News Archive: February 2016
Date Update
02/29/16

Darkest Dungeon Review

That's darkest. With an R.
02/29/16

Check Out The Legend of Zelda Twilight Princess HD's Three New Trailers

Stop making me want to buy a Wii U, Nintendo!
02/29/16

Meet the Ys VIII Supporting Cast

Escape from Siren Island.
02/28/16

Retro Encounter 10: Gone Home

I expected death and all I got was this Ouija board.
02/28/16

Summon Night 6 Demo Available in Japan

Celebrate the 15th anniversary of the game.
02/27/16

RPGFan Music: Bik - Official Soundtrack Review

Point and click on this space here for some chill music!
02/27/16

Latest Super Robot Wars Being Localized in English for Asia

Fingers crossed for this to come to the States.
02/27/16

Etrian Odyssey V Listed As A 3DS Title In Atlus Survey

Not terribly surprising.
02/27/16

7th Dragon III Code: VFD Includes Artbook With Launch Edition

Presumably, this will show where dragons 1-6 ended up.
02/27/16

Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness Coming Westward This Fall

For PS4, Vita, and PC. Sorry, XB1 owners.
02/27/16

Romancing Saga 2 Launches Late March in Japan for Smartphones

The PlayStation Vita version is taking more time.
02/27/16

New Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir 'Skills and Combat' Trailer

Get a glimpse of how you will develop your characters
02/27/16

RPGs Win Big at this Year's DICE Awards

And, 2016 is looking even better!
02/27/16

Most Anticipated Games of 2016: Part Two

The rest of the alphabet deserves some love too!
02/27/16

RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Final Fantasy XIV

Come see the latest updates to our favorite black hole.
02/26/16

Most Anticipated Games of 2016: Part One

So many good games...
02/26/16

Pokemon Sun and Moon Confirmed

Plus a bit of news on the Gen 1 re-releases as well.
02/25/16

New Screens for Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Patch 3.2

New and familiar faces, dangerous new battles, and more.
02/25/16

RPGFan Twitch Poll

We're looking for your input!
02/25/16

More Star Ocean 5 NPCs and Locations Come to Light

Join the Resulia Special Forces!
02/25/16

Yo-kai Watch Hits Europe on April 29th

Let the Yo-kai invasion begin!
02/25/16

FuRyu Announces Caligula for PlayStation Vita

Written by the scenario writer for Persona 1 and 2!
02/24/16

Random Encounter - Episode 105

How much would you spend?
02/24/16

Persona 5 Director Shares New Information About The Game

Themes, better dungeon design, and more.
02/24/16

Pokémon Direct Set For February 26th

Get hyped!
02/24/16

First Footage of Valkyria: Azure Revolution Demo Now Live

Clear your schedule.
02/24/16

Take a 20-Minute Look at Fire Emblem Fates Multiplayer

How does your strategy match up?
02/24/16

Square Enix Unveils Xenogears Figureheads Crossover

Could be a sign of things to come, you never know.
02/24/16

Grand Kingdom Gets Release Date in North America and Europe

Along with some Japanese DLC.
02/24/16

Learn About The Multiplayer In Dragon Quest Monsters: Joker 3

There are a lot of ways to test your skills against other players.
02/23/16

The Walking Dead: Michonne Episode One Review

A new season with a change in cast.
02/22/16

Mistwalker and Silicon Studio Announce Collaboration on New Title

Get hyped.
02/22/16

Warren Spector Returns to Game Development With System Shock 3

A new generation will learn to fear SHODAN.
02/22/16

Atelier Shallie Plus' New Four-Minute Trailer

Introducing game features and systems and things in the game!
02/21/16

Solstice Review

No, it's not a review timed to go with the solstice.
02/21/16

BioWare Producer Teases Dragon Age Strategy Game

You know you want that.
02/21/16

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: All-Star Carnival Announced for Arcades

Maybe we can hope for a 3DS port?
02/21/16

See the First English Trailer for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD

This is the first in the series to leave to Japan.
02/20/16

Final Fantasy Explorers Review

I hope they don't have you hunt chocobos...
02/20/16

RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Firewatch

Will we meet Ranger Gord?
02/20/16

Square Enix Teases a Xenogears Project

But this isn't what you want it to be....
02/19/16

RPGFan Music: Telepath Tactics OST Review

Is it telepathy if you read this sentence, in my voice, in your head?
02/19/16

Massive Arrangement Album Chronicles of Time Releases

It's about time!
02/19/16

That Dragon, Cancer Review

Not the usual type of "difficult" gameplay.
02/18/16

Get a Clue About Great Detective Pikachu With New Screenshots

I really hope this game comes to the west!
02/18/16

Retro Encounter 9: Pokémon ~ Final Thoughts

I think between us, we've caught 'em all.
02/18/16

The Mysteries of Zero Time Dilemma Will be Revealed in March

And, we have concept art of Participant 1.
02/18/16

Yo-Kai Watch Attempts to Romance the Three Kingdoms in Latest Crossover

What's next? A yo-kai dating game? - (I'd play that).
02/18/16

Ys Chronicles II Now Available on Your Smartphone

Another classic finding a home on Android and iOS.
02/18/16

More Information on Tales of Berseria's Rokurou and Eleanor

The swordsman and the Seiryou.
02/18/16

Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII Now Streaming to Japanese Smartphones

