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
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
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
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
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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