News Archive: January 2016
Date Update
01/31/16 Final Fantasy XIV Letter From the Producer Live XXVII Wrap-Up
That is the most beautiful rendition of FF6's Fierce Battle BGM ever!
01/31/16 Re-meet Squad 7 in Valkyria Chronicles Remastered Trailer
And some other characters as well.
01/31/16 Ramza Shows Off His Moves in Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade
Let's take a look at his Tactics.
01/30/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: HEX: Shards of Fate
Come check out the new PvE campaign with me and have a chance to win some in-game goods!
01/30/16 Langrisser I•II•III, Masaya Game Music Collection Vol.1 Review
Six discs of musical goodness.
01/29/16 Marvel at the Latest Valkyria Chronicles Remastered Trailer
Prepare for war when this comes to the west this summer.
01/29/16 Watch A Familiar Face Teach Crafting Mechanics in Star Ocean 5
It's Edge Maverick! Just kidding don't worry.
01/29/16 Mythology Video for Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final Talks Daguza
This demon has it out for the gods, and he'll use you to accomplish his goals.
01/29/16 Latest Bravely Second Trailer Focuses on New Jobs
I still plan on destroying my enemies with delicious pastries.
01/29/16 PSP Version of Breath of Fire III Coming to PSN
Capcom has heard your prayers, Breath of Fire fans.
01/28/16 Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star Review
Pigeon game review part coo.
01/28/16 Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Ramza Reveal Incoming
Gameplay to be unveiled on February 3rd.
01/28/16 Final Fantasy Tactics Advance Available on Wii U Virtual Console
Return to Ivalice on the Wii U.
01/27/16 NCSOFT to Release Master X Master for Western Markets Later This Year
Also, some hands-on impressions inside.
01/27/16 Time to Compare Twilight Princess HD to the Original
Let's see if it earns that HD title.
01/27/16 Hatoful Boyfriend Review
Your eyes do not deceive you. This is a game about pigeons.
01/26/16 Pokemon Super Bowl Commercial Celebrates Series' 20th Anniversary
#TrainOn my friends!
01/26/16 Next Active Time Report for Final Fantasy XV Dated
The hype train is chugging along.
01/25/16 Valkryia: Azure Revolution Brings Real-time RPG Combat to Parallel Valkyria Universe
Hopefully both universes can coexist in the market.
01/25/16 Word Has It That a Paper Mario Game is Headed for Wii U
There are some rumors that you just need to believe.
01/25/16 An Iron Maiden RPG Will Be Rocking Your Phone Soon
Iron Maiden: Legacy of the Beast, hopefully it will be released on vinyl.
01/25/16 Valkyria Chronicles Remastered Opens Western Front Spring 2016
Prepare yourself for war once more.
01/24/16 Danganronpa Confirmed for PC, More Spike Chunsoft Games to Follow
Nothing wrong with more visual novels on Steam.
01/24/16 Come Check Out Nearly 100 New Grand Kingdom Images
Plenty of new screenshots and artwork for the upcoming tactical RPG.
01/24/16 HEX: Shards of Fate Developer Visit Preview
In which we discover that "MMOTCG" is a real thing.
01/23/16 Grand Kingdom Releasing in the West This Summer
And you thought the Vita was dead?
01/23/16 First Look at Stranger of Sword City on Xbox One
Yes, there are Japanese games on Xbox.
01/23/16 Japan Now Has Access to Dragon Quest Builders Demo
Just give us the Western release date, already!
01/23/16 Wild Arms Creator Teases Something After 20th Anniversary Meeting
Pokemon isn't the only RPG that's hitting the big 2 0, you know.
01/23/16 Nintendo Confirms Amiibo Functionality in Twilight Princess HD
Ganondorf's amiibo does something pretty hysterical, not gonna lie.
01/23/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Pathologic Classic HD
Can Robert save the town in 90 minutes?
01/23/16 Retro Encounter 9-1: Pokémon
Join us as we catch 'em all.
01/22/16 Yet Another Valkyria Chronicles Remaster Trailer
Does a re-release need this many trailers?
01/22/16 Dragon Ball: Project Fusion Announced for Nintendo 3DS
I can't wait use my limit break to turn Super Saiyan.
01/22/16 Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Coming to Europe Q2, 2016
It will be playable in no less than five languages.
01/21/16 Summon Night 5 Review
Yep, it's a strategy game that's not Disgaea.
01/20/16 One Last Pre-Release Look at Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
These came out just in the nick of time.
01/20/16 Yes, There's New Fire Emblem Fates Media, Too
It's almost as if Nintendo talked a lot about RPGs this week.
01/20/16 Bravely Second: End Layer Continues to be Pretty in New Screenshots
I mean, as pretty as a giant creepy neon beetle monster can be, I suppose.
