News Archive: June 2016
Date Update
06/30/16 RPGFan Music: Adventures of Mana OST Review
Let's keep the hype train going!
06/29/16 Retro Encounter Bonus Round: Persona 4
Things get grizzly as we discuss a beary good game.
06/29/16 Super Mario RPG Coming to North American Wii U Virtual Console Tomorrow
Mario's first foray into role-playing that doesn't involve Tanooki suits. I mean, what?
06/28/16 Pokemon Mystery Dungeon Games Available on Wii U Virtual Console
Who could say no to more Pokemon?
06/28/16 Dragon Quest Heroes II PS Vita Demo Out Now in Japan
The three day delay is over.
06/28/16 Atelier Firis Releases September 29th in Japan
Its going to be a crazy month for JRPGs.
06/28/16 More Info on Tales of Berseria Characters and Systems
06/28/16 Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Release Day Hands-On Preview
It's not quite a review... but it's close!
06/28/16 Adventures of Mana Sneaks Onto PlayStation Vita in the West
Surprise, *expletive deleted*!
06/28/16 Final Fantasy XIV 4.0 To Be Revealed This October
Paging Scott and Mike!
06/28/16 More Pokemon Sun and Moon News Set for July 1st
I just want to vacation in Alola already.
06/28/16 Check Out Falcom's Enhanced Edition for Tokyo Xanadu
More story, new playable character, and more.
06/27/16 Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Accolades Trailer Released
Letting you know what's good.
06/27/16 New Plot Points Detailed for Valkyria: Azure Revolution
We must go deeper.
06/27/16 RPGFan on Twitch: Zero Time Dilemma
Every night from tomorrow until it's finished!
06/27/16 Grand Kingdom Review
A game that is sort of released tomorrow, but also last Tuesday.
06/26/16 Tales of Berseria introduces New Characters, DLC costumes and New Gameplay Info.
Can't wait for those pirate costumes!
06/26/16 Overfall Review
Welcome Rob Rogan, a new member of our reviewing team!
06/25/16 E3 Wrap-Up Mega Post
Awards, a podcast, show floor gallery, and a consolidated list of our updates.
06/25/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Darksiders II
Spend your Sunday with Death.
06/24/16 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Launches In Europe This Fall
Now no one can miss out on it!
06/24/16 Check Out Atelier Firis's Debut Trailer
More alchemy fun for everyone.
06/24/16 A New Challenger Approaches in Dissidia Final Fantasy
Still Japan-only though.
06/24/16 Time to Decide in Creepy New Zero Time Dilemma Video
Can you ever be not creepy in a bird mask though?
06/24/16 Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Review
A day one review for the newest Wii U RPG!
06/23/16 Star Ocean 5 PC Port is a Possibility
The PC's fantastic lineup might get even better.
06/23/16 Dreamfall Chapters Review
E3 was fun, but I guess it's time to get back to real life.
06/23/16 E3 2016: Final Fantasy XIV Producer/Director Interview
A chat with Naoki Yoshida.
06/22/16 RPGFan on Twitch: Grandia II Postponed This Week
We seem to be experimenting some techmological differences...
06/22/16 E3 2016: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Preview
I summon the unstoppable Exvius!
06/22/16 E3 2016: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice Hands-On Preview
I promise not to make an Objection joke.
06/22/16 E3 2016: Batman - The Telltale Series Preview
Oh great, now they'll all want one.
06/22/16 E3 2016: 1979 Revolution: Black Friday Preview
Not the shopping Black Friday - one with political significance.
06/22/16 E3 2016: Tyranny Hands-On Preview
In which Rob gives a depressingly good example of typical moral choices in games.
06/22/16 E3 2016: Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Screens & Art Galore
Can more games release this kind of artwork please?
06/21/16 E3 2016: Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls Preview
Not necessarily Derek's favorite game of the show.
06/21/16 E3 2016: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Hands-On Preview
Happy Trails to you...
06/21/16 E3 2016: Kingdom Come: Deliverance Preview
Don't worry, no banjos here.
06/21/16 E3 2016: The Guild 3 Impressions
The guildening.
06/21/16 E3 2016: Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns Interview
We talked to the series creator!
06/20/16 E3 2016: A Year Later, Horizon Zero Dawn Still Looks Incredible
Bask in the glory.
06/20/16 Final Fantasy XV Receives Tons of New Gameplay Info, Q&A with Director
Keep it up, Square Enix.
06/20/16 E3 2016: Befriend Bony Spirits & Fleshy Souls in Yo-kai Watch 2
I mean, who doesn't need more fleshy souls in their life? Oh and there's new media too.