Lighting returns again!
02/18/16

Early Footage of Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna Reveals Lengthy Load Times

It truly is a game themed around sadness. Or maybe frustration.
02/18/16

Progress Continues Apace on French JRPG Edge of Eternity

It's kind of like fusion cuisine.
02/18/16

Meet the Newest Mythical Pokemon, Magearna

Is this our first glimpse of Gen 7? Speculate!
02/18/16

Bethesda Announces First Three Add-Ons for Fallout 4

Return to this Wasteland and run from both the living and the d...wait, wrong post-apocalyptic franchise.
02/18/16

Quistis Trepe Joins World of Final Fantasy

Hot for Teacher is playing in your head now. Don't lie.
02/17/16

Rhythm Encounter: Music of the Year 2015 - Final Movement

You could say it's a finale movement.
02/17/16

Tales of Berseria Introduces Two New Characters

Rokuro and Eleanor, as detailed by Weekly Shonen Jump.
02/17/16

Check Out 30 Minutes of Valkyria Chronicles Remaster Footage

It sure is pretty!
02/17/16

Breath of Fire V: Dragon Quarter Coming as PS2 Classic in Japan

I would love a chance to replay this gem.
02/17/16

Destiny Sequel Officially Coming in 2017, One More Expansion Due in 2016

Plus, Bungie snags a fancy new writer.
02/17/16

New Star Ocean 5 Trailers and Details Released

Still no western release date though.
02/16/16

Music of the Year 2015 ~ Editors' Favorites

9 editors + 40 albums = a whole lotta music.
02/15/16

Rhythm Encounter: Music of the Year 2015 - Second Movement

Rhythm Encounter strikes back with a mega-sized second edition.
02/15/16

Check Out This Sweet Piece of Trainer Red and Pikachu Artwork

I'm glad to see Pikachu put on some weight. It was starting to look unhealthy!
02/14/16

Carve Out 20 Minutes of Your Day For Some Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna Gameplay

Time to preview before you buy!
02/14/16

RPGFan on Twitch: Persona 4 Mondays

Sunday's close to over, but there's still streaming to be done!
02/14/16

Rhythm Encounter: Music of the Year 2015 - First Movement

We kick off our annual feature with a new podcast. Why? Because we love you.
02/13/16

Blade & Soul Review

Two great tastes that taste great together.
02/13/16

RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth

Gotta catch 'em... no, that's a different game.
02/12/16

Take a Look at the New Gear and More for Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.2

Clearly "Gears of Change" refers to the costume changes we'll all be doing with all these new options.
02/12/16

Retro Encounter 9-2: Pokemon

Be careful, there are Pokémon in the tall grass.
02/12/16

RPGFan Music: Sounds Of Neo-SF - Read Only Memories OST Review

Some of the freshest beats around.
02/12/16

Return to PopoloCrois Launches in Europe on February 18

The North American release will follow shortly after!
02/12/16

Check Out the Reverse of Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir's Metal Slipcase

Gwendolyn for the win.
02/12/16

Rising Star Games is Bringing ARPG SADAME to the West

We finally know the answer to last week's tease!
02/12/16

Atelier Escha & Logy Plus Review

AKA Alchemists of the Dusk Sky, the title too long to fit in a headline.
02/12/16

Sukuna Hikona Gets Spotlight in Latest Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final Video