01/20/16 First English Screenshots for Dragon Quest VII on 3DS
Take that, choppy hopper!
01/20/16 More Screens for Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final
Just enough to make your mom concerned, yet equally interested.
01/20/16 The Fourth Star Ocean 5 Livestream Cometh January 26th
Item crafting, gameplay, and Japanese dudes just hanging out.
01/20/16 Minecraft: Story Mode is Headed to Wii U
Slow and steady wins the Nintendo race.
01/20/16 Bravely Second Out in North America on April 15th
Plus details on the special edition and demo.
01/20/16 Dragon Quest VII 3D Will have Entirely New Localization
And some additional features.
01/20/16 Square Enix Details the Legacy Characters in Final Fantasy Explorers
Cloud, Terra, Lightning, and more.
01/20/16 Fire Emblem Fates Gets New 3DS XL Model the Same Day as Its Release
Better get those preorders in.
01/20/16 Your Free Demo for Project X Zone 2 is Coming Soon
The West finally gets a piece of crazy cross-up cobbler.
01/19/16 Blade & Soul Launch and Future Content Detailed
A lot of new content coming in the near future.
01/19/16 Despite Console Slump in Japan, Final Fantasy XV and Dragon Quest XI Expected to Sell Well
Nikkei expects sales of each title to exceed one million in Japan.
01/19/16 Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final Gets Two TV Commercials
Rejoice for the games imminent Japanese release with these new trailers
01/19/16 The Staff of Final Fantasy XIV React to Sian Blake's Death
A tragic day for developers and fans alike.
01/18/16 Fabula Nova Crystallis: A Retrospective
A look at the ambitious big picture that Final Fantasy XIII's three titles sought to paint and how they fare.
01/17/16 Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3 is Highly Customizable
Your green hair goes great with that scarf.
01/17/16 Theatrhythm Producer Wants to Expand the Series
Hmm... Parasite Eve Theatrhythm?
01/17/16 Yuji Hori Shares Original Dragon Quest Design Documents
Sure gives you a new appreciation for standard graph paper.
01/17/16 Bravely Second Demo Coming to European eShop on Feb. 11th
This is my most anticipated game of 2016.
01/17/16 Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Gets New Trailer, Vita DLC
Plus a physical Vita release in Asia.
01/17/16 Watch the New Story-Focused Trailer for Valkyria Chronicles Remaster
The other RPG series that prominently features Valkyries.
01/17/16 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Might Receive New Amiibo-Unlocked Dungeon
It's the wave of the future, yo.
01/16/16 You Want More Star Ocean 5: Integrity and Faithlessness Media
It's what you wanted for dinner, but you didn't feel like cooking it.
01/16/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Tales from the Borderlands
All the handsome people will be watching.
01/15/16 Zac Zinger Interview
On Okami Henkyokushuu Vol.2 Jazz
01/15/16 Tales of Symphonia Receives Official PC Launch Trailer
This game is seriously 13 years old?
01/15/16 Dark Cloud 2 Heading to PS4 on January 19th
Not terribly surprising, but still exciting!
01/14/16 Learn About Myra and More from Dragon Quest Builders
Plus, bad news for Vita and PS3 users.
01/14/16 Dragon Quest XI Is a No Show During 30th Anniversary Livestream
A release window was teased however.
01/14/16 Dragon Quest Heroes II Gets Japanese Release Date
We don't even know what the game looks like yet!
01/14/16 Crypt of the NecroDancer Out for PS4 and Vita on February 2nd
Feel the rhythm on your console / handheld.
01/14/16 Check Out the Latest Trailer for Monster Hunter Stories
Will we see this outside of Japan? Curious minds want to know.
01/14/16 Finding Paradise, Sequel of To the Moon, Announced
Prepare to cry (again).
01/14/16 Nights of Azure Gets Fancy Limited Edition
Worth it for the soundtrack CD alone, I think.
01/14/16 Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition Review
Is it still original if it's a port?
01/13/16 Valkyria Chronicles Remaster Website Goes Live with New Screenshots
Hello, old friend.
01/13/16 Pokemon 3DS and 2DS Bundles Announced for North America and Europe
It's the series' 20th anniversary, and Game Freak intends to celebrate.
01/13/16 Level-5 Will Announce a Sequel to a "Popular Title" Soon
Dark Cloud 3? Rogue Galaxy 2? God help us all, another White Knight Chronicles?
01/13/16 Persona 5 and Other Unannounced Titles to Come from Atlus in 2016
Put your speculation pants on. That's a thing, right?
01/13/16 Check Out A Boatload of World of Final Fantasy Media
Character bios, screens, and much more.
01/13/16 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Review
"Behold... my most powerful strike!"
01/13/16 Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Releasing in North America on June 7th
And, we have another gameplay video for you!
01/13/16 Steins;Gate Limited Edition Releasing for PS Vita January 19th
Get your hands on a physical copy of this visual novel.
