News Archive: August 2016
Date Update
08/31/16

Retro Encounter Bonus Round: Essential Ten Part 2

What games will make the final list?
08/31/16

Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: All-Star Carnival Gets Japanese Release Date

It includes some terrific songs!
08/31/16

Final Fantasy XV Requires at Least 45 GB on PS4

You have a couple more months to clear that HDD.
08/31/16

New Puyo Puyo Chronicle Trailer Released

Puyo-rific!
08/30/16

Editorial: Final Fantasy VI: Falling in love with classic games

Taking on the biggest classic of them all.
08/30/16

First Gameplay Trailer for Princess is Money-Hungry Released

Emerge victorious with the power of money.
08/30/16

Ys VIII PS Vita Demo Now Available on Japanese PSN

On the fence buyers rejoice.
08/30/16

Valkyria: Azure Revolution Gets Japanese Release Date; Demo Info

There'll be some bonuses for those who buy it early!
08/30/16

Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Adds New Mode, Ace from Type-0

Ace is about to Synchro Summon all over some fools. Get it? Because he fights with cards...
08/30/16

Hajime Tabata Talks Game Length, Structure, and DLC Plans for Final Fantasy XV

It won't all be aimless faffing about in an open world.
08/29/16

RPGFan Music: Final Fantasy XI Priceless Remembrance Review

Remember the good ol' days.
08/28/16

Pillars of Eternity: The White March Parts I and II Review

Two DLC reviews in one!
08/27/16

Trails of Cold Steel II Coming to Europe in November

Sorry, but you'll have to wait a little longer to continue Rean's journey.
08/27/16

Final Fantasy XIV Letter from the Producer Live Part XXXI Wrap-Up

Raiders rejoice, cooldown reset on raid wipe is coming!
08/27/16

RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

It's brand new, and we're playing it!
08/27/16

New Persona 5 TV Spot Debuts Anne Takamaki

30 seconds of goodness.
08/27/16

Walk Through Caligula Gameplay with Voice Actress in Dual Videos

I have no idea what's happening, but it looks interesting.
08/26/16

RPGFan Music: Final Fantasy Brave Exvius OST Review

A beautiful aural backdrop accompanies this mobile title, so let's discuss.
08/26/16

Dark Souls III "Ashes of Ariandel" DLC Out October 25th

Those snowy wastes look awfully familiar...
08/26/16

Nights of Azure 2 Officially Announced for PlayStation 4 and Vita

More Gust goodness.
08/26/16

Disgaea 2 Coming to Steam in 2017

Three new characters are coming to the West for the first time!
08/26/16

Demon Gaze II Release Date Changed; Maintenance and Dating Systems Added

Dating options have been expanded.
08/26/16

New Fallout 4 'Nuka World' DLC Trailer Released

Enjoy the retro-future at Nuka-World.
08/26/16

Square Enix Updates on World of Final Fantasy Characters

Geshundtheit?
08/25/16

Rhythm Encounter 27 - Foliage Ocean in St. Louis

If a tree falls in a forest and you reload your save, did it really fall?
08/24/16

Random Encounter 115: The Compliment Sandwich

So tasty and relevant!
08/24/16

Retro Encounter Bonus Round: Essential Ten Part 1

What deserves to be considered the best RPG of all time?
08/23/16

Final Fantasy XV's English Voice Cast Revealed in New Video

Matt Mercer confirmed!
08/23/16

Neverwinter Review

Well duh, it's only August!
08/23/16

Persona 5 Cafe Employee and Maid Cafe Trailers; New Character Artwork

The amount of after school activities is astounding.
08/23/16

Cygames and PlatinumGames Reveal Two New RPGs

Both games have an all-star dev team.
08/23/16

Paper Mario: Color Splash Trailer Introduces the V Team

V Team, ASSEMBLE!
08/23/16

Puyo Puyo Chronicle Gets Its First Gameplay Trailer

Check out a bit of this charming 3DS title!
08/23/16

Square Enix Considering NX Port of Dragon Quest Builders

I guess the Wii U version of Minecraft must have really take off.
08/23/16

Final Fantasy XV Ultimate Collector's Edition Doesn't Come With Season Pass

There's a relevant Tommy Wiseau quote for this somewhere.
08/23/16

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Was Almost A Pokémon Crossover

Nintendo had considered combining Fire Emblem with Pokemon instead of Shin Megami Tensei.
08/23/16

New Trailer for Gurumin 3D: A Monstrous Adventure

A 3DS port of an unsung Falcom classic.
08/22/16

RPGFan Music: Bra★Bra Final Fantasy Brass de Bravo 2 Review

Bra★Bra round 2!
08/21/16

Editorial: Final Fantasy XV: Kingsglaive "Review"

It's not a game, but its ties to one are very strong.
08/20/16

Nier: Automata Producer Considering Demo; No Current Plans for Xbox One, NX Ports