Not going to lie, I know nothing on the mythology of Sukuna Hikona.
02/12/16

Edea Lee Takes Center Stage in New Bravely Second Trailer

That voice is like nails on a chalkboard for me.
02/12/16

Check Out Final Fantasy XIV's Action Packed 3.2 Trailer

A Calcabrina boss and a Voltron like boss! My body is not ready!
02/12/16

Shiren the Wanderer 5 Plus Will Launch in North America on July 26th

The roguelike legend returns to Vita.
02/11/16

Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam Review

This must be the first time I've looked forward to a Paper Jam.
02/11/16

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Gets New Screenshots

What new faces and perils await Adol in his latest adventure?
02/11/16

Adventures of Mana Now Available for Smartphones in US

Square Enix is listening to those who want the Vita version.
02/11/16

Find Out What's New In The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD

This return to Hyrule is getting some sweet enhancements.
02/11/16

Final Fantasy IX Now Available for iOS and Android

The voice from the past, joining yours and mine.
02/11/16

Meet Magnolia Arch in New Bravely Second Trailer

Well, meet her again, at any rate.
02/11/16

Check Out the New Web Commercial for Ikenie to Yuki no Setsuna

Just in time for the Japanese release.
02/10/16

Kingdom Come: Deliverance Interview

Not quite a Random Encounter bonus episode.
02/10/16

Tour the Three Villages of the New Story of Seasons

And, make good friends!
02/10/16

Prepare For the Pain With Dark Souls III's Opening Movie

The fire fades, and the lords go without thrones...
02/08/16

The Division Preview

Getting sick in the Big Apple may be more fun than you'd think.
02/08/16

See New Character Concept Art for Zero Time Dilemma

I wonder who will die first?
02/08/16

Breath of Fire 3 Coming to PSN on Feb. 9th

America gets its first crack at the PSP port.
02/08/16

Atelier Shallie Plus Looks Great in Your Hands

Enhance!
02/08/16

Medusa Joins the Pantheon of Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final

You don't even have to watch the trailer through a mirrored shield.
02/07/16

Meet the Main and Returning Characters in Atelier Shallie Plus

We got character videos and a new trailer.
02/07/16

Threatrythm Final Fantasy Grooving Onto Arcades

Grown men possibly dancing to Suteki Da Ne? Sign me up.
02/07/16

Uta no Prince-Sama Series is Headed to PlayStation Vita

The Vita is getting a lot of PSP goodness.
02/06/16

Black Desert Online Releasing on March 3rd

New Beta Registration is open, so do the thing!
02/06/16

RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Persona 4 Part 2

The continued adventures of our favorite high schoolers.
02/05/16

Get Hyped With Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir's New 'Storybook' Trailer

And, we have a European release date.
02/05/16

Expect to Learn More About Pokemon Go at GDC 2016

I wonder if they'll tell us where to catch Mr. Mime?
02/05/16

Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Introduces Anne

She's a knockout!
02/05/16

Ramza Joins the Ranks of Dissidia Final Fantasy

Throw Stone should be his super attack.
02/05/16

Echoes of Aetheria Brings JRPG Sensibilities to the Indie West

Not the West Indies. Like, indie games, in the West. You get it.
02/05/16

A Look at the Locales and Characters of Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Patch 3.2

Gears of Change, indeed.
02/04/16

Blue Rose Review

Is the bloom still on this rose?
02/03/16

Let's Get Excited About 7th Dragon III Code: VFD With 177 New Images

Including the first English screenshots!
02/03/16

Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Coming to PC February 18th

All rise!
02/03/16

New Footage of Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization Shows Boss Battles and Battle Actions

Plus, it sounds like Lost Song sold pretty well.
02/03/16

7th Dragon III Code: VFD Coming Westward This Summer

First game in the series to be localized!
02/03/16

Disgaea for PC Gets February Release Date

Get ready for some crazy SRPG action, dood!
02/03/16

Wizardry: Town of Imprisoned Spirits Coming to PS Vita on February 5 in Japan

The second Wizardry title for Vita in three months!....in Japan
02/03/16

Rise of Mana Will Discontinue Its Free-to-Play Services in March

But the game isn't going to die....yet
02/03/16

Krishna Gets Shin Megami Tensei IV: Final Mythology Video

This enigmatic faction leader is looking good in 8-bit.
02/02/16

RPGFan Music: Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth OST Review

Back to the digital world!
02/02/16

Random Encounter - Episode 104

How quickly the tide can turn...
02/02/16

Gorgeous New Final Fantasy XV Screens Showcase Environments and More

There's a lot of cool stuff here, but it's all about the dragoon.
02/01/16

WildStar's Next Big Content Update Will Leave You Cold as Ice

Make sure to pack your long-johns for Destination Arcterra.
02/01/16

Coven and Labyrinth of Refrain Gets a Second Delay in Japan

Dungeon RPGs can't catch a break.
02/01/16

Get an Inside Look at the Size of The Witcher 3 in this Developer Video

This game has 820,000 words. Dang.
02/01/16

Europe Gets One Last Pokemon Super Mystery Dungeon Trailer

Wherever you live, it's a good time to own a 3DS!
02/01/16

Magic, Empire, and More in Latest Final Fantasy XV Active Time Report

Including the return of a certain lady Dragoon...
02/01/16

Hironobu Sakaguchi Reveals Concept Art for Unnamed Title

Could the master be returning to the wonderful world of RPGs?
02/01/16

The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess HD Gets Epic Story Trailer

Not quite "shield will shatter, blades will bleed" levels of epic, but pretty darn close.
02/01/16

New Trailers for Fire Emblem Fates Show Choices and Consequences

Blood or bonds? Which is most important?
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