News Archive: August 2017
Date Update
08/31/17

Retro Encounter 98: Ultimate Weapons

NOT starring Hulk Hogan
08/31/17

Fire Emblem Warriors Western Release Date and Special Edition Revealed

Countless foes will soon perish.
08/30/17

Lost Sphear To Appear at PAX West, New Gameplay Trailer Released

Restore a world, Chrono Trigger style.
08/30/17

Guild Wars 2 Celebrates Fifth Anniversary; New Developer Diary Released

Five years and a new expansion on the way.
08/30/17

Dragon Quest XI's First Two Days of Digital Sales Revealed

People love that Dragon Quest!
08/30/17

Sega Announces Yakuza: Kiwami 2, Yakuza Online

It's a good day to be a Sega fan!
08/30/17

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Review

Honestly, you wait years for an Ys game, then two show up at once!
08/30/17

Ys SEVEN PC Review

Happy Ys day!
08/29/17

Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series: Episode 3 Review

Why is this not called Awesome Episode No. 3?
08/28/17

Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Veteran Trainer's Dual Pack Announced

Also, how to get an exclusive Marshadow from Gamestop!
08/28/17

New Screenshots and Details Emerge for Square Enix's Lost Sphear

Tokyo RPG Factory's sophomore outing is looking sharp.
08/28/17

Batman: A Telltale Series Season 2, Episode 2 Launches Late September

This episode will bring a certain psychologist-turned-villain into the mix...
08/28/17

Twitch Substitute Night: Danganronpa V3

A last minute change for the evening.
08/28/17

The Metronomicon: Slay the Dance Floor Review

Slaying monsters one beat at a time.
08/27/17

Retro Encounter 95 & 97: Grim Fandango ~ Final Thoughts

Tonight: Tango de la Muerta. Tomorrow: Revolucion!
08/27/17

Demon Gaze II and Tokyo Tattoo Girls Get Release Dates at Gamescom

The games will launch at the same time in North America and Europe.
08/27/17

Meet Etrian Odyssey V's Botanist in New Trailer

All you need is a little green.
08/27/17

Retro Encounter Episodes 95 & 97: Grim Fandango Final Thoughts

It seems his skin was sweet as mango, when last I held him to my breast, but now, we dance this grim fandango, and will four years until we rest.
08/26/17

Twitch Sunday: Chrono Trigger

Go back in time tomorrow with one of the SNES' finest.
08/25/17

Week in Review, 8/25/2017

Finally a Secret of Mana remake!
08/25/17

Life is Strange: Before the Storm gets New Gameplay Trailer from Gamescom

The storm is here.
08/25/17

Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet Announced for PS4, XB1, and PC

Shooty shooty bang bang.
08/25/17

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Gets New Trailer, Screenshots, and Artwork

A massive media update for all you Falcom fans.
08/25/17

Final Fantasy XV Teaming Up with Assassins Creed: Origins for New Free DLC

Oh, Ubisoft.
08/25/17

Secret of Mana Full Remake Announced for PS4 & Vita, Coming in February

Well that was unexpected.
08/24/17

Retro Encounter 97: Grim Fandango Part II

We have a bone to pick with Manny Calavera
08/24/17

New Fire Emblem Warriors Trailer Revealed

Bringing the family together.
08/23/17

Cyberdimension Neptunia: 4 Goddesses Online Hands-On Preview

Straight from Japan!
08/23/17

Bungie Releases Destiny 2 Launch Trailer

Bombastic, contains guns and also one notable chicken.
08/23/17

Welcome Back to The World: .hack//G.U. Last Recode Launches November 3rd in America

Plus a new trailer focusing on the new episode!
08/22/17

Final Fantasy XV's Latest Update Adds Bestiary, Chapter Select

Slowly putting the pieces back together.
08/22/17

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Gets Western Release Date, Gameplay Trailer Released

Finish the Dragon of Dojima's journey!
08/22/17

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle 'Rabbid Luigi' Character Trailer

Learn of the inner workings of a most peculiar Rabbid.
08/22/17

Bloodborne: The Card Game Review

Plip, plop, plip, plop, flip the table.
08/22/17

Gamescom 2017: Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV Coming in November + New Screenshots

This VR spin-off is shaping up nicely.
08/22/17

Gamescom 2017: Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Brings Adorable Noctis & Co. To Your Pants

Pants pocket, I mean. I ran out of space.
08/21/17

RPGFan Music Monday: No One But You OST ~fragments~ Review

I keep trying to think of a horrible pun to go here, so I'll just spare you all.
08/21/17

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Episode Three gets Official Trailer