06/20/16 E3 2016: Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity Hands-On Preview
I once caught a nasty case of Scarlet Curiosity. Not fun.
06/20/16 E3 2016: Tales of Berseria Hands-On Preview
Yes, we will continue to mock that outfit.
06/20/16 Dragon Quest Heroes II Demo Launches in Japan on June 24th for PS Vita
And I thought all the cool stuff was at E3....
06/20/16 New Gameplay from Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Backer Demo
I, for one, welcome our new vampire-crystal overlords.
06/20/16 Caligula Arriving Digitally in the West Spring 2017
A game about the virtual world arrives exclusively in the virtual world.
06/20/16 E3 2016: State of Mind Preview
Not a song by Alicia Keys, Clint Black or Billy Joel.
06/20/16 E3 2016: Loot Rascals Hands-On Preview
Loot? You just said the magic word.
06/20/16 E3 2016: Night in the Woods Hands-On Preview
They mostly come at night... mostly.
06/20/16 E3 2016: Gallery for Nintendo's Surprising Ever Oasis
Look at that, an E3 announcement that we actually didn't see coming.
06/19/16 E3 2016: Gwent: The Witcher Card Game Hands-On Preview, Gallery, Trailer
Truly a massive update!
06/19/16 E3 2016: The Long Journey Home Preview
Captain Janeway: The Game.
06/19/16 E3 2016: I am Setsuna Preview
Not a remake of I am Legend.
06/19/16 E3 2016: Necropolis Hands-On Preview
Klaatu barada roguelike.
06/19/16 E3 2016: Final Fantasy XV Titan Demo Hands-On Preview
The content blitz continues!
06/19/16 E3 2016: The Surge Gets E3 Trailer
The question is, will it be titled "The Urge" in Norway?
06/19/16 E3 2016: New Trailer & Screens for Nioh
Speaking of creepy imagery...
06/19/16 E3 2016: Paper Mario: Color Splash Screens & Art to Delight, Terrify Children
Betcha didn't think this game's art would be the one to incite nightmares, didja?
06/18/16 E3 2016: New Images for Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization
Shades of .hack?
06/18/16 Tales of Berseria Gets Three New Gameplay Trailers
One for each magazine editor.
06/18/16 Xenoblade Chronicles X Special Edition On Sale At Gamestop
Only Xenophobes can pass up this deal.
06/18/16 E3 2016: State of Mind Teaser Trailer & Gallery
"Stylish" only begins to describe this one.
06/18/16 E3 2016: The Long Journey Home Trailer, Screens, and Artwork
If you're a sucker for space exploration, it's a must-see.
06/18/16 E3 2016: Necropolis Gallery Debut
A Souls-and-roguelike that looks to be as difficult as it is foreboding.
06/18/16 E3 2016: Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse English Screens
The apocalypse continues to loom.
06/18/16 E3 2016: Thimbleweed Park Hands-On Preview
A new game from legends in the point & click biz.
06/18/16 E3 2016: Nioh Hands-On Preview
Revisiting a game we checked on a few months ago.
06/18/16 E3 2016: MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death Preview
Dance, magic dance.
06/18/16 E3 2016: The Dwarves Preview
Movies based on books aren't always good. But what about games?
06/18/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Final Fantasy XIV Patch 3.3
Fear not, there's still more E3 to come.
06/17/16 E3 2016: Tales of Berseria Trailer & First English Screens
That outfit though...
06/17/16 E3 2016: Summon Night 6: Lost Borders Hands-On Preview
One more for the evening.
06/17/16 E3 2016: Deus Ex: Breach Preview
Find out about a new mode in Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.
06/17/16 E3 2016: Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor - Martyr Preview
Is it just me, or are we seeing a lot more inquisitors these days?
06/17/16 E3 2016: Battle Chasers: Nightwar Preview
That sounds cool, but what if it were "Nightcar?"
06/17/16 E3 2016: Superdimension Neptune VS Sega Hard Girls Screens
I can't make these titles up.
06/17/16 E3 2016: Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns Trailer & More
Cows, silkies, alpacas, capybaras. It's a cuteness overload.
06/17/16 E3 2016: ELEX Hands-On Preview
The ELEX is a... Huh. I don't actually know the words to The Reflex.
06/17/16 E3 2016: Gyre Preview
Does it include gymbling in the wabe?
06/17/16 E3 2016: Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Hands-On Preview
Are you jealous? Because I know I am.
