News Archive: May 2017
Date Update
05/30/17 Digimon Cyber Sleuth: Hacker's Memory Introduces New Digimon for Series 20th Anniversary
20 years of digital monsters fighting for internet justice!
05/30/17 Final Fantasy VII Remake Shifts Towards Internal Development
This is a familiar story.
05/30/17 Headline: Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Episode 2 Launches June 6th
Sub-Head: A Rocket Raccoon focused adventure? Sign me up!
05/30/17 Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Celebrates Anniversary With Global Fan Events
I always wanted to visit Paris!
05/30/17 Planescape: Torment: Enhanced Edition Review
Another classic, another re-release.
05/30/17 Tokyo RPG Factory Announces New Title, Lost Sphear
Snow and sacrifice give way to spring.
05/29/17 RPGFan Music: The Legend of Heroes Sora no Kiseki SC Evolution OST Review
I want to throw in an "Ultimate" somewhere in that title.
05/29/17 Fallen Legion Gets a Release Date on PS4 and PS Vita
The action RPG is just around the corner.
05/29/17 Nights of Azure 2 For PS4 and PS Vita May Release August in Japan
The game was briefly listed for release on August 31.
05/29/17 Dragon Quest X Out on PS4 August 17 and Switch September 21 in Japan
There will be a Beta test from July 19 to August 10.
05/29/17 GWENT Opens Public Beta for Players Everywhere
Card games and witchers galore!
05/29/17 The Surge Receives Accolades Trailer
Techno-grunge and praise lies within!
05/29/17 The Walking Dead: A New Frontier - Season Finale Review
The third season of Telltale's series wraps up tomorrow; Here's what to expect.
05/28/17 Thimbleweed Park Review
You can take the Maniac out of the Mansion, but you can't take the Mansion out of...er...never mind.
05/28/17 Thimbleweed Park Review
You can take the Maniac out of the Mansion, but you can't take the Mansion out of...er...never mind.
05/28/17 Ys VIII Western Release Date Revealed; Opening Movie Released
The year of the RPG continues.
05/28/17 Level 5 Confirms Switch Games are in Development
Is a Nintendo console with a JRPG library in our future?
05/27/17 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Night in the Woods
And happy ever after?
05/27/17 Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Gets Gambit System Trailer, More Soundtrack Samples
No, not *that* Gambit.
05/27/17 Final Fantasy VII Remake, Kingdom Hearts III To Be Released Within Three Years, According to Square Enix President
Well, that's a relief.
05/27/17 Chaos;Child Coming To The West for PS4 and Vita
More visual novels are always welcome.
05/26/17 Week in Review, 5/26/2017
Happy Memorial Day Weekend!
05/26/17 Retro Encounter 84: The What-If Episode
When you wish upon a Phantasy Star
05/25/17 Fallout 4 Receiving Free Trial Weekend and Steep Discount
Time to dive in.
05/25/17 SINoALICE Launches on June 6th in Japan
Anyone have a Japanese smartphone?
05/25/17 Dragon Quest XI Introduces and Details New Equipment Upgrade System.
More engaging than usual.
05/25/17 New Content Now Available For Torment: Tides of Numenera
A brand new codex and companion are waiting for you!
05/24/17 Final Fantasy XV's Latest Update Offers Survey for Players
What content would you like to see added in future updates?
05/24/17 Chroma Squad Now Available on PS4 and Xbox One.
Sentai glory for the current gen of consoles and more!
05/24/17 CrossCode Hands-On Preview
Good times with classic gameplay.
05/24/17 Disgaea 5 Complete Review
Just released yesterday, but we've got a review!
05/24/17 A Closer Look at Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood's New Actions & Gear
Paladin gives you wings!
05/23/17 El Shaddai Director Takeyasu Sawaki Announces New Turn-Based RPG, The Lost Child
In development for PS4 and Vita.
05/23/17 Check Out A Boatload of New Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Media
This return trip to Ivalice looks more beautiful by the minute.
05/23/17 Star Ocean: Till The End of Time Available Now on PlayStation 4
Plus a special message from the producer!
05/23/17 Cosmic Star Heroine Review
Nostalgia in space
05/22/17 Final Fantasy XIV Letter From the Producer Live XXXVI Report
Battle changes abound in the upcoming expansion!
05/22/17 Code: Realize ~Saikou no Hanataba~ launches August 24 in Japan
Two games, one collection.
05/22/17 Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth Hacker's Memory to Introduce Domination Battle System
Will you dominate cyberspace?
05/22/17 Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 Gets a Second Trailer
See what's new in the rougelike dungeon RPG.
05/22/17 RPGFan Music: Oxenfree OST Review
Catch you at the beach!