The story continues on August 22nd.
08/21/17

Shenmue III to be Published by Deep Silver

Deep Silver will help bring part three to the world.
08/21/17

Final Fantasy XV Coming to Windows PCs in Early 2018

Now with even more fabulous hair.
08/20/17

Monolith Soft Recruiting For New Game

Looks like new ground for the company usually associated with Xeno-Allthethings.
08/20/17

Enjoy the Latest Trailer for Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom

This is... surprisingly somber?
08/20/17

Collar X Malice Review

Hot Fuzz.
08/19/17

Twitch Sunday: Valkyrie Profile

This stream will be engraved upon your soul!
08/19/17

Destiny 2 PC Open Beta Comes to PC August 28th, 4K Trailer Released

A pretty looking game, if I've ever seen one.
08/19/17

Planet of the Apes: Lost Frontier Announced for Current Gen Consoles

But will Andy Serkis make an appearance?
08/19/17

Explore the Wildspire Waste in New Monster Hunter World Trailer

Straight outta Gamescom! Well, right beforehand, at any rate.
08/19/17

Meet the Fearless Adventurer, Adol Christin, in New Ys VIII Trailer

I mean, you probably already know who he is.
08/19/17

New Z-moves and Story Content Coming to Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

This will be the deluxe Generation 7 experience.
08/19/17

Random Encounter 132: Insert Title Here

Don't forget to write something witty, Rob.
08/18/17

Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth 'Masurao' Trailer Released

A class set to be a cut above the rest!
08/18/17

Week in Review, 8/18/2017

Gamescom next week!
08/18/17

Dragon Quest XI PS4 Sales On Track to Meet Targeted Projection

Thanks to digital copies.
08/18/17

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Releasing January 30th in North America

Light and darkness, cast aloft.
08/18/17

Retro Encounter 96: Viva Diablo!

The sanctity of this podcast... has been tainted.
08/17/17

New Character Screenshots for Persona 3 & Persona 5 Dancing

Show me your moves!
08/16/17

The RPGFan Pokémon Moon Nuzlocke Challenge: Part Six

And here, at last, we come to the end.
08/16/17

More Details on .hack//G.U. Last Recode's Vol. 4 Emerge

Log in one last time to save your friend.
08/16/17

Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Coming to PS4 and XB1 on October 3rd

Here there be dragons. And griffons. And manticores.
08/16/17

Etrian Odyssey V Bringing Adventure to the Nintendo 3DS on October 17th

Plus, a trailer for the Fencer class!
08/16/17

Fire Emblem Heroes Adds Four Characters from The Sacred Stones

Amelia, Seth, Innes, and Tana.
08/15/17

Undertale PS4/Vita Review

OHHHHHHHH, YESSSSSSSS!
08/14/17

RPGFan Reader Survey 2017

Share your thoughts, and win a free latte!*
08/14/17

RPGFan Music: WildStar OST Vol. 1 Review

Wickey wild, wicky wicky wild WildStar.
08/14/17

Apollo Justice: Ace Attorney Coming to 3DS This November

No objections here!
08/14/17

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Special Edition PS4 Model Announced for Japan

The model will launch alongside the game this fall.
08/14/17

Falcom Asks: Do You Want a Trails of Cold Steel I and II Remaster for PS4?

They want to know!
08/13/17

Horizon Zero Dawn Funko POP! Figures Are Coming, Because of Course They Are

This is the cutest Watcher you ever did see.
08/13/17

Tacoma Review

An adventure "Full" of "Bright" Ideas! Ha ha, I'll see myself out.
08/13/17

Miitopia Review

Mama miia, that's a spicy utopia!
08/12/17

RPGFan on Twitch: Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire Beta

It's beta weekend, come see what's coming next to Guild Wars 2.
08/12/17

Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition to Release on September 26

Return to the Commonwealth with every add-on since launch.
08/11/17

MidBoss Review

Check please.
08/11/17

Week in Review, 8/11/2017

Daddy, what's an Utawarerumono?
08/11/17

Ys SEVEN for PC Gets August 30th Release Date

XSEED bringing the goods, as usual.
08/11/17

Be Seated, Class: It's Time for Danganronpa V3's Ultimate Roll Call

Two trailers that introduce us to this cast of weirdos.
08/11/17

New Details on Dusk Form Lycanroc from Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Emerge

But what is this game? Tell us, Game Freak!
08/11/17

Disgaea 5 Complete Sells 100,000 Copies Worldwide

Pretty awesome, dood!
08/11/17

Playable Characters Revealed For Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's Closed Beta

Covering all the bases.
08/11/17

Materia Collective Announces SPIRA: A Huge 100-Track, 2-Album Final Fantasy X Project

Isn't it wonderful?
08/10/17

Retro Encounter Episode 95: Grim Fandango Part I

You'll never think of balloon animals the same way ever again.
08/09/17

Final Fantasy XIV Now Has Over 10 Million Players

Who'd have thunk it, back in 2010?
08/09/17

Several New Details Emerge for Persona 3 and Persona 5 Dancing Games

Look forward to elements that couldn't be seen in the main games' stories.
08/09/17

