News Archive: August 2015
Date Update
08/31/15

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD PC Review

Is it HD-er on PC?
08/30/15

PAX Prime 2015: Hob Hands-On Preview

Just don't call it a Zelda clone.
08/30/15

PAX Prime 2015: Bedlam Hands-On Preview

Bedlam: (noun) a scene of uproar and confusion.
08/30/15

PAX Prime 2015: Sword Coast Legends Hands-On Preview

Play D&D on your computer.
08/30/15

PAX Prime 2015: Eon Altar Hands-On Preview

This is a rare chance to experience something truly novel in RPGs.
08/30/15

New Legend of Legacy Trailer Stars Liber, Garnet

Not to be confused with the princess from FFIX. Shh, spoilers!
08/30/15

Sword Art Online: Lost Song Gets First PS4 Trailer

Yeah, all the other ones were for PS3 and Vita.
08/30/15

See Tokyo Xanadu in Action With Five-Minute Trailer

I'm not even that big a Falcom fan, and I want this game.
08/29/15

See Summon Night 5's Limited Physical Release and New Trailer

Why aren't you watching it already? I want action, not excuses!
08/29/15

PAX Prime 2015: Shadowrun: Hong Kong Hands-On Preview

That's great, but now I'm hungry for dim sum.
08/29/15

Have Some Delicious Project X Zone 2 Updates

Just like grandma used to make, without the buttermilk.
08/29/15

New English Trailers for Nanako, Margaret in P4: Dancing All Night

Margaret left the Velvet Room?!
08/28/15

The Heroes You Know Take Stage in New Dragon Quest Heroes Trailer

I need a hero! Twelve of them to be exact.
08/28/15

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Release Date Announced

Do you dare to venture into the Heart of Thorns?
08/28/15

Retro Encounter 4-2: The Last Story

Eyepatch Dude and Count Dracula walk into a bar...
08/28/15

The Witcher 3 Sells Six Million Copies

Over six million Griffins slain!
08/28/15

Line Up for Square Enix's Tokyo Game Show Lineup

Three playable games will be there!
08/28/15

Good Ol' Bethesda Games Gather at GOG

Kids, let me tell you a story about DOS.
08/28/15

Come for the Dragon's Dogma Online Trailer...

...but stay for the fashionable armor and news tidbits.
08/28/15

Divinity: Original Sin II Kickstarter is Now Live

And the game is already fully funded!
08/28/15

Bravely Default: D's Report Surges Past Four Million Downloads

That's a lot of Reports.
08/26/15

Before the Fall: Final Fantasy XIV OST Review

The moral of the story is this: There's no end to FF XIV.
08/26/15

Epanalepsis Review

Yeah, we didn't know that word either.
08/26/15

Amnesia: Memories Trailer & Screens Added

View our new media for Amnesia: Memories.
08/26/15

Mother 2 / EarthBound OST to be Released on Vinyl in 2016

Did you SNES fans hold on to your record players?
08/26/15

Final Fantasy VII Remake Producer Shares New Details

ATB for life!
08/25/15

Go Grab Your Digital Copy of Grandia II Anniversary Edition Now

Gather around kids, and let Grandpa tell you about a little something called the Dreamcast.
08/25/15

Take a Tour of 7th Dragon III in a World Introduction Trailer

I don't think we're in Tokyo anymore...
08/25/15

The Witcher 3's New Game+ DLC is Out Now For Everyone

It is time to restart the hunt - now with your hard earned gear!
08/24/15

Yoru No Nai Kuni and Atelier Sophie Delayed

The extra time being used for a final polish.
08/24/15

Yo-kai Watch Gets Official US Release Date

The game will be launching alongside its manga and anime series.
08/24/15

PS4 and Vita Trophies for Kemco RPG Grinsia Are Leaked

Sorry trophy hunters; no platinum.
08/24/15

Until Dawn Review

Can you find a way for everyone to survive?
08/24/15

Rune Factory, Story of Seasons Thrive While PoPoLoCrois Struggles

Poor, poor PoPo.
08/24/15

Check Out Naoto's Moves in the Newest Trailer for P4: Dancing All Night

The Detective Prince brings on the Jazz!
08/24/15

Final Fantasy XIV Reaches 5 Million Registered Users

That's one big party!
08/24/15

Atlus Shares Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Box Art

If you know Vanillaware, you know this will be quality.
08/24/15

Go Forth, Get Your Blade and Soul Founder's Pack

Cosmetics, costumes, coins, and character slots.
08/24/15

PS4 To Receive a Forecast of Rainbow Skies and Rainbow Moon

With low humidity and zero percent chance of rainbow showers.
08/24/15

Japanese Convenience Store Gets Dragon Quest'd

But can the cashier save your game?
08/24/15

Closed Beta Has Begun for Blade and Soul Mobile

A completely different game in a familiar world.
08/24/15

The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky SC Evolution Announced for PSVita

And will be released by the year's end... in Japan. Sigh.
08/23/15

King's Quest Chapter I: A Knight to Remember Review

Welcome back to Daventry!
08/23/15

RPGFan Music: Legacy Sessions: GAME Generation 5 Review

I'll give YOU 5 reasons to check out Casey Ormond's album!
08/22/15

Konami Polls for Consumer Input on Reviving Classic Franchises

Now is your chance to speak up for Suikoden, Castlevania, and more.
08/22/15

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.1 Details Revealed

I will be the Lord of Verminion!
08/22/15

Tales from the Borderlands: Episode Four Review

Will the series rise to the top again, or does the slump continue?
08/22/15

RPGFan Music: Support Video Game Music Online!