05/22/17 Retro Encounter 82 & 83: Darksiders ~ Final Thoughts
No, not dark sliders, we aren't a Sith restaurant
05/21/17 Prey Review
Insert your favorite faith/feeding pun here.
05/21/17 Trails of Cold Steel III Has Updated Combat, Familiar Faces
Hello old friends.
05/20/17 Utawarerumono: Mask of Truth Gets September Release Date, Preorder Bonuses
Plus an unboxing video of the soon-to-be-released Mask of Deception!
05/20/17 Check Out Stylish Launch Trailer for Akiba's Beat
Now available in North America and Europe!
05/20/17 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Trails of Cold Steel
Trails of Cold Steel? I think those are just called "train tracks."
05/20/17 Regalia: Of Men and Monarchs Giveaway
Get a free copy of this new tactical RPG thanks to GOG!
05/19/17 Week in Review, 5/19/2017
This was a fun week for RPGs.
05/19/17 Darksiders III Concept Art is Here
It's dark alright.
05/18/17 Retro Encounter 83: Darksiders Part II
Toto, I don't think we're in Hyrule anymore!
05/18/17 Get a Sneak Peak at Indivisible's New Battle UI
Man, this game has style.
05/18/17 Nintendo Developing Legend of Zelda Game for Smartphones
"The Legend of Cell-da."
05/18/17 New Trailer for Disgaea 5 Complete Released; Demo Live on eShop
The Switch JRPG library begins.
05/18/17 Zero Time Dilemma for PS4 Arrives on August 17th in Japan
The clock'll tick once again for players that meet the challenge!
05/18/17 Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Announced for PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch
A 20th anniversary celebration of farming and fun!
05/18/17 South Park: The Fractured But Whole Release Date Confirmed for North America and Europe
Delays ain't holding this superhero caper back!
05/18/17 New Gameplay And Other Details Revealed For Destiny 2
Eyes up, Guardian!
05/18/17 NieR: Automata PC Review
We've got nearly as many reviews as endings now.
05/17/17 Star Ocean: Till The End of Time Coming to PlayStation 4 in North America
It must be fate. Sorry, I mean Fayt.
05/17/17 Listen To the Main Theme of Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, Revolutions
Uematsu-san and Susan Calloway are back, and it is glorious.
05/17/17 Dragon Quest XI Pics Detail Combat Systems
In search of departed screen shots.
05/16/17 Hakuoki: Kyoto Winds Review
Love blossoms in feudal Japan.
05/16/17 Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Hands-On Preview
The return to Ivalice is nigh.
05/16/17 Final Fantasy: Brave Exvius Fan Events Planned Worldwide
Free to play!
05/15/17 Phantom Dust Remaster Available May 16th for Free
An uncharacteristic move from Microsoft.
05/15/17 Check Out The Launch Trailer for The Surge
Sci-fi Soulsborne.
05/15/17 RPGFan Music: Valkyria: Azure Revolution OST Review
That is some sweet album cover art.
05/15/17 Horizon: Zero Dawn Patch 1.20 Introduces New Photo Mode Features
Time to show off your inner photographer.
05/15/17 Square Enix Releases New FFXII: The Zodiac Age Soundtrack Samples
A sky pirate's jaunty theme and a fearsome tune lie within!
05/15/17 Nioh 'Dragon of the North' DLC Gameplay Trailer
Just a taste of the recent DLC.
05/15/17 13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim May Be Seen at E3 2017
Is the Vanillaware game vaporware....to be determined.
05/14/17 Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology Gets a 'Granorg' Intro Trailer
Time to meet the people from the Kingdom of Granorg.
05/14/17 The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd
3rd time's the charm?
05/13/17 Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia DLC Detailed
What's in your 45 dollar ticket?
05/13/17 The Caligula Effect Now Available in Europe
And what a bizarre road it took getting there.
05/13/17 Daedalic's The Long Journey Home Gets May Release Date
The far reaches of space make for long journeys, indeed.
05/13/17 RPG Limit Break 2017 Starts Today
Support a great cause and watch some amazing RPGs!
05/13/17 Square Enix Releases Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Soundtrack Samples
Two tracks; a taste of aural awesomeness to come in July!
05/12/17 Week in Review, 5/12/2017
Your patience has been rewarded.
05/11/17 Retro Encounter 82: Darksiders Part I
All's fair in War
05/11/17 Danganropa V3's Monokubs Are Dying To Meet You
How does a monochromatic robot bear have kids anyway?
05/11/17 Akiba's Beat's Maid Trailer is at Your Service
Service with a smile.
05/11/17 Persona Series Concert Official Website Launched
Enjoy the soundtrack of Persona live in Japan.
