns to... well, return.
12/20/14

Come Watch the All-New Final Fantasy XV Jump Festa Trailer

Seriously, watch this now.
12/20/14

The Square Enix Mobile RPG Sale Has Begun

Lots of Final Fantasy, Dragon Quest, and Chaos Rings games on sale for the holidays.
12/20/14

Lords of the Fallen Coming to Mobile Devices, Sequel in the Works

Mmm, Diet Dark Souls.
12/19/14

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Gets a New Race, Machinist & Astrologian Jobs

Also: details on the new raid, an extravagant Collector's Edition and more from FFXIV Fan Fest Tokyo.
12/19/14

See Hyperdevotion Noire: Goddess Black Heart in Action

New video shows off battle, special moves, and more!
12/19/14

Minecraft: Story Mode Announced By Telltale Games

I guess the takeaway from this is that anything is possible, right?
12/19/14

New Disgaea 5 Details on Villains, Classes and Squad Mechanics

There is a lot of information in here.
12/19/14

Atelier Rorona 3DS Release Date and Details

This looks adorable.
12/19/14

Adventure Game Life Is Strange Release Date Announced

Travel through time in an episodic adventure from Square Enix.
12/19/14

Pokémon Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire Review

Catch 'em all really isn't a reasonable demand anymore.
12/17/14

RPGFan Music: Project Destati: LIGHT Review

My Hearts will go on.
12/17/14

A New Trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Approaches

Would you like to know more?
12/17/14

Previous Final Fantasy Titles May Be Heading to PlayStation 4 Soon

Just in case you have a PS4 and 5,000 hours to spare.
12/17/14

New Info on the Thief and Alchemist Classes in Final Fantasy Explorers

I'm guessing the thief will steal stuff. Just a hunch.
12/17/14

Steins;Gate Coming to PlayStation 3, Vita in North America and Europe

Insert Back to the Future reference here. Get it? Because time travel... I'll show myself out.
12/17/14

Divinity: Original Sin Coming To Store Shelves

Some phat loot just in time for the holiday season.
12/17/14

Anima - Gate of Memories Gets a New Gameplay Trailer

Protect mankind from darkness while exploring Gaia.
12/17/14

NIS America Announces Three for North America & Europe

Disgaea 5, Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, The Awakened Fate Ultimatum are all on the way!
12/16/14

Release Date For Brandish: The Dark Revenant Pushed Back to Early 2015

Yet another reason 2015 needs to hurry up and get here.
12/16/14

Fault - Milestone One Released on Steam

A visual novel that is an homage to 80's science fiction.
12/16/14

Cosmic Star Heroine Impresses with New Gameplay Footage

Even in its early stages there is plenty to be excited about.
12/16/14

Listen To The English VA for Final Fantasy XV

Noctis says it himself! Been a long time... too long... not much longer.
12/16/14

Two New SaGa Games Announced

Beautiful 2D sprites are sure to be inbound.
12/16/14

More Xenoblade Chronicles X Artist Announcements

Just because it has giant robots doesn't mean it's all about sci-fi.
12/15/14

RPGFan Music: Project Destati: Awakening Review

Kingdom Hearts week begins!
12/15/14

CD Projekt Details The Witcher 3's Second Playable Character

I'm sure fans of the books figured this out a while ago...
12/15/14

Limited Edition Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 2 Announced

...along with a slight delay in Europe.
12/15/14

New Characters Revealed for Devil Survivor 2: Record Breaker

And one of 'ems a chef!
12/14/14

Escha and Logy Are All Dressed Up in a New Atelier Plus Trailer

New costumes and bosses.
12/14/14

See The Banner Saga in Action on PS4, Vita

On handheld? Awesome.
12/13/14

NIS America Reveals Limited Edition for Atelier Shallie

What would a NIS release be without an extensive LE?
12/13/14

NIS America Downplays Closure Stories Relating to Disgaea 5 Sales

Glad this got cleared up.
12/13/14

A New Update for Final Fantasy XI: Seekers of Adoulin Approaches

Yup, you read that right!
12/13/14

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Collector's Edition Unveiled