Game music needs love badly!
08/20/15

Ballads of Reemus: When the Bed Bites Review

Sleep tight, and don't let the... wait.. what?
08/20/15

Kingdom Hearts Premium Theater Event Outlined for D23 Japan

Somebody page Stephen!
08/20/15

There Will Be Two Types of Magic in Final Fantasy XV

Please look forward to it.
08/20/15

Meet the Girl with the Mysterious Book in Atelier Sophie

Is she a doll or a girl?
08/20/15

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Out Now for PC

More JRPGs on Steam is always a good thing.
08/20/15

Final Fantasy VII Makes Its Way to iOS

No, this isn't the remake. Wouldn't that be a kick in the teeth, though?
08/20/15

Summon Night 6 Coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita

Wasn't expecting this one!
08/20/15

Meet Bianca and Meurs from The Legend of Legacy in New Trailer

Take in their fabulous good looks.
08/20/15

New Stella Glow Trailer Shows Off English Version of its Theme Song

For those of us not fluent in poetic Japanese.
08/18/15

Phantasy Star Online 2 Heading to the PS4

Sega enough already, give us an Western version please!
08/18/15

Breath of Fire 6 Shows Off Its Version of Ryu

Surprise, surprise you don't even get to play as him.
08/18/15

Time to Leave Pandora in Episode 4 of Tales From The Borderlands

That Goliath came from the moon.
08/18/15

Zodiac: Orcanon Odyssey Going For Premium Pricing

Smart move.
08/18/15

Random Encounter - Episode 99

We're struggling to contain all of the excitement!
08/18/15

Retro Encounter 4-1: The Last Story

That's a weird way to say Lost Odyssey.
08/17/15

Persona 5 Still On Track For 2015

Fingers crossed!
08/17/15

Grandia II: Anniversary Edition Out August 24th

Experience this underrated classic all over again.
08/17/15

Sword Art Online: Lost Song Due Out This November

Sharpen your swords and plug in that NervGear.
08/17/15

Charm and Adventure Await in Atelier Sophie

And sparkles, lots of sparkles.
08/16/15

Free PS4 Home Screen Themes Will Come With Pre-Orders of Disgaea 5

Buying digital does, indeed, have its perks.
08/16/15

Big Hero 6 Flies Into Kingdom Hearts III

Baymax has gotta be a better healer than Donald, right?
08/15/15

Square Enix Offering Large Sale on PlayStation Store

No need to stampede the doors for this one.
08/15/15

Divinity: Original Sin II Is Becoming a Reality Through Kickstarter

As Samuel L. Jackson once mused, "Hold on to your butts."
08/15/15

Sony Trademarks Two PS2 Games in Japan

Is this for a rerelease or a remaster?
08/15/15

The Witch and the Hundred Knight Revival Demo Available

If you buy Dengeki PlayStation Vol. 596
08/15/15

Pandora's Tower Hits the Wii U eShop

The last of the Operation Rainfall trio is the first to come to the Wii U. Neat!
08/15/15

Fire Emblem Fates Preview

Its fate is to bring change to a classic series
08/14/15

See the First Dragon Quest XI Screenshots

The PS4 version looks gorgeous. The 3DS version looks awesome. Okay, they both look awesome.
08/14/15

Final Fantasy XV To Get Simultaneous Worldwide Release

A first for the series.
08/14/15

The Legend of Legacy Gets Swanky Launch Edition

To: RPG Fans. Love, Atlus.
08/14/15

Retro Encounter 3: Final Fantasy Tactics ~ Final Thoughts

Wrapping up July's Retro Encounter.
08/13/15

Hands-On With Blood Gate: Age of Alchemy

Making "freemium" sound less like a four-letter word.
08/13/15

Nab A Shiny Rayquaza in Pokemon Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire

Time to dust off my copy.
08/13/15

Erin Fitzgerald Interview

The voice actress talks to us about her many, many roles!
08/12/15

Repent Your Sins and Come Watch the Criminal Girls 2 Debut Trailer

This trailer isn't technically NSFW but it's pretty much as close as you can get. Play it safe.
08/12/15