05/11/17 Dragon Quest Summer Festival Set for August 5th
Time for some fresh Dragon Quest news!
05/10/17 Random Encounter 127: Birds of Prey
Gotta love the Star Trek reference, right?
05/10/17 Videos Explore the World and Characters of Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception
Atlus' next release showcased in new video and screens!
05/09/17 The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Gets Japanese Release Date
Plus some new gameplay details and returning faces.
05/09/17 Exdeath Joins The Roster of Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade
Take a shot every time somebody mentions THE VOID.
05/09/17 Check Out First Pre-Alpha Footage of Darksiders III
Fawful isn't the only one who has Fury.
05/09/17 Yasunori Mitsuda Discusses Xenoblade 2 Music, Working with Bratislava Symphony Choir
You made the man cry!
05/09/17 Persona 5 Review
You probably saw it coming.
05/08/17 Etrian Mystery Dungeon 2 Japanese Box Art Revealed
This dungeon crawling RPG will be out by late August in Japan.
05/08/17 Iwaihime: Matsuri Debut Trailer
Another horror visual novel from Ryukishi07 is coming for you.
05/08/17 Operation Babel: New Tokyo Legacy Gets New Character Trailer
Introducing Noriko, Ilith, Alice, Kieru, and Hikaru.
05/08/17 Square Enix Announces Month Long Free Updates for Dragon Quest Heroes II
Get to know the cast of DQH II a little better!
05/08/17 Destiny 2 Pre-Orders are Now Live, Special Editions Lead Sales
Gather that glimmer, Guardians
05/08/17 RPGFan Music: Undertale Piano Collections Review
You had me at Undertale.
05/07/17 Retro Encounter 79 & 81: Tales of the Abyss ~ Final Thoughts
Use the Fonons, Luke
05/07/17 Message From Persona 5 Director Thanks Western Fans
Handing over the reins.
05/07/17 Zero Time Dilemma Making Its Way to PlayStation 4
Now you can experience the entire Zero Escape saga on Sony's home console.
05/07/17 Enjoy An Introduction Trailer for Grezzo's Ever Oasis
A promising new action-RPG for the 3DS!
05/07/17 Collar X Malice Coming to Vita This Summer
New visual novel from Aksys Games and Idea Factory.
05/06/17 RPGFan Sunday Streaming: Final Fantasy Tactics Advance
Do you want to throw a snowball?
05/06/17 Nintendo Details First DLC Pack for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
A hero's work is never done.
05/05/17 Week in Review, 5/5/2017
April showers bring May RPGs?
05/05/17 Meet The Newest Batch of Ultimates in Danganronpa V3
05/05/17 New Character for Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade to be Revealed May 9th
The guessing game begins.
05/04/17 Retro Encounter 81: Tales of the Abyss Part II
If you stare into the Abyss, it replies "Mieu Mieu!"
05/04/17 North American PSN Begins 'Golden Week' Sale, Discounts on FFXV, Nier: Automata and More Abound
Steeped discounts on a wide variety of JRPGs!
05/04/17 Shenmue III Developer Diary Focuses on Story Building
Dear diary...
05/04/17 Star Story: The Horizon Escape Review
Blending genres like it's a Cuisinart.
05/03/17 The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky the 3rd Available Now for PC
They did it! Check out the launch trailer.
05/03/17 New Action RPG Code Vein Debuts First Trailer
Two and a half minutes of jam-packed footage!
05/03/17 THQ Nordic Announces Darksiders III
Hell hath no Fury, but THQ Nordic sure does!
05/02/17 The Walking Dead: A New Frontier - Episode 4 Review
Those zombies just wont leave us alone.
05/02/17 New NieR: Automata Artwork Released to Commemorate 500,000 Units Shipped
Artwork is fitting for the occasion.
05/02/17 New Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Screenshots Showcase New Styles and Skills.
Change clothes for new powers.
05/01/17 Nioh's DLC Gets A Fresh Batch of Screenshots
William's adventure is far from over.
05/01/17 Square Enix Starts Store Wide Spring Clearance Sale
Games galore for up to 75 percent off!
05/01/17 RPGFan Music: NieR: Automata OST HACKING TRACKS Review
Hacking the gat-wait a sec, wrong hacking!
05/01/17 Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood - New Details, Media, Benchmark Available
This expansion just gets better and better.
05/01/17 Japanese Teaser Website Launched for Zanki Zero
We have some artwork.....and that's about it.
05/01/17 New Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology Trailer Highlights the Sub-History Characters
Also, a boatload of new media!
05/01/17 The Caligula Effect Receives Brief Delay to May 9th in Europe
American release still on track.
05/01/17 The Gang's All Here in New Akiba's Beat Character Trailer
What a lively crew.

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