06/17/16 E3 2016: New Screens For Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice
[expected and unnecessary 'objection' pun]
06/17/16 E3 2016: Touhou: Scarlet Curiosity Screens & Trailer
New media for the indie darling's PS4 debut.
06/17/16 E3 2016: Hands-On Time With Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization
I went back to Aincrad, baby.
06/17/16 E3 2016: The Mandate Preview
Spaceships... in spaaaaaace!
06/16/16 E3 2016: Dragon Quest Builders Preview
It's as Minecrafty as we get.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Trio of New Final Fantasy XV Videos + New Screens
Flying cars, giant sea serpents, and... a pause feature?
06/16/16 E3 2016: More NieR: Automata? Yep, Check Out This Boss Battle Video
There are worse things to see than three days of new NieR stuff.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Videos and More for Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness
Including a look at the special PS4 theme.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Battle Chasers: Nightwar Trailer & Gallery Debut
90s comic fans, unite!
06/16/16 E3 2016: Neverwinter Coming to PS4, Here's a Trailer
Wonder if it'll come to Wii U?
06/16/16 E3 2016: Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue Media
Get a closer look at all three portions of this final HD collection.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Trailer & Media for Piranha Bytes' ELEX
If only you could get a jet pack to fly around this world... oh, wait!
06/16/16 E3 2016: Pyre Hands-On Preview
The latest from the makers of Bastion and Transistor.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Warhammer 40K Inquisitor: Martyr Media
Screens and a teaser trailer inside.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Nine Minutes of Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Gameplay
From the Square Enix live stream to you.
06/16/16 E3 2016: The Surge Preview
This game is so metal.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Vampyr Preview
The real question is, can I tell a sign to stop?
06/16/16 E3 2016: MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death Gallery Debut
First look at the upcoming Vita dungeon crawler.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse's E3 Trailer Arrives
Apocalypse Soon.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Check Out Tokyo Mirage Session #FE's New Trailer
Perform your heart out!
06/16/16 E3 2016: Paper Mario: Color Splash Launches This October
Color me surprised.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Persona 5 Gets New Trailers, Party Members, and Story Info
Deep breath, only 8 months to go.
06/16/16 E3 2016: Nintendo Announces New Action-RPG Ever Oasis
A pleasant surprise.
06/15/16 E3 2016: Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Out September 16th
The wait is over.
06/15/16 E3 2016: Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord Preview
It's time to lay siege to your enemies.
06/15/16 E3 2016: Star Ocean: Integrity and Faithlessness Hands-on Preview
One last look at this game before it comes out later this month.
06/15/16 E3 2016: New Gameplay Videos and More for The Technomancer
A closer look at this RPG set on Mars.
06/15/16 E3 2016: Akiba's Beat Preview
The rhythm is gonna get you... a preview.
06/15/16 E3 2016: Shigenori Soejima Discusses Designing the Cast of Persona 5
He ignored the "best girl" question.
06/15/16 E3 2016: The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Trailer & More!
Come see the E3 trailer for the next Trails title, plus a full selection of character art, and more.
06/15/16 E3 2016: Vampyr Screens & Trailer
Live. Die. Feed. Evanescence?
06/15/16 E3 2016: New NieR: Automata Screens
You're okay with a little more NieR from E3, right?
06/15/16 E3 2016: Akiba's Beat English Debut Trailer & Gallery
I'll admit, there's at least a surface-level Persona influence going on here.
06/15/16 E3 2016: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Hands-On Preview
You've seen the trailer, but how does it actually play?
06/15/16 E3 2016: Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Interview/Preview
New details, straight from the chocobo's mouth.
06/15/16 E3 2016: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Media
Screens, gorgeous artwork, and yes, several amiibo images!
06/15/16 E3 2016: Watch the Pokemon Sun and Moon E3 Trailer
We got that Pokemon goodness in this article.
06/14/16 E3 2016: NieR: Automata Trailer and Artwork
06/14/16 E3 2016: The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild New Gameplay Trailer Revealed
Get the first details on the only confirmed game for NX.
06/14/16 E3 2016: New Kingsglaive Trailer, Final Fanasy XV VR Demo, and More
Plus the Active Time Report, Day 0.
06/13/16 Anima: Gate of Memories Review
That's Anima with an a, not Anime.
06/12/16 E3 2016: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Announced
It's never too soon for an Elder Scrolls remastered edition.
06/12/16 E3 2016: New Gameplay Video for Mass Effect: Andromeda
EA and BioWare kicking off the show strong.