The RPGFan Pokémon Moon Nuzlocke Challenge: Part Five

Two more chapters roll out.
08/09/17

Dream Daddy: A Dad Dating Simulator Review

Yep. We're going there.
08/08/17

Dissidia Final Fantasy Adding Jecht to Roster

Father of the year. Hobbies include Blitzball and whale-watching.
08/08/17

Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception Review

You bet I copy and pasted that title.
08/08/17

Bandai Namco Reveals Ni no Kuni II Special Editions, Season Pass

Treasures befitting a king!
08/07/17

New .hack//G.U. Last Recode Screenshots Highlight Fourth Episode

That's right, it's 2017 and we're getting new .hack media. Exciting!
08/07/17

Telltale's "Batman: The Enemy Within" Gets A Launch Trailer

The Riddler looks deadlier than ever!
08/07/17

Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth 'Warlock' Trailer Released

Manipulate the power of the elements!
08/07/17

Terra Battle 2 Gets a Second Character Introduction Trailer

Take a look at the game's cast.
08/07/17

RPGFan Music: Horizon Zero Dawn OST Review

If you're looking for atmospheric music, you came to the right place!
08/07/17

Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds Coming In November

Is "winter is coming" too played out now?
08/06/17

Check Out the Chaos;Child "Gigalomaniac" Edition

If you're gonna solve a mystery, you might as well do it in style.
08/06/17

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Gets New Trailer and Day One Edition on PS4

Somewhere, a PS Vita weeps.
08/06/17

Dusk Form Lycanroc Revealed for Pokemon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Is that Wolf Link?
08/06/17

Dragon Quest I, II, and III Are Headed to PS4 and 3DS In Japan This August

With the first two releasing on the 10th.
08/06/17

Letter From the Editor Vol. 1: The Path Forward

Farewells, gratitude, an introduction, and... iced tea?
08/06/17

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age Sales Top 3,000,000

Square Enix's latest is having no trouble finding success.
08/06/17

10 2-Player Board Games You Should Play

For those of us lucky to know at least one other person.
08/06/17

Dragon Quest X's Fourth Expansion Arrives in November

Watch and weep alongside me.
08/06/17

Square Enix Reveals Dragon Quest Builders 2, Coming to PS4 and Switch

With larger areas, water and sky travel, and 4-player multiplayer in tow.
08/05/17

Twitch Sunday: Tales of Vesperia

aka "That one for Xbox"
08/05/17

The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel Launches on PC

Fight for Erebonia once again!
08/04/17

Week in Review, 8/4/2017

Dance like everybody is watching!
08/03/17

Pyre Review

Have sports and RPG mechanics ever blended so well?
08/03/17

Cordelia And Female Robin Added to Fire Emblem Warriors

Plus some fresh new game details!
08/03/17

Retro Encounter Episode 94: Pokemon Green Shield Version

RPGFan used "Podcast." It was super effective!
08/03/17

The Adventures of EGGLIA: Legend of the Redcap Now Available for Mobile Devices

Would you like a Brownie?
08/03/17

Monster Hunter Stories Riding into North America on September 8th

Put the hunt aside, and ride.
08/03/17

Enjoy New "Phantom of the Bwahpera" Gameplay from Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

Adam Jensen is questioning my word choice there.
08/03/17

.hack//G.U. Last Recode Getting New Episode, November Release in Japan

Still on track for this fall in the West.
08/03/17

Dragon Quest XI Sells Over Two Million Copies in First Two Days

Kicking off their 30th anniversary with a bang!
08/02/17

The RPGFan Pokémon Moon Nuzlocke Challenge: Part Four

This playlog goes to 11!
08/02/17

Atlus Announces Plethora of Persona Spin-Off Games

Dance all night, to the rhythm of the moon and stars!
08/01/17

ArenaNet Reveals New Guild Wars 2 Expansion "Path of Fire"

Finally, the gates to the Crystal Desert open.
08/01/17

BioWare Developer Corey Gaspur Passes Away

Our hearts go out to his friends, colleagues, and family.
08/01/17

Tokyo Xanadu Review

Falcom action meets Persona life.
08/01/17

Check Out Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom's E3 2017 Gameplay Walkthrough

Take a journey with the Bandai Namco team...
08/01/17

The Regalia From Final Fantasy XV is Coming to Forza Horizon 3

And it will be free to players of either game.
08/01/17

Persona 5 Anime Series to Air in Japan in 2018

Can we get it here too?
08/01/17

Etrian Odyssey V Launch Edition Announced, Dragoon Class Detailed in New Trailer

A treasure worth vanquishing any FOE!
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