Final Fantasy Tactics Makes Guest Appearance in Rise of Mana

Proof that Square Enix listens to Retro Encounter?
08/12/15

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Promises Consequential Choices

You asked for this.
08/11/15

Retro Encounter 3-3: Final Fantasy Tactics

Coming up next: The Last Story, which is in fact not the last story.
08/11/15

WildStar Free-to-Play Closed Beta Goes Live

Love me some beta testing!
08/11/15

Omega Labyrinth, a New RPG Roguelike, is Heading for PS Vita

This game combines two of my favorite things: RPGs and...Roguelikes. What did you think I was going to say, sicko?
08/10/15

Final Fantasy XIV's Second Expansion Already In the Works

New Gold Saucer attractions in 3.1 as well.
08/10/15

Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir gets New Screenshots and Artwork

This game is as beautiful as ever.
08/10/15

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night will Have Xbox One and PC Cross-play

More features coming to Koji Igarashi's triumphant return.
08/10/15

Final Fantasy VII - A Not So Retro Retrospective

Struck by lightning on terra, carried by a squall, left floating on a cloud.
08/09/15

Final Fantasy XV's Malboro is Appropriately Hideous

New trailer also gives us a look at some new locales.
08/09/15

Feast Your Eyes Upon the New Grand Kingdom Trailer

The Grandest trailer of them all.
08/08/15

Dragon Quest Creator Yuji Horii Talks Dragon Quest XI

Learn about the protagonist, release date, themes and more!
08/08/15

Is Tales of Link Coming to Europe?

Trademark, ahoy!
08/08/15

Final Fantasy X/X-2 HD Remaster Patch Coming to PS4 Soon

Ready to fix those odd and annoying issues.
08/08/15

New World of Warcraft Expansion, Legion, Announced at Gamescom

Bringing a new class and higher level cap to the enduring MMORPG.
08/07/15

Composer Peter McConnell on Music, Broken Age, Hearthstone, and More

Even Tom Waits!
08/07/15

Steep PSN Sales Available on NIS Titles Now

Until August 11, their games are 50-80% off. Happy Summer!
08/07/15

Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes Coming in October

Just in time for a great group Halloween costume.
08/07/15

Sneak a Peek at the Preorder Bonus for Exist Archive

You'll want to keep these in your archives...I'll let myself out.
08/07/15

New Features in Dragon Quest VIII Include Camera, New Ending

First it was Dragon Quest-Minecraft, now Dragon Quest-Snap.
08/07/15

New Disgaea 5 Media and Details

They are dis-believable!
08/07/15

7 DLC Maps Coming to Fire Emblem Fates

This is separate from the multiple versions of the story.
08/06/15

Tons of Final Fantasy XV News from Gamescom

Potential release window, themes, new gameplay, and more.
08/05/15

Check Out Dark Souls III's Gamescom Trailer

That guy with the branding iron looks... threatening.
08/05/15

Project X Zone 2 Delayed to 2016 in US

We're given a 7-minute trailer as a consolation prize.
08/05/15

Behold Final Fantasy XV's "Dawn" Trailer

You're going to want to watch this.
08/04/15

Life is Strange: Episode 4 - Dark Room Review

Hey look, a review for another episodic series nearing its finale.
08/04/15

Exist Archive Gets Teaser Trailer and Japanese Release Date

Should be even more news soon!
08/04/15

Gamescom Brings the Hype with New Final Fantasy XV Trailer Premiering Tonight

Tonight begins at Dawn.
08/04/15

Digimon World: Next Order Gets Teaser Trailer

Welcome back to Digimon World...
08/03/15

Extra Story For Hatoful Boyfriend Coming to PC Owners For Free

There's no such thing as too much pigeon love.
08/03/15

Distant Worlds Composer Leaks Possible Final Fantasy XII Remake

International Zodiac Job System anyone?
08/02/15

Game of Thrones: Episode 5 - A Nest of Vipers Review

Much like Indiana Jones, I live my life specifically avoiding any scenario in which I would visit a nest of snakes.
08/02/15

Chroma Squad Review

Do you like Power Rangers? Wish you could manage them?
08/02/15

Final Fantasy Type-0 HD Coming to PC this August

Visit (or return to) the land of Orience on August 18th.
08/02/15

Dragon Quest Heroes II Coming to Japan in Spring 2016

Say it with me: "no word of a Western release date."
08/02/15

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold: The Fafnir Knight Review

Well the story's no longer untold now, I suppose...
08/01/15

Grandia II HD Coming to PC This Year

It's the year of the HD PC rerelease.
08/01/15

Square Enix has 'no concrete plans' to Localize Dragon Quest XI

Square Enix giveth, and Square Enix taketh away.
08/01/15

Final Fantasy VII Remake To Have Dramatic Changes To Combat

No one ever wants to use the ATB system anymore.
08/01/15

Exist Archive is a Colorful New IP that Channels Valkyrie Profile

Welcome back, Tri-Ace.
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