06/12/16 Final Fantasy XV's Release Date Event Had 1.2 Million Viewers
You could call that a success.
06/12/16 Minecraft: Story Mode - Episode 6 Review
You can't stop the Bob.
06/12/16 Pair of Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Trailers Highlight Story, Dungeons
The sharp keeps throwing me off.
06/12/16 Spike Chunsoft Teases Steam Version of 999: 9 Hours, 9 Persons, 9 Doors
One of the best DS games ever might be heading to Steam. Get hyped!
06/12/16 Zero Time Dilemma Gets a New Introduction Trailer
An overview of what's to come.
06/12/16 E3 2016 Active Time Report for Final Fantasy XV Set for June 13th
The live stream will happen after Sony's press conference.
06/12/16 Pair of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Videos Demo Various Game Modes
Hack the planet!
06/11/16 Check Out the Teaser Trailer for Yesterday Origins
A new adventure game from Microids and Pendulo Studios.
06/11/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Tales of Eternia
AKA Tales of Destiny II.
06/11/16 Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Second Opinion Review
We've got more to say on this subject.
06/10/16 Watch the New Developer Diary for The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine
CD Projekt Red continues to meet and exceed expectations.
06/09/16 New Trailer and Release Window for Kingdom Hearts II.8
Mere Roman numerals cannot contain these subtitles!
06/09/16 Summon Night 6 Coming to PS4 and Vita in the West
Gaijinworks is thirsty, and so are we.
06/09/16 Persona 5 Out February 14th in North America
IRL Social Links are overrated, anyway.
06/09/16 World of Final Fantasy Gets North American Release Date and E3 Trailer
Looking as adorable as ever.
06/09/16 New Atelier Sophie Trailer Shows Off the Cast
Check out the characters of this PS4/PS Vita exclusive.
06/09/16 RPGFan Music: The Orchestral SaGa -Legend of Music- Review
Orchestral arrangements of SaGa music? Yes please!
06/09/16 Grand Kingdom Movie Marathon Continues with New Trailers, Incoming Demo
I'd love to see a crossover with this and Metal Gear Solid.
06/07/16 Square Enix Profiles FFXV Characters, Chocobos, and FAQs
Is it September yet?
06/07/16 New Live-Action Deus Ex Trailer Sets Stage of Mankind Divided
Leave it to Square Enix to give us movie-level production values in a trailer.
06/07/16 Star Ocean 5 Trailer Walks You Through the New Combat System
Hear someone explain all the shiny flashes, in English!
06/07/16 Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book Review
Read a book, read a book, read an alchemy book!
06/06/16 One Last Pre-Release Look at Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Patch 3.3
On the eve of release, see more features that await in Revenge of the Horde.
06/06/16 Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Remaster Announced for PS4
Make 2017 the year of the sky pirate!
06/06/16 RPGFan Music: Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book OST Review
Sit back, relax, and enjoy the sounds of a delightful adventure!
06/05/16 Chrono Trigger Director Would "Love" to See A Remake
Could justice be done to this legendary game?
06/05/16 Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Gets English Story Trailer, Pre-order Bonuses
Return to Tokyo, for there's a war to be waged.
06/05/16 Atelier Firis: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Journey Announced for PS4 and Vita
And we say Final Fantasy is the series that never ends.
06/05/16 Harvest Moon: Skytree Village Announced for 3DS by Natsume
It's a farmer's life for me.
06/05/16 Valkyria Chronicles 2 Now Available for Direct Download to PS Vita
Man, I really need to get to this.
06/05/16 Steam Page Launched for Zero Time Dilemma
Early purchasers get free digital stuff!
06/05/16 Odin Sphere: Leifthrasir Review
The HD remake of a PS2 Editor's Choice game.
06/05/16 RPGFan Podcasts Now Available on Google Play Music!
Good news for those of us who use Android.
06/04/16 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Atelier Sophie
Watch it before you can buy it!
06/03/16 Fire Emblem Fates: Revelation DLC Review
Closing the books on this three-versioned game.
06/03/16 Production I.G. is Responsible for Persona 5's Anime Cutscenes
This game just keeps getting better and better.
06/02/16 Cosmic Star Heroine Gets Summer Release Date, New Trailer
Yep. Looks like sci-fi Chrono Trigger.
06/02/16 Legendary Pokemon, the Alola Region, and More New Pokemon Sun and Moon Info
All about that Solgaleo.
06/02/16 Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Hands-On Preview
06/01/16 Retro Encounter 15-1: Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
When the moon looks that angry, your only choice is to stop it.

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