Look forward to Tokyo Game Show.
08/20/16

Deus Ex Mankind Divided Launch Trailer is Here

Now I want to visit Prague.
08/20/16

RPGFan on Twitch: Chrono Cross

Streaming tomorrow, then for a full week.
08/19/16

RPGFan Music: Black Materia Review

These beats are fresh.
08/19/16

More New Pokemon Announced for Sun and Moon

At this rate, we'll have seen the entire Pokedex before the game is out.
08/19/16

Sega Reveals Puyo Puyo Chronicle In Latest Famitsu

Celebrate 25 years of popping Puyo.
08/18/16

Square Enix Trademarks New Title Translated as "You and the Foggy Labyrinth"

Another possible throwback RPG?
08/18/16

Nier: Automata Announced for Steam

Their announcement video deserves points for originality.
08/18/16

Yo-kai Watch 2 Will Haunt Europe in Spring 2017

Pick your poison - Bony Spirits or Fleshy Souls?
08/18/16

From Software Teases 'Major' Dark Souls III Announcement on August 24th

When are we getting an Onion Knight expansion?
08/18/16

The Silver Case Hands-On Preview

Two thousand zero zero party over, oops, out of time.
08/18/16

Persona 5 Will Introduce Some Interesting Gameplay Updates

Don't worry, you can still go on dates.
08/18/16

Terra, Bartz and Boco Revealed for World of Final Fantasy

16-bit era getting some love.
08/18/16

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Trailer Emphasizes Strategy

Mindless button mashing will only get you so far.
08/17/16

Retro Encounter 17: South Park: The Stick of Truth - Final Thoughts

A tale of swords, sorcery, and Nazi zombies
08/16/16

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Out Sept. 6 in North America

Drawing closer towards the wheel of fortune.
08/16/16

Dissidia Final Fantasy Getting 2nd Forms for Each Character, New Stage

My boy Squall is looking stylish.
08/16/16

Shiren the Wanderer Review

The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate.
08/16/16

Zero Escape Creator Spills the Beans on Lingering VLR Mysteries

Needless to say, major spoilers within.
08/16/16

See New Character Creation in 15 Minutes of Etrian Odyssey V

You gotta have blue hair.
08/16/16

Hour-Long Gameplay Video & New Screens for Final Fantasy XV Debut at Gamescom

Is that a white chocobo I spy?
08/16/16

Tokyo Xanadu eX+ Details Asuka and Sora Side Stories

Importing sounds like a great idea.
08/16/16

Dragon Quest VII: Fragments of the Forgotten Past Battle Tactics Trailer Released

Introducing Dragon Quest VII combat.
08/16/16

1979 Revolution: Black Friday Review

No, not the shopping one.
08/16/16

Capcom Gives Info and Release Date on Ace Attorney - Spirit of Justice

They're also discounting old Ace Attorney games for a limited time!
08/16/16

Darkest Dungeon to Release on PS4 and PS Vita on September 27

The indie eldritch horror SRPG finally arrives on console next month!
08/16/16

South Park: The Fractured But Whole Releases Fart Smelling Peripheral Ad

This Oculus Rift parody is on the nose!
08/16/16

Tales of Berseria Opening Cinematic is Here

Right here.
08/16/16

Persona 5 Videos Show Varied Options to While Away Time

Yes, of course there's a video game within a video game.
08/16/16

First English Kingsglaive Videos Surface

Some pretty amazing hair physics.
08/16/16

World of Final Fantasy Videos Feature Signature Monsters

One by one.
08/16/16

Florence and the Machine Created Original Music Based on FFXV Universe

Seems fitting.
08/16/16

Tales of Berseria Continues Multimedia Blitz in Franchise Anime

For some reason, the cleavage looks more absurd as an anime.
08/15/16

RPGFan Music: Songs from Final Fantasy XV Review

How wonderful!
08/15/16

Retro Encounter 17-2: South Park: The Stick of Truth

Remember kids, never fart on someone's balls.
08/15/16

Final Fantasy XV Officially Delayed Until November 29th

Well, guess it wasn't a rumor after all.
08/14/16

Touhou Genso Wanderer Hands-On Preview

A roguelike from a series that doesn't often fit into our coverage.
08/13/16

Psycho-Pass: Mandatory Happiness Hands-On Preview

So help me, if I see "the beatings will continue until morale improves..."
08/13/16

RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Sword Coast Legends

Now I am the Dungeon Master!
08/12/16

RUMOR: Final Fantasy XV Delayed Until Nov 29th

Relax, it's just a rumor.
08/12/16

RPGFan Music: To Far Away Times: Chrono Trigger & Chrono Cross Arrangement Album Review

Finally...
08/12/16

More Details on Final Fantasy XV's DLC Revealed

I can't wait to frag some noobs in Final Fantasy XV's online mode, said no one ever.
08/12/16