01/12/16 Trails of Cold Steel II Localization is Right on Schedule
01/12/16 Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages in Development in Japan
The original Harvest Moon is back.
01/11/16 Dark Souls III System Requirements for Windows PCs Revealed
Is your rig hardcore enough?
01/11/16 Langrisser: Re:Incarnation-Tensei Gets a Worldwide Release Date
Thank you, Aksys!
01/11/16 Arc the Lad: Twilight of the Spirits Coming to PS4 January 12th
More PS2 classics are a welcome sight.
01/11/16 Adventures of Mana May be Coming Westward for Mobile
So close, and yet so far.
01/11/16 New Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Pictures Show Off Adam Jensen's Apartment
Getting cozy in Prague.
01/11/16 RPGFan Games of the Year 2015: Category Awards
And here's the moment you've all been waiting for.
01/10/16 RPGFan Games of the Year 2015: Random Encounter
We guarantee you won't forget any of these games!
01/10/16 Final Fantasy XIV Voice Actress Sian Blake Found Murdered
Our condolences to her family and loved ones.
01/10/16 Lighting's Full Louis Vuitton Commercial Released
So what kind of stats does a Louis Vuitton bag give?
01/09/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Grandia II
Not necessarily award-related...
01/09/16 RPGFan Games of the Year 2015: Editors' Awards
Day two begins with the RPGFan staff's individual awards lists.
01/09/16 Check Out the Launch Trailer for Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
First big 3DS RPG of 2016?
01/09/16 Development of Etrian Odyssey V Nearly Complete
Atlus cannot be slowed down.
01/08/16 RPGFan Games of the Year 2015: Retro Encounter
There's nothing oxymoronic about that!
01/08/16 Hajime Tabata Compares Final Fantasy XV's Main Scenario to The Last of Us
Also, a brief explanation regarding the game's open world.
01/08/16 Final Fantasy IX for PC gets High-Speed and No Encounter Modes
Plus a bevy of other enhancements. Console version, please?
01/08/16 The Third Star Ocean Broadcast Will Air January 12th
Maybe they'll take the opportunity to announce a Western release date.
01/07/16 Dragon Quest of the Stars Soars Past 6 Million Downloads
Yet another mobile phenomenon not coming to the US.
01/07/16 Tetsuya Nomura Comments on Lightning's Status as a Louis Vuitton Model
Do they have Project Runway on Cocoon?
01/07/16 Learn More About the World of Tales of Berseria
In this Wasteland, Velvet is the one who runs from both the living and the dead.
01/06/16 2016 Will Be a Busy Year for Final Fantasy VII Remake Preparations
In other words, see ya in 2017.
01/06/16 Dungeon Travelers 2 Review
We promise, there are stabby strawberries in this game.
01/05/16 Final Fantasy XV Director Says Release Date Will Be Announced in March
And the staff tweets a WIP image to show vacation is over.
01/05/16 Retro Encounter 8: Parasite Eve ~ Final Thoughts
I guess they liked it a little.
01/05/16 Tales of Series has Shipped 16 Million Units Worldwide
If they keep shipping em, we'll keep buying em.
01/05/16 Valkyria Chronicles Remaster Gets Japanese Preorder Bonuses, Snazzy New Trailer
Looking sharp in Gallia.
01/04/16 Retro Encounter Bonus Round: Trails in the Sky Second Chapter
Does the game live up to the hype?
01/04/16 PS4 and Vita Port of Star Ocean: Second Evolution Available on PS3
Isn't that technically devolution?
01/04/16 Trio of tri-Ace Games Get the Cross-over Treatment
01/03/16 Wild Arms 3 and Okage: Shadow King Among Trademarks for PS4
More classic PS2 RPGs may be on their way.
01/03/16 Shadow Hearts Creator, Matsuzo Machida, Working on New Title
Plus, a glimpse of what could have been in Shadow Hearts III.
01/03/16 Take a Closer Look at the Final Fantasy Adventure Remake
Has to be better than Sword of Mana, right?
01/03/16 Tetsuya Nomura Answers Questions About Kingdom Hearts III and II.8
What fans can expect from the series' future.
01/03/16 A Final Fantasy XV New Years Message
Hajime Tabata reaffirms that we will see Final Fantasy XV in 2016.
01/02/16 Check Out the Cast and Gameplay of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final
This epic is NOT sweet.
01/02/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Persona 4 Golden
The one game I wish I could erase my memory of so I could play it again fresh.
01/01/16 Exist Archive Opens Up With Character Trailers and One Hour of Gameplay
You may want to get comfortable.
01/01/16 Learn Velvet's Story in the Latest Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Video
And see the awesome new Vita accessory set.
01/01/16 Learn Velvet's Story in the Latest Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Video
And see the awesome new Vita accessory set.

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