*hyperventilates*
12/12/14

Silence of the Sleep Review

Some aren't so silent when they sleep.
12/12/14

Joe Dever's Lone Wolf: Act IV Review

This isn't over yet?
12/12/14

Shadows: Heretic Kingdoms Review

Life is about more than left clicks.
12/12/14

RPGFan Music: Broken Age OST

The game was fantastic, but how was the music?
12/12/14

Cat Master Job Class Revealed For Bravely Second

Nya!
12/12/14

New Sword Art Online: Lost Song Trailer

Take to the skies.
12/12/14

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Coming to PS4 this Spring

Soon every console will have a Sphere Grid.
12/12/14

Guild Wars 2 Season 2 Kicks Off Again in January

Specifically, on the 13th!
12/11/14

New Character Trailers for Tales of Zestiria

And one of them has a sweet mustache!
12/11/14

Atelier Escha & Logy Plus Get a Bevy of Bonus Costumes

All the PS3 DLC AND extra costumes?
12/11/14

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 3 to Come With Special Pre-Order Event

What's your name? What's your sign?
12/11/14

Bravely Second Demo Available in Japan With 30 Minutes of Gameplay

But you can watch it here! How many career changes can you fit in a half hour?
12/11/14

Final Fantasy XIV's Eternal Bond System Is Now Live

Going to the chapel...
12/11/14

Disgaea 5 Main Character Details

Demon revenge is best served hot.
12/11/14

Take A Look At Strea And Argo In Sword Art Online: Lost Song

The breasty one with the big sword and the cat girl.
12/10/14

RPGFan Music: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn OST

Mike reviews the epically-long album with an equally epically-long review. Get comfy.
12/10/14

Rhythm Encounter 19 - String Quartet: An Interview with Taylor Davis

We sit down with Taylor for a one on one on one on one discussion about her music and upcoming original album.
12/10/14

RPGFan Music: Final Fantasy VI Remastered Soundtrack: Disc One

Sometimes, you just need more Final Fantasy VI in your life.
12/10/14

Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 Record Breaker Coming to North America

Peaceful days are over, come early 2015... let's survive until then.
12/10/14

Theatrhythm Dragon Quest Announced

Feel the rhythm!
12/10/14

Bravely Second Will Release With a Collector's Edition in Japan

Will it come with an Enthusiast's Asterisk?!?
12/10/14

New Details On PoPoLoCrois Farm Story

It's that other fantasy farming game where you also fight monsters.
12/10/14

RPGFan Music: Dungeonmans OST Also Available!

And we've got an exclusive remix for you to jam out with!
12/10/14

RPGFan Music: Scarlet Moon Christmas EP Available Now!