Team Skull, New Alola Pokemon Revealed in New Pokemon Sun and Moon Trailer

Alolan Raichu is officially the best thing.
08/12/16

NIS Announces Action-RPG The Princess is Money-Hungry for Vita

Kane buys you everything in this game.
08/12/16

Earthlock: Festival of Magic Coming This Fall

Earthlock has a lock on an earthy release.
08/12/16

Get Pumped with New Akiba's Beat Battle and Character Trailers

Hey, you got JRPG in my J-Pop music video.
08/12/16

Blue Dragon May Soon Be Backwards Compatible on Xbox One

Thank you, Phil Spencer.
08/11/16

Oxenfree: Director's Cut Review

Spooked Ya!
08/11/16

Persona 5 European Release Date and Collector's Edition Revealed; More All Out Attack Videos Released

Europe won't have the usual lengthy wait.
08/11/16

Bloodstained Gets New Video and Info Regarding Weapons

Check out the new weapon animations within...
08/11/16

Third Tales of Berseria DLC Catalogue is a Blast From the Past

Can you name that outfit?
08/10/16

RPGFan on Twitch: Broken Age Playthrough

Caitlin takes us through a game we really like.
08/10/16

Gander at Persona 5 Tokyo Event and Party Members' All Out Attacks

First look at the party's limit breaks.
08/10/16

See the Debut Trailer for The Legend of Heroes: Akatsuki no Kiseki

No, not the Naruto villains.
08/09/16

Batman: The Telltale Series - Episode 1 Review

But how good is he at the Batusi?
08/09/16

Square Enix Partners With Make A Wish Inspired by Final Fantasy XV

Transforming fantasy into reality.
08/09/16

Dragon Quest X Coming to Nintendo NX Alongside PS4 Version

NX is looking to have the support of Japanese game developers.
08/08/16

RPGFan Music: Undertale OST Review

Music review start!
08/08/16

Relax on the Beach with Ys VIII Tropical Swimsuit DLC

Beach Day!
08/08/16

Info of Valkyria: Azure Revolution's Revamped Combat Coming Late August

Second time's the charm.
08/08/16

Kelvin and the Infamous Machine Review

When I bought it, my PS3 was an inFamous machine...
08/06/16

Tales of Berseria Videos Feature Even More Gameplay and Discussion

Is it 2017 yet?
08/06/16

The Longest Five Minutes Getting Localized for 2017

They've done the near impossible and made an original concept out of amnesia!
08/06/16

RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Telltale's Batman

Guaranteed to drive you batty!
08/05/16

RPGFan Music: The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 3D OST Review

Rewind, replay, and rehear.
08/04/16

Check Out the Fourth Trailer for Monster Hunter Stories

I'd rather hunt monsters in this game than in Generations, to be honest.
08/04/16

Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse Gets New "Demons" Trailer, DLC Schedule

Battle your way to victory with demonic allies.
08/04/16

XSEED Launches Official Website for Trails of Cold Steel II

Needless to say, there will be SPOILERS.
08/04/16

Summon Night 6 Is Getting A "Wonderful Edition" for PlayStation Vita

Gaijinworks has heard your demands.
08/04/16

Series of FF XV Videos Explain Game's Advanced Tech

Lets get technical.
08/04/16

Square Enix Announces Final Fantasy XV Season Pass

Some people are mad, but I would totally pay for chocobo ranching DLC.
08/04/16

Legaia 2 Likely Coming to PS4

Thank the bureaucrats for the notice.
08/04/16

Mobius Final Fantasy Hits Mobile Platforms in the West

Time to mob the app store.
08/04/16

I am Setsuna Second Opinion Review

No two snowflakes are the same, right?
08/04/16

Retro Encounter 17-1: South Park: The Stick of Truth

Sorry Randy, this is going to hurt!
08/02/16

Retro Encounter 16: Xenogears ~ Final Thoughts

Chicks. Dig. Giant. Robots.
08/02/16

Pokémon GO Update Removes Battery Saving Mode and Footprint Tracking

Time to buy a portable battery.
08/02/16

Random Encounter 114: Diet Thief

Get it?
08/02/16

SaGa: Scarlet Grace News Arriving Near TGS

This game won't be shrouded in mystery for much longer!
08/02/16

Dragon Quest VII for 3DS gets a "Discover Classes" Trailer

The 3DS remake has more than 30 classes...I mean...vocations!
08/02/16

Massive Pokemon Sun and Moon Trailer Highlights New Pokemon, Alola Forms, and Z-Moves

Ice Vulpix!!!
08/02/16

Persona 5 New Gameplay Info, Artwork, Summoning & Fishing Videos Released

February 2017 can't come soon enough.
08/02/16

Steins;Gate Will Release on iOS in the West This September

Another portable platform for the visual novel.
08/01/16

RPGFan Music: Bravely Second End Layer OST Review

Ready to Go?
08/01/16

RPGFan on Twitch: Knights of the Old Republic Playthrough

Coming to you every Tuesday!
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