You like Christmas and Final Fantasy, right?
12/09/14

Now Streaming: Phantasy Star Nova

Watch our Editor-in-Chief get wrecked!
12/09/14

Grim Fandango Remastered Gets a Release Date

And Double Fine announce a remaster of Day of the Tentacle!
12/08/14

The Witcher 3 Delayed Until May

Wake the White Wolf a little later than expected.
12/08/14

Eidos Unveils New Deus Ex Universe and a Brand New Game Engine

A new competitor in the next generation of game engines is on the way.
12/08/14

RPGFan Music: Persona Q OST Review

Davi dishes on dastardly dpersona dmusic!
12/08/14

New Media For Atelier Shallie Looks Shiny Indeed

Shallie sells sea shells by the Dusk Sea shore.
12/08/14

Etrian Mystery Dungeon To See US Release

Explore this new mystery in 2015.
12/08/14

Wasteland 2 Developer Teases New Project

Let the speculation commence!
12/08/14

Persona 5 Coming to PS4 in North America

Thanks Atlus!
12/08/14

Bloodborne's Chalice Dungeon Detailed

Umbasa!
12/08/14

New Gameplay Shown in Sword Art Online: Lost Song's Latest Video

Look at me way up high, suddenly here am I, I'm flying!
12/08/14

Final Fantasy VII Will Be Ported to PlayStation 4

It may not be the remake we deserve, but it's the port we need.
12/07/14

The Legend of Zelda for Wii U First Gameplay Footage

Who needs horse armor when you have horse AI!
12/07/14

Square Enix Announces New Details On Bravely Second's Baddies

Take a second look at the Oblivion Emperor and Anne.
12/07/14

The Banner Saga 2 Gets An Official Announcement And Trailer

Plus, the Banner Saga will soon be available on PS4!
12/07/14

Suikoden I and II coming to PS3 and Vita

Collect the 108 Stars of Destiny... next week!
12/06/14

RPGFan Music: Game Music Bundle 8 Now Bundling!

If you're in need of something to listen to...
12/06/14

Telltale's Game of Thrones: Episode 1 Review

The adventure game developer digs into another well-known franchise. Do they deliver again?
12/06/14

RPGFan Music: Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness OST

Bring a brighter darkness into your life!
12/05/14

Disgaea 5 Battle System Detailed in New Video

Now with more Revenge!
12/05/14

Devil Survivor 2: Break Record Gets a New Character

Might be time for me to play this one...
12/05/14

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Getting More DLC

Try to contain your level of shock.
12/05/14

Village Building Mini-game Returns In Bravely Second

Streetpass-fueled lunar carpentry! Enough said?
12/05/14

Dragon Quest III Released On iOS and Andriod

These magic seeds will set you free!
12/05/14

Xenoblade Chronicles X Director Talks Mech Design And World Building

Never have I wanted so badly to play with dolls.
12/05/14

Rune Factory 4 Coming to Europe and Australia

And rather soon at that.
12/05/14

New Limit Breaks Coming With Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward

Now you won't have to guess who wasted the limit break before the dungeon boss.
12/04/14

Random Encounter - Episode 88

So cute!
12/04/14

Revenant Saga Now Available On Android

In case your smartphone wasn't distracting enough.
12/03/14

RPGFan Music: Mugen Souls Z OST

Tenpei Sato and Kenji Kaneko strike again!
12/03/14

More Details about Xenoblade Chronicles X's Design Concepts Trickle In

See the minds behind the mechs.
12/03/14

Star Wars and Marvel 'Not Off Limits' for Kingdom Hearts III

I'm imagining Sora fighting Darth Maul with an Adamantium Keyblade.
12/03/14

Bravely Second Demo Available in Japan From December 10th

You've got a job to do. Well, actually, you have several.
12/02/14

Kingdom Hearts II.5 HD ReMix Review

Is there any question as to whether you should get this game?
12/02/14

Gamers In Japan Will Soon Be Able To Stream Final Fantasy VII On Their Mobile Devices

Jealous?
12/02/14

The World is at War in Final Fantasy Type-0 HD's Newest Trailer

Pre-order it and you might snag a Final Fantasy XV demo.
12/02/14

Kingdom Hearts III Teaser Footage at II.5 HD Launch Event

Featuring new Heartless designs and transforming Keyblades, among other things.
12/02/14

New Gameplay Videos for The Legend of Legacy

As well as some Japanese preorder bonuses!
12/02/14

Watch the Game of Thrones Episode 1 Launch Trailer

Only a few more days!
12/01/14

Summon Night Memories Brings Back Old Characters

The whole gang's back in town!
12/01/14

RPGFan Music: Dark Souls II OST Review

If only we could be so grossly emeraldescent.
12/01/14

Pier Solar and the Great Architects HD Review

A faux-Genesis role-playing adventure available on everything except toasters.
12/01/14

RPGFan Music: Symphonic Fantasies Tokyo Now Available Digitally

It's fantastic, go buy it and listen to it.
12/01/14

Broken Age Act 2 Is On Track And Arriving Early 2015

Despite a delay and layoffs by the developer.
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